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Daniels Farm School Newsletter

From the desk of Mr. KUNSCHAFT for the

Month of March 2019


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World Expo 2019

Please Join us for our 13th Annual World Expo

Friday, March 29, 2019 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Come and Explore the food, entertainment and displays from a variety of countries around the world. 

Show your family's heritage!

Please see flyer for details!


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We are so proud to announce that we have 5 Students that won the Connecticut State Reflections program. In order to enter the state program, the students placed first at the school level judging, and now we have State winners to celebrate!

Please give an extra cheer for our first place Literature winner

Carly Mofenson

who will go onto complete at the National level.

An event to celebrate the state winners will be on May 15th at Fairfield Ludlow High.

Literature -- Intermediate *First Place - Carly Mofenson Six Legs

*Will complete for National Level

Music Composition -- Intermediate Second Place - Carly Mofenson Heroes Everywhere

Photography -- Primary Second Place - Laila Novia My Daddy is my hero

Visual Arts -- Primary Fourth Place - Andrea Lamour My groovy gently Gandhi

Visual Arts -- Intermediate Fourth Place - Carly Mofenson Six Legs


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Students in grades 4-8 register today for our Coding for a Cause event on Saturday, March 23rd from 8:30-3:30.  No prior coding experience required! Register now at:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-coding-for-a-cause-with-rhok-jr-trumbull-school-district-registration-54531236396?ref=ebtnebregn


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The DFS Variety Show will be held this year on 

Friday, April 5th, 2019 at 7 pm

Trumbull High School

To read more about this fun night, please click here

Dress Rehearsal: Thursday April 4th, 2019 at 4:30pm THS



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Durham Bus Tracker

The Durham Bus Tracker has been activated and parents can start using the app. Click for more details
Should you have any questions regarding the app, the attached instructions include a link to Durham's technical support (www.durhamschoolservices.com/durhambustracker).


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At the 11/14/18 DFS PTA Meeting, school Social Worker Laura Katz presented on the topic of stress in children.  Below please find the link to the slide presentation for easy viewing at home.
Stress In Kids Presentation at the PTA Meeting 11/14/18 Link


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Students who consistently read at home realize the greatest gains in decoding, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.  Reading enjoyment also increases, and the goal of developing a lifelong reader is attained.  Attached is a video with real life tips to help establish a nightly routine and make reading a priority at home!  

Thank you, Amy Panella and Tammy Russo; DFS Literacy Consultants

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=z5p1DouTKFY


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Volunteer Policy

We have a new security clearance policy. If you would like to volunteer at the school for any reason you need to fill out the new security form and turn it into the school. You will need to completely fill out the entire form as a Tier II volunteer. If you have not been approved you will not be able to volunteer.

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