By Stephannie Holland, Jeanine Rose, and Michelle Zawawi |
The Suffield Public Schools may look a little different in the fall but whether students are at home or in the school building, SPS is offering new and exciting opportunities for students to learn. First, the upgrade of the Google platform to Google Enterprise allows teachers and students to collaborate, communicate, and learn with each other while apart or together.
In the beginning of the brick repair project at McAlister Intermediate School this summer, most of the work was around back, not noticeable to those passing by. A crew of brick-masons from Armani Restoration, a Middletown company, has been busy since late in June, starting with the task of chipping out eroded mortar and loose bricks.
By Timothy M. Van Tasel, Superintendent of Schools |
It is with great anticipation that I write this article as we prepare for the start of the 2020-2021 school year. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the community of Suffield for its continued investment in the education and welfare of our children.
The campus at Suffield Academy is a well-maintained historic site on our Main Street, so it is no surprise to learn that behind the scenes the school has been working steadily for many years to improve its use of natural resources, reduce its carbon footprint, and thus become more environmentally friendly.
May 20 marked the first of its kind virtual award ceremony for the Suffield Agriscience FFA chapter. It is traditionally a bittersweet ceremony, as it is the last official meeting the chapter officers and chapter holds for the year.