• June 4, 2021  

    SCHOOL NEWS

    From the Superintendent of Schools: There will be a Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, June 1 in the Antolini School Multi-purpose room at 7:00PM. You can attend inperson or access the meeting by using the YouTube code provided on the agenda

    From Central Office: We continue to need substitutes in our schools. We need subs for teachers, paraprofessionals, and nurses. At this time, the requirements to be a substitute teacher have been eased. This is a great opportunity for college students who are pursuing a degree in education to get hands-on experience with children. If you are interested in applying or have questions, please contact Janet Terenzi at Central Office (860-379-8546) to begin the process.

    NEW! From the Health Room: Please arrange to pick up medication from the nurse's room on Friday, June 11, 2021. We will be dismissing at 1:00pm. Students are not permitted to carry medications. If you are unable to pick up medication on Friday please contact your school nurse. 

    NEW! From the Art Department: The Art Show is Here!  View the 2020-2021 New Hartford Virtual ART SHOW! Enjoy the beautiful art created by students grades Pre K through Grade 6. 

    From our Principal: 2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration: If your child is kindergarten eligible, turning 5 on or before January 1, 2022, please complete the Registration Census. Please fill out the Kindergarten Enrollment Packet and mail/drop off all required documents to either Bakerville Consolidated Schoolor New Hartford Elementary School as soon as possible.

    NEW!From Mrs Marquis: FIELD DAY!! June 8th is Field Day at Bakerville and June 9 is Field Day at NHES!  We will have various stations that each class will be participating in, some are water stations. Please send your child to school with:

    • Clothes that they would normally wear to gym; shorts & a t-shirt. Please NO bathing suits.
    • A water bottle and a snack.

    OPTIONAL

    • Sunscreen (applied at home).
    • Towel and a chamge of clothes after field day.

    From the Library Media Center: Mrs. Pfeffer presents two exciting reading challenges:

    • Summer Reading Marathon: Get out and enjoy the weather but also take time to read! Check out the challenge and be sure to keep a log.
    • It’s that time of year to encourage students to participate in CONNECTICUT READS, the 2021 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge!" Keep track with the Tails & Tales summer reading journalTo support summer reading, the Connecticut State Library’s statewide eGo eBook platform is now available through many local public libraries, and provides access to digital resources for all ages. For a list of local public libraries currently offering eGo, visit this site.

    PTO NEWS 

    • 1st Day School Supplies: The most convenient fundraiser is back!  It is the BEST way to purchase your back to school supplies while supporting your child’s school. Order in the spring, it will be delivered to your home before the 1st day of school. It’s an easy online shopping experience and shipping is free.  Your child’s classroom supplies are just a click of a button! Follow the link
    • Buy a Paw: Help support Project Playground by purchasing a paw! There are lots of options! Check it out!
    • The Project Playground committee is continuing its efforts to raise money for new playgrounds at both New Hartford Elementary and Bakerville School. They have created a Sponsorship Program for families and friends! Please consider a Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze donation! 
    • Spirit Day: Don't forget to celebrate New Hartford Public Schools by wearing red on the first Friday of the month! 
    • We are continuing with our gotsneakers? program! There are collection boxes at each of our schools. All proceeds benefit Project Playground

     

    COMMUNITY NEWS 

    NEW! Three Boys Lemonade: Save the date and support Biker's Against Animal Cruelty and Bridgeport Animal Rescue of Connecticut. Click here for more information. 

    NEW! Beekley Library: Check out all the wonderful programs being offered at the Beekley Library this summer. Registration can be completed here

    New Hartford Women's Club: Join us for Bingo...With a Kick Fundraiser! Support us with our first in-person fundraiser of the year. Everything Happens for a Reason Bingo at Pleasant Valley drive-in on Sunday, June 6, from 2:00-4:00PM. Check out the prizes! Space is limited and bingo cards are advanced sales only. Deadline is Friday, June 4. Sign up here. (Scroll all the way to the bottom and select IN PERSON EVENT: New Hartford Women's Club.) Check us out on Facebook too!

    Summer @AMP: American Mural Project is offering five week-long summer enrichment programs for kids, tweens and teens. Register by April 30! 

    Bakerville Community Nursery School: Openings for the 2021-2022 school year!

    Football & Cheerleading: The Wolverines 2021 football and cheer registration is open now. Sign up before May 31 and save!