Welcome to Daniels Farm School!
Daniels Farm has been named a "School of Distinction" by the CT State Department of Education for 2016-17.
Our mission, as the Daniels Farm School Community, is to cultivate students as lifelong learners, capable of drawing upon personal and external resources to become productive, contributing community members and responsible world citizens.
DFS Dolphin Dash - May 6th
A fun run (which counts towards Kids’ Marathon) brought to you by the Father’s Club and the Health & Wellness Committee takes place on Sunday, May 6th at 11:00 am on the trail between Marathon and Old Field Roads. See backpack mail for registration form and more details.
DFS PTA Green Team presents CSA signup by April 17th
Spring is here! It may not feel quite like spring yet, but warmer weather WILL come and so will fresh local produce! The DFS PTA Green Team is partnering with Laurel Glen Farm to offer our families a convenient CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) opportunity! Click here for full details and don't delay, purchase your CSA at the my school anywhere store, online today.
You can be here! Raise your paddle at the DFS Auction, April 21st!
Looking forward to seeing everyone soon!
Plant Sale Pre-Order - Due Tuesday, April 24th
Plant sale pre-order forms are coming home this week. Forms are due back by Tuesday, April 24th. The actual plant sale will be held in school, Wednesday and Thursday, May 9th and 10th for the children to purchase flowers on their own. The pre order pick up will be on Tuesday, May 8th from 3-5pm in the gym. Click here for more information and click here for the pre-order form.
Parents, please consider helping the children select the perfects plants. Sign up now on ivolunteer.
Kids Marathon Final Mile Registration Is Open...
Information regarding the final mile event, which will be held at Trumbull High School on Sunday May 20th, was sent out Friday for all those who have signed up to run. For registration information, click here. You can register for the event via the PTA Store. A registration fee of $12.50 will include a t-shirt and a medal for each runner. Each child is also required to complete a Release Form, click here for information.
We didn't get much running in again this past week, but we are going to keep trying our best to reach our 26 mile goal. We will be running Monday-Thursday at recess. See schedule details below. Click here for full details.
Monday, April 16 - 3 laps
Tuesday, April 17 - 4 laps
Wednesday, April 18 - 3 laps
Thursday, April 19 - 3 laps
Friday, April 20th DFS 2018 Variety Show Presents:
This Is Me! They did it! More than 60 K, 1, and 2 students, 24 acts, 36 5th graders, 12 5th grade hosts, and student council sang, danced, played instruments, told jokes, and brought tons of smiles to the audience's faces! An amazing job from the Variety Show Chair, Tiffany Cuminotto-Reis, and her right hand crew, Jodi Martins, Mindi Smith, and Lisa Kutcha, and all the other people who make this show possible!
"To me there is no picture so beautiful as smiling, bright-eyed, happy children; no music so sweet as their clear and ringing laughter." - P.T. Barnum
CONGRATULATIONS! CT PTA Elementary Principal of the Year!
We are excited to announce that Mr. Kunschaft was selected for the CT PTA Elementary Principal Of The Year!
Thanks to everyone who sent in letters. We are fortunate to have such an amazing principal and he is well deserving of this award.
General PTA meeting - New Board Members - Congratulations!
Thank you to all those who attended our general PTA meeting on Monday, March 19th at 9:30AM in the school cafeteria. Not only did we receive some great information from Terry Buckingham who shared our current writing curriculum and new changes coming to our reading curriculum but we also voted on the newly elected board members. Congratulations to the following individuals!
President Elect-Danielle Dunleavey
First Vice President Elect-Stefanie Edwards
Second Vice President Elect- Karen Morais
Treasurer- Jenny Kilkullen
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