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A. Ward Spaulding School Grades PreK-2

945 Mountain Road
West Suffield, CT 06093
Phone: 860-668-3826
Fax: 860-668-3087

Doors open:8:20am Grade 1 Lunch:TBD
School Hours:8:35am - 3:15pm Grade 2 Lunch:TBD
Main Office Hours:7:30am - 4:00pm Kindergarten Lunch:TBD

Time Schedule (Preschool, 90 min delay, and Early Release)

A. Ward Spaulding School News and Announcements

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Posted Friday, Aug 26, 2016 

Please note that the morning bus stop times are estimated and students should be at their designated bus stops 10 minutes before the bus is scheduled to arrive. Transportation is provided by M & J Bus Company.

A. Ward Spaulding Elementary School and McAlister Intermediate School Bus Routes - PDF

Suffield Middle School and Suffield High School Bus Routes - PDF

If you have moved or have a change in daycare and you need to change your transportation requirements please contact your child's school.

A. Ward Spaulding School: 860-668-3826
McAlister Intermediate School: 860-668-3830
Suffield Middle School: 860-668-3820
Suffield High School: 860-668-3810

Posted Friday, Aug 19, 2016 

The before and after school program has reached its capacity and all spots have been filled for the 2016/2017 school year. If you have any questions please contact the program coordinator, Mrs. Melissa Colon. mcolon@suffield.org

Posted Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 

Access the InfoSnap Student Information Collection application via the Parent Portal at http://powerschool.suffield.org to update your child's 2016 - 2017 yearly required forms. The Student Information Collection is now open.

View or modify your child's transportation details; including estimated a.m. pick up time, p.m. drop off time, and pick up and drop off locations.

Even if you have done this in the past, the information MUST be verified and signed off by you before the start of the upcoming school year.

Need Help? Click here for more information about PowerSchool and the InfoSnap Student Information Collection.

Posted Friday, Aug 5, 2016 

It is with pride and great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Mrs. Natalie Donais as Director of Special Services. Natalie earned a B. S. degree in Special Education with a minor in psychology in 1983 from Southern Connecticut State University, a M. S. degree in Special Education in 1985 from Central Connecticut State University, and a 6th Year degree in Educational Leadership in 2004. Click here to read the announcement - PDF

Posted Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 

Click here to read the Back to School ePacket which contains:

  • Student Information Collection
  • Bus Transportation Information
  • Student Information Collection / PowerSchool - Helpful Tools
  • 2016 / 17 Updated School Start / End Times
  • Food Services Information
  • School Supply Lists
Posted Monday, Jul 18, 2016 

We continue to focus our collective efforts in providing a safe and secure school environment. The following safety precautions have been developed to ensure safety for all our students, staff, and families.

2016-2017 Arrival / Dismissal Procedures-PDF

Posted Monday, Jul 18, 2016 
Grade Level Meet & Greets
  • Entering Preschool: TBD – Schedule will be provided in the summer newsletter
  • Entering Kindergarten: Friday, August 26th 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm (includes a brief bus ride)
  • Entering 1st Grade: Friday, August 26th 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Entering 2nd Grade: Friday, August 26th 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Posted Thursday, Jul 7, 2016 

Due to a number of factors including student safety, on-time arrival and dismissal of buses and traffic concerns, there will be slight changes to the start and end time for all Suffield Public Schools for the 2016-17 school year. There will also be changes to the earliest time students may arrive at school in the morning.

The times will be as follows:

Morning Arrival
Afternoon Dismissal
Earliest Student Drop Off
School Start Time
School End Time
A. Ward Spaulding School 8:20 8:35 3:15
McAlister Intermediate School 8:20 8:35 3:15
Suffield Middle School 7:25 7:40 2:20
Suffield High School 7:10 7:25 2:05


  1. Students will be admitted early with teacher permission to attend a school activity.
  2. The Before School program at AW Spaulding for grades K-5 will continue to open at 7:00 AM.
Posted Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 

View reports for the family, student, teacher, and special education surveys Panorama administered this spring:


Posted Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 

Summer Hours:

Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Friday 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Posted Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 

Parents and students, please use the following link to learn more about K-5 Summer Learning:


Posted Monday, Jun 1, 2015 
Click here to access the A. Ward Spaulding Virtual Backpack


Scott P. Dunn

Assistant Principal

Ramsey Binnington

Calendar Events
  • August 2016
    • WedAug31 First Day of School
  • September 2016
    • MonSep05 No School & All Offices Closed - Labor Day
    • TueSep06 Suffield Board of Education Meeting 6:30 PMSuffield Middle School Library Media Center
    • WedSep07 AWS Picture Day A. Ward Spaulding School
    • WedSep14 SPED PAC 9:20 AM to 10:50 AMSuffield High School, Room #210 (Chorus Room)
    • ThuSep15 AWS Open House Parents Only McAlister Intermediate School
    • MonSep19 Suffield Board of Education Meeting 6:30 PMSuffield Middle School Library Media Center
    • ThuSep22 Kindergarten Get Together 3:15 PM to 5:00 PMA. Ward Spaulding School Fields
    • FriSep23 Kindergarten Get Together (Rain Date) 3:15 PM to 5:00 PMA. Ward Spaulding School Fields
  • October 2016
    • MonOct03 Suffield Board of Education Meeting 6:30 PMSuffield Middle School Library Media Center

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