Melissa Currier
203-783-3527 | Email

School Information

Grades: K -  5


466 West River Street
Milford, CT 06461


P: 203-783-3527
F: 203-783-3563

School Times

8:40 a.m. - Normal Opening
10:40 a.m. - Delayed Opening

3:25 p.m. - Normal Dismissal
1:25 p.m. - Early Dismissal


PTA Committees

Below is a listing of all of the committee positions that are available. If the chairperson space is marked "open", then we are still in need of a volunteer to run this committee.  As of today there a variety of openings. If you have any questions about what is involved in any of these positions, please e-mail Malinda Childs, PTA President:

2018/2019 PTA Mathewson Meetings:  9/4, 10/9, 11/13, 12/11, 1/8, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/14 and (June TBD)

August 27 - First Day of School - 1st to 5th Grades Only

August 28 - Kindergarten Orientation

August 28 - EARLY DISMISSAL - Due to weather

August 29 - First Day of School - Kindergarten Students

September 3 - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day

September 4 - PTA MEETING - 7 pm - Mathewson Media Center

September 7 - BACK TO SCHOOL BASH / 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

September 10 - NO SCHOOL - Rosh Hashanah

September 19 - NO SCHOOL - Yom Kippur

September 25 - OPEN HOUSE / Details coming soon


October 5 - BULLDOG RUN / Put your running shoes on for the PTA's only and only FUNDRAISER* / Details coming soon

October 8, 9 and 10 - Fall Book Fair / Date:  TBD / Details coming soon 


October 24, 25 and 26 - EARLY DISMISSAL

October 24, 25 and 26 - PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES

October 26 - HALLOWEEN HOOT / Details coming soon





Afterschool Academy:

    Fall Registration Coming Soon! 

Board of Education Representative:


Book Fair (Fall):    Renee Kugit

Book BOGO (Buy One/Get One) Fair (Spring):   Renee Kugit

Box Tops:


Keep clipping those BoxTops!  Store them in an envelope, baggie or print this collection sheet and tape/glue them as you go!  Thank you for the Mathewson PTA.  Remember, this is FREE money that goes directly to our school!

Bulldog Run 10th Annual Fundraiser:  

Why? ~ We want to streamline our fundraising and cut back on the number of times we ask our families for donations, so we hope to hold ONLY THIS MAJOR PTA FUNDRAISER that will raise enough funds to help the PTA hold all our events and activities for the  2018/2019 school year.

Funds raised will be used for:
~ Fine Arts Presentations
~ Field Trip Assistance
~ Room Parent Allowances
~ Teacher Wish lists
~ PTA Events such as Halloween Hoot, Spring Dance, Movie nights

During School Hours: Times to be announced

Family Night:  Date TBD / Beth Gaillard

Fifth Grade Farewell:  Becky Lattanzi / Come to our 1st PTA meeting on September 4th to see how you can help!

Fifth Grade Yearbook:  Alecia Coffin, Renee Kugit, Christine Surel, Sharon McCann, Susan Cameron. Nicole Croce and Meredith D'Agostino

Fine Arts:  Alecia Coffin / Have any ideas for a Mathewson Fine Arts program, please email Alecia!

Halloween Hoot:  Jacy Ciszkowski

Holiday Fair (Student Shopping - Shopping during school hours):  December 7, 2018 / Co-Chairs: Dawn Black and Cheryl Nethercott

Holiday Fair (Night Extravaganza):  December 7, 2018 /  Christine Fisher 

Hospitality / Sunshine: Christina Browne

Kindergarten Orientation:  August 28, 2018 / Renee Kugit

Mathewson Monitor:  Cassandra Schull  / Email:

Membership:  Now 2 great ways to Pay! / Email: Nicole Croce  or Denise Berendt

   1.  Pay online at: 

   2.  Complete paper form and return to school with your child (including payment) in and envelope marked "PTA Membership".

Movie Night:  TBD

MySchoolBucks®: The Mathewson PTA is excited to offer MySchoolBucks®! This online payment service provides a quick and easy way to add money to your student’s meal account as well as purchase PTA memberships, Apparel, Register for Afterschool Academy and more by using a credit or debit card. 

Plant Sale:  May 10, 2019 / Michelle Haramis 

Read Across Mathewson:  March 1, 2019 / Danielle Valenzano

Room Parent Coordinator:  Michelle Haramis

Science Night:  Date TBD

Skate Night:  March/April

Sound Tigers Hockey Night:  October 13, 2018

Did your child complete their Summer Reading they LOVE hockey? Thanks to the Bridgeport Soundtigers, any child who completes the Soundtiger Reading Log will receive one (1) FREE ticket to their October 13th game at 7 pm. They will also be entered to win one of two $529 CHET college savings account contributions!  Please return Soundtiger Reading logs to Mathewson in an envelope marked "Soundtigers" along with payment for any additional tickets at a DISCOUNTED price by SEPTEMBER 17th!  Thank you Soundtigers!

Spirit Day (Field Day):  JUNE / Date: TBD

Spirit Wear / Apparel:  Erin Heinmiller  

We have limited Mathewson apparel on sale now.  You can place order on line at

Spring Dance:  Erin Heinmiller

Stop & Shop / Shop Rite Rewards:  

Website / Facebook:  Malinda Childs / Email: 

   Like us on Facebook under "Mathewson School PTA"

PTA Council Liaison

September 27th @ Orange Avenue

October 18th @ Meadowside

November 15th @ Live Oaks

December 20th @ West Shore

January 17th @ Pumpkin Delight

February 21st @ Orchard Hills

March 21st @ Harborside

April 25th @ Calf Pen

May 16th @ TBD

All meetings begin at 6:30 pm