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   THS Open House
   Feb 11 2016 at 06:30 PM
   TMS - Basketball Game - HMTCA MS
   Feb 12 2016 at 03:45 PM
   No School--President's Day
   Feb 15 2016
   BGP Favorite Book Character Day
   Feb 18 2016
   Snow Ball Dance
   Feb 19 2016 at 07:00 PM
   TMS - Student Council Dance
   Feb 19 2016 at 07:00 PM
   THS PLC Meetings
   Feb 22 2016 at 02:00 PM
   NHS Blood Drive
   Feb 23 2016
   Early Release--Teacher In-Service
   Feb 24 2016
   Board of Education Meeting
   Feb 24 2016 at 07:30 PM
   THS Progress Reports
   Feb 25 2016
   TMS - Random Acts of Theater - Rehearsal
   Feb 25 2016 at 02:30 PM
   TMS - PTO Hoops Challenge
   Feb 26 2016 at 07:00 PM
   THS Spring Sports On-Line forms and Physicals are Due
   Feb 29 2016
   SAT for all 11th Graders
   Mar 02 2016
   Breakfast with Principal
   Mar 02 2016 at 09:00 AM
   Communications Committee Meeting
   Mar 02 2016 at 01:00 PM
   THS Curriculum Liaison Meeting
   Mar 02 2016 at 02:00 PM
   Early Release-Parent/Teacher Conferences
   Mar 03 2016
   Early Release--Teacher In-Service (THS Only)
   Mar 03 2016 at 11:47 AM
  TOLLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS  
51 Tolland Green
Tolland, CT 06084
Tel: (860) 870-6850
Fax: (860) 870-7737
Office Hours: 
8:00 am -  4:00 pm


Parker Housing Project Update

On (1/26/2016) school administration, school facilities staff, Town administrators, Town Public Works officials, parent representatives, Public Safety personnel, Resident State Troopers, Board of Education and Town Council representatives worked collaboratively with Housing and Engineering staff to review and discuss feedback from the 1/14/2016 community meeting on the Parker Housing Project. Participants carefully reviewed community concerns, and generated plans to mitigate or resolve them. These plans included the development of a proposal from the consulting engineer, working in close collaboration with school staff, to relocate the play-scape, re-conceptualize parent and staff parking and student drop-off options, and provide for barrier and fencing protection. In addition, the group discussed additional potential security measures and conditions. The development of the additional proposal will be at the Town’s expense, and will be presented to the public in a meeting on February 9th, at 6 PM, in the Tolland High School Library. All interested parties are encouraged to attend. In the interim, the Superintendent of Schools would be happy to answer any questions he can and may be reached at the Central Office at 860-870-6850 extension 1.

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2016 Kindergarten Parent Meeting
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Parker Senior Housing Workshop
streaming.tolland.k12.ct.us/show?video=265d3653714d

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2016 - 2017 Superintendent's Proposed Budget
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2016 - 2017 Community Budget Workshop


2016 Board of Education Meeting Dates

Capital Improvement Plan
Tolland Residency Procedures
Click Here for Volunteer Form


Math In Focus Login (DIGI Plus) - Click Here
Math In Focus Login (Think Central) - Click Here


School Sponsored Student Accident Insurance Plan
Erase Survey


Adopted BOE FY 2015 - 2016  Budget


New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Report of the Visiting Committee - Click Here


FACILITY UTILIZATION & STUDY WORKSHOP 4
 
 
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FACILITY UTILIZATION & STUDY WORKSHOP 3
Agenda Topics, Charts, Graphs and Descriptors
School Facility Utilization and Assessment Study
December 12, 2013
Agenda Topics
Click Here
Study Overview   Click Here
Families of Options Click Here
Grade Reconfiguration Options Click Here

 School Facility Utilization and Assessment Study
Workshop 2
November 7, 2013
Question and Answer                                     Click Here
Enrollment Projection Primer                        Click Here
Families of Options                                         Click Here
Grade Reconfiguration Options                     Click Here
District School Floor Plans                             Click Here

 School Facility Utilization and Assessment Study
Workshop 1
October 3, 2013
Agenda, Tolland Community Workshop              Click Here 
District Goals  Click Here
Study Process Information Click Here
Workshop Breakout Session Introduction             Click Here
Workshop Image 1  Click Here
Workshop Image 2  Click Here

TOLLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS
STRATEGIC PLAN
The Tolland Public Schools Strategic Plan was approved by the Board of Education at its November 28, 2012 meeting.  The Strategic Plan incorporates the findings developed through the work of the New England School Development Council (NESDEC) and the Strategic Plan Steering Committee.

Those findings included the following six topic areas:
  1. Communication
  2. Technology
  3. 21st Century Learning Skills
  4. Parent/Community Engagement
  5. Student Learning/Curriculum
  6. School Environment
The Strategic Plan addresses each of these areas.  The Plan includes specific strategies and actions:
  1. To ensure high levels of student achievement for each individual academically, socially, and emotionally in preparation for a 21st Century world.
  2. To establish a positive school climate where all members of the school community are safe, respected, and available for learning.
  3. To provide and utilize technology to promote learning.
  4. To facilitate consistent communication among Tolland Public Schools' stakeholders.
  5. To improve school facilities that support student achievement and provide a safe learning and working environment.
William D. Guzman

Click here for the Strategic Plan.

COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS

In June of 2010, the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Governor’s Association, with monetary support from the Gates and Mott Foundations and the desire expressed through the Race to the Top initiative, released national curriculum standards for math, English language arts,  and literacy standards for social studies, science and the technical subjects. All but five states have adopted these standards.  These standards are now Connecticut’s Common Core State Standards (CCSSs).

In addition to the above, national science frameworks have been developed and standards are slated to be adopted and released in the fall. Social studies standards are also new and have already been developed for use by Connecticut.

For information on what parents can do to help their student learn, click on this link.


TOLLAND SAFE SCHOOL CLIMATE PLAN

The Tolland Safe School Climate Plan was approved by the Board of Education on December 14, 2011.

Click here for the full Safe School Climate Plan


  

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Welcome to the website of the Tolland Public Schools.
This website has been prepared for the sole purpose of making school information easier to find, and it is our hope that it will become for parents, students, and visitors the “go to” place for that information.

The website has been developed to enable visitors to become familiar with our district, as well as our schools, and to provide current information, updated school news, schedules, and events.  It is also our goal to improve our communication with parents, students, staff, and the community at large.

Our home page has a calendar that includes the events scheduled district-wide, as well as an area of “Quick Links” for easy access to information utilized on a regular basis.  The tabs located across the top of the page have drop down menus containing a variety of information that you will also find helpful.

Please visit our site often as we add and update information about our schools and programs.