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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.


71 Wolcott Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06110
Phone: 860-561-2300
Fax: 860-521-7545

Scott Dunn, Principal 

For Families


School Announcements

This is a statewide fundraiser to raise money for Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
We are inviting all students and staff to wear pajamas to school on Friday, December 8, 2017.
Participants are asked to donate $1 which will be forwarded to CCMC.
WHPS is working together as one large team. If you would like to make an online donation, you may do so by clicking here.

Just a reminder that we have early dismissal at 1:30 this Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Normal 2:00 dismissal on Wednesday.

All family members are invited to come shop the Scholastic Book Fair this week during any open hours (even during the school day). All proceeds benefit the library. Products such as Scholastic BookFlix for whole school use are purchased with the Book Fair revenue. If you can't make the fair in person, shop online from now until Nov. 28th. All purchases ship free to the school. A great bonus is that in person fair sales are tax exempt!


Monday, Nov. 13 from 8am to 4pm

Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 8am to 4pm

Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 8am to 7pm

Thursday, Nov. 16 from 8am to 4pm

Friday, Nov. 17 from 8am-11am

Reminder: Mike Curato is coming to visit grades K-2 on Dec. 5th. All signed book pre-order forms are due Wednesday, Nov 15. Please see the flyer for full details and to print another order form. You can also stop by the library to complete a form during book fair hours.

The annual Haunted Forest is scheduled for Saturday, October 21st with a rain date of Saturday, October 28th. We appreciate the time and efforts of any available volunteers to ensure that this annual, fun event can happen. This event is a major PTO fundraiser and it takes many generous volunteers for it to happen. Please visit the on-line sign-up sheet to reserve your volunteer spot. First and foremost, we need scene commitments. Please commit to a scene by September 30th. Our Wolcott students are excited for this event and they are counting on all of us! Please visit the on-line sign-up sheet to reserve your volunteer spot.

All students entering grades K-5 and well as students entering middle school are expected to read over the summer. Middle school students have an assignment they need to complete related to one book of their choice. Students entering grades K-5 are asked to log summer reading online via Wandoo Reader if possible. Please see the Summer Reading Information Flyer for full details and and links to all the websites for online summer reading logs.
Please visit our market in front of the school and see the flyer for details.

This Wolcott School Fair is this Friday, June 2 from 5-8 PM and there are lots of opportunities for volunteering!! We’ll have bounce houses, an obstacle course, facepainting, food, and lots of games. There will also be the cakewalk, teacher raffle and new games including a Flash Splash game to splash the teachers, a ring toss, and a monster knock down game! Lots of help will be needed to be sure than fun will be had by everyone!!

Sign up today at Sign up Genius: http://www.signupgenius.com/ go/30e094fa4ae2fa1fd0-wolcott

If you can't sign up, please make plans to attend and enjoy the fair!

This is the revised Town Meeting schedule for May and June.

May 5- No Town Meeting

May 12- Whole School - Respectful, Responsible, Ready to Learn

May 19- 3-5 - Respectful, Responsible, Ready to Learn

May 26- K-2 - Respectful, Responsible, Ready to Learn

June 2- No Town Meeting

June 9- Town Meeting Whole School

June 15 - Final Town Meeting Whole School @ 9:30am

June 16 - No Town Meeting (5th grade ceremonies)

Don't forget to collect your pledges for the Read-a-Thon on April 7th!

Please see the digital flyer for complete details including the video and pledge form.

Sign up now for the running club which beings April 24th. Deadline: Interested parties must register with Leisure Services no later than April 7th

To signup and for full details, see the flyer.

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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