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CES 315 Halls Hill Road, Colchester CT  06415  Telephone: (860) 537-0717

Digital Backpack

February 16, 2018

  1. Kindness Week’s Empathy Video: Click here to watch a video about empathy and acts of kindness with students from Mrs. Hawkins’ and Miss Piacenza.
  2. No School Reminder:  Monday, February 19, 2018 and Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - winter break.
  3. Don't Miss Digital Learning Day - February 22, 2018  5pm-7pm! Will be held at JJIS. Click here for map of events!  Digital Learning Day - Click on the link here to Register (No cost!) Free Pizza!  Exhibits & Workshops! Courtesy of CES, JJIS and WJJMS PTO!
  4. Personalized Learning and the Math Application Problem: Click here to view.
  5. Colchester Schools with Peace at Home Parenting Solutions: Bi-weekly support program for parents of school-age children with anxiety or depression.  The 5-month program started Monday, February 12th, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.  Please view flier here for more information, including how to register.
  6. Spring Picture Day on Wednesday, February 28th: All students will get their pictures taken during our Spring Picture Day free of charge. Once the school gets the photo proofs to send home, families will have the option to review and submit their orders.
  7. CES PTO Book Swap Collection: Families are welcome to donate gently used books that their children no longer uses towards our Book Swap collection going on now through March 12th. Students will be able to take at least one “new to me” book home regardless of how many they donated.  Click here for flier.
  8. Colchester Cooperative Nursery School Open House: Colchester Cooperative Nursery School is having an Open House on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 9 to 11am at the school located at 80 Main St, Colchester. Come meet the teachers and tour the school. Any questions, please contact Tina Zajac at 860-428-7710 or tinavalvo@sbcglobal.net.
  9. February News from the Nest:  Click here to read the news!
  10. Menus: Lunch Menu and Breakfast Menu
  11. CES PTO Spring Box Top Contest: Collections through February 26th. Click here for details.
  12. Colchester Community Theatre Presents the Wizard of Oz!  Please come support the many Colchester students performing in the show!  And guess what?- there's even flying!" The Colchester Community Theatre will Present the Wizard of OZ! " February 16th -February 18, 2018: Click here for details.
  13. 02-28-18: Are you ready to love more and fight less?  Learn to meet your child's unique love needs:  Click here for details.
  14. 03-05-18: Nutrition Education - Share your ideas with other parents on more fruits and vegetables: Click here for details.
  15. Yearbook Orders: Families will have the opportunity to order yearbooks online or with the order forms that are being sent home in Friday Folders. Checks must be enclosed within the detachable order envelope and written out to “CES PTO”. Online orders can be completed by going to ybpay.lifetouch.com with the Yearbook ID Code: 13227018 or click here for link  The order deadline is March 2.
  16. Colchester Youth Lacrosse 2018:  Two instructional sessions for students pre-K through 2nd grade are available.  Please register online at www.colchesterlax.org. Click on the "Register Online" link in the menu on the left side of the page. If you have any questions, please email the registrar at colcheseryouthlax@yahoo.com.

District News:

  1. No School Reminder:  Monday, February 19, 2018 and Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - winter break.

  2. Digital Learning Day - February 22, 2018  5pm-7pm! Will be held at JJIS. Click here for map of events.  Digital Learning Day - Click on the link here to Register (No cost!) Exhibits & Workshops. Courtesy of CES, JJIS and WJJMS PTO!

  3. Shortened Day/No School:  Thursday, March 8, 2018 is a shortened day for parent/teacher conferences and Friday, March 9, 2018 is no school for students for teacher training/regional professional development.
  4. Board of Education Meeting:  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Bacon Academy.

Community News:

  1. TVCCA Early Head Start and Head Start programs are federally funded comprehensive child development programs which serve children from birth to five, pregnant women, and their families. In Colchester, services are offered in a Colchester Elementary preschool classroom and through an infant/toddler home visitation option. Click here for details.
  2. The 9th Freezin for a Reason! The yearly Freezin’ for a Reason event was held this past weekend and the unofficial total monies raised as of today, Monday, February 12, 2018 is $13,700.00 going towards the Colchester Fuel Bank. Over the last 9 years, they have raised over $85,000.00. Thank you to all who contributed!  All of you are what makes what we do matter! -Officer R. Suchecki
  3. 02-16-18:  Please come support the many Colchester students performing in the show!  And guess what?- there's even flying!" The Colchester Community Theatre will Present the Wizard of OZ! " February 16th -February 18, 2018: Click here for details. 
  4. 02-17-18: Colchester Cooperative Nursery School Open House: Colchester Cooperative Nursery School is having an Open House on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 9 to 11am at the school located at 80 Main St, Colchester. Come meet the teachers and tour the school. Any questions, please contact Tina Zajac at 860-428-7710 or tinavalvo@sbcglobal.net.
  5. 02-17-18: Girls Scouts of CT Invites you to Join their Luau Party, February 17th at 6:30pm at St. Andrew Parish Hall, Click here for details.
  6. 02-22-18:Don't Miss Digital Learning Day - February 22, 2018  5pm-7pm! Will be held at JJIS. Click here for map of events!  Digital Learning Day - Click on the link here to Register (No cost!) Free Pizza!  Exhibits & Workshops! Courtesy of CES, JJIS and WJJMS PTO!
  7. 02-22-18: Community Conversations- Hidden in Plain Sight:  Thursday, February 22nd!  This is an amazing and unique opportunity to learn what no one else is going to tell you about teen drug and alcohol trends. Click here for flier.
  8. 02-28-18: Are you ready to love more and fight less?  Learn to meet your child's unique love needs:  Click here for details.
  9. 02-28-18:  Paint Night "Empty Bowl":  Help raise funds to fight hunger with 50% funds for Colchester Food Bank and 50% for Empty Bowls.
  10. 03-05-18: Nutrition Education - Share your ideas with other parents on more fruits and vegetables: Click here for details.
  11. Cragin Teen Programs: MARCH programs here.
  12. Cragin Kids Programs: MARCH programs here.


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CES
315 HALLS HILL RD
COLCHESTER, CT 06415
PH: 860.537.0717
FAX: 860.537.6573 

  






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