Programs & Events

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Enrichment Programs

Each year, the PTO provides enrichment programs to enhance the educational curriculum currently taught at Booth Free School. All enrichment programs are entirely researched, negotiated, and planned by the PTO. The four content areas that are supported by the PTO are citizenship, literary arts, performing arts, and science. Citizenship: A citizenship program aims to help …

Fall Book Fair

Help promote literacy and stop by the Book Fair during parent-teacher conferences! Early childhood to adolescent literature available. Fall 2018 Book Fair Thursday, October 18 from 9 am – 7 pm (Full Day Sale) Friday, October 19 from 8 am – 1 pm (Breakfast & Books) (open early with coffee, juice, fruit, and pastries available) …

Field Day & Chuck Wagon

Date To Be Determined Get ready for a fantastic day of fun and games. A lot of great activities are planned for the kids this year—including water games. Children should be prepared to get wet and bring bathing suits and extra shoes & dry clothes for after the water fun. The Chuck Wagon will offer food to …

Halloween Kickoff

Inviting all ghosts, ghouls, princesses, and pirates to attend an evening of tricks & treats! Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Halloween Kickoff 5:00-6:00 pm at BFS Gym Trick-or-Treating on South Street 6:00-7:30 pm Start your evening at the BFS Gym for our annual Halloween kickoff! Show off your costume and enjoy pizza. Don’t forget to pick …

Holly Jolly Boutique

Holly Jolly Boutique will take place on Saturday, December 1, 2018, during Santa’s Pancake Breakfast. Children will also have the opportunity to purchase inexpensive, quality gifts during school on Monday and Tuesday, December 3 & 4, 2018. Gifts range from $0.50-$10.00. The PTO is looking for donations of DVDs/CDs, toys/puzzles, candies, pet items, kitchen items, gardening/outdoor items, …

Hot Lunch

Booth Free School’s hot lunch program is managed by BFS PTO and volunteers. Hot lunch is available on most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays by advance order for $3.75 per lunch. The Roxbury Market makes the food provided on Mondays and Fridays, while Miranda’s Pizza makes the pizza provided on Wednesday. Please contact BFS nurse Sandi Dibella …

Ice Cream Social

Join Booth Free School PTO & Teachers Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 6:00 pm at the Booth Free School Playground All are invited to make your own sundaes, meet the BFS staff, and mingle with other families. Please stop by the PTO table. We look forward to seeing you.

Regional Dance

Bust a move at the Regional Elementary School Dance! February 2019 (date and time to be determined) Shepaug Valley School Cafeteria Free Admission The PTO’s of Booth Free, Burnham, and Washington Primary Schools invite all students in Pre-K through 5th grade to dance the night away with DJ Austin Dailey! Children must be accompanied by an …

Roxbury Community Garden

On Saturday, May 26, 2018, a small but hearty group met to clean up, turn over, and plant the Roxbury Community Garden across the street from BFS. We started lettuce, tomato, cucumber, pepper, eggplant, broccoli, squash, and strawberry plants as well as some milkweed to feed the butterflies! Thank you to Howie Bronson of Maple …

Santa’s Pancake Breakfast

Join us for the best breakfast in town! Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 8:00-10:00 am at the Booth Free School Gym $5 per person Fill up on a delicious breakfast, take your picture with Santa, and enjoy the tree festival and raffle ($1 per ticket). Don’t forget to stop in at our Holly Jolly Boutique and …

Spelling Bee & Pie Feast

Spelling Bee & Pie Feast Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 1:15 pm Join the Booth Free School students, teachers, and PTO at this annual, deliciously fun event. After the Spelling Bee, we will enjoy pie, donuts, and cider. Volunteers are needed to help set up, and distribute & clean up food. Lyman Pie Orders will also …

Spring Celebration & Egg Hunt

Date To Be Determined at Hurlburt Community Park on Apple Lane Join the fun! The event will kick off with an egg hunt, followed by crafts and activities. There will also be a special appearance by our friend, the Easter Bunny! Thank you to the Town of Roxbury Recreation Commission for supporting this event! Chairperson: Sarah …

Talent Show

Come out and show us your talents! Booth Free School will be hosting a student talent show in March 2019. Please join us for the first meeting (date to be determined) at Booth Free School. Permission slips (signed by parent/guardian) and $10 entry fee are due at or before the first meeting. Weekly rehearsals will also …

Teacher Appreciation Lunch

We can’t thank the Booth Free School teachers and staff enough for all they do for our students and community day in and day out. In appreciation for their tireless dedication and care, the Booth Free School PTO is pleased to host an Appreciation Lunch. May 2019 (date to be determined) 12:00 – 1:30 pm …

Tractor Parade Games

The Booth Free School PTO invites you to join in the fun at the annual Roxbury Tractor Parade Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 12:00 pm (from South Street to Hurlburt Community Park on Apple Lane) Come check out the tractors, visit with friends, and enjoy food & refreshments (for a fee) from the Roxbury Recreation …