December 18, 2020 Digital Backpack

DISTRICT INFORMATION

  1. Superintendent’s Weekly COVID-19 Update: Colchester: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information/Updates 

  2. Calendar Update: Due to the snow day on Thursday, December 17, 2020, February 16, 2021, will now be a school day. Please click here for the new calendar, adjusted for yesterday's closure: School Year 2020-2021 Adjusted for Weather 12/18/2020 

  3. Reminder:

    • Wednesday, December 23rd is a shortened day for students.

    • NO SCHOOL - WINTER RECESS: December 24, 2020 through January 1, 2021.

  4. The CPS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee is excited to share an update with you about the work that has been taking place across the district over the last several months in the area of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Please click here for more information: CPS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Update.

  5. Inclement Weather Reminder: Here are two memos that address school closures/delays/early dismissals, communications of these events, and the impact of an inclement weather day on distance learning: Parent Letter  Memo on Snow Days  

  6. Colchester Public Schools will be offering free breakfast and lunch to all students and to all children 18 years of age and younger. This will be in effect until the last day of school in June 2021. For those interested in GRAB-N-GO MEALS - pick up is at William J. Johnston Middle School:  In School Learning Days: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m., Distance Learning Days: 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Please note that Grab-N-Go meals will not be available during the Winter Recess, from December 24, 2020 through January 1, 2021. Also, Grab-N-Go meals will not be available on days when students do not come to school because of inclement weather.  Any questions can be directed to Leanne Ranheim, Nutrition Coordinator, at 860-537-9421 ext 381 or at lranheim@colchesterct.org.   

Below are the links to the Digital Backpacks for each school:

Bacon Academy’s Digital Backpack link: Bacon Academy Digital Backpack, December 18, 2020 

William J. Johnston Middle School’s Digital Backpack link: WJJMS Digital Backpack December 18, 2020 

Jack Jackter Intermediate School’s Digital Backpack link: JJIS Digital Backpack, December 18, 2020 

Colchester Elementary School’s Digital Backpack link: CES Digital Backpack, December 18, 2020 

Community News:

Colchester Social Services:  For more information about Energy Assistance, please click here:  Energy Assistance flyer 

Colchester Youth & Social Services News:

Please click here for Colchester Youth & Social Services’ December Calendar:  December 2020 Calendar     December Calendar, page 2  

Colchester Parks and Recreation News:

Please click here for the latest Colchester Parks and Recreation information: December.January Programs Newsletter