Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Jump Into A Summer of Reading!
Join us on Tuesday, June 9th
AT 10:00 a.m in the computer lab
to share information on summer reading!
Coffee and Donuts will be served
PaRENT sUMMER WORKSHOP
yES, i WILL ATTEND.________ nO, i WILL nOT ATTEND.________
sTUDENT nAME:_____________________________ tEACHER:_____________________
*pLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING A PHOTO ID WITH YOU! tHANKS
Driggs, Duggan, Gilmartin, Hopeville, Rotella, Tinker, West Side M.S. & Wilson
are coming out of the halls and into the community!
Please join us for an informational evening including:
◊ FREE BOOKS
◊ LOCAL VENDORS AND AGENCIES
◊ ACTIVITIES, GAMES, AND A BOUNCE HOUSE
◊ FRANKIES HOT DOGS
CHASE PARK HOUSE
150 SUNNYSIDE AVENUE
WATERBURY, CT 06708
Date: June 12, 2015
Time: 5:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m.
See Mr. Clay for Form!
In collaboration with 21ST Century Community Learning Centers after-school programs
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Norms Reviewed: Meetings will begin on time
Be active participants
Questions and answers will be addressed at the appropriate time
We will be respectful of each other at all times.
---Mrs.Heather Greene began the meeting, and norms were read.
--- Discussion: Parent Leadership conference was held at Naugatuck Valley. Parents were very engaged . Mr. Clay, and Jennifer Kee, , Jaden Polluck’s mother, received awards. Best practice on The Walking School Bus was given by Mr. Clay. Heather Greene was on the committee, and participated also. Mr. Clay said that we need more programs for parents. For example, internet for parents in a school space-called Internet Café for Parents. Put this on for next year.
--- Mother’s Day Tea – Six parents attended for information on support services. They gave out a lot of pamphlets.
---- The Gathering; Miss Connolly said it was the largest crowd yet. 11:00-8:00 pm A lot of singing, dancing, and food, after the parade. Net year-maybe a float? Candy idea was good-but hand out candy. Thinking of using a mascot eagle for parade next year.
--- Career Day is planned for Friday June 5, 2015. Miguel Reyes is coming. Also Police chief Riddick.
---- Plan calendar for next year, and discuss members. In the Fall, nomination sheets will be given out for new members. Also Mrs. Greene will finish 2 years, and Mrs. Moynihan will finish 4 year
That is, her second 2 year term.
--- Voted on the meetings as the last Tuesday of the month.
September 29, 2015 January 26, 2016
October 27, 2015 February 23, 2016
November 17, 2015 March 29, 2016
December 15, 2015 April 26, 2016
May, 31, 2016 (last meeting)
THANK YOU to everyone for your help this year.
--- Discussion: Successes of the school year:
Behavior issues decreased
Safe routes for school-incl. new bus
Earth Day clean up
Dr. Suess Night
Career Day –we will anticipate an exciting day
Hispanic Heritage Festival
GOALs and ideas for next year; Get letters during the summer for ideas/people we would like to have. Suggestion was to have Zumba next year for parents by Cherie Lamb.
Driggs Championship Basketball Tournament
5th Grade Kuncas vs 5Th Grade Trentacosta
Date: Wednesday, June, 17th
Place: Driggs Gymnasium
Driggs 5th Annual Basketball Game
Parents vs Students
Date: Thursday, June 18th
Place: Driggs Gymnasium
Please contact Mr. Mete or Mr. Clay if you are interest in participating 203-574-8160
Also, please check the Driggs BLOG for all events going on at the school.
-Kids Marathon Event Details-
Our kid’s marathon will take place at Library Park on Wednesday June 3rd. Students must arrive at Driggs School’s parking lot to take the bus at 4:15pm.
Date: June 3rd, 2015
Depart: 4:15pm at Driggs’s parking lot
Marathon End Time: Approximately 7:30pm
Transportation: Two buses will be provided for Driggs’s school students. Families are encouraged to attend this event. They may ride the bus with their children and run with them. It will be a great honor. Also, plenty of parking at the Train Station, Buckingham Street & Bank Street Parking Garage, there is no fee for parking.
NO PARKING ON GRAND STREET or MEADOW STREET. Busses will park on Meadow Street along the Library Park side.
Food will be available at the completion of the event
“Finishing is Winning….Winning is Finishing”