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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:8:10am Grade 1 Lunch:11:40am - 12:05pm
School Hours:8:25am - 3:05pm Grade 2 Lunch:12:10pm - 12:35pm
Main Office Hours:7:30am - 4:00pm Kindergarten Lunch:12:40pm-1:05pm

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

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Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 

Stephannie Holland, a high school English/drama teacher at Suffield High School, has been named the 2016 Suffield Teacher of the Year.

Honored at a district wide celebration on Tuesday, May 12, Stephannie was chosen from 17 incredible nominees for the award. For the past 13 years, Stephannie has worked to touch the lives of every student she works with. In her words, "Every child's dreams are important and achievable if you are willing to put the work in."

Read more on the Teacher of the Year webpage

Posted Friday, May 22, 2015 

Helen Thresher, a paraprofessional colleague at Suffield Middle School, has been named the 2016 Suffield Paraeducator of the Year.

Helen was chosen among several paraprofessionals nominated for the Anne Marie Murphy Paraeducator Award, which honors excellence in those who support student achievement. In their letter of nomination supporting Helen, the sixth grade team of teachers wrote: Helen works as a partner while in the classroom. She takes special care to note observations regarding small groups or cooperative partners. She often brings a fresh set of eyes to classroom lessons, and as a part of our team, she sees students learning in many different settings.

Read more on the Paraeducator of the Year webpage

Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015 

We are delighted to offer a summer program designed to provide reading and writing instruction for those students entering first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade. The program, which is called Summer Boost, will focus on decoding, phonics, reading comprehension skills and written response to literature using reading instructional practices that are utilized at each grade level during the school year. The program schedule is as follows:

Monday & Wednesday
8:30 am – 9:55 am – Grade 1
10:05 am – 11:30 am – Grade 2

Tuesday & Thursday
8:30 am – 9:55 am – Grade 3
10:05 am – 11:30 am – Grade 4 & 5

Important information to know:

  • Summer Boost will be held at Spaulding School for all grades from June 29th through July 23rd.
  • If you wish to have your child participate in Summer Boost, please return the form below by June 5th indicating which sessions your child will be attending. .
  • Parents must transport students to/from the program. Bus transportation will not be provided.
  • Prompt arrival and dismissal are necessary

Letter / Participation Form - PDF

Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015 
The Spaulding Preschool will be going on a field trip to Forest Park on June 2, 2015 with a rain date of June 3 (AM & PM classes.) The bus will leave Spaulding by 8:45 and return at 1:00. We will tour the zoo and participate in a Discovery Program before having a picnic lunch. The cost of the trip is $6.00. Thanks to the PTO, part of the expense has been defrayed. Parent chaperons are welcome; please let your child's teacher know so that we can set up our groups ahead of time. The cost is $7.50.
• send in a snack and a lunch with drink packed separately, with your child's name in a disposable bag.
• have your child wear their Spaulding Star shirts. If your child does not have a shirt, please have them wear a blue t-shirt.
Posted Wednesday, May 6, 2015 

The Board of Education has concluded its search for its next superintendent by voting Karen Berasi as the new leader of the Suffield Public Schools.

Press Release - PDF

Posted Monday, May 4, 2015 
Come one, come all to the Kindergarten Circus! Making their debut appearance will be the Shining Star Singers, Strong Kids, Amazing Acrobats, Dynamic Dancers, Terrific Twirlers, and the Groovy Button Band. Come join us for a fantastic show where you just might see some clowns clowning around and learning the Circus ABC's. Come join us for the circus on May 28th. This is a show that will keep you smiling from the beginning to the end!

For parking purposes, we ask that parents arrive at the following performance times:

9:30 a.m. - Mrs. Blais, Mrs. Liss, Mrs. Potter, Mrs. Zacchera

1:30 p.m. - Mrs. D'Aleo, Mrs. Lord, Mrs. Reinhard, Ms. Rusinko
Posted Monday, Apr 20, 2015 

Parents, friends, returning college students, retirees.

If you know of someone looking to earn extra money working as a substitute in our food service department please have them contact Kathy Carney at 860-668-3802 / kcarney@suffield.org.
Posted Friday, Aug 22, 2014 

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

Suffield Middle School and Suffield High School Bus Routes - PDF

Please note that 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.

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

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

Posted Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013 
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Scott P. Dunn

Calendar Events
  • May 2015
    • MonMay25 No School - Memorial Day
    • WedMay27 Town Meeting 6:30 PMSuffield Middle School Auditorium
    • ThuMay28 Kindergarten Circus 9:30 AMA Ward Spaulding SchoolMrs. Blais, Mrs. Liss, Mrs. Potter, Mrs. Zacchera
    • ThuMay28 Kindergarten Circus 1:30 PMA Ward Spaulding SchoolMrs. D'Aleo, Mrs. Lord, Mrs. Reinhard, Ms. Rusinko
    • SatMay30 Safe Party Bottle/Can Drive 9:00 AM to 1:00 PMSuffield Middle School Cafe Parking Lot
  • June 2015
    • TueJun02 Sped PAC 9:00 AMMcAlister Intermediate School Cafe
    • TueJun02 Suffield Board of Education Meeting 6:30 PM
    • MonJun08 Field Day Pre-K A. Ward Spaulding School

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