A Favorite Character from the Past

Mr. Joe, the CCS master chef, came for a visit after someone finally tracked him down through his church.  Joseph Ottley retired from CCS at the age of 80 after more than 26 years of dedicated service to the school.  We are constantly being asked by former students if Mr. Joe is still around and […]

Bequest is BIG News

An article that ran in the Republican-American early February was picked up by the Associated Press and spread far beyond Connecticut. It briefly tells the story of a modest CCS admirer who left a large bequest to the school. This incredible gift helps provide an answer to the school’s longterm viability and inspires the upcoming […]

Poinsettia Sale

These amazing plants are locally grown and known for their beauty and long life! Orders of 4 or more plants can be delivered or you can pick up smaller orders or single plants at the school. December 4, 2019 – pick up date for small orders (3 or less)December 5, 2019 – delivery date for […]

Anniversary Tree

    To the Future The 50th Anniversary Tree is prominently displayed in the main office where visitors and family members gather every day. Be recognized for your support or honor or memorialize others with your message.   How You can Participate Space on the tree is still available. Purchase your leaf or apple with […]


Every year, countless volunteers provide thousands of hours of support in the form of cleaning and repairs, meal preparation, office support, tutoring and mentoring. Children’s Community School could not afford to pay for the invaluable services provided by these generous individuals, and we are truly grateful. If you are interested in any of the following […]