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Our 7th grade teacher, Ms. Angelina, created a radio drama, complete with student narrators, characters, background noises and music.
More Than $20,000 in Matching Funds from Major Donors, Board and Staff Members For the last two years we have used the Give Local campaign to help support our middle school expansion and we will continue this year. However, with the impact of the pandemic, student needs go beyond adding middle school grades. What we […]
“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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Some of the stories from CCS take place outside of the classroom. After all, the way we help children is not limited to academics. Children need to be cared for physically and emotionally, and they need stability in their lives in order to succeed in school. This story started several years ago with a father, […]
Not every story at CCS is an obvious success — even we admit that, but this one will touch your heart as it did ours. We received a call one day from a counselor at a prison. The counselor explained that she had been working with an inmate for several years and over that […]