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    Posted: 05/31/2022

    Falls Village, CT: At a special meeting on May 31, 2022, the Region 1 Board of Education appointed Dr. Jeanine M. Rose its new Assistant Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2022. Dr. Rose, a resident of Bloomfield, currently serves as Interim K-12 Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction in the Suffield Public Schools. Prior to assuming this role, she served for seven years as a Suffield’s Grades 6-12 Humanities Curriculum Coach. Jeanine began her career teaching English at Rockville High Scho...

  • Region 1 COVID-19 Letter 5/5/22

    Posted: 05/05/2022

    Dear Region 1 Parents, Caregivers and Staff, As you may be aware, the CT COVID-19 positivity and hospitalization rates are rising.  Most recently, we have received positive cases reports from most of our schools, but cases have risen significantly at Kent Center School and HVRHS over the last several days. The case reports by school for this week, at the time of writing this letter, are as follows: School  Number of Cases HVRHS 16 Canaan - Lee H. Kellogg School 0 Cornwall - Cornwall Consolidat...

  • Contemporary Visual Arts Scholarship

    Posted: 03/14/2022

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP Low Road Foundation PO Box 642 Sharon, CT 06069 Local Contact:  Mary Clare McKinley Phone:  860-364-1389 Email:  scholarship@lowroad.org Region 1 Contact:  Lisa Carter Email:  lcarter@region1schools.org FALLS VILLAGE, CT, MARCH 8, 2022 Applications for the Contemporary Visual Arts Scholarship (CVAS) are now available. Graduating seniors at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) who are committed to pursuing a deg...

  • Spring 2022 - Changes to School COVID Safety Practices

    Posted: 03/01/2022

    Spring 2022 - Changes to School COVID Safety Practices

  • Talking Points for Families: Masking Option

    Posted: 02/25/2022

    Talking Points for Families:  Masking Option

  • 2/24/22 COVID-19 Update for Staff and Families

    Posted: 02/24/2022

    Dear Region 1 Parents/Caregivers and Staff: As you are aware from news in the media, the Governor and the State legislators have been working together to guide all Connecticut citizens as we transition from a pandemic emergency response model toward a model that aligns with a more standard public health approach to the management and control of respiratory viral diseases. Dr. Manisha Juthani, The Commissioner of the CT Department of Public Health (DPH), has indicated that virus trends have been rapidly ...

  • Mask Message to Region 1 Families - 2.16.22

    Posted: 02/16/2022

    The Superintendent is reviewing the CT General Assembly decision with respect to the change in mask requirements in our schools. There will be a formal statement about the Region 1 decision as soon as the Superintendent completes discussions with all Region 1 Boards of Education and after the receipt of specific guidance from the CT Departments of Public Health and Education. The decision will be communicated on or before February 28th.

  • Pediatric (Ages 5-11) Vaccination Clinics

    Posted: 01/10/2022

    Canaan / Lee H. Kellogg:  November 30th and December 21st, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Cornwall: December 15th and January 5th, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Kent:   January 24th and February 11th, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. North Canaan:  January 13th and February 3rd , 3:30 - 7:30 p.m. Salisbury: December 7th, 3:30 - 7:30 p.m. and December 28th, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sharon:  November 30th and December 21st, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.  ONLY PEDIATRIC (AGES 5-11) VACCINATIONS WILL BE ADMINISTERED AT THESE CLINI...

  • COVID-19 Revised Protocol Letter 1/3/22

    Posted: 01/06/2022

    Dear Region 1 Parents and Caregivers, On December 27, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidance regarding the appropriate duration of quarantine and isolation for COVID-19. Based on this updated guidance and the science supporting it, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) advises at this time that it is appropriate to allow school districts to change their operating rules regarding quarantine, isolation, testing, and return to in-school activities. ...

  • Local Winners of Film Challenge

    Posted: 11/30/2021

    1st Place - Yonah Sadeh (Falls Village) Film: “In Our Backyard” on affordable housing Honorable Mention - Anna Coon (Sharon) Film: “Hidden Insecurities” on food insecurity Honorable Mention - Madison Long (Canaan) Film “Under Pressure” on the impact of social media Join us December 4th or 12th for a free screening of the winning films: Saturday, Dec. 4, at 11AM at the Crandell Theatre in Chatham, NY  Click Here for Tickets Sunday, Dec. 12, at 3 PM at the Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s ...