June 3, 2022 Digital Backpack

District Information:



  • Colchester Public Schools is actively recruiting for substitute positions. Colchester Public Schools is currently hiring for daily substitutes. A Bachelor's Degree is required and experience in a school setting is preferred. Certified substitutes will receive a daily rate of $125 and non-certified substitutes a daily rate of $100. To apply for a substitute position with Colchester Public Schools, please visit http://www.applitrack.com/colchester/onlineapp/ to fill out an application.

  • 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:

Chatham Health District

C3, Collaborative for Colchester’s Children

  • Hungry for Love - Creating a Healthy Mealtime Environment Workshop. Would you like to learn tips and strategies for supporting your family during mealtime? This FREE and virtual workshop will help Parents and Caregivers understand how a healthy mealtime environment builds a child's capacity for thriving in life. All participants will receive a gift card for Twisted Dog Soul Bar Cafe. To learn more and to register, go to ColchesterC3.jumbula.com/#/caregiver-programs
  • A new book has been posted at the StoryWalk, at Ruby & Elizabeth Cohen Woodlands, 96 MacDonald Road. It is free and open to all. A Storywalk allows the reader to experience the book, page by page through stations posted along a trail.

Colchester Cougars

Colchester Soccer Club

  • Attention students entering 9-12th grade this Fall!  Registration is open for the U19 Summer program starting 6/1.  Registration is open to all students entering 9-12th Grade that reside in Colchester as of September 2022. The program provides a competitive soccer experience for both girls and boys who will participate in separate training sessions and league games. If you are looking to play some soccer and have fun, even if you don't plan on going out for a school team, this is a great opportunity.  Questions for Boys team contact [email protected]; Girls team contact [email protected]

Bobcat Boys Basketball Camp

  • Coach Kupper has teamed up with CYB for another exciting basketball camp! The Camp Director is Craig Kupper, Bacon Academy Head Boys Basketball coach and AAU coach. He will be assisted by current/former Bacon Academy and college players as instructors. The coaches' goals include developing players of all abilities and focusing on fundamentals while increasing the player’s desire to improve and foster their love of the game. Camp is open to boys, Grade 4th-8th. Fee $100 Please send the registration form, along with a check made payable to Craig Kupper 100 Crestview Drive, Colchester CT, 06415-1337.  For questions, please contact Craig Kupper at [email protected]