District News & Announcements


Kindness Garden

posted Nov 27, 2018, 6:28 AM by Patti Renaud   [ updated Nov 27, 2018, 6:29 AM ]

photo of Hopewell school principal, parent leader, art teacher and two students holding plaque at Board meeting
Leaders of the Hopewell Kindness Rocks Garden were recently honored at a Board of Education meeting. The project was also spotlighted on the Better CT television program. Please see the inspiring video, below. In February, Hopewell School will host the founder of the Kindness Rocks Project, Megan Murphy. We are proud of the Hopewell community and how they are working to cultivate kindness!




New Bus/Van Tracking App

posted Nov 27, 2018, 6:25 AM by Patti Renaud   [ updated Nov 27, 2018, 6:25 AM ]

We recently launched the Versatrans My Stop App for parents and guardians. This program helps our transportation department in several ways. In addition, it allows parents, guardians, and students to track their buses and vans in a secure, web-based application. Please click here to learn more about the
Versatrans My Stop App.


Board of Education Budget Workshops

posted Nov 27, 2018, 6:22 AM by Patti Renaud   [ updated Nov 27, 2018, 6:22 AM ]

The Board of Education welcomes citizen input as it prepares next year's education budget. The Board invites all citizens to its budget workshops. Workshops will be held on January 2nd, 3rd, and 4th at 6:00 pm in Town Council Chambers. At the January 7th Board of Education meeting, the Board will vote to adopt its budget for 2019-20. Please visit the BOE Budget page for information, documents, and to confirm meetings. 

BOE Column

posted Nov 21, 2018, 11:15 AM by Patti Renaud   [ updated Nov 21, 2018, 11:15 AM ]

The Glastonbury Citizen newspaper regularly publishes articles submitted by the Glastonbury Board of Education. Click here for our most recent Board column titled: What You are Asking About (Part 2). Previous articles can be found on the From the BOE....webpage.

BOE Column

posted Oct 26, 2018, 5:25 AM by Patti Renaud   [ updated Oct 26, 2018, 5:26 AM ]

The Glastonbury Citizen newspaper regularly publishes articles submitted by the Glastonbury Board of Education. Click here for our most recent Board column titled: What You are Asking About (Part 1). Previous articles can be found on the From the BOE....webpage.

District Receives Communication Awards

posted Oct 17, 2018, 9:47 AM by Patti Renaud   [ updated Oct 17, 2018, 9:48 AM ]

The Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) recently recognized Glastonbury Public Schools with several Bonnie B. Carney Awards of Excellence for Educational Communications. The award categories are "District Budget" (for our Board of Education's 2018-2019 Budget document), "School Calendar" (for the district's 2017-2018 Art School Calendar), and "Special Audio-Visual Project" (for the district's 2017 Veterans Day Slideshow). Our district also received an Honorable Mention for our community newsletter, School Report.

BOE Column

posted Sep 27, 2018, 5:17 AM by Patti Renaud   [ updated Sep 27, 2018, 5:17 AM ]

The Glastonbury Citizen newspaper regularly publishes articles submitted by the Glastonbury Board of Education. Click here for our most recent Board column titled: A Fresh Start. Previous articles can be found on the From the BOE....webpage.

Parent Night (Open House) Schedule

posted Sep 4, 2018, 10:09 AM by Patti Renaud   [ updated Sep 4, 2018, 10:09 AM ]

Please see the school Parent Night schedule for the 2018-2019 school year.

Teacher of the Year 2018-2019!

posted Aug 31, 2018, 5:23 AM by Patti Renaud   [ updated Aug 31, 2018, 5:24 AM ]

Congratulations to Mr. Robert Rose, Glastonbury Public Schools's 2018 Teacher of the Year! Mr. Rose has taught English at Smith Middle School for 15 years. His passion and dedication to the profession and to his students is unparalleled. He is beloved by students and staff alike. And he is always at the forefront of developments in teaching and technology, sharing his time and creativity generously. We are delighted to have Mr. Rose join the ranks of our esteemed Teachers of the Year. Mr. Rose was also recently selected as a CT State Teacher of the Year semifinalist!!
photo of Rob Rose

Looking Forward to a Great Year!

posted Aug 23, 2018, 12:08 PM by Patti Renaud   [ updated Aug 23, 2018, 12:08 PM ]

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year. We are so excited to welcome back our students, teachers, and staff. Please click here for a a welcome letter from Superintendent of Schools Alan B. Bookman and a letter from Board of Education Chairman Susan Karp

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