What’s New Wednesday


The first All School Meeting of the school year will be on Friday, September 29 at 2:30 P.M.  Parents are always welcome to attend.

The SBS administration intends to reward the students in grades 4-8 for their growth and achievement on the SBAC exam last year.  This Friday, September 29, all 4-8 grade students will have lunch in the gym at 12:10.  Please see the attached flyer.

Monday, October 9, school will close in observance of Columbus/Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  The following day, Tuesday, October 10 is a professional day.  School will close for students that day as well.  

School picture day is on Thursday, October 12.  Look for order forms in your child’s backpack next week.  You can also place your order online at coffeepond.com.  Students may wear an outfit of their choice.

Optimum is offering the Affordable Connectivity Program to help qualifying households pay for internet service.  Please see the flyer attached for important details. 

There will be a parent forum on Thursday, October 12 from 6-7:30 for the parents of our eighth grade students.  Ms. Newbery will answer questions about the transition to high school and the application process for Norwalk Public Choice and other regional high schools. 

Updated student health forms are due September 29.  Please return newly completed emergency forms, transportation forms and upper school code of conduct agreements to the main office.   

J. M. Wright Technical High School announce their fall open house date for interested incoming high school students.  Please see the flyer attached. 

Free ESL classes for SBS parents are ongoing. Please see the flyer attached for more information.

2023-24 SHEDULE OF BOARD MEETINGS (all meetings, September – June will take place in person at the Side by Side Upper School)

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2023
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2023
  • December 26, 2023 TBD
  • Tuesday, January 23, 2024
  • Tuesday, February 27, 2024
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2024
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2024
  • Tuesday, May 28, 2024
  • June 2024 TBD
Evelyn Quigley
Parent Community Coordinator

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