School Transitions Information for Families

School Transitions Information for Families

To make the transition easier for families whose students are in schools that are transitioning as part of the District Model for Excellence improvement plan, we are announcing the following Family Information Nights at your current school and Open Houses at your new home school.

For Family Information Nights, refreshments, translation services, and childcare for children ages 3 and up will be provided.  Please call 860-695-8400 for reserve childcare.

For Open Houses, transportation, refreshments and translation services will be provided. Please call 860-695-8400 for reserve transportation.


Family Information Night and Open House Schedule

School & Grade Levels Family Information Night Date & Location Family Information Night Time Open House Date  Open House Time
Burns Latino Studies Academy –
2018-19 Grades 5-7
January 22, 2019
Burns Latino Studies Academy, 195 Putnam Street
4:30pm-6:00pm March 13, 2019

at McDonough Middle School
111 Hillside Avenue
(For Burns 2018-19 Grades 5-7 students.)

Journalism & Media Academy
2018-19 Grades 9-11
January 30, 2019 @
Journalism & Media Academy
150 Tower Avenue
5:00pm-7:00pm T/B/D when Weaver opens
Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts
2018-19 Grades 9-11
January 31, 2019
Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts
245 Locust Street
4:30pm-6:00pm T/B/D when Weaver opens


More information is coming home soon with your student from their school.

If you have questions, please contact your child’s principal.