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Health and Wellness for Children

Does Your Child Have Health Insurance?  CT offers low-cost or free coverage. For more information click here. 

Husky Health Insurance   


Student Accident Insurance


Fact sheet for parents:  outside activities help children grow and learn!

Teaching and learning in nature and ideas from the National Wildlife Federation


Our schools encourage parents to send in healthy school snacks, and we have lots of suggestions for you!  Please visit the links below for more information.

Healthy Snacks               

Healthy Habits in Our Schools - elementary
Fundraising Options       
Healthy Habits in Our Schools - secondary
Healthy Celebrations       
Parent's Guide
Wellness Policy (Adopted 5/22/06)              
Wellness Regulations  (Revised 8/6/09)
CT DPH Directory of Childrens' Health Programs    

The Colchester Board of Education adopted a new wellness policy in 2006.  Along with our Healthy and Balanced Living Curriculum, we hope to instill in students lifelong habits that will benefit them physically, and daily habits that will enhance their academic success.

Immunization Requirements for New Students 2016-2017

State of Connecticut Dept of Ed Health Assessment Record (the "Blue Form")

The Impact of Early Childhood Lead Exposure on Educational Test Performance among Connecticut Schoolchildren:
     Letter from the Acting Commissioner 
     Impact of Early Childhood Lead Exposure Phase 1 Report 

District Calendar

    • ThuJul06 Budget Committee 9:00 AMBOE Conference Room
    • TueJul11 Board of Education Meeting 7:00 PMTown Hall Room 1

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