April 15, 2022 Digital Backpack

District Information:

  • REMINDER:  NO SCHOOL: April 18 - 22, 2022 - APRIL RECESS

  • Colchester Public Schools is actively recruiting for substitute positions. Colchester Public Schools is looking for daily substitutes for the 2021-22 school year. A Bachelor's Degree is required and experience in a school setting is preferred. All new substitutes will receive a signing bonus of $250 (after completing all paperwork and 10 days of substituting) and are eligible for an additional $250 for every 45 full substitute teaching days. To apply for a substitute position with Colchester Public Schools, please visit http://www.applitrack.com/colchester/onlineapp/ to fill out an application.

  • April Breakfast and Lunch Menus: Breakfast and Lunch Menus
  • Please visit the Volunteers page for more information about the volunteer application process for Colchester Public Schools.

Digital Backpack Links for Each School:

Community News:

  • The Let the Fish Swim Free Painting fundraiser will benefit the development of the new Norton Park on Westchester Road/Rte. 149. Local fine artist and Norton family member, Julianna Cameron, will lead the design and painting events where participants will be encouraged to creatively paint their fish cut from authentic C.H. Norton paper mill board. The participants may choose to have their painted fish be part of an art exhibit to be held at the Cragin Memorial Library May 21 – June 30, 2022.  Multiple sessions of this painting fundraiser will be held at the Colchester RecPlex Pavilion, 215 Old Hebron Road Colchester on two dates – Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm and Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.  Online registration is through Colchester Parks and Recreation: https://colchesterctrec.recdesk.com/Community/Program. For more information: Let the Fish Swim Free Flyer.jpg

Chatham Health District

  • Chatham Health District - Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Events: Please see their website for additional details: Chatham Health.org

Colchester Parks and Recreation

Colchester Youth and Social Services

  • Sign up today for Mother-Daughter Circle, a great opportunity for middle school girls and their mother figure to grow and learn together. For more information: Mother Daughter Circle Flyer.jpg
  • Spring Girl’s Circle: 4th & 5th Grade parents/caregivers, be sure to enroll your child in Spring Girl's Circle, a small evidence-based group for children to make new friends while using engaging discussion and interactive games. For additional details: Spring Girl's Circle 2022.png

C3, Collaborative for Colchester’s Children

Registration NOW open for free family programs!

  • Stroller Walk on the Airline Trail - Tuesday, April 26th at 12:30pm. Enjoy time outdoors in the spring weather with your child and connect with others. All ages welcome; strollers, carriers, wagons! Please register so that we know to expect you. Meet at the dirt parking lot, 100 Westchester Rd. To register, go to http://colchesterc3.jumbula.com/#/family-events. For more information: Monthly Stroller Walks-April 26.jpg
  • A New Book has been posted at the StoryWalk®  at Ruby & Elizabeth Cohen Woodlands! A StoryWalk® is a fun way to combine physical activity with reading! Free and open to all.  Storywalk Book.pdf

To register for any of these FREE programs, go to: ColchesterC3.jumbula.com/#/caregiver-programs