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Preschool Ribbon Cutting, State Of The District Thursday In Derby

by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 25, 2015 8:22 am | Comments (0)

Derby schools Jan. 29 will unveil renovated space within the high school that will serve as the new home for the district’s preschool program.

Right now only about 23 children are in the program which is housed within the Bradley and Irving schools.

Superintendent of Schools Matthew Conway is pursuing grant money that could see the program expand to 54 children by the start of the next school year and to about 84 students down the road.

The ultimate goal — universal preschool in Derby.

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Two Finalists For Derby High School Principal Job

by STAFF | Jan 22, 2015 3:30 pm | Comments (0)

DERBY PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEBSITEThe Derby Board of Education could vote on a new principal for Derby High School by the end of the month.

There are two finalists for the job out of 32 initial applicants.

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Open House At St. Lawrence In Shelton

by STAFF | Jan 21, 2015 10:21 am | Comments (0)

The St. Lawrence School in Shelton is hosting an open house Sunday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Meet the Principal and teachers, visit the classrooms and get to know the St. Lawrence family. The school is pre-K 4 through 8th grade.

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Irving School Students Partner With Vietnam Vets For Book Drive

by Patricia Villers | Jan 15, 2015 8:29 am | Comments (0)

Gently used books, lots of them.

That is the goal of an collection effort kicked off Wednesday by fourth graders in a reading enrichment program at the Irving School in Derby.

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Derby Schools Set Date For ‘State Of The District,’ Ribbon Cutting

by Press Release | Jan 13, 2015 4:20 pm | Comments (0)

Derby Schools Superintendent Matthew Conway will give a “state of the district” address to the public on Thursday, Jan. 29.

The district will also use the date to cut the ribbon on a new, expanded preschool opening within a section of the Derby High School building.

A reception is scheduled for 5:45 p.m.

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Prendergast School Honor Roll

by Press Release | Jan 13, 2015 1:09 pm | Comments (0)

PRENDERGAST SCHOOL HONOR ROLLFIRST MARKING PERIOD

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Mead School Honor Rolls

by Press Release | Jan 5, 2015 2:04 pm | Comments (0)

MEAD SCHOOL HONOR ROLLFIRST MARKING PERIOD

FIRST HONORS – “A” in all subjects

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Derby Schools Start Sketching Next Year’s Budget

by Eugene Driscoll | Dec 21, 2014 8:42 pm | Comments (0)

FILE PHOTOThe school budget process kicked off in Derby Friday, with a school board subcommittee getting its first look at a draft spending plan for 2015-2016.

In terms of the lifetime of the annual budget process, the numbers discussed Dec. 19 in Superintendent Matthew Conway’s office are bubble guppies in a pothole puddle.

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Derby Early Childhood Council Awarded Grants To Continue Their Work In the Community

by Press Release | Dec 18, 2014 6:06 am | Comments (0)

The Derby Early Childhood Council announced grant support for enhancing and implementing its community plan for improving outcomes for young children.

The $80,358 Discovery grant is funded by the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, the Children’s Fund of Connecticut and the Office of Early Childhood.

The Council has also been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Valley Community Foundation, a $5,000 grant from the City of Derby and a $14,000 in-kind grant from Everyday Democracy.

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Derby School Board Honored For Teamwork

by Derby Public Schools | Dec 2, 2014 11:22 am | Comments (0)

Contributed PhotoThe Derby Board of Education was presented with the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Level One Leadership Award during the annual CABE / CAPSS (Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents) Convention held at the Mystic Marriott on Friday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Nov. 15.

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