Superintendent’s Update

The 2021-2022 school year has officially begun, and it is wonderful to see our students, families, faculty, staff and partners in education returning to each of our schools.

SHS 50th Reunion

Suffield Country Club’s recently opened public restaurant, the 341 North Main Grill, graciously hosted our postponed SHS 50th Reunion for 83 attendees on July 10 with our classmates and guests.

Welcome Back To School

It is with great anticipation that I write this article with only a few weeks remaining before the start of the school year. It goes without saying that I look forward to seeing all of our students, families, faculty and staff returning to each of our schools.

New Director of Athletics and Student Activities

The Suffield Board of Education has created a new position, and has selected Mr. Todd Zenczak to be the new Director of Athletics and Student Activities for the Suffield Public Schools.

Unusual Prom a Success

Suffield High School juniors, dressed beautifully for someplace like Chez Josef, enjoy a game of Cornhole Toss next to the big, four-pole tent set up for this year’s prom in the high school track infield. Pictured at sunset on May 22 amid lessening pandemic restrictions, the mask-less event, with no one present except members of the class and the school staff (plus three food trucks and the main caterer), was reported to have been enjoyed by all.

SHS UCONN Class – Life Lessons

Kate McCluskey, Family Consumer Sciences Teacher and Career Internship Coordinator, invited Carol Martin, Ruth Clark and Ann Kannen to talk with her students at a Human Development Through Lifespan class. This class is an Early College Experience class where students earn college credit from UConn while in high school.

North Central Act of Kindness Award

Congratulations to Katheryn DiStefano and Anna Washburn, who received the North Central Act of Kindness Award (NCAOK) for the months of April and May, respectively. The NCAOK Award is designed to honor students who regularly display redeeming qualities like civic awareness, commitment, kindness and care towards others.