Important Message From Blackboard

On Friday, February 5, between 5:15 a.m. and 8:15 a.m., Blackboard Connect experienced delivery issues for a subset of voice calls. SMS and email deliveries were not affected.

The problem was isolated to a specific call provider. Connect utilizes call providers to dial and deliver our high volume of messages through the general phone network. This provider was sent calls to process but was unable to deliver them. We have removed this particular provider from our pool of redundant call providers and have had sustained stability since this removal.

I want to extend my sincere apologies for any concern this has caused parents or the district. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Dane Dellenbach
Sr. Product Manager

Potentially Dangerous Mobile Apps

Parents and Guardians are strongly encouraged to review the information contained on the Today Show regarding potentially dangerous mobile apps.

2015 College Acceptances from NFA
Please see attached.
2015 College Acceptances from the Norwich Free Academy.pdf
Delays, Early Dismissals, and School Closings

Please read the attached letter from Dr. Welch regarding weather related announcements.
Early Dismissals Delays and Closings.pdf
Focus on Foster Care

The Department of Children and Families needs foster families for children of all ages. Attend an informational meeting where you will receive descriptions of available programs.

See attached file for more info
Please see the attached order form for the Great Lakes Scrip Fundraiser

Upcoming Events

Monday, February 15
Presidents' Day

Wednesday, February 24
Early Dismissal
Professional Development for Teachers

Monday, March 14
Board of Education Meeting
7:00 p.m.
BOE Website
Wed, Mar 23 - Thu, Mar 24
Early Dismissal
Parent/Teacher Conferences

Friday, March 25
Good Friday


Today, 2/11/2016
High: 28 Low: 7
Snow showers
48% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/12/2016
High: 25 Low: 12
Partly sunny
6% chance of precipitation.

Employment Opportunities

Become a Substitute Teacher

Preston Public Schools has partnered with Kelly Educational Staffing to recruit, train, and provide qualified substitute teachers for our schools. Learn more about how you can become a substitute teacher for our district and help make a positive impact on student achievement!

Preston Public Schools, 325 Shetucket Tpke, Preston, CT 06365
Phone: (860) 889-6098  |  Fax: (860) 889-8685
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