January 6, 2023 Digital Backpack


District Information

  • School January Breakfast/Lunch Menus:

CES Menus

JJIS Menus


BA Menus 

  • Please visit the Volunteers page for more information about the volunteer application process for Colchester Public Schools. Please note, once you have completed the Volunteer Request & you are approved, your name will be added to the Approved List for the remainder of the school year. You will NOT need to reapply for each visit to the schools. 
  • Colchester Public Schools has current openings for the 2022-2023 school year. Please click on the following link to view the available positions: CPS Vacancies

Daily Substitute (District Wide) & Paraprofessional Substitutes Needed

Digital Backpack Links for Each School

Bacon Academy’s Digital Backpack

William J. Johnston Middle School’s Digital Backpack

Jack Jackter Intermediate School’s Digital Backpack

Colchester Elementary School’s Digital Backpack 

Community News

Chatham Health District

Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Events: Please see their website for additional details


Colchester Youth and Social Services

Drop in at the Youth Center

Half Day Hooray 2022-2023 Schedule

Community Conversation (Internet Safety for Parents)

Collaborative for Colchester’s Children

Baby and Me Winter 2022-2023

Play  and Learn Joyful Noises 

Village Parenting Support Group

Parent Council Meetings (January)

People Empowering People

Colchester Parks and Recreation

Young Yogis: After-school  class at CES K-2: 

Tuesdays : 1/10/23- 2/7/23

Each class  will combine yoga and mindful practices in age appropriate ,playful and engaging ways. Children will participate in activities that will help strengthen their bodies, build social emotional skills as well as learn strategies for self regulation and relaxation … while having fun. The instructor will meet  students after-school and walk them to the class . Pick up is at 4:30. Mats provided - and please have your child wear comfortable clothes . 5 classes on Tuesdays: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 , Feb. 7 - $50.00 - instructor: Susie Hawkins.  Max  enrollment is 8 students. Register now online: www.colchesterct.gov/recreation-department or call the office: 537-7297