District News and Announcements
Summer Enrichment Camps--School staff members will be offering a variety of summer camp programs for students. Because these camps are tuition based, there is no cost to the Board of Education. For a complete listing of summer enrichment opportunities, please visit our Summer Camps website. Program brochures are also available at the Glastonbury Public Schools Central Operations office, 628 Hebron Avenue, building two.
Air Conditioning Update—On Tuesday, June 28, 2016 consultants hired by the Town of Glastonbury to study the issue of air conditioning our school buildings will report to the Town Council. The meeting begins at 7:00 pm, and it is expected the report will be given by 7:30 pm. While this is not a public hearing, citizens should feel free to attend or watch on television (Cox Cable #16) or live stream to learn about this topic.
BOE Column—The Glastonbury Citizen newspaper regularly publishes articles submitted by the Glastonbury Board of Education. Please click here to view our most recent article, It's Always Bittersweet. Previous articles can be found here.
Summer Reading and Summer Math—Glastonbury Public Schools asks all students in grades 1-12 to participate in our summer reading program. We have also developed math activities to help students maintain and strengthen their mathematics skills over the summer months. Please visit our Summer Reading and Summer Math websites to help guide and inform students at each grade level.
Plan for Eastbury School Closing—On May 16, 2016 the Board of Education passed a resolution stating that the Board intends to close Eastbury School beginning with the 2018-19 school year. The resolution includes a number of guidelines regarding a review of enrollment, housing and development in town, redistricting options, class sizes, and building utilization. Please click here to review the resolution.
Staff Recognition--We are proud to share some of the many accomplishments of our staff and schools. Please click here to learn more about recent awards and recognition received by Glastonbury Public School staff members.
The Glastonbury Board of Education is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal law. For more information, please click here.