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DARIEN HS COMMUNITY COUNCIL TRUNK OR TREAT

The Darien High School Community Council will be hosting a Trunk or Treat Event on Sunday October 31st at the Darien High School Athletic Loop from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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VETERAN’S DAY ASSEMBLY

We are thrilled to be hosting an outdoor Veteran’s Day Assembly on Thursday, November 11th at 9am. This honor and celebration for Veteran’s Day, and in particular, our Royle Community Veterans, is such a special day for our school.

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ROYLE DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION COMMITTEE

We welcome parents to subscribe to our monthly updates and share their ideas. We hope for this platform to be a way for all voices in our community to be heard and for us to learn and grow together! Please visit our new landing page located on the Royle PTO website under Resources: https://roylepto.com/resources/dei-diversity-equity-inclusion/.

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ROYLE MINSTRELS CHORUS

4th and 5th grade students are invited to join the ROYLE MINSTRELS Chorus, which will meet every Thursday morning from 7:35-8:15am in the Common Room. We will sing a variety of music from many traditions and styles, including a lot of pop music to go with our district-wide theme this year: “Pop Music!” We will also…

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SAVE THE DATE: ROYLE TRIVIA NIGHT NOV 6th

Nov. 6th is Royle Trivia Night! Parents’ night out with drinks, appetizers, fierce competition, and bragging rights at stake.

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CALLING ALL GIRL SCOUTS

If your daughter is interested in joining a troop, or if you are interested in becoming a troop leader, or learning more about Girl Scouts in Darien, please add your name to this Sign-Up Genius: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080948afa62fa02-newgirl We will reach out in the coming weeks with more information.  Please direct any questions to our Royle PTO Girl Scout Troop Contact – Elizabeth Selvey…

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LET’S RESTOCK THE TEACHER’S LOUNGE

Show your support for our amazing Royle Staff by helping to restock the Teacher Lounge

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ROYLE ENDEAVOUR’S AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM IS BACK!

Guess What? After school enrichment is back and even better, back in person! Is your child interested in learning how to be a ninja or thinking they will be the next big hit on Royle’s Got Talent?General Registration is Open thru 9/21; Late fee applied to orders starting 9/22; Fall Session Enrichment will run from September 27th –…

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SAFETY REMINDER

It’s a busy time of year and we need your help getting our children safely to and from school. Please remind your children, if they are walking or biking, to follow the sidewalks at Royle to exit the property rather than crossing in front of buses, and cross Mansfield only with the crossing guards or an adult. If you…

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GET INVOLVED IN THE ROYLE PTO

The PTO is a wonderful way to meet other parents and contribute to your school community. The PTO offers a wide range of commitment levels and ways to accommodate working parent schedules. If you have never volunteered before, maybe this is your year? We’d love to have you! Contact Lindsay Kollar at lindsaykollar@gmail.com

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Events

Oct
21
Thu
4TH GRADERS PARTY AT THE DEPOT!
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Thursday October 21st 4:00-5:30 (Rain Date October 22nd)
There will be pizza, games and a DJ! Click HERE to register.
For additional information, contact Janice@dariendepot.com

Oct
22
Fri
Parent Coffee with Dr. Mullin #2
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Hosted by: Royle Administration

Virtual Parent Coffee 10/22: Save the Date!

Our first parent coffee focused on Social and Emotional Learning and the varied toolkit we have and use here at Royle to address our student’s social and emotional needs and wellness. Our second parent coffee will shift to the academic realm, and we will discuss our full continuum of support services, from the SRBI process to Special Education and Related Services. We invite any parents who would like to learn more about our continuum of services to join us on Friday 10/22 at 9:30am. If you would like to join, please RSVP here: Parent Coffee 10/22 RSVP.

Oct
23
Sat
Family Photo Day (Fundraiser)
Oct 23 all-day

Fall Family Mini Photo Sessions will be taking place this year on October 23rd with Royle family-favorite photographer Karen Morneau at Cherry Lawn. Register on SignUp Genius (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4da4ab29a4fa7-fall) to reserve a time slot. Once you book your time, complete payment at Pay4SchoolStuff. If payment is not received, the time slot will be forfeited. Karen will send you all your images after the photo shoot and you can pay her directly for the images you choose. Enjoy!

Oct
26
Tue
BOE Meeting
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 26 @ 8:30 pm
Oct
28
Thu
Kindergarten Halloween Parade and Share
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Oct
29
Fri
Spirit Day! Wear black & orange (no costumes or props)
Oct 29 all-day
Oct
31
Sun
Darien High School Community Council Trunk or Treat
Oct 31 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

From the Darien High School Community Council:

The Darien High School Community Council will be hosting a Trunk or Treat Event on Sunday October 31st at the Darien High School Athletic Loop from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Clubs, sports teams, and student groups will be decorating cars and providing attendees with a safe and fun trick or treating experience. Each group/car will have the option of hosting a game or activity to make the experience more engaging, with a showing from town emergency services. All children in grade 5 and under from the town of Darien are offered the opportunity to attend the event, register here . There will be no cost to the event; however, parents will be asked to give a suggested minimum donation of $5 per person to support Darien Social Services or to donate new or used Halloween costume for Person to Person.  Please see the attached flyer for more information: Trunk or Treat Elementary School.pdf 

Nov
2
Tue
Professional Development (No School)
Nov 2 all-day

No School for Students

Nov
6
Sat
Royle Trivia Night! (Fall Fundraiser – Parents)
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 6 @ 11:00 pm

Please save the date: Saturday, November 6th is Royle Trivia Night! 
Parents’ night out with drinks, appetizers, fierce competition, and bragging rights at stake.

 Build your own team or moderators can build one for you. Trivia will be run by Rock Paper Scissors Events. More details to follow!

Sign up at pay4schoolstuff.com

Nov
9
Tue
BOE Meeting
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Nov
11
Thu
Veterans Day Assembly
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

We are thrilled to be hosting an outdoor Veteran’s Day Assembly Thursday, November 11th at 9am. This honor and celebration for Veteran’s Day, and in particular, our Royle Community Veterans, is such a special day for our school. This year will be slightly different than in our assembly in years past, and will unfortunately not include parents, but we are excited to invite Royle Community Vets to the event to be honored in person! 
Please reach out to Erin Patterson if you are a Vet or a special person in your life is a Vet and would like to take part! We will also once again be putting up our Wall of Heroes, and templates will be distributed for the kids to bring home and return back. You can also find a copy here: https://roylepto.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Veterans-Day-Wall-of-Heroes-Form-2021.pdf
Any questions on WoH, reach out to Kori Rentz and Kathryn Cooney. 

Erin Patterson: Erinpatterson80@gmail.co
Kori Rentz: Kori@waterfrontfilm.org
Kathryn Cooney: Kathrynjcooney@gmail.com

Hosted by: Veterans Day Committee/Enrichment – Kori Rentz & Erin Patterson **

Nov
20
Sat
Student Social Event
Nov 20 all-day

Hosted by: Social Events Committee ** Please stay tuned for more information!

Nov
23
Tue
BOE Meeting
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Nov
24
Wed
Early Dismissal
Nov 24 all-day
Nov
25
Thu
Thanksgiving Recess (No School)
Nov 25 all-day

No School for Students

Nov
26
Fri
Thanksgiving Recess (No School)
Nov 26 all-day

No School for Students

Nov
30
Tue
Darien After School Classes
Nov 30 – Dec 2 all-day

Hosted by: Enrichment – Royle Endeavors ** Please stay tuned for more information!

Elementary Parent Conferences
Nov 30 all-day
Holiday Event/Workshop
Nov 30 – Dec 2 all-day

Hosted by: Holiday Event Committee – Cara Rachinsky/Tara Read ** Please stay tuned for more information!

Dec
1
Wed
Elementary Parent Conferences
Dec 1 all-day
Dec
2
Thu
Elementary Parent Conferences
Dec 2 all-day
Dec
3
Fri
Elementary Parent Conferences
Dec 3 all-day
Jan
28
Fri
Student Fundraiser
Jan 28 all-day

Hosted by: Fundraising Committee ** Please stay tuned for more information!

Feb
14
Mon
RAK Week
Feb 14 – Feb 16 all-day

Hosted by: RAK Committee – Courtney Pare ** Please stay tuned for more information!

Mar
16
Wed
STEAM Week
Mar 16 – Mar 17 all-day

Hosted by: Enrichment – Nicole Galano/Kelly Thomas ** Please stay tuned for more information!

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