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Patches’ Press - Monday, November 27th

GFS PTA Weekly Update

What’s Happening This Week 

Tuesday, November 28th-Friday December 1st

Scholastic Book Fair 

Friday, December 1st

Bagels and Books

Friday, December 1st

Deadline for Gift Cards for Family to Family 


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, December 6th

Square 1 Art Orders Due

Wednesday, December 20th

4th & 5th Grade Chorus and 5th Grade Orchestra Concert 

Friday, December 22nd 

1:30 Dismissal-Winter Break Begins

Click here for the 2023-24 WPS Calendar 

Click here for GFS PTA SAVE THE DATES!


Scholastic Book Fair 

GFS 2023 Fall Book Fair is coming Tuesday, November 28 - Friday, December 1, 2023. To prepare for the Book Fair and make shopping easy, set up your E-wallet here! If you had E-wallet money leftover from past Book Fairs, it will be in your account as a gift card that you can put towards your new E-wallet for this year. Check out the class schedule here! And don’t forget to join us for Bagels and Books on Friday, December 1st. 


Square 1 Art 

Don't forget to check out your child’s Square 1 art catalog and order special keepsakes and holiday gift items and support this GFS PTA fundraiser!  Click HERE to search your child’s artwork and order online. Orders due December 6th.  


Walk A Thon Pledges/Family to Family Giving 

We are still in need of gift cards to help out Westport families in need this holiday season. There is still time to donate! Click here for the sign up genius (scroll to the bottom)to purchase gift cards for the families in need. The deadline has been extended to Friday, December 1st. *Walmart gift cards are available for purchase online. 


Lost & Found! 

Please check out the lost & found! It is overflowing! Unclaimed items will be donated. Thank you! 


Support Westport Public School’s Cultural Arts

Please give to the Westport PTA Cultural Arts Program. A suggested donation of $25 per child enhances their education by bringing high-quality, professional performing arts to Westport schools. Your contributions provide two performances a year to GFS. Thank you so much for considering! To learn more about the Cultural Arts program and donate please click here


Minted Holiday Card Offer

It's that time of year again! GFS has partnered with Minted, to provide GFS families with a discount on products.  You can visit their site here. By using our promo code FUNDRAISEGREENS at checkout, you will receive 20% off card and gift orders.  Minted will then donate 15% back to GFS.  This offer is good now through December.  Share this code with friends and family.  


What’s for Lunch? Click here for this month’s menu


Shout Outs!

Thank you to Britt Steel and Andrea Morse for organizing all of the lost and found! 


Around Westport: Check out the Community Bulletin Board HERE!  


Bedford Acting Group Presents “Beauty and the Beast”

Be Our Guest, Be Our Guest! Please mark your calendars for the Bedford Acting Group’s production of the Broadway classic, “Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical” during the weekend of December 1-3rd. Tickets are on sale at Be sure to follow BAG on Instagram ( and Facebook ( for sneak peeks and updates about the show. 



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