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GFS PTA Weekly Update


Patches’ Press - Monday, September 19
GFS PTA Weekly Update

What’s Happening This Week
*Board of Ed Meeting- Tonight- Monday, September 19 @7pm

Find tonight’s agenda Here. Click HERE for live streaming or watch on Optimum Government Access Channel 78/Frontier Channel 6021.

*School Picture Day- Tuesday, September 20- Don’t forget to order your pictures!

Simplify picture day by ordering at

Our GFS Picture Day ID is:  EVTZM9SC7


Upcoming Dates

*Rosh Hashanah - Schools Closed - Monday, September 26
*Yom Kippur - Schools Closed - Wednesday, October 5
*Staff Development - Early Release @ 1:30 - Wednesday, October 12

*Save the Date! GFS Halloween Parade (all grades) Monday, October 31 @ 9:30am

Click HERE for the 2022-23 WPS School Calendar

August/September Lunch Menu
What’s for lunch?  Click HERE for this month’s menu.

Request from the Science Lab
The Science Labs are looking for donations of EMPTY KiwiCo boxes (TinkerCrate/KiwiCrate/AtlasCrate). This size is perfect for an activity that is for all grades and we would love to upcycle! If you have any, please email Phaedra Taft at and drop them off at school. Thank you! 

Tools for Schools
Click HERE to learn more about indoor air quality in our schools.  

A Few More Things…
Please label your child’s belongings.
Visit Mabel's Labels and click on Support a Fundraiser at the top right of the page and type Greens Farms Elementary School in the search window to select our fundraiser!

Support GFS when you shop on Amazon.
Link your Amazon account to GFS so that every time you shop on Amazon a donation is made to GFS. Click HERE to learn more.

Having Tech Trouble?  

Community News - Click HERE to see what’s happening around Westport!

This week’s praise goes to:

- Our teachers, staff and parents! Thank you for attending our first in-person Back to School Night since 2019! It was so great to be back! 

-Our GFS Long Neck Leaders for leading an awesome all-school meeting and introducing the Colgate 13!

Never hesitate to reach out to us…
- Wendy McConaghy & Jackie Greenwald (GFS PTA Co-Presidents)