Glastonbury Public Schools

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District News and Announcements

Glastonbury Public Schools Honors Veterans

Veterans Day is an opportunity for everyone to learn about and reflect upon the importance of the day. It is also a time when we can all honor and express appreciation to veterans.

Thank you to all the veteran guests who participated in the events across our schools on Friday. Thank you to our students, staff, and parents, who contributed to making this day special.

This video highlights this year's Veterans Day activities across Glastonbury Public Schools.

Board of Education Budget Workshops

Glastonbury citizens are encouraged to attend the Board of Education’s upcoming budget workshops and learn about the budget process. Budget workshops will be held on January 3, 4, and 5, 2023 at 6:00 pm in Town Hall Town Council Chambers. The third meeting on January 5 will be held if needed.

The Board plans to vote on the education budget at their January 9, 2023 meeting at 7 pm. To view budget documents as they become available, please visit the BOE Budget page. To view meeting information, including options for participating during public comment, visit the BOE Meetings page.


Student Designs Hartford Mural

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This summer, Glastonbury High School Junior Manuela Valencia designed and painted a large outdoor mural in Hartford, her hometown. The stunning 8-foot by 32-foot mural graces the new food truck park at WestSide Square.

Manuela is a talented, hardworking, friendly, and highly successful student. She is a member of the Glastonbury AgriScience Department and FFA. Please click here to learn more about her beautiful project.


FFA Winter Sale

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Pointsettias, wreaths, boxwood trees, cemetery boxes, and candle centerpieces!

Online Ordering is open 11/21/22 through 12/16/22. Proceeds support our students in the AgSci program. See the flyer and our ordering website for details. Remember to order first and THEN schedule a pick up time.


Outstanding Art Teacher

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Congratulation to Smith Middle School Art Teacher Christopher DelCoro on his recent selection by the CT Art Education Association as their 2022 Outstanding Middle Level Art Educator. Mr. DelCoro, who worked as a professional costume designer before coming to Glastonbury, has also worked over the years at Eastbury, Nayaug, Hebron Avenue, and Gideon Welles Schools. We are proud of Mr. DelCoro and the way he shares his passion and knowledge with students.


Paid School Meals UPDATE

Free meals for all students will end on Friday, December 9, 2022. Paid meals began on Monday, December 12, 2022. We encourage families who are in need of financial assistance to complete and submit the confidential Free and Reduced Price Meal Application if they have not done so already. Note: The SNAP income guidelines were recently updated.

Payment is due at the time of purchase. Click here for information on school meal accounts and payment options. Purchase of extra items (snacks, water, juice) will only be allowed if there are funds available in the a la carte portion of the account.

Meal Prices

  • Lunch: K-6: $3.00; 7-12: $3.50; Milk Only: $.50.

  • Breakfast (where available) is $1.50.

Additional Resources


Board of Education Recognition

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The Glastonbury Public Schools Board of Education once again this year received the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Board of Distinction Award. This program recognizes excellence in the leadership activities of local boards of education. Pictured here are Board of Education member Julie Thompson, CT Department of Education Commissioner Charlene M. Russell-Tucker, and Superintendent Dr. Alan Bookman.


Communication Awards

Glastonbury Public Schools was recognized by CABE with three Communication Awards: 1) for the Superintendent's 2022-2023 Budget Presentation, 2) for the school year's theme and branding (Be Kind, Be Curious, and Be Well), and 3) for the GHS STEAM Lab Website.


Naubuc School Renovation

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In March 2022 the Glastonbury Town Council approved the renovation of Naubuc School's second floor as part of the town's Capital Improvement Project budget. Click below to learn about the project and track its progress.


Tech Help Desk

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Wireless Issues? Missing an App? Forgot your Password? Something Else? Students, parents, and staff members can create a support ticket for any school tech issue they may be experiencing. Visit the Technology and Information Systems Help Desk page for more information.


Congrats GHS Girls Cross Country

TREMENDOUS ACHIEVEMENT!

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COVID-19

Please click below for COVID-19 resources, our district dashboard, recent communications, and current COVID school operations information. Test kits are available at our schools for students and families. Contact our school health office (after the start of the school year) to arrange for test kit pick-up.


District Rankings

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Niche ranked Glastonbury Public Schools highly again this year. The rankings compare our school district regionally, across the state, and nationally. There are many data points that can be used in evaluating a school system and this is just one source for measuring our success. We are proud of how Glastonbury Public Schools prepares our students for the futures that await them. And we are happy to be recognized for the hard work of staff across our district.

Please see below and click here for all Glastonbury Public Schools Niche rankings.


Help Wanted!

Glastonbury Public Schools is looking to hire. We are particularly looking for day-to-day substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, tutors, and bus/van drivers. If you have good interpersonal and communication skills and interact well with students, staff, and the public, please apply. Click the button above to learn more.


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Our district's K-12 STEAM initiatives offer students the opportunity to work and learn across the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. STEAM projects ​​spark student passions and prepare them for future STEAM careers and college studies.


Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Glastonbury Public Schools is actively working to ensure equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in our schools. Please visit our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion website for more information, including steps we are taking to promote our district’s EDI work.

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.