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Click on the link below to see a list of activity choices for students to engage in if they choose to continue their learning during next week's Spring Break.
Click HERE for Franklin's Talent Show
Student Council is holding a food drive April 5-30 for the Sterling House Food Pantry. They were inspired by the book, Maddi's Fridge by Lois Brandt. In it, Sofia is determined to help her friend, Maddi, when she learns that there is hardly any food at her house. Food Drive items needed include: granola bars, oatmeal, cereal, canned ravioli, pasta, pasta sauce, Rice-A-Roni, ready-to-eat meals and other kid-friendly foods. Donations may be placed in the large box located in the school lobby.
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The Student Council is sponsoring "Colorful" Dress Up Day on Tuesday, April 6. Students and staff are being asked to dress up in their most colorful and brightest clothes. Students can donate $1.00 and Staff, $5.00. Donations will be given to the Connecticut Autism Services & Resources.
Invention Convention Worldwide is a global K-12 invention education program that teaches students problem-solving, entrepreneurship and creativity skills and builds confidence in invention and innovation. Each year, more than 100,000 inventors from across the United States compete at Invention Conventions. In Stratford, all of the fourth graders in our eight elementary schools participate in the Invention Convention. Click here to view Nichols' students' submissions.
Camps are available for Stratford and non-Stratford residents. Some camps accept Care for Kids. For more information regarding prices or availability please call camps directly.
If you need further assistance for childcare please call
Stratford Parents' Place
Student Council and the Diversity Committee plan to showcase the contributions of women who have paved the way for many in America. Check out the Diversity Corner which can be found in Google Classroom for information.
Congratulations to our SHS student, Sara Agha grade 12 for receiving the Gold Key Award on her submission, Friend with Blue Glasses. She is a student of Sarah Voccola. Congratulations to both!
Read Across America Week at Nichols Elementary School will look a little different this year. Reading specialists Mrs. Scheurich and Mrs.Hausser have come up with a fun spirit week filled with silly dress-up days. A special thanks to First Grade teacher, Mrs. Delaney for suggesting some different Dr. Seuss books that were used to create the themes. Click here for more information.
NES music specialists, Ms. Welch, Mr. Orduz and Mrs. Mena conducted the school's annual winter concert virtually this year. To view the concert video, click here.
One School, One Book, 2021 will begin Monday, February 22. Due to COVID, it will look a little different this year. Clues will be revealed during Morning Meetings and posted in a shared Google Classroom instead of being displayed in school. Please ask your teacher for the Classroom Code so that you can sign up. The Big Reveal is planned for Monday, March 1.
Join us on Monday, February 22nd, at 7:00pm as we explore an introduction to the RULER Approach.
On Wednesday, February 3rd, U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Jim Himes joined the Second Hill Lane school community for a virtual event to help us celebrate World Read Aloud Day.
Student Council has created a Diversity Corner for staff & students at Nichols Elementary School. A Google Classroom will be the virtual setting for this safe space where students and teachers can share ideas, resources, notices and announcements. Way to go Student Council!
Please review the attached expectations for all distance learning students
The Diversity Committee, along with the Student Council, have some exciting activities planned to showcase the many contributions of African-Americans and people of the African Diaspora. Click here for more information about what Nichols is doing to honor these outstanding individuals.
Click here for information about the NES 6th Grade Fundraiser.
Hi Stratford Academy Families!
The PTSA has a yummy fundraiser happening now! Includes popcorn, gourmet chocolates, hearty snacks, and spicy hot selections. Click here to register: http://supportmyfundraiser.org/register/register.php?g=118556
Our Music Department is proud to present Chapel's Virtual Winter Concert! Thanks to the 700+ students who sent in amazing videos! We have selected 50 that represent Chapel and showcase their singing, dancing, playing instruments and creating music of all kinds! These students participate in Concert Band, Chorus, General Music and Orchestra. We hope you enjoy watching and listening to their performances! Bravo and a well-deserved standing ovation for all!
Mrs. E. Mena - Orchestra Teacher
Mr. J. Ushchak - Band Teacher
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Chapel Cheetahs - are you ready for a super fun math challenge? Please read the attached ST Math Challenge Letter for details!
Please click HERE to join Class Dojo and check in for news updates regarding what's happening at JHS!
Dear Parents, Guardians and Class of 2025:
Under normal circumstances, tonight Stratford High School would have hosted our Eighth Grade Open House. Instead, we are presenting our video to you for viewing. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Administrators at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you. We look forward to meeting you soon.
Jiji the ST Math mascot visiting Mrs. Paridis's kindergarten class with Mrs. Castaneda to launch ST Math.
A huge thank you goes out to Amazon who made a generous donation of math manipulatives for use to create individual toolkits for all of our kindergarten through 6th grade students. Amazon also donated picnic tables to each school so we can enjoy outdoor classrooms. We truly appreciate Amazon's support and think they are AMAZing for supporting our scholars!
Chapel Street School's Fall pictures will be taken on:
- Monday, October 19th for Cohort A students
- Thursday, October 22nd for Cohort B students
Lifetouch has a COVID-19 readiness plan, which is located on their website and outlines their safety protocols. You can view this plan HERE.
It's finally here! Thank you all for your patience as we learned about non-linear video editing, audio engineering, color correction, animation, and digital asset management to bring this socially-distanced adaptation to life. Many of our lead performers are a month into middle school already, but their last Chapel play performance is now ready for its debut in virtual form.
- The video is available on Vimeo here: https://vimeo.com/
464593488(You can view the full production on Vimeo either on your computer, or on a 4th-generation Apple TV (search for "Vimeo" in the AppleTV App Store), on Android TV devices (search for "Vimeo" in the Google Play store), on Amazon Fire TV devices (Search for "Vimeo" on the Amazon Fire TV device), or with Chromecast.)
- The video is available on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/
pwBnJH5UK7Y(Most smart TVs and set-top boxes like Roku and Fire TV have built-in YouTube access.)
Please click HERE to join Class Dojo and check in for news updates regarding what's happening at Franklin!
Chapel Street School is happy to announce that we will continue to celebrate our amazing students with Virtual RKIND Assemblies. Here are the dates for the 2020-2021 school year:
- September 16, 2020 (Introduction Video)
- October 28, 2020 (Responsible Always)
- December 16, 2020 (Kind & Respectful to All)
- January 27, 2021 (Independent Thinkers)
- March 10, 2021 (Never Unsafe)
- May 19, 2021 (Do the Right Thing)
Please see the attached Chapel Virtual Open House Presentation. Thank you for your continued support! Dr. Armistead & Mr. Cicero