Stillmeadow Fun Run and Family Picnic is April 27

Get Ready for a Great Party!  The Stillmeadow PFO is hosting an all-school Fun Run and Family Picnic on Friday, April 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.
  • Admission is $5 per person and includes the Fun Run, games/activities, and photo booth.
  • Pack a picnic or purchase food from one of the local food trucks participating in this event.
  • Bid on great auction items including teacher experiences and goods/services from local businesses.
  • Fun Run t-shirts, silly string, and color blast powder will be available for pre-order.
  • Purchase a personalized Fun Run sign to congratulate a student or say thanks to a teacher.
  • All proceeds benefit Stillmeadow Elementary School.
Look for registration forms in student home folders the week of March 25.

Attend Multicultural Night on March 26 – Free Event for Stillmeadow Families

Please join us for Multicultural Night on Monday,March 26 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm , when more than two dozen families will share their cultural and ethnic traditions through food, fashion, music, and other activities.
This is a free event open to all Stillmeadow Families. Advance registration required.
Complete and return this form to your child’s teacher no later than Friday, March 23.
We hope you will be able to join us for this inspiring evening that celebrates Stillmeadow’s ethnic and cultural diversity!

Information for Everyone Attending Sound Tigers Game on March 11

Thank you to everyone who signed up for Stillmeadow Family Day at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Game on Sunday, March 11.
Here’s what you need to know:
  • Game time is 3 pm. The arena opens to ticketed guests at 2 pm.
  • Tickets may be picked up from the Will Call Window at the Webster Bank Arena Box Office on Sunday afternoon.
  • You must show ID to pick up your tickets.
  • Webster Bank Arena is located at 600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604. For directions to Webster Bank Arena, click here.
  • Questions should be directed to Danielle Palmer.
Enjoy the game!

Reading Olympics Recap

Thanks to everyone who supported reading at home by encouraging your children to participate in the Stillmeadow Reading Olympics.
More than 200 Stillmeadow Students completed an Olympics Reading Challenge between Monday, February 26 and Wednesday, February 28. Students received medals on Friday, March 2 and will be recognized on a Reading Olympics bulletin board.
Congratulations to the following classes with the highest participation rates in the Reading Olympics:
• Mrs. Bronson (Third Grade): 78%
• Mrs. Papastathis (First Grade): 67%
• Mrs. Exias (Second Grade): 65%
• Ms. Balch (Third Grade): 65%
• Mrs. Cammarota (Fourth Grade): 62%
Thanks also to the many families who supported continued literacy enrichment programming at Stillmeadow through a classroom donation. We raised nearly $2,500 that will be used to fund special events such as the recent author visit from Kara LaReau.

Last Chance to Reserve Sound Tigers Tickets

Time is running out to reserve tickets for Stillmeadow Family Day at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers game on Sunday, March 11 at 3 pm.
In addition to watching the Sound Tigers take on the Springfield Thunderbirds, you can cheer on the Stillmeadow Chorus which will perform during intermission!
Tickets are $20 each. A portion of each ticket will benefit enrichment programs at Stillmeadow.
Complete and return this form to school with your payment by Monday, March 5.
Questions? Contact Danielle Palmer .

Stillmeadow Reading Olympics Begins Today

The Stillmeadow Reading Olympics begins today and concludes on Wednesday, February 28.
The Reading Olympics – which is taking place in conjunction with Literacy Week – is an opportunity for you to support reading at home, which research shows improves academic outcomes. The goal is to have every student complete an at-home reading challenge during the Reading Olympics.

Reading Olympics information was sent home in student folders last week. Here’s what you need to do to help your child be a Reading Olympics Champion:

  • Plan for and attain an Olympic Reading Goal using the challenge sheet and reading log available here.
  • Return the completed reading log to school on Thursday, March 1.
  • Consider sponsoring your child’s classroom with a donation that will help us provide continued literacy enrichment activities for your child and their classmates. Complete and return this sponsorship form to school by Thursday, March 1.
Students who complete a reading challenge will earn a Reading Olympics medal. All children who participate will have their name displayed on a Reading Olympics Bulletin Board at Stillmeadow. The classroom in each grade with the most participation will have honorable mention on the Reading Olympics bulletin board.
Good luck and happy reading!

Celebrate Literacy Week & Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

Stillmeadow will celebrate Literacy Week and Dr. Seuss’s Birthday from  Monday, February 26 through Friday, March 2.
Following are the daily themes for Literacy Week.
Children are encouraged to join in the fun by dressing up based on each day’s theme.
Monday, February 26: “Cat in the Hat” Day (Wear a Hat)
Tuesday, February 27: “I Can Read with My Eyes Shut” Day (Wear a Shirt You Can Read)
Wednesday, February 28: “Green Eggs and Clothes” Day (Wear Something Green)
Thursday, March 1 : “Fox in Socks” Day (Wear Crazy Socks)
Friday, March 2: Literacy Day! Dress as your favorite story character (note: does not have to be a Dr. Seuss character)

Participate in Stillmeadow’s 2nd Annual Multicultural Night

Stillmeadow is a vibrant, ethnically- and culturally-diverse community.  Multicultural Night is a wonderful way to share your cultural pride with Stillmeadow’s students, families, and staff.

Last year, more than 200 people attended Multicultural Night which featured food, music, games and traditional clothing from more than 20 countries!

If you are interested in participating, print out and complete this form and return it to school by Friday, February 23.


Gertrude Hawk Chocolates Sale Begins Today

It’s time for Stillmeadow’s annual Gertrude Hawk Chocolates Fundraiser. Proceeds from this fundraiser will support enrichment programs, field trips, and other activities for Stillmeadow students.

We need your participation to make this fundraiser a success! Download information and instructions here.

Paper order forms (with payment) are due by Friday, February 23. 

  • Return the top two copies of the order form. Keep the catalog and the bottom (color) copy.
  • Payment by cash or check (payable to Stillmeadow PFO) only. The amount submitted should match the Grand Total Amount on the order form.

Prefer to sell online?

  • Set up an online sales account (follow instructions on the back of the enclosed brochure).
  • Stillmeadow’s online group code is 727398.
  • Online orders payable by credit card only.
  • Online orders may be placed through Sunday, March 25. Online orders placed after February 23 must ship directly to the recipient (standard shipping fees apply).

Orders Ship Free to Stillmeadow – Pickup in Mid-March

  • Orders submitted on paper forms will be shipped to Stillmeadow.
  • Online orders placed by Friday, February 23 may also be shipped for free to Stillmeadow.
  • A parent or guardian MUST pick up orders shipped to Stillmeadow. You will be notified in advance of the pickup dates and times.

Earn Prizes! 

  • Every student who sells at least one item will receive a prize.
  • Prize levels are based on total sales (paper form + online). Make sure the student’s name matches exactly on both the paper form and the online account.