The #ConroyCrew had our first Mystery Reader of the year and it was our new AP Mrs. Carmody! She read Leonardo, the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems - a great lesson about friendship & finding what you need❤️👹 #firstgrade @JTPSCarmody @The_Pigeon pic.twitter.com/Xqq8q3vPPK— Sarah Conroy (@mrsconroyjtps) September 3, 2021
Welcome back to school, #ConroyCrew! We got to know each other and our shared interests by playing a “Find a Friend” survey. Then we compared our similarities 😎 These kids were so great at collaborating and asking questions! Lots to look forward to #firstgrade pic.twitter.com/A0fReA40FO— Sarah Conroy (@mrsconroyjtps) August 26, 2021
Since 2005, Link Crew has been providing a high-quality Orientation experience for incoming freshmen at Watertown HS. This year, we prepare to welcome the Class of 2025 (unbelievable!) on Thursday. Our Leaders are ready! @loughlin_whs @JanetParlato @MrsNCote @MrTomHogrefe pic.twitter.com/0sA7JErxB4— Paulina Auclair (@auclair_whs) August 24, 2021
Watertown Convocation 2022 was filled with energy, Pride and joy! Thank you to the many hands who made today happen. Congratulations to service award recipients; 22 TOY; 22 POY. Thx to our BOE and Town Manager for being here 2day!— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) August 26, 2021
WPS 2022 = Alignment | Innovation | Authenticity pic.twitter.com/j35iDgKO5d
Produced in joint cooperation between the CTPolice Chiefs Association and the State DOT this PSA features three SROs in CT, including our own Corporal Jeff Desena. A lot of the footage was shot right here in Watertown. Shout out to Chief Bernegger for sharing this short video. pic.twitter.com/fSfBL69zyJ— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) August 23, 2021
Manufacturing, Apprenticeship & Trades at WHS. A great mtg to dream possibilities! L to R: W. Campbell; @MrTomHogrefe; M. Raimo; @MrsNCote; T. Berch; R. DuPont; C. Zolby; @JanetParlato;S. Lutkus; K. Canady; L. Crotty; G. Faiella; @villanuevaA88. 📸creds go to J.Turner pic.twitter.com/YH4SKbD0w6— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) August 21, 2021
Working together to get the Watertown Public Schools ready to Open next week takes many hands. Thank you to our awesome WPD and chief Bernegger; amazingTown leaders, Mr. Raimo -town manager, M. Rosa - Town Council Chairwoman; and Ms. Crotty - BOE chairwoman!!! Watertown Pride! pic.twitter.com/ivcMsUM203— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) August 21, 2021
The second session of our Summer Bridge Program for incoming ninth graders is underway! We are grateful for the help of our student volunteers who are facilitating sessions & serving as mentors to the new freshmen. Here they are enjoying a break with ice cream from Teddy’s truck. pic.twitter.com/lcrLHPedvm— Janet Parlato (@JanetParlato) August 17, 2021
Upcoming JTPS School Events— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) August 19, 2021
August 25 from 1-3PM - ‘Popsicles on the Playground’ for all incoming kindergarten students plus one family member will meet their teachers on this special day.
Upcoming Judson School Events— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) August 19, 2021
- August 27 from 5:30-7:30 PM - The annual Back to School Bash is back!
- August 19 from 10:00-12:00 PM - Come meet Mrs. Raymond and have a tour of the building.
Upcoming Polk School Events— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) August 19, 2021
- August 19, 10:00-11:00 AM- Any newly registered students are invited to come for a tour of Polk. We can’t wait to meet you!
- August 27, 5:00-7:00 PM- The Polk PTO is hard at work planning our annual Back to School Bash! Save the date!
Upcoming Swift Middle School Event— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) August 19, 2021
August 20th from 12:00-1:00 PM "Welcome Orientation" for all incoming sixth graders and students in grades seven and eight who are new to Swift. Parents may accompany their children.
Upcoming Watertown High School Events— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) August 19, 2021
- Virtual Question and Answer Session 1 will take place on August 19 at 6:30 PM.
- Virtual Question and Answer Session 2 will take place on August 23 at 6:30 PM.
- In-person school tours will take place on the mornings of August 19 and 20.
Senior Yearbook Night— Thomas Hogrefe (@MrTomHogrefe) July 6, 2021
Tuesday, July 13th 5:30-7:00 PM
WHS Front Field
Pick up your yearbook if you purchased one, see friends, enjoy food and entertainment provided by the Class of 2021 and Project Graduation!
2021 Swift Middle School Graduation was beautiful today. Congratulations to all of our 8th grade students stepping up today! Kudos Principal Lerz, AP Mangione, R. Peronace, J. Anastasio, J.Zaino, A, DeMichiel, the entire SWIFT crew!— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) June 16, 2021
Check out pics: https://t.co/kL2aS0Le6Z pic.twitter.com/qPNsVRlq2e
Field Day felt like a little slice of normal in this wild school year! It was so lovely to see our students’ running around and enjoying this school ritual and to meet some of our virtual learners in person for the first time! #Polk #FieldDay2021 pic.twitter.com/lZyh2xERDV— @PolkPrincipal (@PolkESPrincipal) June 12, 2021
Congratulations to our 5th grade essay contest winners, Chad Feliciano and Gabby Velez, and the Runner Ups! They certainly know how to make good choices! Thank you to Officer Chip for donating these awesome bikes to the winners! pic.twitter.com/mFDsoXRlWl— JudsonAdventures (@JudsonAdventur1) May 29, 2021
Go WHS baseball @ the NVL against holy Cross! So sad I can’t stay for the entire game but so impressed to see the love from all of the WHS parents and students filling stands! Shout out to Coach Valentino’s lovely wife for giving me such a warm welcome To Watertown! Go team go! pic.twitter.com/oQWDwTJ82u— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) May 26, 2021
Congratulations to Noah Ryan on receiving the Lions Club Academic Scholarship this evening! And a huge shout out to the Lions Club for all of the service they provide to our community! Thank you for a beautiful evening of celebration! pic.twitter.com/fHZYQ7h2RD— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) May 26, 2021
JTPS blue pod second graders at Hardcore Cupcakes celebrating their opinion writing unit in designing a new cupcake for hardcore to sell at the bakery! Shout out to the blue pod team and @LisaJMauro for such a Fun day! Go second grade! pic.twitter.com/ypUvSrtJsN— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) May 22, 2021
I got to spend my very first “What’s Up Doc?” Student advisory group with 10 WHS students to discuss how important student voices are to district level planning and work! @JanetParlato and WHS faculty continue to cultivate student leaders 👍 pic.twitter.com/3jgGIr3ocH— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) May 6, 2021
Big game today, Watertown takes on Holy Cross first pitch is set for 3:45!!!— WatertownHS Baseball (@WatertownHSBase) April 28, 2021
Kalynn was honored tonight at the board of ed meeting for receiving the Superintendents Award sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS). #prouddad #brainsandbeauty #wps #shineon #BlackGirlMagic pic.twitter.com/R23k1YhYgC— Kyle Hillian (@JusKhill) April 27, 2021
It’s #NationalAssistantPrincipalsWeek , and I get to work with the excellent AP duo, @MrTomHogrefe and @MrsNCote every day. Along with the seriousness of our work, we make sure to have some necessary laughs throughout the day. Three big cheers for assistant principals! pic.twitter.com/aD8VtkEfeQ— Janet Parlato (@JanetParlato) April 5, 2021
Many, many thanks to our Watertown Staples for their generosity in donating a ton of school supplies! Polk students and teachers were so excited to get some new crayons, colored pencils, and other crucial supplies! #Polk @Staples pic.twitter.com/emW7EMUgjX— @PolkPrincipal (@PolkESPrincipal) March 24, 2021
The Easter Bunny has left the building! Huge shout out to Sun, Moon, and Stars for inviting me and Ms. Sjovall to be part of this special event at Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes! Autism Awareness and WPS partners. Thank you, C. Faressa & M. Faressa! pic.twitter.com/jEHoZAYPOU— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) March 22, 2021
WPS Employees attended their very first "Closed Clinic for Covid Vaccines". Thank you Torrington Area Health District for the organizing and planning to roll out the first round of doses to our PreK-12 educators! A huge shout out to the TAHD team of nurses, staff, and leaders. pic.twitter.com/7VGb3Vrpdm— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) March 2, 2021
Working with the team to prep for Students to return on Thursday. Found a great ‘hairstyle’ in the hallway in front of the Science lab! Shout out to Principal Lerz, AP Mangione, Ms.Fekete and Mr. Faiella! #Swift #Watertownps pic.twitter.com/A5gVYbYJoE— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) February 23, 2021
It was a “snow day” at Judson elementary today. Fifth graders working together to build snow forts. A perfect way for some team building action. Even principal Raymond and JES faculty were knee deep in snow! #watertownps pic.twitter.com/Ya3aME8ikx— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) February 13, 2021
WHS 2021-2022 Program of Studies! Shout out to M. Quatrano, N. Lewis, C. Guerrera, Dr. Parlato, and student G. Rinaldi for sharing about all of these great courses! Foods, AP Seminar, Math for the Trades...and more! Sign me up for ‘bagel lab’ #WHS pic.twitter.com/2chTiyzKfO— Alison Villanueva (@villanuevaA88) February 9, 2021