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   Chromebook Distribution - Grade 7 and New Students
   Aug 22 2017 at 08:30 AM
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   Aug 22 2017 at 05:00 PM
   JW - 7th Grade Orientations
   Aug 23 2017 at 08:30 AM
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   Aug 23 2017 at 05:00 PM
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   Aug 24 2017 at 08:30 AM
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John Winthrop continues to be recognized as a Spotlight School 2008~2017

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.

We are “Committed to Excellence”, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.

What's New

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Enjoy Your Summer!
Enjoy Your Summer! - JWMS Summer Calendar.
Posted on 06/23/2017
Celebrate Learning - Summer Program.
Posted on 06/22/2017
New Student Registration.
Posted on 06/22/2017
Incoming 7th Grade Summer Orientations.
Posted on 06/22/2017
First Day of School.
Posted on 06/22/2017
Fall Soccer Tryout Information.
Posted on 06/22/2017

AnnouncemeNTS

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JWMS Chromebook Distribution Dates - click to view

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First Day of School, 2017: Wednesday, August 30th _____________________________________________

 

Summer Reading Requirements for JWMS Students

Incoming 7th and 8th grade students are required to read two books - one fiction, one non-fiction - of their choice. All students will complete a written response in their English class at the beginning of the school year. A note sheet is provided to assist students in remembering details from the books while they write their response. ___________________________________________________________

 

School Supply List

Students should prepare for the upcoming school year using this JWMS school supply list. ___________________________________________________________

 

IMPORTANT: Health Forms Required To Start School

Schedule your doctor’s appointment now - don’t wait - they book quickly! As stated in Board Policy 5141: “A child will not be allowed, as the case may be, to begin or continue in district schools unless health assessments are performed as required. Students transferring into the district must provide evidence of required Connecticut vaccinations, immunizations, and health assessments at enrollment and prior to school attendance.” See the list of required health assessments and plan ahead to make sure your child is all set to begin school.


 

REPORTING ABSENCES

To report an absence, please call 860-526-9546. If before school hours, press #1, then extension 1402.

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CHROMEBOOK CHARGERS

Many students and parents/guardians have asked about purchasing a charger for their Chromebook to keep at a second location. Parents/Guardians may purchase chargers but need to be aware that all chargers are not compatible with JW issued Chromebooks. 

Click Here for More Information

Printing from Chromebooks at Home

A reminder to parents that you are able to set up printing from student Chromebooks at home. 'Google Cloud Print' will take you through set up procedures to get you connected.

______________________________________________________ Health Requirements

Schedule your doctors appointments now - don’t wait - they book quickly! As stated in Board Policy 5141: “A child will not be allowed, as the case may be, to begin or continue in district schools unless health assessments are performed as required. Students transferring into the district must provide evidence of required Connecticut vaccinations, immunizations, and health assessments at enrollment and prior to school attendance.” See the list of required health assessments and plan ahead to make sure your child is all set to begin school.


 

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