March 26, 2021 Digital Backpack

District Information:

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

  • April School Breakfast and Lunch Menus: School Lunch/Breakfast Menus

  • CALENDAR CHANGE: Friday, April 9th will be an Early Release Day for All Schools.  Friday, April 9th will be an early release day for all schools to avoid conflicts with the closed vaccination clinic for CPS staff. The revised 2020-2021 School Year Calendar: REVISED School Year Calendar 2020-2021.pdf 

  • Grab-N-Go Meals Update:  Colchester Public Schools will offer free breakfast and lunch to all students and to all children 18 years of age and younger (includes: entree, fruit, veggie, and milk) through the last day of school in June 2021. Beginning April 1, 2021, Grab-N-Go Meals pick up will be at Bacon Academy in front of the Auditorium doors.  Pick up days will be Mondays and Thursdays only, and pick up time will be 10:00AM to 10:30AM. 

Upcoming Week: March 29th to April 1st:

FRIDAY, APRIL 2nd: NO SCHOOL (Good Friday)

Colchester Elementary School and Jack Jackter Intermediate School

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: CES/JJIS full in-person learning
  • Friday: NO SCHOOL

William J. Johnston Middle School and Bacon Academy

  • Monday & Tuesday: Group 1 in-person
  • Wednesday & Thursday: Group 2 in-person
  • Friday: NO SCHOOL 

Digital Backpack Links for Each School:

Community News:

  • CASTLE’s Summer 2021 Registration is now open!  Join us for our 30th summer here in Colchester!  CASTLE offers a fun, exciting, safe and affordable summer program.  We hope that you will join us this year.  For more details: Castle Summer Camp 2021.pdf
  • The Drive-Thru Food Box Distribution will be held on March 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 

Colchester Youth & Social Services:

Colchester Parks and Recreation:

C3, Collaborative for Colchester’s Children:

  • Our School Readiness Program is offering grant subsidized quality preschool for the 2021-2022 school year. For more information and application: School Readiness Flyer 21-22.pdf