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You can email your pictures to Mrs. Windsor at

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**Celebration of the Arts FREE T-SHIRTS for ALL STUDENTS:

Please order below to ensure your student receives his/her event shirt!

Our Celebration of the Arts event is coming up soon (March 22nd!) and we are excited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this DFS-exclusive event! Each student, teacher, staff member and artist receives a FREE t-shirt to wear on Celebration of the Arts day every year, thanks to our generous sponsors. These shirts are also worn for Field Day, the Kids' Marathon Final Mile, and the Memorial Day parade.

This day-long event is dedicated to bringing art in all its forms to our students! Each student will experience 4 different mini-sessions during this day (music, visual arts, performing arts) PLUS a main performance in the gym. This year's featured artist is Ginga Brasileira, an energetic and engaging Brazilian capoeira performance group!

Please take 30 seconds RIGHT NOW to fill out the Google form below for your child's shirt! **PLEASE NOTE!! You will need to complete a separate form for each child!**

Please contact Jen Kehley at with any questions.


DFS Father‘s Club Presents

Ski Trip

February 23

Ski Butternut Great Barrington, MA

Group discount pricing for lift tickets rentals and group lessons!

To register just email and let him know how many adults and kids. That’s it!

On the day of the trip you can make your way to the group sales window and pay however you like no money upfront or big group carpool necessary

$40 lift ticket $30 rental equipment equipment rental $25 group lesson

$20 lift ticket for six & under $20 rental for 6 & under

Click here for Flyer



5th Grade Game Night is coming!

Friday, February 22nd 6:30pm

All 5th graders and their parents (no siblings please!)

A night of friendly competition with classics such as Family Feud and Hungry Hungry Hippos! There will be snacks, photos opts, and raffles for a chance to win Principal for a Day and Front Row Stepping Forth Ceremony reserved seats. More info coming home via backpack mail next week.


We need your help to make the 5th Grade Game Night fun for all. We need 4-6 parents to help referee and run each of the four games. Friday, February 22nd from 6pm-9pm. Please contact Jenn Record to volunteer or with questions. 

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Daniels Farm 2018-19 Reflections Winners

*First Place Winners will go on to compete at the state level

Visual Arts -- Primary *First Place - Andrea Lamour Second Place - Adriana Callaway Third Place - Delaney Bajda Honorable Mention - Ivy Yang

Visual Arts -- Intermediate *First Place - Carly Mofenson Second Place - Sophia Leintz Third Place - Mason Natale-Svelnys Honorable Mention - Brayden Prezioso

Literature -- Primary *First Place - Camryn Misner Second Place - Ruhi Patel Third Place - Selah Simon

Literature -- Intermediate *First Place - Carly Mofenson Second Place - Samanvi Chintapalli Third Place - Sara Nadesan Honorable Mention - Katelyn Novia Honorable Mention - Thomas Simon

Photography -- Primary *First Place - Laila Novia Second Place - Zachary Proscino

Photography -- Intermediate *First Place - Natalie Mederos Second Place - Zoe Miller Third Place - Carly Mofenson

Music Composition -- Intermediate *First Place - Carly Mofenson Second Place - Taegan Bajda

Stay tuned for possible state and national winners!!

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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:


Daniels Farm School Newsletter

From the desk of Mr. KUNSCHAFT for the

Month of January 2019

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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


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 (


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


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


Not Receiving the Newsletter?

Every year, DFS needs to ensure you still want to receive our messages.  If your children are DFS students for the 2018-2019 school year and you want to make sure you stay in the know, please follow directions below:

  1. Scroll to the bottom of this page to "Sign Up for DFS Eblasts"

  2. Fill in your information

  3. Check the Box that Says " Daniels Farm Eblast 2018/19

  4. Click Submit

  5. iContact will send you an opt in email. **Be sure to click through to finalize the request.

Thanks in advance!


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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