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Dear Farmington River Families, 

Good Evening! We’re happy to present our upcoming newsletter, filled with noteworthy updates and key announcements. This edition features a recap and photos of the all-school walk and the PTA-sponsored Leave ‘Em Kinder Assembly by Jon Berman, generously paid for by a grant from the FIRE Fund. You can also anticipate details about the dance tomorrow night and a great list of healthy snacks. Additionally, find information and photos about the wonderful educational activities happening within our classrooms. Stay informed and engaged with our newsletter as we strive to keep you connected throughout the year. 

 
Sincerely,
Laurie Flower, Principal


Upcoming Events:

WINTER DANCE
FRI., FEBRUARY 9
GRADES K-4: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
GRADES 5-6: 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Sponsored by Student Council

WELLNESS COMMITTEE MEETING
WED, FEBRUARY 15
TIME: 3:15 PM
In-Person in the Library

President’s Day/ FEBRUARY BREAK
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 – FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23
No School

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2023-2024 FRES Newsletter Archives

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FR Cash Calendar 2023

2023 Cash Calendar Recap

2023 Cash Calendar Winners!
March 1, 2023 - Sierra Forest $500. Donation from Charles Pease Plumbing & Heating 413-394-0213
March 2, 2023 - Douglas Brown $200. Donation from JR Wilkinson Construction 413-229-2039
March 3, 2023 - Krystal Crowe $200. Donation from Irish Trucking 413-281-8990
March 4, 2023 - Ray Casci $200. Donation from Gary O'Brien Property Services 413-441-1357
March 5, 2023 - Chrissy Radwilowicz $250. Donation from SS Home Improvements 413-563-1483
March 6, 2023 - Chad Myers $250. Donation from Knox Trail Inn 413-269-4400 www.knoxtrailinn.com
March 7, 2023 - Hanna Chamberland $200. Donation from RJ Beham Forest Products 413-229-2182
March 8, 2023 - Kole Poirier $250. Donation from John W. Field Tree Service, Inc. 413-329-6519 www.fieldtreeservice.com
March 9, 2023 - Jayson Barrett $100. Donation from Ormsbee Gas Co. 413-229-2800
March 10, 2023 - John Ayers $100. Donation by Kimberly Electric 413-441-0212
March 11, 2023 - Samantha Gale $200. Donation by CMV Construction Services 518-733-0082
March 12, 2023 - Kate Rickard $100. Donation by Jody's Floor Sanding 413-269-7141 www.jodysfloorsanding.com
March 13, 2023 - Kay Caputo $100. Donation by Pittsfield Communications Systems, Inc. 888-297-2346
March 14, 2023 - Jen & Joe Salzano $250. Donation from L & M Auto Inc. 413-269-6220 www.landmautoinc.com
March 15, 2023 - Lee Stitchman $250. Donation from Advance Manufacturing Co. 413-568-2411 www.advancemfg.com
March 16, 2023 - Dennis Olszewski $250. Donation from GJ Pease Land Clearing & Logging 413-258-4894
March 17, 2023 - Ellen Gonnello $500. Donation from Soap and Suds 413-269-8905
March 18, 2023 - Molly Curtain-Schaefer $175. Donation from New Boston Crane 413-258-4653 www.newbostoncrane.com
March 19, 2023 - Sally Salzano $100. Donation from Center for Dance Arts II 860-379-9755 www.cfda2.com
March 20, 2023 - Donna Newman $100. Donation from Soules Sports and Fitness 413-394-4906 www.soulesfitness.com
March 21, 2023 - Ashleigh Carr $250. Donation from Havens Lawn & Patio 413-528-3602
March 22, 2023 - Michele Shimmon $250. Donation from Ameriprise Financial 413-644-3270
March 23, 2023 - Meaghan Piressi $100. Donation from Katie's Country Store 413-269-4211
March 24, 2023 - Chris O'Connor $100. Donation from Subterranean Drilling 413-269-7152
March 25, 2023 - Mary Florek $150. Donation from Chester Granite Co Inc. 413-269-4287
March 26, 2023 - Eric Rowlands $100. Donation from Chip Paul Stone Works. 413-269-4455
March 27, 2023 - Patrick Stearns $250. Donation from Tolino & Sons 413-329-8083 crushed-stone.com
March 28, 2023 - John Healy $100. Donation from Berkshire Bank 800-773-5601 www.berkshirebank.com
March 29, 2023 - Joe Dinofrio $250. Donation from Papa's Healthy Food & Fuel 413-269-7779
March 30, 2023 - Daniel Odell $100. Donation from Bruce's Hardware 413-269-4309
March 31, 2023 - Lisa Demond $75. Donation from John's Home Improvement 413-281-9303
April 1, 2023 - Robert Wood $500. Donation from Chaffee Construction, Inc. 413-429-5972
April 2, 2023 - Erica Moga $100. Donation from Law Office of Emily Zelenovic 413-329-6392 www.zelenoviclaw.com
April 3, 2023 - Michelle Cole $100. Donation from Otis Reservoir Property Owners Association, Inc.
April 4, 2023 - Jess Cahalan $100. Donation from CW Nelson Landscape Design & Nursery 413-258-3375 www.cwnelson.com
April 5, 2023 - Sarah Pease $50. Donation from Sunny Rose Farm 413-446-4944 www.sunnyrosefarm.com

2022 Cash Calendar Recap

2022 Cash Calendar Winners!
March 1, 2022 - Anita Myers $500. Donation from Chaffee Construction 413-429-5972
March 2, 2022 - Casey Wilton $250. Donation from "In Memory of BRP"
March 3, 2022 - Nicholas Dolan $200. Donation from Gary O'Brien Property Services 413-441-1357
March 4, 2022 - Lynn Rubenstein $250. Donation from GJ Pease Logging & Land Clearing 413-258-4894
March 5, 2022 - Mike Hankey $250. Donation from John Field Tree Services 413-329-6519
March 6, 2022 - Terry Could $100. Donation from Katie's Country Store 413-269-4211
March 7, 2022 - Marianne Gamelli $100. Donation from Knox Trail Inn 413-269-4400
March 8, 2022 - Vickie Murphy $175. Donation from New Boston Crane 413-258-4653
March 9, 2022 - Ignacio Matos $100. Donation from Pittsfield Communications Systems, Inc. 888-297-2346
March 10, 2022 - Don Chaffee III $100. Donation from Bruce's Hardware 413-269-4309
March 11, 2022 - Tina Rivelli $100. Donation from Riiska Brook Orchard 413-258-4761
March 12, 2022 - Karema Almeida $200. Donation from RJ Beham Forest Products 413-229-2182
March 13, 2022 - Keith Wadhams $250. Donation from SS Home Improvements 413-563-1483
March 14, 2022 - John Wilson $100. Donation from the Drenga Family
March 17, 2022 - John O'Sullivan $500. Donation from Soap and Suds 413-269-8905.
March 18, 2022 - Marjorie Loring $100. Donation from CW Nelson Landscape Design & Nursery 413-258-3375.
March 19, 2022 - Kathy Rehm $200. Donation from Irish Trucking 413-281-8990.
March 20, 2022 - Travis Petersoli $100. Donation from Lambert Landscape Construction 413-770-2901.
March 21, 2022 - Annette Miner $200. Donation from Lombardi Builders 413-329-6056.
March 22, 2022 - Megan Lorry $250. Donation from Papa's Healthy Food & Fuel 413-269-7779.
March 24, 2022 - Jenna Daley $100. Donation from Luck O'the Irish Bait 413-679-1836.
March 25, 2022 - Janet Carmack $75. Donation from Berkshire Mountain Sculpture Ken Packie 413-281-0591.
March 26, 2022 - Daniele Sturmer $100. Donation from Center for Dance Arts II 860-379-9755.
March 27, 2022 - Tina Porrini $100. Donation from Iron Blender Studios Wendy Berman www.ironblender.com
March 28, 2022 - Shea Kennedy $100. Donation from P&R Construction 413-717-2283.
March 29, 2022 - Marc Salzano $50. Donation from Snow Farm Susan Tarasuk 413-717-0579.
March 30, 2022 - Mark Newman $200. Donation from Evergreen Construction 860-307-5264.
March 31, 2022 - Alex Delcruz $100. Donation from Jody's Floor Sanding 413-269-7141.
April 1, 2022 - Matt King $100. Donation from Kimberley Electric 413-441-0212.
April 2, 2022 - Rebecca Hamill $250. Donation from L & M Auto 413-269-6220.
April 3, 2022 - Clarissa Hart $200. Donation from CMV Construction Services 518-733-0082.
April 4, 2022 - Matthew Rider $100. Donation from Havens Lawn & Patio 413-528-3602.
April 5, 2022 - Mary Smith $150. Donation from JR Wilkinson Construction 413-229-2039.
April 6, 2022 - Lisa & Josh Warren $100. Donation from Chip Paul Stone Works 413-269-4455.
April 7, 2022 - Melissa Wilson $100. Donation from Ormsbee Gas Co. 413-229-2800.
April 8, 2022 - Dawn & Rob D'Angleo $100. Donation from Berkshire Bank 800-773-5601.
April 9, 2022 - Julie Andrus $100. Donation from Subterranean Drilling 413-269-7152.
April 10, 2022 - Kerry Stearus $50. Donation from Law Office of Emily Zelenovic www.zelenoviclaw.com 413-329-6392
April 11, 2022 - Rita Normandin $250. Donation from Brian O'Rourke Carpentry 413-212-9865.
April 12, 2022 - Glenn Phillips $250. Donation from Advance Manufacturing Co. 413-568-2411.
April 13, 2022 - Jim DuBois $250. Donation from Ameriprise Financial 413-644-3270.
April 14, 2022 - Hannah Fries $100. Donation from Otis Poultry Farm (413-269-4438) and Farmington River Diner (413-269-6874).

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2021 Cash Calendar Winners!

March 1, 2021 - Tanya O'Brien $500. Donation from Chaffee Construction 413-429-5972
March 2, 2021 - David Nygren $100. Donation from Chester Granite 413-269-4287
March 3, 2021 - Debi Wilkinson $250. Donation from "In Memory of BRP"
March 4, 2021 - Donna LaCasse $200. Donation from Gary O'Brien Property Services 413-441-1357
March 5, 2021 - George Mabee $250. Donation from GJ Pease Logging & Land Clearing 413-258-4894
March 6, 2021 - Lori Lee Ast $250. Donation from John Field Tree Services 413-329-6519
March 7, 2021 - Kyle & Aubrey Reynolds. Donation from Katie's Country Store 413-269-4211
March 8, 2021 - Beverly Purtell $100. Donation from Knox Trail Inn 413-269-4400
March 9, 2021 - Marian & Michael Carr $150. Donation from New Boston Crane 413-258-4653
March 10, 2021 - Kristina Farina $100. Donation from Pittsfield Communication Systems, Inc. 888-297-2346
March 11, 2021 - Melissa Fey $100. Donation from Bruce's Hardware 413-269-4309
March 12, 2021 - Jonina Decker $100. Donation from Riiska Brook Orchard 413-258-4761
March 13, 2021 - Mark Dean $200. Donation from RJ Beham Forest Products 413-229-2182
March 14, 2021 - Evie Loring $150. Donation from SS Home Improvements 413-563-1483
March 15, 2021 - Brody Walts $100. Donation from The Drenga Family
March 16, 2021 - Stacy Surber $250. Donation from Tonlino & Sons 413-329-8083
March 17, 2021 - Krystal Ryan $500. Donation from Soap & Suds 413-269-8905
March 18, 2021 - Anayra Morales $200. Donation from AK Construction 413-386-4739
March 19, 2021 - Tony Bilotla $100. Donation from CW Nelson Landscape Design & Nursery 413-258-3375
March 20, 2021 - Neesha Dolan $200. Donation from Irish Trucking 413-281-8990
March 21, 2021 - Bruce Wall $100. Donation from Lambert Landscape Construction 413-770-2901
March 22, 2021 - Jesse Desanty $100. Donation from Lombardi Builders 413-329-6056
March 23, 2021 – Ken & Penny Gagnon $125.  Donation from JCO Plumbing & Heating 860-309-1679
March 24, 2021 – Susan Curtiss $50.  Donation from Sunny Rose Farm 413-446-4944
March 25, 2021 – Nicole Desmarais $200.  Donation from WD Hewins & Sons 413-229-8849
March 26, 2021 – Donna Newman $75.  Donation from Berkshire Mountain Sculpture 413-281-0591
March 27, 2021 – Haley Korte $100.  Donation from Center for Dance Arts II 860-379-9755
March 28, 2021 – Ken Fogarty $100.  Donation from Iron Blender Studios   ironblender.com
March 29, 2021 – Becky Campetti $100.  Donation form P&R Construction 413-717-2283
March 30, 2021 – Danielle Moss  $100.  Donation from Snow Farm 413-717-0579    
March 31, 2021 – Renalda Chambers $200.  Donation from Evergreen Construction 860-307-5264
April 1, 2021 – Kate Simmons $100.  Donation from Jody’s Floor Sanding 413-269-7141
April 2, 2021 – Jason Vaninetti $100.  Donation from Kimberley Electric 413-441-0212
April 3, 2021 – George Mabee $100.  Donation from Bartlett Construction 413-212-8396
April 4, 2021 – Deb Underwood $150.  Donation from CMV Construction Services 518-733-0082
April 5, 2021 – John Walsh $100.  Donation from Havens Lawn & Patio 413-528-3602
April 6, 2021 – Kristen O’Brien $150.  Donation from JR Wilkinson Construction 413-229-2039
April 7, 2021 – Danica Poirier $100.  Donation from Chip Paul Stone Works 413-269-4455
April 8, 2021- Mike Olensiuk $100.  Donation from Ormsbee Gas Co. 413-229-2800
April 9, 2021 – Michelle Kotek $100.  Donation from Berkshire Bank 800-773-5601
April 10, 2021 – Beverly Pickert $100.  Donation from Subterranean Drilling 413-269-7152
April 11, 2021 – Vic Scapin $100.  Donation from Law Office of Emily Zelenvoic 413-329-6392

 

Cash Calendar Winners!
2020 Winners:
March 1, 2020 - Malcolm McCain $300. Donation from Chaffee Construction 413-429-5972
March 2, 2020 - Brian Croey $100. Donation Bruce's Hardware 413-269-4309
March 3, 2020 - Marybeth Borachez $100. Donation from Chester Granite 413-269-4287
March 4, 2020 - Cheryl Green $250. Donation from "In Memory of BRP"
March 5, 2020 - James Densivy $200. Donation from Gary O'Brien Property Services. 413-441-1357
March 6, 2020 - Tom Soules Jr $250 Donation from GJ Pease Logging & Land Clearing 413-258-4894
March 7, 2020 - Bruce Plank $250 Donation from John Field Tree Service 413-329-6519
March 8, 2020 - Nicole Penna $100 Donation from Katie's Country Store 413-269-4211
March 9, 2020 - Chris Spring $250 Donation from Knox Trail Inn 413-269-4400
March 10, 2020 - Nick Hiller $150 Cash Donation by New Boston Crane 413-258-4653
March 11, 2020 - Deb Prew $100 Cash Donation by Pittsfield Communications Systems Inc 888-297-2346
3/12/2020 Joy Boyer #0924 - $125 Cash Donation by RSE, LLC Bogart Muller 413-717-1559
3/13/2020 Phil Colgan #1929  - $100 Cash Donation by Riiska Brook Orchard 413-258-4761
3/14/2020 Irene Gray # 0953 S - $100 Cash Donation by RJ Beham Forest Products 413-229-2182
3/15/2020 Gary Hagar #1750  - $150 Cash Donation by SS Home Improvements Steve Seddon 413-563-1483
3/16/2020 Alice Lord # 1252  - $100 Cash Donation by The Drenga Family
3/17/2020 Jay Reynolds #1138 S - $500 Cash Donation by Soap and Suds 413-269-8905
3/18/2020 Hanna Chamberland #0896  - $250 Cash Donation by Tolino & Sons 413-329-8083
3/19/2020 Gail Soules #1410  - $200 Cash Donation by AK Construction 413-386-4739
3/20/2020 Donna DiTucci #0196 S - $100 Cash Donation by CW Nelson Landscaping & Nursery 413-258-3375
3/21/2020 Jessica Cook #1940  - $200 Cash Donation by Irish Trucking 413-281-8990
3/22/2020 Ethan Lemon #1877  - $100 Cash Donation by Lambert Landscape Construction Zachary Lambert 413-770-2901
3/23/2020 Zoe Nelson #0800  - $50 Cash Donation by Lombardi Builders 413-329-6056
3/24/2020 Creighton Curtiss #0916  - $100 Cash Donation by Michelle Manto Acupuncture 413-644-9488
3/25/2020 Destiny Velasquez #1916  - $100 Cash Donation by Sunny Rose Farm 413-446-4944
3/26/2020 Frank Gaulin #1748 - $200 Cash Donation by WD Hewins & Sons 413-229-8849
3/27/2020 Mike Steben  - $75 Cash Donation by Berkshire Mountain Sculpture- Ken Packie 413-281-0591
3/28/2020 Heather Ball  - $50 Cash Donation by Center for Dance II 860-379-9755
3/29/2020 Tony Campetti #0612  - $100 Cash Donation by Iron Blender Studios Wendy Berman ironblender.com
3/30/2020 Doreen Lee #0506 - $100 Cash Donation by P&R Construction 413-717-2283
3/31/2020 Ken Fogarty #0806 - $100 Cash Donation by Snow Farm Susan Tarasuk 413-717-0579
4/1/2020 Pop's Root # 0932  - $50 Cash Donation by Colebrook Store 860-379-5031
4/2/2020 Diane Kilmer # 1645  - $100 Cash Donation by Jody's Floor Sanding 413-269-3528
4/3/2020 Bobby Travers # 0199  - $100 Cash Donation by Kimberley Electric 413-441-0212
4/4/2020 Amy Maxton #0073  - $50 Cash Donation by Andrus Power Solutions 413-644-5500
4/5/2020 Kelly Bianco #1642  - $50 Cash Donation by Barrington Brewery & the Craumer Family
4/6/2020 Erik Fredsall #0708  - $100 Cash Donation by Havens Lawn & Patio 413-528-3602
4/7/2020 Bryanah Johnson #1702 Sold by Connor Lewis - $150 Cash Donation by JR Wilkinson Construction 413-229-2039
4/8/2020 Kristen Brown #0821  - $100 Cash Donation by Chip Paul Stone Works 413-269-4455
4/9/2020 Dusty Haas # 1685  - $50 Cash Donation by Zabian's Jewelers 413-243-0508
4/10/2020 Gerry Curtin # 1203  - $100 Cash Donation by Berkshire Bank 800-773-5601
4/11/2020 Shannon Decker #0274 S - $100 Cash Donation by Subterranean Drilling 413-269-7152
4/12/2020 Becca Martin #1614   - $125 Cash Donation by A&M Auto 413-258-3381
4/13/2020 Tom Saunders #1263  - $100 Cash Donation by Meyer Well Drilling Chip Crandall 413-269-4578
4/14/2020 Lisa Valente #1629  - $50 Cash Donation by Innovation Renovation 413-429-1621
4/15/2020 Cindy Valentine # 0961  - $250 Cash Donation by Ameriprise Financial 413-644-3270