Dorothy Nolan Weekly Update

October 14, 2016


Spirit Week

Although students won't be dressing up in Halloween costumes, they will be able to dress up and show their school spirit the week of October 24th-28th. Be on the lookout for a flyer next week!

Superintendent Parent Coffee Meetings

The 1st Superintendent Parent Coffee Meeting will be held Nov. 15th. This is a great opportunity to discuss district news. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to H.S.A. President, Denise Hassey at by Friday, Nov. 11th.

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Please join our two Facebook pages to keep up to date with information: 'Dorothy Nolan HSA', our official page and 'Parents of DN Elementary School', our less official page where you can ask questions and talk about educational issues of interest to you. If you need to contact us please use our email address

​Spirit Wear

Watch out for the Spirit Wear forms coming home soon. They should be with you

​next week, they will be due back by Nov 8th and​ ready for delivery the week of

​Dec 12th.​

Box Tops
Just one week left to send in your Boxtops before our 1st contest ends on Friday, October 21st! The top 3 classes will win storytime with a therapy dog. Good luck to everyone!

Double Dutch

The National Double Dutch League will be coming to Dorothy Nolan for our Arts In Education Kick-off. School performance will be Thursday, 10/20 for all grades. Family/evening performance is same day (10/20) at 6:30pm at the High School. See flyer below.

5th Grade ​Walkathon and Whole School Carnival

A very big thank you to everyone who made the 5th grade Walkathon and School Wide Carnival a great success!

Thank you to Mrs. Bush and Ms. Jablonski for their support!

Thank you to Mrs. O and Mrs. Parker in the main office and all of the 5th grade teachers!

Thank you to Denise Hassey and Tiffany Morris from the HSA.

Thank you to the people who participated in the carnival to provide great entertainment, fun and food:

The Saratoga Elks Club

Pizza Time in Wilton

Saratoga Gelato

Healthy Living

Thank you to Kathy Charbonneau and 5 Guys Restaurant for holding a Dorothy Nolan night at the restaurant to raise funds to pay for carnival entertainment!

Thank you to DJ Pulse for the music and photobooth, Entertainment One for the Inflatables, Amanda Wescott and the Art Basket for face painting and Amy Baringer for Caricatures.

Thank you to DKB Logistics and David Poutre for sponsoring the dunk tank.

Thank you to the McGovern Family and the O’Keefe family for their donations.

Thank you to our decorating committee: Christine LaFrance, Lyndsey Wilcox and Amy Barthelmas for creating all the signage!

Thank you to Meg Leary for heading up the Carnival Game Committee and the 5th grade parents who worked on creating all the fun games.

Thanks to MaryBeth Flatley for creating the world's largest sign up genius!

Thank you to all the 5th grade parents who worked a volunteer shift and made the carnival possible.

Thank you to the teachers and staff who braved the dunk tank including Coach Cuthbertson, Alex Frolish, Ms. Ehmann, Coach Raponi and Ms. Jablonski!

Finally, thank you to Matt and Erin Buneo and the other members of the walkathon committee!

Wee Deliver

Would you like to do a fun activity with your child before he or she starts school in the morning? Consider signing up for Wee Deliver​; it is the school internal mail system​! It operates every Tuesday and Thursday morning between 8:30-9:10am and you are welcome to do it as few or as many times as you wish.

Please use this link to sign up:!/showSignUp/10C0D4DAFA72AA4FD0-weedeliver1

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Our program is continuing again as a weekly backpack that goes home on Fridays throughout the school year to students in all 6 elementary buildings, the middle and high schools. We welcome donations to be left in our front lobby of some staple items: mac & cheese, juice boxes and protein bars. We also welcome families to sign up to help pack each week at 4pm at St. Clement's Church, Lake Avenue, Saratoga. We ask families to sign up using our Sign Up Genius link. Thank you for all your support!


Oct. 17th - Parent Teacher Conferences - EARLY DISMISSAL 11:47am

Oct. 19th- AIS Parent Night- 6:00 pm

Oct. 24th - 28th - Dorothy Nolan Spirit Week

Oct. 26th - Parent Teacher Conferences - EARLY DISMISSAL 11:47am

Nov. 3rd - Parent Teacher Conferences - EARLY DISMISSAL 11:47am