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District News and Announcements
Please click below for Glastonbury Public Schools' COVID-19 information, resources, and school operations updates. You will find the district's COVID-19 Dashboard on the Resources page.
Parents may request a self-test kit for any member of their family from our school health office. Please report any positive cases.
Testing and isolation of those who test positive are helping us to stop the spread of the virus.
Summer Camps 2022
The Board recognized six students for their achievements at a recent Board meeting.
Above, three students received CT Council of Language Teachers (COLT) awards for their winning submissions in the COLT 3-D and Digital Poster Contest. Pictured left to right: BOE Chair Doug Foyle, Nadja Bergen, Max Bulbandsen, Katie Thompson, and Director of World Languages Rita Oleksak
Above, three students were honored with CT Regional Scholastic Art Gold Key Awards. Pictured left to right are Director of Art Holly Constantine, Cindy Chen, Sofia Brummitte, Ruby Toolan, and BOE Chair Doug Foyle.
Glastonbury Public Schools is looking to hire. We are particularly looking for day-to-day substitute teachers, part-time paraprofessionals, tutors, bus/van drivers, part-time custodians, and food services staff. If you have good interpersonal and communication skills and interact well with students, staff and the public, please consider applying. Click the Human Resources button below to learn more.
Glastonbury Music Program Receives National Recognition!
Glastonbury Public Schools has been recognized by the NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants) for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities of Music Education designation. The Music Department has held this distinction since 2013.
Student Support Centers
The PTSO recently hosted a zoom webinar with School Counseling staff to help parents learn about this important resource for our students.
Girls Indoor Track & Field Champions
Members of the 2022 Girls Track & Field Team were recently honored at a Board of Education meeting. They are the reigning CT Class LL Champions!
Tech Help Desk
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.
Any child who will be five years of age on or before January 1, 2023 and meets all residency requirements is eligible to begin kindergarten at the start of the 2022-2023 school year. The registration process is now fully online. Please complete the registration for your child(ren) as soon as possible by visiting our Kindergarten Registration website.
The Glastonbury High School STEAM Lab is a bold vision to prepare the next generation for careers and college in 2030 and beyond. It will provide a flexible, modern space with state-of-the-art equipment for students to develop the skills employers and colleges are looking for today and in the future. STEAM courses are truly multidisciplinary, encompassing the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Click here to learn more about the GHS STEAM Lab and how you can support it.
Naubuc School Renovation
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.
Board Votes on Final 2022-2023 School Budget
On March 28, 2022, the Board of Education finalized the school budget for next year. The Board requested a 3.25% budget increase. The Town Council reduced this by $300,000. Budget lines were also adjusted to fund eight more high school teaching positions than previously anticipated.
For more information and to view budget documents, please visit the BOE Budget page of our website.
Congressman Larson Visits GHS Coding Club to Present Award
Congressman John B. Larson recently visited the Glastonbury High School Coding Club to present an award to the 2021 Congressional App Challenge winners. GHS students Jude Ramanan, Niteesh Kalangi, and Rahul Jayachandran (pictured above left to right) developed an app called "Mentality" which provides mental health tips and resources. Congressman Larson also discussed the students and their app during a recent U.S. Ways and Means Committee Hearing on America's Mental Health Crisis.
Glastonbury Public Schools Excels in Rankings
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 click here for all Glastonbury Public Schools national, state, and regional Niche rankings.
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. The next meeting of the school district's EDI Council is May 17, 2022 at 4:30 pm via Zoom. This meeting is open to the public. Meeting access information is posted on the EDI website.