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Be a Part of the Conversation, WPS Engages with Community with New Online Platform to Plan for 2020-2021 School Year WPS Engages with Community with New Online Platform to Plan for 2020-2021 School Year

We are using a new online platform, called Thoughtexchange, to gather your input on the reopening of schools for the 2020-2021 school year. 

You will be asked to answer one open-ended question with as many responses as you like and then move on to the next step which is 'Star.' In 'Star,' you will see your thoughts and the thoughts of others and assign stars to each thought (from 1-5) depending on how strongly you agree or disagree with the idea.

Thoughtexchange is completely confidential. You can rate as many thoughts as you would like before moving on to 'Discover,' where you can see all the thoughts sorted by the average star rating. Please come back often to rate new ideas through Tuesday, July 14. We will share the data in a timely manner.

We appreciate your involvement and continued support.

To join the exchange, click here.

Superintendent Ruffin to Host Virtual Town Halls to Plan for Reopening of Schools

As Waterbury Public Schools plans for the reopening of schools for the 2020-2021 school year, we are committed to engaging our school community to gather input as we re-imagine schools for the 2020-2021 school year.

Superintendent Verna D. Ruffin will be holding several virtual town halls, the first of which will be held the week of July 13. The town halls will be broadcast on Comcast Channel 96 and Frontier Channel 6096 as well as streamed on YouTube. 

**If you wish to participate, please dial in with the following number and access code: (701) 802-5064, 2305673 15 to 30 minutes before the start of each town hall and register your name and phone number.**

VIRTUAL TOWN HALLS:

Tuesday, July 14, 2020- 1:00-2:00 p.m. (To watch live on YouTube, click here)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020- 6:00-7:00 p.m. (To watch live on YouTube, click here)

Thursday, July 16, 2020- 10:00-11:00 a.m. (To watch live on YouTube, click here)

WPS Seeking Volunteers to Serve on Parent and Student Reopening Advisory

Waterbury Public Schools is seeking student and parent volunteers to participate in planning for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are interested in joining the student or parent advisory, please complete the form here. (En Espanol)

June 29, 2020- Letter from Superintendent Ruffin Regarding CSDE's Comprehensive Plan for 2020-2021 School Year
Watch the Class of 2020 Graduate Here: Continuing Adult Education

We are incredibly proud of the Class of 2020 and how they have carried themselves their four years and, particularly, these last few months. Enjoy our final presentation of the 2020 graduation season.

(The links will become live approximately ten minutes before the presentation time).

Continuing Adult Education- 6:00 p.m. https://vimeo.com/431968176/491bed319b

Summer Meal Service

The meal service for the 2019-2020 academic year will end on Tuesday, June 30 and the summer meal program will begin on Monday, July 6. Please note meals will not be available July 1 through July 3 as the Food Service Department prepares for the summer program.

For a list of summer locations, click here.

WPS Establishes Reopening Committee for 2020-2021 School Year

Waterbury Public Schools has established a Long-term Reopening Committee to prepare for the 2020-2021 school year. Committee members have been engrossed in the planning process for several weeks, collaborating with stakeholders, as we plan for a safe re-entry into our schools.

Watch the Class of 2020 Graduate Here: Kennedy, Enlightenment, State Street and Waterbury Arts Magnet High School

We are incredibly proud of the Class of 2020 and how they have carried themselves their four years and, particularly, these last few months. Enjoy the presentations! 

(The links will become live approximately ten minutes before the presentation time).

Kennedy High School- 4:00 p.m. https://vimeo.com/427686184/6145de27bd 

Enlightenment School- 6:00 p.m. https://vimeo.com/428690169/fd5f8d020f

State Street School- 7:00 p.m. https://vimeo.com/428633915/4543104b91

Waterbury Arts Magnet High School- 8:00 p.m. https://vimeo.com/427709942/18dadf2e96

Watch the Class of 2020 Graduate Here: Crosby, Waterbury Career Academy and Wilby

We are incredibly proud of the Class of 2020 and how they have carried themselves their four years and, particularly, these last few months. Enjoy the presentations! 

(The links will become live approximately ten minutes before the presentation time).

Crosby High School- 4:00 p.m. https://vimeo.com/429133361/0078ccd69b

Waterbury Career Academy- 6:00 p.m. https://vimeo.com/427750073/83bad3183b

Wilby High School- 8:00 p.m. https://vimeo.com/427827163/86e80dfef2

Preliminary Information Regarding Summer School

Summer school will be held from July 6 to July 31, Monday through Friday. We continue to expand our Distance Learning options for students who will enroll in summer school and for students who would like to continue their learning over the summer. Students who need to enroll will be notified between June 11 and June 17 by their building principal, teacher or guidance counselor.  At this time, more information about the program will be shared.

Waterbury Public Schools
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Waterbury, CT 06702
Phone: (203) 574-8000

Fax: (203) 574-8010