December 16,2022 Digital Backpack


District Information

  • School November Breakfast/Lunch Menus:

CES Menus

JJIS Menus


Bacon Academy 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
  • Registration is now open for Winter session classes! C3 programs are free and open to all Colchester Residents. Programs include Play & Learn groups for children with their parent/caregiver birth to 18 months (Baby & Me), 18 months to 5 years (Joyful Noises). Parenting Workshops include the Village Parenting Support Group and Conscious Discipline. Go to to learn more and to register.

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

UPDATED Pre-Registration for the 5K Run

Drop in at the Youth Center

Half Day Hooray 2022-2023 Schedule

Fridays Lunch Bunch at WJJMS

Community Conversation


Collaborative for Colchester’s Children

Play and Learn Groups- Joyful Noises

Monthly Stroller Walks-December

Baby & Me Winter 22-23 Season

Winter Village Parenting Support Group

People Empowering People


Cragin Library 

December Events at Cragin Library 


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 on  line: or call the office: 537-7297