District News

Eagle's Nest Preschool: Spring Enrollment Opens

Eagle's Nest Preschool at Kennedy High School is enrolling for the Spring. 

  • For 2½ - 5 years old
  • 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • 4 days a week, February-June
  • One time fee of $175

For more information, click here.

IMTI Offers Career Training Certification Programs At Waterbury High Schools IMTI's Marcel Veronneau (center) at Crosby High School with (left to right) Paul Gwiazdoski, Department Chairperson-Technology Education, and Michael Merati, Supervisor of CTE for WPS.

The Industrial Management & Training Institute is presenting Waterbury high school students with certified training in construction skills.

With its ongoing mission to "help tomorrow's youth build their future today", IMTI has been using the National Center for Construction Education and Research curriculum (NCCER) to present high school students with 102 hours of certified training in construction skills.

State Commissioners Engage in Vaping, Opioids and Mental Health Discussion at Crosby State Commissioners at Crosby

The Waterbury CT Chapter of the Links Incorporated organized a discussion on the crisis of vaping, opioids and mental health at Crosby High School. Superintendent Verna D. Ruffin moderated a timely and insightful discussion between Crosby High School students and the panelists, Commissioner Renee Coleman-Mitchell of the Department of Public Health, Commissioner Miriam Delphin-Rittmon of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Commissioners Vanessa Dorantes of the Department of Children and Families.  

Important Information for Parents and Families Regarding Flu Immunization for Preschool

The Connecticut State Department of Public Health has made it mandatory that all children over the age of six months and in a childcare or preschool setting be immunized against the flu or they cannot return to their childcare or preschool setting on January 2, 2020.  Documentation of your child receiving the flu vaccine must be received by the school nurse as soon as possible. 

If by January 2 your child’s school nurse has not received documentation of having received the immunization, the student will be excluded from school.  Children who are exempt from this must have a documented medical exemption from their pediatrician or a religious exemption in place with the school nurse.

 

$26 Million Federal Grant to Assist Low-Income Students Succeed in College: NVCC and WPS Alliance Among Recipients

Governor Ned Lamont announced that Connecticut is receiving a $25.8 million federal grant for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) from the Department of Education. The initiative supports low-income students in pursuing and succeeding in college.

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