January 9, 2018

Happy New Year!!!

Next PTA meeting....
is February 1st at 9:15am! Thomas McMorran will be there speaking about the future of our schools.

PTA Membership!!!
Registration stays open all year. For more information go to and use code JRMSPTA.

We can’t do it without your support!

Don't miss out!  Get involved! 

Questions about PTA membership? Contact Ritu Duenwald.

Yearbook!!! Order now, prices go up on Friday!!!
Order your yearbook at WWW.JOSTENS.COM. Any questions, contact

Want to submit some of your own photos to the JRMS Yearbook? Download the free Replay It app ( easily upload photos of JRMS students at sporting events, birthday parties, etc...straight from your smartphone.

Attention 8th grade parents!!!
 8th Grade Snow Ball Dance 
Friday, January 26th
7:00 – 9:30pm
JRMS Gym • Semi-Formal Attire
Invitations will arrive home via backpacks after the holiday recess and the
 permission slip and $30 check is due Friday, January 12th. After January 12th, price increases to $35. Make check payable to "JRMS Activity Fund". Once check per child, please. 


Kindness Challenge Spirit Week!!!


Mark Twain Library Events!!!

Go to to sign up.

Wii Game and Gab - Mark Twain Library
Friday, January 12th, 1:00-3:30 p.m.  
Grades 5 and up. Show off your Wii gaming skills with favorites like MarioKart and Super Smash Bros. Snacks served. 
Sign up or get more information online at,at the Library, or call 203-938-2545

Board Game Bonanza - Mark Twain Library
Monday, January 15th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Grades 5 and up. Join us for another installation of board game fun plus snacks! 
Sign up or get more information online at,at the Library, or call 203-938-2545.

Make and Take: Magnet Craft - Mark Twain Library
Friday, January 19th, 4:00-5:30 p.m.    
Grades 5 and up. Make a magnet craft using photos, magazines or comic book pages. We will have materials, but you can also bring your own. 
Snacks served. Sign up or get more information online at,at the Library, or call 203-938-2545.

Field Goods Fundraiser!!! Sign up for a weekly bag of fresh veggies!!!

  • Go to the website and pick our private site to order. 
  • The pick up is after 11:00am on Tuesdays and can be picked up by 5:00. 
  • Ordering is by the Saturday before. 
  • There will be an charge each week of $2.00 that goes to our PTA. There is also a $1.00 delivery charge
  • You can freeze your subscription and opt out of a week if you don't like what will be delivered.
  • Questions can be emailed to

Amazon Smile!!!

The JRMS PTA is a participating charity in the AmazonSmile program.  Simply bookmark this link and use it every time you visit Amazon; JRMS will receive a percentage on everything you buy.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know.

  • Same products, same prices, same service.
  • Support John Read Middle School by starting your shopping at
  • Simply select "PTSA Connecticut Inc John Read Middle School" when prompted to select a charitable organization.
  • Start shopping

It all adds up so please bookmark the site today!

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