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The Daily Giveaway is Here!

Throughout the months of January and February, there is a daily prize drawing for amazing prizes from companies such as Pats Peak, Sky Venture, Panera, Dunkin Donuts, FitLab Fitness Club, DW Diner, the Melting Pot of Bedford, Majestic Theater, Barnes & Noble, and more! 

Buy 1 ticket for $10 or 3 tickets for $25.  Every school day a new winner is chosen.  The winner receives ALL the prizes listed for that day. 

To buy and/or sell tickets, print out a ticket and return to the school with cash or checks made out to ASDEF. 

Ticket sales will continue through the end of February but the sooner you purchase your ticket, the more chances you have to win.  And remember, 100% of ticket sales go to funding music, sports and  extracurricular activities at ASD. 
The tickets can be printed here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RM-_5BB3Zaf2bUzsQM0XhNAoN9sT4ncBMkh-_1q4Pkk/edit?ts=581b4989#gid=0

Today's Daily Calendar winner is:

Feb. 23

Winner of the $25 gift card for being a top seller is:
Andrew M.

Past Daily Giveaway Winners:

Feb. 22 Gail Rogers won the arts and crafts gift basket with a K&C Company Scrapbooking kit, both donated by ASD parents and a $50 gift certificate to FitLab Fitness Club donated by the Merrimack gym.

Feb. 21 Melissa Toom won a $25 Cheesecake Factory gift card, a $15 Magazine Store voucher and a $10 Dunkins card. All these items were donated by ASD parents.

Feb. 17 Lori Barrett won a Call of Duty t-shirt and a $10 Pasta Amore gift certificate; both donated by ASD parents;along with two $50 gift certificates to FitLab Fitness Club donated by the Merrimack gym.

Feb. 16 Cliff Blake won the baking gift basket and $5 Barnes & Noble gift card; both donated by ASD parents along with a surprise $25 Market Basket gift card donated by the grocery store chain and a $50 gift certificate to FitLab Fitness Club donated by the Merrimack gym.

Feb. 15 Chad Felch won a $5 Majestic Theater Buck, $5 Average Joe gift card; both donated by ASD parents and a 15 minute group surf session worth $45 donated by Sky Venture NH in Nashua.

Feb. 14 Doris Mills won the spa themed gift basket and $5 Barnes and Noble gift card; both donated by ASD parents and a $50 FitLab Fitness Club gift certificate donated by the Merrimack gym.

Feb. 13 The Woodby Family won 2 free games of bowling donated by Merrimack Ten Pin and a $50 FitLab Fitness Club gift certificate donated by the Merrimack gym.

Feb. 10 Joan Lord won $50 Stone Creamery E-Gift certificate and $5 Majestic Bucks; both donated by ASD parents.

Feb. 9 Lori Barrett won $15 gift certificates donated by Joey's Diner in Amherst and a $50 gift certificate to FitLab Fitness Club donated by the Merrimack gym.

Feb. 8 Gail Rogers won the kitchen gift basket a free oil change donated by Munro and a $50 gift certificate to FitLab Fitness Club donated by the Merrimack gym.

Feb. 7 Lori Barrett won an Assassin's Creed T-shirt, $50 Olive Garden gift card, both donated by ASD parents and a $50 FitLab Fitness Club gift certificate donated by the Merrimack gym.

Feb. 6 Noleen Picone won two free games of bowling donated by the owner of Merrimack Ten Pin, and a $50 gift certificate to FitLab Fitness Club donated by the Merrimack gym.

Feb. 3 Michelle Levesque won $5 Hollis Country Kitchen and $5 Sub Zero gift certificates donated by ASD parents and a $50 FitLab Fitness Club gift certificate donated by the Merrimack gym.

Feb. 2 Janet Whatmough won a gardening gift basket, $5 Barnes and Noble gift card; both donated by ASD parents and a $25 gift card to Merrimack Flowershop and Greenhouse donated by the owner.

Feb. 1 Holly Morales won $20 Toadstool Bookstore gift card, school supply gift basket, both of which were donated by ASD parents, and a $50 gift certificate to FitLab Fitness Club donated by the Merrimack gym.

Jan. 31 Gail Rogers won Gift card for 1 deli/grilled sandwich box from D'Angelo's donated by the restaurant and $50 gift certificate to FitLab Fitness Center donated by the Merrimack gym.

Jan. 30 The Ainslie Family won 2 free games at Merrimack Ten Pin donated by the bowling alley and $50 FitLab Fitness Club gift certificate donated by the Merrimack gym.

Jan. 27 Patricia Sockey won $5 Papa Joe's, $5 Sub Zero gift certificates both donated by ASD parents and a $50 gift certificate to FitLab Fitness Center donated by the Merrimack Gym.

Jan. 26 The Woodby Family won $50 FitLab Fitness Club gift certificate donated by the Merrimack gym and a $15 gift certificate to Joey's Diner in Amherst donated by the diner.

Jan. 24 Danielle Wayland won a $60 Vera Bradley Shoulder purse from the Clare Tea Garden collection and $5 Majestic Theater bucks both donated by ASD parents.

Jan. 25 Mary Carr won the Movie gift basket, $5 Barnes &Noble gift card both donated by ASD parents, and a $50 FitLab Fitness Center gift certificate donated for by the Merrimack gym.

Jan. 23 The Woodby Family won $10 Starbucks gift card, $25 TJMaxx & Co. gift card, $5 Barnes and Noble gift card all donated by ASD parents, and a Lg. Pizza donated by the Merrimack Dominos.

Jan. 20 Jack Ashworth won an Assasin's Creed t-shirt, $10 Foodies of Milford Gift Certificate both donated by ASD parents, and a $50 FitLab Fitnessyy Club gift certificate donated by the Merrimack gym. 

Jan. 19 the Ainsley Family won the snacks gift basket, $10 Papa John's E-card donated by ASD parents, and a $50 FitLab Fitness Club gift certificate donated by the Merrimack gym.

Jan. 18 Larry Gebhardt won the games gift basket, $10 Dunkin Donuts card donated by ASD parents, and a $50 gift certificate to Seasonal Specialty Store donated by them. 

Jan. 17 Ms. Lisa Melvin won an antique Planetarium w/constellation ID kit, $10 Panera gift card both donated by ASD parents and a $50 gift certificate to FitLab Fitness Club donated by the Merrimack gym.

Jan. 13 Bernadette Ferra won the tool themed gift basket, $15 Magazine Store gift certificate both donated by ASD parents and a $50 FitLab Fitness Club gift certificate donated by the Merrimack gym.

Jan. 12 The Woodby Family won the Eddie Bauer picnic basket, $10 Panera gift card, $25 Melting Pot gift certificate all donated by ASD parents and a $25 DW Diner gift card donated by the Merrimack restaurant itself.

Jan. 10 Mr. John Richards won a Lenox Mosaico D'Italia candle lamp, $5.00 Majestic Theater bucks; both of which were donated by parents; and a $50.00 FitLab Fitness Club gift certificate donated by the Merrimack gym.

Jan. 9 Will G., a senior at ASD, won a large Domino's pizza donated by the Merrimack, NH branch, $10 Starbuck's card, $25 Cheesecake Factory card and a $50 FitLab Fitness Center gift certificate donated by the Merrimack Gym.


Jan. 6 Mr. Patrick Corr won a $20.00 gift certificate from our great sponsor The Lobster Boat of Merrimack, along with a $10.00 Dunkins card and a $15.00 Magazine Store voucher donated by ASD parents.


Jan. 5 Mr. Tim McCabe won an $80.00 reversible twin quilt donated by one of ASD's great parents along with a $50.00 gift certificate to FitLab Fitness Center donated by them.


Jan. 4 is Lynwen Veno won a 15 minute group surf session to our great sponsor Sky Venture, $45.00 value, and $5.00 Majestic Theater bucks donated by a parent.

Jan. 3 Mrs. Janet Whatmough won 2 lift passes to our great sponsor Pat's Peak valued at $125.00



Paying for College 101:  March 8th at 6:30pm

On Wednesday, March 8th, Karen Collins of the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF.org) will speak on this topic from 6:30-8pm.   The program is open to all and will be held in the ASD Cafeteria. 

This program helps families understand and evaluate financial aid packages. We will discuss such issues as reporting outside scholarships, financing options, avoiding scholarship scams and writing special circumstance letters. Attendees will receive assorted reference materials.

The monthly ASD Educational Foundation meeting will follow the speaker.  Please stay to learn more about our organization and how you can help.