Wednesday, Oct. 14: PTO

The Cambridge PTO will meet virtually on Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m. over Zoom. The meeting link is posted to the school district’s social media accounts. More information:

Thursday, Oct. 22: Picture day

Cambridge schools will be holding its picture day on Oct. 22. Schools will be photographing students learning in-person beginning at 8 a.m., and students learning virtually after lunch. The district will send to families times for virtual learners’ photos the week before photos are taken. To order photos, visit

Blue Jay’d

The Cambridge PTO is having a “Blue Jay’d” fundraiser this fall. Purchase a flock of blue jay pinwheels to roost on someone’s lawn for 24 hours. The fundraiser will run Oct. 5-30. More information:

Friday, Nov. 13: Parents Night Out

The Cambridge Community Activities Program is having a Parents Night Out pool party for kids in grades 4K-5 on Nov. 13 from 6:30-9 p.m. at Cambridge Elementary School, 802 W. Water St. Pre-registration is required, and the event is limited to 10 children. Cost is $10 per child. Register at

Thursday, Nov. 19: Safe at home

The Cambridge Community Activities Program is holding a Safe at Home class on Nov. 19 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Elementary School library, 802 W. Water Street. This class is for children ages 9-13, to teach them safe habits, preventing unsafe situations and what to do during emergencies. The cost is $30 for residents, and $35 for non-residents. Masks required. If the class exceeds ten children, CAP will add online classes to accommodate. Register online at



The pre-order period for Deerfield school yearbooks began Oct. 9 and ends Dec. 1. The cost is $38 for a yearbook. Yearbooks can be ordered on Skyward.

Koats for Kids

The Deerfield High School Leo Club is collecting coats, hats, gloves, mittens and scarves for Koats for Kids beginning Oct. 12. Donations can be dropped off at Deerfield Elementary School, Deerfield High School and the Deerfield Public Library.

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