September 17, 2021 Digital Backpack

District Information:

  • The Emergency Broadband Benefits (EBB) program provides a temporary  discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying households. For more details, please visit: Emergency Broadband Benefits (EBB) Program.
  • The Superintendent’s letter regarding inclement weather explains the procedure regarding no school, delayed opening, and/or early closing of school: Parent Letter on Weather.pdf

Digital Backpack Links for Each School:

Community News:

  • Chatham Health District - Upcoming COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Events: Chatham
  • The Colchester Garden Club is inviting area students in Kindergarten through 9th grade to share their nature experiences, thoughts and knowledge about birds by creating an original poem for the National Garden Clubs, Inc. Poetry Contest. This year’s poetry contest theme is “Sing with the Song Birds – Exploring the Glory of Nature”. For more details: Poetry Contest for Children.pdf
  • Troop 109 and Pack 109 invite you to check out scouting on September 14th and 28th at 6 pm! Please see flyer for additional details: Troop 109 and Pack 109 flyer.pdf.
  • Colchester Youth Basketball is back and registration is open! We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to CYB this year. Rec and Travel Registration can be found here:
  • Troop 72 Scouting Adventure Day - All children age 5 and older are invited to the “Troop 72 Scouting Adventure Day.” Colchester Scout Troop 72 is hosting the annual outdoor adventure skills day on September 18, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Lions Pond, 292 Halls Hill Road in Colchester. Learn what it takes to be a competitor in outdoor skills and have a lot of fun. Troop 72 Scouts will be demonstrating several skills throughout the day. This will be a hands-on event for all participants. For more details, contact Troop Chairman at

C3, Collaborative for Colchester’s Children:

Cragin Memorial Library