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Listed below are some key dates for upcoming GFS events. Please refer to our online calendar on the right-hand side of this page for a complete list of events.

 

Patches’ Press - June 20, 2022
GFS PTA Weekly Update


What’s Happening This Week
*Monday, June 20 - GFS Spirit Day - Neon/Glow Day!
*Tuesday, June 21 - 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony @ 2:00 pm with reception to follow
*Wednesday, June 22 - Last Day of School (Early Dismissal @ 1:30 pm)
Happy Summer!! Please be on the lookout for Patches’ Press in August with information about the start of the school year.

Upcoming Dates
Click HERE for the 2022-23 WPS School Calendar
*Meet-the-Teacher Day - Monday, August 29
*First Day of School - Tuesday, August 30 

Pass ‘Bye’ the Pick-Up Line
Congratulations to our June Winners!! Please be on the lookout for the purple GFS car flags at pick-up!

June Lunch Menu
Click HERE for the Lunch Menu for June. Click HERE to access daily menus for all Westport Public Schools.

GFS Spirit Day - Neon/Glow Day - Monday, June 20
Auction Winner, Mila Rabinowitz, chose Neon/Glow Day as the last school-wide spirit day of the 2021-22 school year!   Get out your brightest colors and glow-in-the-dark gear!  (Participation is optional, but encouraged).  

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
As the school year and Pride Month ends, click here to learn more about six activists who were/are some key figures in LGBTQ+ progress.  Click here to hear some LGBTQ+ teens talk about what they see is the future for Pride (click on the video embedded in the article). 

Lost & Found Loot!
Please label your child’s belongings.  We cannot return coats, hats, etc. from the Lost & Found if they are not labeled. And, don’t forget, the beginning of the 2022-23 school year will be here before you know it!   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!  

GFS PTA Members can now follow Patches on Instagram
It’s never too late to join the GFS PTA! Click HERE to join!

SHOUT-OUTS! This week’s praise goes to…
- Our 3rd Graders for a rowdy hoedown! Thank you to Mrs. Propp for leading such a fun event! 
-Our attendees at the GFS PTA General Board Meeting!

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

 

WESTPORT PTA COUNCIL​Check out the council’s website HERE.
 

ON-GOING GFS FUNDRAISERS
Questions about any of our on-going fundraisers?  Please contact Melanie Heiser (melanie.s.heiser@gmail.com) or Kate Grijns (kategrijns@yahoo.com)

Minted
Need to find the perfect gift?  Shop at minted.com and when you check out using code FUNDRAISEGREENS you will receive a 20% discount on your order. (Minted will donate 15% of your order back to GFS).  Please feel free to share the code with family and friends!

Shopping for School or Camp Gear? Please consider supporting the GFS PTA when you shop on Amazon and label all of your child’s belongings using Mabel’s Labels.  Click here to learn more...

Amazon Smile - Link your Amazon account to GFS! Every time you shop on Amazon a donation is made to GFS. Link to Support GFS

Mabel’s Labels - Ready to order?  Visit Mabel's Labels: Kids Labels, Name Stickers & Clothing Labels.  Click on "Support a Fundraiser" at the top right of the page and type "Greens Farms Elementary School" in the search window to find and select our fundraiser!  

COMMUNITY NEWS
Click HERE to read about what’s happening around Westport!! 

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