September 9, 2022

FREE BREAKFAST & LUNCH IMPORTANT UPDATE

 

There has been some misinterpretation and miscommunication regarding free/reduced meals and the SMART fund. Any student that was eligible for free or reduced-priced meals last school year (2021-22), will remain eligible until October 13, 2022, unless the student is determined to be eligible for the school year 2022-23, either through the State of Connecticut or by submitting a free/reduced application that is approved. Families eligible for free/reduced meals will receive a letter before October 1. SMART Fund (School Meals Assistance Revenue for Transition) - Colchester Public Schools has opted into participating in this fund. It provides free breakfast and lunch to students at the beginning of the school year. This fund will not last the entire school year, so this is temporary.  The District Nutrition Program Coordinator will inform families approximately 30 days before the fund money runs out. If you have any questions, please reach out to Leanne Ranheim at 860-537-9421 ext 381 or email at [email protected]

 

Leanne Ranheim

Colchester Food Service

Jack Jackter Intermediate School

District Nutrition Program Coordinator/Cafeteria Manager

860-537-9421 Ext 381

 

 

 

HOPES & DREAMS ASSEMBLY

We will have our first assembly as an entire school on Friday, September 23, 2022.  At this time we will share our Hopes & Dreams and kick off our goals for this year.  Please have your child wear red and white that day.

 

Judy O'Meara

Principal




CES PTO NEWSLETTER FOR SEPTEMBER


See our PTO September Newsletter for the latest PTO information!




FALL BOOK FAIR


Your student will have the opportunity to visit and shop at the Fall Book Fair during school hours, after school, and during Open House. Teachers will provide students with their specific day/time to visit. All purchases support the CES PTO and benefit our school. Please consider donating to Scholastic’s All For Books program which helps provide books for our school. You can do so by sending in all your loose change. Each child that donates $5 or more will be entered into a raffle to win 1 of 50 NEW BOOKS! Please contact Melissa at [email protected] with any questions.

SCHOOL PICTURE DAYS


October 14, 2022 - Picture Day

November 15, 2022 - Picture Retake Day
More information is forthcoming.




CES FAMILY HANDBOOK


Our CES Family Handbook has been updated! 




CES SCHOOL NOTE FOR THE OFFICE


See our CES School Note for the Office for your convenience. Send your note in with your student to communicate with us about early dismissals, absences, tardies, vacations, etc. We require written communications to excuse tardiness and absences within (10) days. For last-minute changes, call the office at 860 537 0717. We then require changes to be emailed to [email protected]





CES PTO SPIRIT WEAR PROMOTION


Back to School Spirit Wear flier! The promotion runs until September 30, 2022.



CES OPEN HOUSE


Open House is set for September 29, 2022
(The Fall Book Fair will be open)!

Pre-K - K 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Grades 1-2 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.




BOY SCOUTS - BOYS & GIRLS KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE 5


Join Pack 13 Cub Scouts, Colchester CT! For more info contact Jared at ‪(860) 531-3013 or email [email protected]