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Superintendent's December Newsletter
Superintendent's December Newsletter
Cromwell Public Schools
Friday, November 30, 2018

December 1, 2018

 

Dear Cromwell Community,

 As we move into the holiday season, we are taking time within the district to be reflective of the many accomplishments that occurred in 2018. Our staff, students, and district as a whole have grown exponentially and there is a sense of pride and satisfaction emerging that comes from perseverance and seeing positive results which stem from hard work. Our commitment to fostering teaching and learning practices that promote both academic and social-emotional well-being remains steadfast as we launch into 2019 and are optimistic about continued success.

 In addition to focusing on achievement, climate and culture remains on the forefront for us as we work within our schools and across our community to promote the goals outlined in the fifth competency of the Cromwell Public School’s Strategic Framework outlined below:

 Climate and Culture

  • Build a positive, supportive culture of trust, respect, and accountability that is based

on collaboration and strong relationships to improve school and district performance

  • Strengthen our understanding of social and emotional well-being in order to develop

a culture of high expectations for every student and staff member that is based on our

foundational beliefs and strategic competencies

  • Provide avenues for clear and open communication where input and feedback from

students, staff, parents, and community is valued

Accomplishing the aforementioned objectives will require input and support from many which will only strengthen and unify us for the betterment of all.  Opportunities for involvement will be forthcoming and I look forward to collaborating on this important initiative.

School Delays and Closing

Please subscribe to our live alerts to stay abreast of school notifications regarding weather. If you should have any questions regarding website needs or accessibility to live alerts, please notify Paul Noury at pnoury@cromwell.k12.ct.us

Budget

We are actively holding budget workshops within our buildings as we refine the vision for the 2019-20 school year. As we move into the month of January, please attend our Board of Education meetings to learn in more detail about our initiatives and how they translate into budgetary needs.

Upcoming Events

Please join us for upcoming events that will not only showcase the talents of our students, but also enhance this festive and joyful time of year.  The concerts all begin at 6:30 p.m.

 

CHS    - Winter Band/Choir Concert, December 13, 2018, Winter Concert, December 17, 2018

CMS    - Winter Concert (Grades 6/7) December 12, 2018, Winter Concert (Grade 8) December 19, 2018

WIS     - Winter Concert (Grade 5 Band, Grade 4/5 Chorus) December 18, 2018

 

Sincerely,

 

John T. Maloney, Jr.

Superintendent of Schools

860-632-4838 jmaloney@cromwell.k12.ct.us