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 2019 Book Fair Wednesday, October 23 from 9 am – 4 pm Thursday, October 24 from 9 am – 7 pm (Full Day Sale) Friday, October 25 from 9 am – 4 pm Our Scholastic Book …

Halloween Kickoff

Inviting all ghosts, ghouls, princesses, and pirates to attend an evening of tricks & treats! Friday, November 1, 2019 Halloween Kickoff at BFS Gym 5 – 6 pm Trick-or-Treating on South Street 6 – 7:30 pm Start your evening at the BFS Gym for our annual Halloween kickoff! Show off your costume and enjoy pizza …

Holly Jolly Boutique

Holly Jolly Boutique will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 8 – 10 am, during Santa’s Pancake Breakfast. Children will also have the opportunity to purchase inexpensive, quality gifts during school on Monday and Tuesday, December 9 & 10, 2019. Gifts range from $0.50-$10.00. The PTO is looking for donations of DVDs/CDs, toys/puzzles, candies, pet …

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 $4 per lunch. Lunches will be provided by the Roxbury Market, Bridgewater Bistro, and All Abroad Pizza. Please contact BFS nurse Sandi Dibella (email) if you have questions …

Ice Cream Social

Join Booth Free School PTO & Teachers Tuesday, September 3, 2019 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 and kicking off of great new …

Regional Dance

Bust a move at the Regional Elementary School Dance! Friday, February 14, 2020 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Shepaug Valley School 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 adult. …

Roxbury Community Legacy Garden

ABOUT: The Roxbury Community Legacy Garden (RCLG) Committee is a collective of experts, volunteers, and neighbors dedicated to nurturing green areas in the Town of Roxbury where the children of Booth Free School and the greater community can have sustained, meaningful, and ecologically responsible and supportive interactions with the living world. These spaces are maintained …

Santa’s Pancake Breakfast

Join us for the best breakfast in town! Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 8 – 10 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 …

Spelling Bee & Pie Feast

Spelling Bee & Pie Feast Tuesday, November 26, 2019 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

**CANCELED** Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Hurlburt Community Park on Apple Lane Join the fun! Come enjoy an egg hunt and a special appearance by our friend, the Easter Bunny! This event is open to any and all children and families in Roxbury.  Thank you to the Town of Roxbury Recreation Commission for supporting this …

Tractor Parade Games

The Booth Free School PTO invites you to join in the fun at the annual Roxbury Tractor Parade Sunday, October 6, 2019 (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 Commission! Enjoy the …