KP Connection --SPECIAL EDITION

November 25, 2014

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INCLEMENT WEATHER NOTICE

The West Hartford School District now has the technology to notify each student's household when there is a cancellation or delay due to inclement weather. Our recent survey to determine community interest in this program is complete. With 3,500 surveys completed, 90% of parents are in favor of this program beginning immediately. The phone notification will be in addition to existing online, television, and radio notifications, and the phone call would be issued no later than 6:30am. Thank you for your time and assistance in helping us improve our schools and community.

Join US -DECEMBER 1st PTO MEETING-Learning Focus: Math and the Common Core

6:30pm: Math Presentation
  • Come hear from the math department about how they are helping students become conceptual thinkers and effective problem solvers (6:30-7:00)


7:00pm: General Meeting
Fall Conference Survey (click here) --The survey will close on December 4th, 2014.

BARNES AND NOBLE BOOK FAIR December 10th

Great things are planned but volunteers are needed to make it incredible. Please contact Katie Russo and Annie Keith for more information. Please email anna_marie_keith@yahoo.com Include your name, phone and email.... along with your

Parent/Guardian Fall Book Study --2nd Session on Thursday, December 11th

Our second session will focus on chapters 5-8. The book study will be held in the Library at 7pm on Thursday, December 11th.

You can purchase the book at all major bookstores or download it as a pdf document from her website here by scrolling down to the bottom of the page. If you do not read the book, you are still invited to join us and participate in the discussions. Your valued input is needed.

If you have any questions, please contact Joy Wright @ Joy_Wright@whps.org or 860-233-8230.

Upcoming Events/Activities

November 24th and 25th


  • No Intramurals



November 27th and 28th

No School - Happy Thanksgiving!


December 1st


  • PTO Meeting 6:30pm --KP Commons
  • Presentation on Math and the Common Core at the Middle School (6:30-7:00pm)


December 2nd


  • Odyssey of the Mind informational meeting (3:00-4:00pm) in room 200 for students who consider themselves to be creative and enjoy challenging themselves. person who enjoys challenging yourself? Open to all grades.


December 10th


  • Barnes and Noble Book Fair 6:00-8:30 Blue Black Square


December 11th


  • Final Book Discussion on It's Complicated: The Socially Networked Lives of Teens in the Library at 7pm