It has literally been years since we’ve had our beginning of the year bash and it was a big one! So many students and families gathered at the PAL ballfields and outdoor play area and had a wonderful time. Enjoy the photographic evidence below.
The Better Futures Society
The Better Futures Society Why Sponsorships are Important In all of the basic measures of school success – attendance, behavior and working at grade level – CCS excels. That success is attributed to small class size, giving students lots of individual attention, and parent engagement. Everyone signs a contract at the beginning of the year […]
Year End Giving
What does Miguel see outside his window? The Covid-19 pandemic has caused problems for Miguel and all of the students at CCS like him. Research has shown that students from poor urban areas will suffer the most during the pandemic. An American Action Forum study states that “school closures have a disproportionate impact on lower-income […]
A Success from Pre-K
“This is the reason we do what we do,” agreed two pre-K staff members just this week. They were referring to Arjan, a student who started pre-K last year in September and cried throughout the first two months. When he finally stopped crying, he would only interact with one teacher and none of his classmates. […]
Back to School Drive
Support Success You can be part of a live radio broadcast when you come to the school parking lot and join Tom Chute and Selim Noujaim to kick off the new school year. Join them for a cup of coffee and a chance to share your stories from CCS. Can’t come down? Tune in to […]
Alumna Keeps Coming Back
When she finished 5th grade at CCS, Arreyion was chosen by Washington Montessori School to attend middle school there on a full scholarship with transportation. For high school, she attended Sacred Heart High and volunteered at CCS as much as her schedule would allow. She served as a tour guide for the SHS reunion that […]
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 […]
Year End Field Day!
The teachers and volunteers set up activity stations around the school and we had a long-overdue celebration!
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 […]
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 […]