School Reopening Updates

Preston Public Schools is operating under the hybrid model.

See details below.

 

 Click here to view the Preston Public Schools' Reopening Plan (updated 9/22/20).

 

Reporting Student Attendance and Engagement:The CT State Department of Education is requiring that all school districts track and record student attendance during in-person and virtual school days. See  Dr. Seitsinger's Attendance Letter to learn more about this requirement. 

School Lunch Program: Meals will be available  for pick up for ALL Preston students under the age of 18,  on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:30AM to 10:00AM at Preston Plains Middle School, 1 Route 164, Preston, CT 06365. Meals will be provided free of charge. All meals served in school will also be served free of charge to ALL students.

Intention to participate in distance learning: In the event that your children will temporarily participate in distance learning due to COVID-19, please fill out the  Distance Learning Form and submit it electronically to building principals. 

 

October 16, 2020: Read Dr. Seitsinger's Message regarding the latest updates from Uncas Health District. 

September 22, 2020: The Connecticut State Department of Education released Adendum 14  to clarify student attendance and engagement during the hybrid model.

September 4, 2020: As we approach the end of the first week of school for students, the superintendent released the  September 4 Update

August 28, 2020:  The Welcome Back Letter from Dr. Seitsinger has been posted. We can't wait to see all our students! 

August 25, 2020: The 2020-2021 school bus routes have been posted on our transportation page.

August 23, 2020:  The 2020-2021 Acceptable Use Form and  Chromebook/Mobile Device Student User Agreement Form have been posted here for your convenience. Mobile devices will be assigned to students in grades 3-8. Please contact our schools for more information regarding this initiative.  

August 17, 2020: The district published the  FAQs for the Hybrid Model Opening document. Please be aware that answers to the questions may be modified or substantially changed at any time, based on state, regional, and local events, guidance, and decisions. 

August 11, 2020: The Superintendent released his  August Update and the  Reopening Schools Presentation. Preston Schools will reopen in a hybrid model. In an effort to help working parents find childcare, the Regional Education Service Center compiled a list of  Programs with Increased Capacity for Children.   

July 24, 2020: The  Updated Reopening Plan  (document last updated 9/10/20)   was posted.

July 20, 2020: The  July Update #2  is based on work and information that has occurred over the last few weeks. We continue to state that this is a fluid and dynamic circumstance, so our plans may change.

July 3, 2020: The  July Update #1 talks about two of the most significant events: the setting of the Board of Education FY 21 district budget and the issuance by the Commissioner of Education of the Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut's Plan to Learn and Grow Together.

Upcoming Events

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    Professional development for teachers

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  • Preschool Screening

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  • Preston Plains Middle School

    Board of Education Meeting

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  • Veterans' Day

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  • Thanksgiving Break

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Latest News

  • Preschool Screening

    On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Preston Veterans' Memorial School will conduct a preschool screening for 3 and 4 year old children whose parents/guardians have concerns about the development of their child.  If you do not have concerns, there will be another screening in March.  The screening will take place at Preston Veterans' Memorial School, 325 Route 165, Preston, CT. 

    You must be a Preston resident to attend the screening. Please provide proof of residency at your appointment.  Call the school between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm for an appointment at 860-887-3113.

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  • Board of Education Vacancy

    The Preston Board of Education is seeking to fill an immediate vacancy. See attached letter for details.

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  • New Student Registration

    Time to enroll new students! Preston now uses an online registration system. The first step for each child is to provide basic student information, and contact information for at least one parent/guardian. After completing the initial form, you will receive an email with further instructions.

    You must have an email account to use the online enrollment process.

    If you require paper forms or assistance, please call the school office.

    Visit PPS Enrollment Express Portal to get started. The portal's user guide is posted below.

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  • Summer Meals

    During the summer, Preston students can obtain meals at the following Seamless Summer Option Site:
     
    Griswold Middle School
    211 Slater Avenue
    Griswold, CT 06351
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