February 26, 2021 Digital Backpack

District Information:

Colchester Elementary School and Jack Jackter Intermediate School:

  • Monday & Tuesday: CES/JJIS full in-person learning
  • Wednesday: CES/JJIS in-person, shortened day
  • Thursday & Friday: CES/JJIS full in-person learning

 William J. Johnston Middle School and Bacon Academy:

  • Monday & Tuesday: Group 1 in-person
  • Wednesday: All remote, shortened day
  • Thursday & Friday: Group 2 in-person

Digital Backpack Links for Each School:

Community News:

  • UPDATE: The Drive-Thru Food Box Distribution will be held every Friday through the end of March. The food box distribution will be held on the following dates: February 26th, March 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, 2021 at Abundant Life of the Assemblies of God, 85 Skinner Road, Colchester, CT from 2:00-4:00 pm (until supplies run out). Additional information: Farmers to Families.pdf
  • US EPA Region 1 is offering an interactive webinar on Thursday, March 11th at 2:00 pm and Thursday, March 25th at 10:00 am for parents, caretakers and children (K-3) in Connecticut. “Let’s Learn About Lead in Connecticut” is a webinar about lead safety designed by EPA New England for parents, caretakers and children (K-3). Additional information and registration information: March 2021 Lead Webinar Flyer.pdf
  • The Colchester Leos Club is collecting new and used shoes on Sunday, February 28th from 10 am - 12 pm at the Lions Pond, 292 Halls Hill Road, Colchester, CT. For more information: Leos Club Shoe Drive Flyer 2.28.21.pdf
  • Colchester Youth Lacrosse 2021 Spring Season starts April 1, 2021! Registration is open now for boys and girls from Kindergarten to 8th grade. Follow the link: colchesterlax.org to register today! 
  • Colchester Baseball & Softball League registration is open for the 2021 Spring season. Please visit cbsl.org to register online. Any questions please email: eob@cbsl.org. See you on the diamond.

Colchester Youth & Social Services:

Colchester Parks and Recreation:

C3, Collaborative for Colchester’s Children:

  • Time to Register! Would you like more harmony in your family life? Children are born with a unique temperament and understanding that temperament will help you to honor who your child is meant to be. C3 is offering 'Understanding Your Child's Temperament' Workshop, virtually on Thursday, March 4th, 7:00-8:30 pm. For more information and to register for this program, go to: Colchester C3: Caregiver Programs
  • To learn about what's new with C3, visit: Colchester C3: What's New with C3

Cragin Memorial Library:

  • Cragin Memorial Library is hosting a virtual program called Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe next Thursday, March 4th at 6 pm. It will be a virtual journey through the cosmos describing celestial objects and how they were formed. Our presenter, Kevin Manning is an astronomer and former consultant for NASA. For more information and registration information, go to: Cragin Memorial Library Event Registration Page  Registration is required to get the Zoom link.