December Activity Calendar

The December Activity Calendar is back! Enjoy daily activities that you can do from home throughout the month of December! You can try some or all and go in any order you’d like. We hope this keeps you feeling festive and merry all month long!

Below is a picture of the calendar for you to view. The printable version of the calendar is below as are the directions in PDF format. A copy will also be sent home with every Dryden student. If you have trouble accessing either, please contact us at

Fund the Phin!!! Our Un-Fundraiser!

  • Introducing Fund the ‘Phin! Our stress-free “unfundraiser”, which is our biggest fundraiser of the year and our only direct reque! No selling, no soliciting pledges, no running, just send in your donation! Accepting donations through September 24th through the link below or by cash or check via backpack mail.

  • Dryden PTA asks for participation in fundraising to support our many programs for students and families at our school. We take pride in offering a wide variety of special programs, school clubs and fun after school events.
  • Click on the following link to make a donation:

2021-2022 Room Reps amX CrU WVu kavYa 7

Click the link to sign up to become a Room Representative for your child’s class! Room Reps historically connect classroom parents, plan and facilitate classroom parties, and help teachers with other needs that may arise. Ideally, each class will have two reps. This year, we anticipate the Room Rep role to comprise of:
     -Organizing a sign up for classroom volunteers
     -Planning and running classroom parties (Halloween and Valentine’s Day)
     -Helping teachers gather and send classroom candid photos to the Yearbook Committee
     -Aiding teachers with other needs (this will vary from teacher to teacher)
     -Communicating to classroom parents on behalf of the PTA     
     -Meeting at Dryden before school for a short organizational meeting (date TBD)     

Executive Board News

Please join us in CONGRATULATING the newly elected Executive Board for the 2021-2022 school year!!
  • President – Rachel Conklin
  • Executive Vice President – Julie Eisenhut
  • Returning as Vice Presidents of Administration – Stephanie LaMonica and Eileen Ryan
  • Returning as Vice Presidents of Children’s Programs – Michelle Castaneda and Nickie Cecola
  • Vice Presidents of Ways and Means: Allie Kraniotis and Jennifer Tyler
  • Secretary – Lindsay Nugent Anderson
  • Treasurer – Evan Korkofigas

2021-2022 School Supply Kits

It’s time to order school supplies for next year. Our school supply kits go on sale May 4! Click on the link below for your one stop shop for supplies! Make sure to select your student’s 2021-2022 grade level.

Order by June 21st to receive FREE shipping to school!! After 6/21 – ship to home – standard shipping rates apply.

What else? Mid-summer orders! If you miss the June 21st deadline, you can still order through July 5th! Orders placed between June 21st through July 5th will be delivered to your home. Standard shipping rates will apply. Kits should arrive within 10-15 business days or sooner.

Any questions please contact Jennifer Garcia

Ordering Link:

PTA Running Club

The PTA is excited to bring back Running Club for Spring 2021! Expose your kids to the joys of running in a relaxed and FUN environment! Think games, obstacle courses, calisthenics and more! Each session will be different.
Join us Wednesday mornings: 5/19, 5/26 from 8:10-8:50AM on the Dryden Field.
Questions? Contact Nickie Cecola at