Aug 01, 2014
68°
Mostly Cloudy

Schools

News and information from Patch and your neighbors about schools in your towns.
CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

Connecticut Higher Education Trust Organizes Donation Program
Bethel Students Eligible for Free, Reduced-Price Lunch

Bethel Students Eligible for Free, Reduced-Price Lunch

Contact the school district before the new academic year begins.
Gilleoghan Irish Dance Expands to Second Bethel Storefront and More Locations

Gilleoghan Irish Dance Expands to Second Bethel Storefront and More Locations

After a busy month of National Championships in Montreal, Canada, entertaining hundreds at Bethel Summerfest and teaching three weeks of Irish dance camp, the owners of Gilleoghan Irish Danc
Bethel Resident Tapped to Take Over at Berry Elementary

Bethel Resident Tapped to Take Over at Berry Elementary

Local resident and former New Canaan educator to take the lead at Berry Elementary School.
Bethel Board of Ed Appoints New Superintendent of Schools

Bethel Board of Ed Appoints New Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Christine Carver, associate superintendent and chief of staff of Newington Schools, to take the helm of Bethel education.
House Leader Cafero Questions CT’s Public School Firewall Policy

House Leader Cafero Questions CT’s Public School Firewall Policy

Comments come after Nonnewaug High School student reportedly couldn’t access conservative websites.
POLL: What Do You Think of Connecticut HS Accused of Blocking Conservative Websites?

POLL: What Do You Think of Connecticut HS Accused of Blocking Conservative Websites?

Senior says he couldn’t access Connecticut Republican Party and National Rifle Association websites.
Anonymous Students Post Positive Notes Around Bethel Middle School

Anonymous Students Post Positive Notes Around Bethel Middle School

Notes told students and staff “You matter” and other bright messages.
Bethel Schools Names New Director of Teaching and Learning

Bethel Schools Names New Director of Teaching and Learning

Michelle Rutledge will be overseeing curriculum and teacher development district wide.
Berry Elementary Principal Named Bethel's Assistant Superintendent

Berry Elementary Principal Named Bethel's Assistant Superintendent

Dr. Kristen Brooks will be joining the central administration starting Aug. 1.
Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

U.S News & World Report just released its 2014 high school rankings, and districts from the greater Hartford area and Fairfield County grabbed most of the top ranked spots across the state.
Bethel Parents Warned About ABC Eraser Challenge

Bethel Parents Warned About ABC Eraser Challenge

At least a dozen middle school students have tried the challenge, which can lead to deep lacerations and scarring.
Online Survey Polls Wants, Needs for New Superintendent of Bethel Schools

Online Survey Polls Wants, Needs for New Superintendent of Bethel Schools

Search for next superintendent begins with community input.
Bethel's Future Chefs Show Off Culinary Talent

Bethel's Future Chefs Show Off Culinary Talent

Bethel Schools announces the winners of this year's Future Chefs competition.
Bethel Board of Ed Begins Search for New Superintendent

Bethel Board of Ed Begins Search for New Superintendent

Board will hire a professional search team to find the next head of the district.
Database: Local Schools Classified from 'Excelling' to 'Turnaround'

Database: Local Schools Classified from 'Excelling' to 'Turnaround'

Database and interactive map show which Connecticut schools are excelling and which are in need of review, according to the state.
Per-Pupil Spending: The 16 Highest School Districts in CT

Per-Pupil Spending: The 16 Highest School Districts in CT

Counting down the school districts with the highest cost per student in Connecticut.
16 CT School Districts with Lowest Per Pupil Spending

16 CT School Districts with Lowest Per Pupil Spending

Counting down the districts that spend the least per student on education.