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

 

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May 24, 2019

  1. Reminder: Friday, May 24th is a shortened day for students.  Dismissal at 12:55pm.
  2. No School Monday, May 27th, Memorial Day
  3. CES May News from the Nest attached here.
  4. The Demarcus S. White Memorial dedication service will take place on Tuesday, June 4 at 5:00 p.m. at the Colchester Elementary School. The memorial was created and named for a kindergarten student who passed away in February 2018 as a result of complications from the flu. The library-based memorial, utilizing the talents of local artists, will both celebrate DeMarcus’ unique passions and spirit and provide needed resources for the school library. The event is open to the public.  
  5. CES Fun Day Volunteers Needed:  Fun Day is June 10th!  Click here for details.
  6. Parents/Caregivers of Grade 2 Students:  Parent Orientation for students entering 3rd grade for the 2019-2020 school year will be held at JJIS in Room 79 on May 29th 6pm-7pm. For details click here.
  7. Grade 2 Parents of Students entering Grade 3 at JJIS:  The JJIS PTO needs you!  Help us support your child’s school by becoming involved.  If you’re interested, please contact Tricia Dean at ppeters4615@sbcglobal.net or Sara Mertz at SaraAnnMertz@gmail.com.
  8. Spirit Fridays:  Show your school spirit every Friday by wearing red and white or your CES shirts and sweatshirts.   
  9. Commissioner Dianna R. Wentzell launched the 2019 Commissioner's Summer Math Challenge Tuesday, May 21, 2019. This year's theme is "A Journey Through Mathematics."  The press release for today's launch can be accessed at https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/Press-Room/Press-Releases/2019/CSDE-Encourages-Students-to-Join-the-2019-Commissioners-Summer-Math-Challenge and all materials for the challenge are posted at https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/Math/Summer-Math-Challenge                       
  10. Playground Use by After School Clubs: Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:15-4:30.  Click to see dates here.
  11. Pre K Orientation Notice to Parents (6-4-19): Click here
  12. Parents/Caregivers of Students Entering Kindergarten: Please read the attached form for Transition to Kindergarten.
  13. Permission for transition card: Click Here
  14. Bus Policy for Electronics: Click here
  15. CES open chair positions for more info click here.

District News:

  1. Board of Education Meeting: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 7:00pm at William J. Johnston Middle School. Community welcome!
  2. Graduation for the Bacon Academy Class of 2019 and the Last Day of School is Thursday, June 13, 2019.  Shortened day schedules for June 12th and June 13.

Community News:

  1. Memorial Day Parade in Colchester is Sunday, May 26th at 12:30pm
  2. Bike Rodeo June 8th 10am-1pm at the Colchester Town Hall: Community Bike Rodeo sponsored by Pack 109. Please see the attached flyer.
  3. UCFS Healthcare Programs: Click here for view flyer with programs.
  4. Colchester Lions Carnival 2019: Wednesday, May 29th-through Saturday June 1st. Discount ride vouchers for bracelets only are available now. Any questions please email ColchesterLionsCarvinal@gmail.com.
  5. Come join the Colchester Cougars for a fantastic season of football and cheerleading!  Please see our flyer here to learn more about the program and registration information.
  6. Colchester Youth Services SUMMER Trips! We are ready for another fun-filled Summer here at Youth Services! The Summer trip calendar has been released and copies can be found in our office in the Town Hall, on Facebook, digital backpack, and our website (www.colchesterct.gov). Feel free to contact us with any questions at (860) 537-7255.
  7. Trivia Night and Silent Auction-CASTLE is hosting a Trivia Night and Silent Auction on Friday May 31st from 6-9 at the St Joseph’s Polish Club.  What Trivia will be there to host all the fun and there have been many items donated by local businesses for our silent auction and raffles. It should be a great evening of fun! Please click here for ticket info.
  8. Celebrate Colchester! - 57 Fest: Click here for details. 
  9. The Demarcus S. White Memorial dedication service will take place on Tuesday, June 4 at 5:00 p.m. at the Colchester Elementary School. The memorial was created and named for a kindergarten student who passed away in February 2018 as a result of complications from the flu. The library-based memorial, utilizing the talents of local artists, will both celebrate DeMarcus’ unique passions and spirit and provide needed resources for the school library. The event is open to the public.
  10. Raffle Tickets: Colchester Recreation will be selling raffle tickets to fund the largest annual event in Colchester- the “Celebrate Colchester-57 Fest”.  We are hopeful that community members as well as businesses will help support this event by purchasing a raffle ticket.  The raffle prizes cannot be beat: 1st prize is a $20,000 gift certificate toward the purchase of a vehicle. The winner of the raffle will be responsible for all taxes, title, registration and insurance.
  11. Food Festival/Corn Hole Tournament/Free Concert: Colchester Recreation will sponsor the annual Food Festival on the Town Green on Saturday, June 15th beginning at 12pm. We have also added a Corn Hole Tournament and a free concert!
  12. The Food Festival will feature food trucks with many different varieties and foods.   Food Trucks such as Munchies, Uncle D’s, Classic Scoop, Cake Batter and Roll, Supreme Hot Dogs, Szabos Seafood, JR”s Lemonade, Oz –n- Bones and Greekin’ Out will be available.The free community concert will feature the “Leaf Jumpers”.  To register, or for more information, please go to www.colchesterct.gov (to the Parks and Recreation page), or call the office at (860) 537-7297.

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

  






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