Dorothy Nolan Weekly Update

October 9th, 2015


Fall Catalog Sale packets have been sent home. The proceeds from this sale will help support all of the enrichment and extra-curricular activities that the HSA funds. All orders are due back by Oct. 13th. There is also an online ordering option and great holiday photo cards available. Thank you for your support in this fundraising venture!

Golf Committee Plans are in the works for a Fall 2016 golf tournament so let us know if you'd like to join the committee (no golf experience needed). Please contact us

Our 3rd Annual Celebrate our Boys event is just around the corner! If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at

A HUGE thank you to all of our 5th grade families for a successful walk-a-thon and carnival. A special thank you to Kara Rosettie and Stacey Frazier for all of their hard work in planning such an important, exciting event!! Our 5th grade cheetahs are in for a very special year, for sure!!

Lost and Found

Several items were left at our school wide carnival on Thursday evening. If you have lost any items or may have left them behind please contact our main office. The phone number is (518)584-7383.

Picture Retakes

Picture retakes will take place on Friday, November 13th.

The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants

On Wednesday, October 21st there will be a free concert performed by The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants at 7:00 p.m. The concert will take place at the Saratoga Springs High School in the Lowenberg Auditorium.

Free-Tickets are required and can be picked up at Stewart's Shops located at 8 Circular Street, 521 Broadway and 86 West Avenue.

There will be a limit of 4 tickets per request. All unclaimed seats will be released to non-ticket holders 15 minutes prior to the performance.

SNACPack Food Drive

The SNACPack program is designed to meet the needs of hungry children on weekends, when other resources are not available. The program provides backpacks filled with food that is child-friendly, shelf-stable, and easily-consumed. Bags are packed each week by volunteers and discreetly distributed to participating children every Friday afternoon.

The SNACPack program will be collecting goods at Dorothy Nolan. They are looking for 4 items which include:

  • Protein Bars
  • Mac & Cheese, Water Only type (Ex. Easy Mac, Velveeta)
  • 100% Juice Boxes
  • Pasta (any type)

Donations can be dropped off in the front lobby. Any help will be greatly appreciated!

5th Grade Moving Up Dvd

We would like to carry on the tradition of creating a movie featuring photographs of our fifth grade students to share at the Moving Up Ceremony in June. The Dorothy Nolan Media Club will again be taking on this task this year. However, we can't do this without your help!

We are asking that you send photos from Kindergarten through Fourth grade by Friday, October 30th. We will collect photos from Fifth grade until Friday, April 22nd.

  • Please only send photos of Dorothy Nolan Events. (Concerts, TOPS, Holiday Parties, Centers, Field Day, Field Trips, etc.)
  • Label EACH photograph with ALL student names and the grade in which they were taken.
  • Send disks or falsh drives in a Ziploc bag or envelope labeled "Moving Up Ceremony" (Include your child's name and teacher so we can return them to you.)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Diamond or Mrs. Clark.

Upcoming Events

  • 10/13-Room Parent Coffee @ 7pm
  • 10/16-HSA Fundraiser Ends
  • 10/19-Teacher Conferences-Half Day
  • 10/26-HSA Meeting @ 7pm
  • 10/29-Gr. 5 Band Demo @ 5pm