Glastonbury Public Schools

Bright Futures Begin Here!

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The Glastonbury High School Drama Club and Music Departments invite you to their production of Mamma Mia! this March. This long-running Broadway musical features the music of Swedish pop/dance group ABBA. Show dates are March 6, 7, and 8 (Sunday matinee), 13, and 14. Evening performances start at 7:00 pm. The Sunday matinee is at 2:00 pm. Doors open a half hour before each performance. Tickets are available for purchase online. Just click here to purchase. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. For more information, please call 860-652-7200 x11032.

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District News and Announcements

Board of Finance Recommends Education Cut

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The Board of Finance has recommended an $884,043 cut to the Board of Education approved budget for next school year. This recommendation does not include a recently revised pension budget increase of approximately $263,000.

The Town Council will discuss the education budget at their March 10 meeting. They will then vote on the final education budget at their March 24 meeting. Both meetings begin at 7 pm at Town Hall Town Council Chambers.

The Board of Education encourages citizens to review the education budget and the challenges our schools face.

The BOE Budget webpage provides budget documents and additional information on the budget process and upcoming meetings.

Kindergarten Registration

Any child who will be five years of age on or before January 1, 2021 and meets all residency requirements is eligible to begin kindergarten at the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

Please complete the online pre-registration for your kindergarten student as soon as possible. After pre-registering students online, parents/guardians will be prompted to schedule a brief session with our registrar at the central office. Visit the Kindergarten Registration website for more information.

Girls Indoor Track & Field 2020 State LL and State Open Champions!

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Congratulations to the Girls Indoor Track & Field Team for winning the 2020 Connecticut State Class LL Championship AND the 2020 Connecticut State Open! This is their 4th Class LL title in the last decade and their first State Open title since 2011.

Introducing Nutrislice!

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Glastonbury Public Schools is pleased to introduce Nutrislice, an interactive school lunch menu program. Nutrislice offers parents, students, and staff easy-to-use features for reviewing nutrition and allergen information for the foods we serve at lunch.

Visit our school menus webpage to learn more. Or, click here to go directly to the Glastonbury Public Schools Nutrislice website.

Summer Enrichment Camps

School staff members will be offering a variety of summer camp programs for students in June, July and August. Because these camps are tuition based, there is no cost to the Board of Education. Please visit the Summer Camps page of our website to learn about the camps and to register. A limited number of program brochures are also available in school offices and the district's central office.

School Calendar Artists

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Our student calendar artists were recently recognized at a Board of Education meeting and reception. The calendars hang in thousands of homes across Glastonbury. The students' artwork is also on display at the Glastonbury Town Hall Gallery through April.

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District Communication

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, veteran status, civil air patrol status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal law. More information is available on the Non-Discrimination Policy page.