From the Principal's Pen

March 11, 2022

Dear Parents,


The calendar is filling up quickly so get ready to join in some community fun in the next few months. Pay close attention to the PTA JC Weekly news for upcoming events. During the school day we have the following happening in March.


On March 16th we will be hosting the kindergarten parents of 2022-2023 kindergarten students in person. We look forward to holding an in person presentation.


On March 25th we will hold virtual Parent/Teacher Conferences. If you did not schedule a conference yet please contact your child's teacher.


On March 30th the JC Preschool class will be in full swing. Please join me in welcoming Danielle Szanto as the Head Teacher for our program. Ms. Szanto worked in the GPS preschools for several years as a professional assistant and is returning from Stamford as a certified preschool teacher. She will be assisted by Catherine Stambaugh, new to the Greenwich Public Schools. Maria Alfa who has worked across GPS preschools will serve as the Speech and Language teacher. We look forward to welcoming our new staff members and new little people soon!


On March 30th the students will enjoy a Bash the Trash assembly at the generosity of our PTA. The school assembly will include science, music and the environment. Fast, funny and full of crazy instruments made from recycled and reused stuff, amazing science demos, and fun music, this school assembly will inspire our students to explore the connections between art and science!


Have a wonderful weekend!


Mrs. Trish McGuire and Mr. Matthew Hartigan

PTA Spring Parent Social

Mark your calendars for our Parent Social on April 8th at 7:00pm at the St. Lawrence Club. There will be wine, apps, games, raffles, and a silent auction you won't want to miss! Click HERE to RSVP. Early bird pricing available through March 18th.


Please consider sponsoring a teacher by buying them a ticket so that they may attend this fun event!


We are also currently looking for volunteers for this event. Please sign up to volunteer HERE and let us know how you can help - whether it's planning, setting up, breaking down, or helping during the event.

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Summer School 2022

Julian Curtiss will be offering summer school for our own students July 5- August 5 running from 8:30-11:30 each day. Students will be selected by their teachers based on a specific criteria and invites will be sent home the week of March 21st.


Greenwich Public Schools will also be holding a district summer school from July 5-August 5, running from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM for most offerings. The 2022 Program will focus on literacy and numeracy skills for our PreK-8 students, including tutoring options for invited families. Advancement courses and credit recovery courses will be offered for our secondary level students in Grades 6-12. For more information, please visit our website or email questions to our Summer Programs Coordinator, Tara Fogel at this dedicated summer school email address:

GPS_SummerSchool2022@greenwich.k12.ct.us. Check back on April 1 for links to register your child.

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