March 24, 2023 Digital Backpack

District Information

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2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2023-2024 School Year Calendar

School Breakfast/Lunch Menus:


The Board of Education believes that volunteers are essential partners in the education of children and to the success of our schools. We encourage parents and community members to consider volunteering in our schools or at our events, as needed

Please visit the Volunteers page for more information about the volunteer application process for Colchester Public Schools. 

Job Openings

Colchester Public Schools has current openings for the 2022-2023 school year including Substitute Teachers, Daily Substitutes, Substitute Paraprofessionals, Special Education Teacher, RBT’s and multiple Paraprofessional openings. 

Please click on the following link to view the available positions: CPS Vacancies

Kindergarten Registration

If your student will turn 5 before January 1, 2024, they are eligible to register at Colchester Elementary School for kindergarten! Please follow the link to register your child. 

Register here!

Colchester Rally Against Cancer

Sports Jersey Spirit Day To Strike Out Cancer

On Thursday March 30th, please wear your favorite sport jersey or outfit to Rally Against Cancer. Please donate $1 or more (you can still show your support without donating) and wear a Jersey or Sports Outfit

We are collecting donations to raise money for the Jimmy Fund at Dana Farber and Memorial Sloan Kids, organizations that are dedicated to researching and fighting against cancer.

CES and JJIS are collecting donations by class to win extra recess and popsicles. WJJMS is collecting donations by class to win some breakfast treats and Bacon is holding raffles for some sports merchandise.  

There are also raffles for anyone that donates online, please note your child’s teacher's name.

To donate online, please use this link for our district donation page:

Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund:

Yankees and MSK Kids:

You can bring in your donation anytime from now through April 6th. 

Community News

Bacon Academy

Chatham Health District


Colchester Youth and Social Services

Collaborative for Colchester’s Children


Colchester Leos Club

Annual Soccer Club Meeting

  • The Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 22nd at 7pm at Town Hall meeting room 2. All members are welcome to attend. Nominations for positions on the board of Directors will take place.  Please join us and get involved!

Colchester Parks and Recreation

March 2023 Press Release

Colchester Youth Soccer

Colchester Youth Soccer is Accepting Bids for Field Painting for the 2023 Season


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