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SUBJECT: The Dolphin Splash - PTO's Monthly Family Newsletter - September 2023

PTO's Monthly Family Newsletter - September 2023

Desmares Restaurant Night

Happening Today - September 12th

Enjoy a delicious dinner from Blue Fish Grill on Tuesday, September 12th  from 3 - 8 pm.

Please call 908-237-4528 to place your order for takeout (the only available option is takeout). 

50 Mine Street, Flemington. 

(Visit www.njbluefishgrill.comto place your order online)

And enjoy delicious dessert from Humdoo Ice Cream on the same day (Tuesday, September 12th).

20 Stangl Road, Flemington.

A percentage of your check will go back to your PTO when you mention Desmares School at checkout!

Homeroom Parent Volunteers Application Forms

September 12th-15th

Homeroom Parent Volunteers assist classroom teachers with parties and special projects. 

Homeroom parents are randomly selected with preference given to those parents who have not previously served.  

Two volunteers are assigned to each class. 

If you are interested in volunteering, please submit this FORMby Friday, 9/15/2023.

Dolphins' Popsicles Social Event

September 14th

Join us as we celebrate the start of a new school year with a popsicle party!

Thursday, September 14th  

5:30 - 6:30 pm

Desmares School Blacktop & Playground

Come meet your new classmates, enjoy delicious popsicles & have fun on the playground.

Hosted by Your PTO!

Parents' supervision is required at all times!

Rain Date: Friday, September 29th.

Spirit Day

September 15th

Every First Friday of the month is Spirit Day at Desmares School!

Exceptionally, this Friday, September 15th is Spirit Day.

Our Dolphins are encouraged to wear their FAD t-shirts or blue t-shirts on spirit days to show their school pride.

Registration for Kid Wizard After School Club Opens

September 18th

For Desmares students in grades 3rd & 4th.

Mondays October 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th & November 20th & 27th & December 4th & 11th.

Right after school until 5 pm.

Your PTO has partnered with The International Champion of Strolling Magic - Will Fern and brought Kid Wizard After School Club for our Dolphins.

$195 per child for an 8-week session.

*** Seats are limited, we can only accept 16 students, and registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.

Register here!

Walkathon Begins

September 20th

Every Dolphin gets to spend a brief part of the day walking a course full of fun activities with their classmates and FLIPS on Friday, October 20th! 

We are raising money for Amazing Events for our Dolphins such as Assemblies, Author Visits, 4th grade trip to Camp Mason, and all the extra, FUN stuff to make this school year amazing!!. 

Stay tuned for more information to follow.

Desmares School Back to School Night

September 21st

Students will have an Early Dismissal Day. 

More details will be shared as the date approaches.

Spirit Wear Online Store

Now - September 22nd 

FAD Spirit Wear Online Store is now open.

Click hereto place your order by September 22nd.

All items will be delivered to Desmares School on October 3rd and then will be distributed to the students.

You can also order from FAD Spirit Wear On-Site Store (Water Bottles, Magnets, Bows, Crocs Charms, Reusable Bags, Bandanas, Bracelets, Crochet Blankets, and more by clickinghere).

PTO Monthly Meeting

September 26th

At 7:30 pm via Zoom (Zoom Link)
Meeting ID: 516 611 4647
Passcode: VDaL83 

Join us and be heard!

Stephen Maszczak Scholarship Award Opens


This is awarded to graduating students of Hunterdon Central Regional High School and is to be used for college or vocational school expenses. Students will be able to apply for this scholarship in early 2024 through the counseling office at HCHRS. Students are asked to name past and present teachers or administration that also influenced them in some way, big or small. Please know that your donation is making a meaningful impact on a former student, as well as continuing the remembrance of a very special Desmares student, Stephen Maszczak.

You can donatehere!

New Upcoming Events

We are planning a Family Movie Night at FAD & Fall Family Photoshoot Sessions ... Stay Tuned!

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