March 24, 2021

The last day to submit a video for the talent show is next Wednesday, March 31.

Monday, March 29 is the return to full time in person learning at SBS.  We look forward to having everyone back in the classroom.  Please remember to send your student in with a clean mask that completely covers your child’s mouth and nose.  Visitors are not allowed into the school building at this time. 

Weekly English conversation for non-native speakers will resume on Thursday, April 8 at 9:30 am in the St. Joseph convent for anyone who wants to practice speaking English in a friendly, informal setting.  Please call Evelyn, at extension 130 if you would like to join the group, or just drop in.  All are welcome.

The extended day program has a limited number of openings for a virtual Zumba class for children in grades K-5, Wednesday afternoons from 4:10-5:10 pm beginning April 7.  The deadline to register, first come first served, is on Wednesday, March 31.

Applications for fall 2021 enrollment to Side by Side are online at  The public may view a short presentation about our school on our home page, and complete the application, available in English or Spanish, electronically.  Applications must be submitted no later than Monday, April 5 at 4:00 P.M.  The virtual lottery will take place on Wednesday, April 28 at 5:00 P.M.   

UniteCT, an emergency rental assistance program supporting CT residents, is currently accepting applications.  Please see the attached flyer to learn more and see if you qualify.

Please see attached a list of immediate childcare openings for infants, toddlers and preschoolers in Norwalk.

The Norwalk Fire Department is recruiting new firefighters.  Please see the attached flyer for information about how to register for the upcoming test on May 22. The test registration period is from March 8 – May 10.

FAVOR, the learning and leadership academy is offering a virtual training workshop on Tuesday, April 6 from 6-8 pm via ZOOM, about how to be your child’s best advocate.  Please see the flyer attached to this email.

The CT State Dept. of Education is offering a virtual professional support series for parents and families on supporting children’s learning during Covid-19.  The last presentation will be held on Tuesday, April 6.  Please see the attached flyer for more details. 

Please see the flyer for summer job opportunities for undergraduate students in CT, in partnership with No Kid Hungry. 

·       Mayor’s Town Hall Addressing COVID-19 Concerns within the Hispanic Community 3-17-2021

Mayor’s Town Hall Addressing COVID-19 Concerns within the Hispanic Community 3-17-2021 | Norwalk, CT – Official Website


 Resource Specialist (Part-time)

Part-Time – $20.00 Hourly: Category: Community and Social Services; Department: Community Services

Community Resource Specialist (Part-time) | Job Details tab | Career Pages (


 Community Resource Specialist (Part-time)

Part-Time – $20.00 Hourly: Category: Community and Social Services; Department: Community Services

Community Resource Specialist (Part-time) | Job Details tab | Career Pages (

Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program

Summer Youth Employment Program, administered by the Mayor’s Office provides jobs for the young people, ages 14-18, so they can learn to navigate in a business environment, contribute to the community, gain life skills, explore a specific profession and earn money.

For more information, contact Darlene Young at

Applications will be accepted from March 19 – April 09, 2021 11:59 P.M; Hourly Rate: $12

Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program | Job Details tab | Career Pages (


At CALF PASTURE BEACH in partnership with The Connecticut Food Bank

Every Wednesday, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

To volunteer, please register online by visiting The Connecticut Food Bank registration page to select your Wednesday:

For additional support, you may also contact The Urban League of Southern CT & Open Door Shelter.                                                                     

The Urban League of Southern CT

Val V. Guilford, Vice President

137 Henry Street, Suite 220, Stamford, CT  06902

Work:    203.561.3993; vguilford@ulsc.orgSocial Service Agency | Urban League of Southern Connecticut, Inc. (


Maria T. Davis,Income Supports Specialist ; 203-866-1057 ext. 210  


Doing impactful work?  Apply for funding through April 2nd!

Our Impact Philanthropy Fund is seeking partners to help close the Opportunity Gap in Fairfield County.  Grants of approximately $15,000-$30,000 are awarded to organizations working to address issues of health, education, financial stability and race/gender equity.  Applicants must provide services in our 12-town footprint and hold a 501(c)(3) designation (or have a fiscal sponsor), and must not have already received a grant during our current fiscal year (2020-2021).

United Way of Coastal Fairfield County is passionate about innovation, authentic impact, and community engagement.  We are open to taking calculated risks on small and start-up programs.  True collaboration, learning, data sharing, and marketing are requisites.

Applications are due Friday, April 2, 20201 at 5:00 pm.  Finalists will have an interview with the Impact Philanthropy investment committee.

Questions? Please contact Michele Litt at:

To review our RFP prior to submitting your application, click here. 

·       Cornerstone Community Church in partnership with Norwalk ACTS (Flyer Attached)

Community Resource Fair- Saturday – March 27, 11am-2 pm

At the Norwalk Public Library parking lot (1 Belden Ave).  

·       COVID-19 DAILY TESTING EVENTS – For more updates – COVID-19 Testing

Testing Provider: Day Street Community Health Center
mmunity College
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Testing Provider: Day Street Community Health Center

Upcoming Pop-up Testing Events

The testing Provider for these upcoming events is Sema4.

For additional information and answers to Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 testing by Sema4,

the Sema4 patient portal, and a timeline of receiving test results, please click here.

Saturday, March 20
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Ponus Ridge Middle School
Tuesday, March 23
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Ponus Ridge Middle School
Saturday, March 27
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Brien McMahon High School
Tuesday, March 30
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Ponus Ridge Middle School

Additional Testing Events

COVID-19 testing is also available by appointment only at the Norwalk Community Health Center at Smilow Life Center.

No doctor’s note or symptoms required to obtain a test. A person does not have to be a Norwalk Community Health Center patient to be tested. 

To make an appointment, call (203) 851-1065.

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Smilow Life Center
55 Chestnut Street
Testing Provider: Norwalk Community Health Center
Evelyn Quigley
Parent Community Coordinator

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