Let me start off by saying that we have had an excellent start to the new school year. As I mentioned in my initial message, we have excellent students, staff, and community members. I am proud to say that that statement has been backed up by the actions of all parties.
Our staff is presently in the process of analyzing all of our report card data. We all know there are areas we need to improve upon. The administration and staff are working diligently to address them. We certainly take pride in what we do and are determined to do what is best for the Southington School Community.
Switching gears a bit, as we move closer and closer to inclement weather, we have to discuss school cancellations and delays. Your children and their safety and well-being is our number one concern. When winter arrives and we have days where travel is a concern we will make a determination as soon as possible so that you are aware of what you must prepare for. I must tell you, we are considering two-hour delays whenever they may be feasible. Many times, this puts a burden on parents/guardians, however, there are some days where we may use a delay to our advantage and be able to provide instruction to our students in which they definitely are in need of. We will keep you posted as much as possible as to what our plans will be concerning two – hour delays. Fortunately for us, our automated phone system has helped us immensely and will assist us in this process.
In closing, I would like to invite everyone to our Community Forum on Tuesday, October 21st at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of this forum is to answer any questions concerning our upcoming RENEWAL LEVY and also review or discuss any other topics you are interested in. Our plan is to have the forum at 6:00 p.m. followed by our regularly scheduled board meeting at 7:00 p.m.
We THANK YOU for your continued support. GO WILDCATS!
Superintendent of Schools