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CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT
OF NEW BRITAIN

In partnership with family and community, the Consolidated School District of New Britain works to provide the best personalized and comprehensive whole-child education at every level so students will be prepared for, and positively contribute to, a profoundly different future. The Consolidated School District of New Britain strives to pursue excellence one student at a time.

Consolidated School District of New Britain

CSDNB District Dispatch
November 2022 Issue

The CSDNB District Dispatch is a monthly digital publication of the Consolidated School District of New Britain, featuring news, stories, events, spotlights, and calls to action throughout the district. This publication will be shared on this website and posted on our social media platforms each month during the school year.

The goal is to keep lines of communication open and also highlight some of the great things that are happening across the school district. Each month's newsletter will look back at the previous few weeks and keep you informed about important changes.

View the November edition: English | Spanish | Arabic

Family/Community Resources
COVID Protocols
English | Spanish | Arabic | Portuguese

Districtwide Resources

Clever Parent Portal
Student Device Insurance
School Schedules

Central Registration
Register New Student
Log in to PowerSchool Parent Portal
Create PowerSchool Parent Account
Withdrawal Form

Guide to Special Education in CT
View in English | View in Spanish

Family Resource Center Newsletter
English | Spanish | Arabic

Other Resources
Home School Request Form
Homeschool Resources
Childcare Providers in New Britain
After-school Community Providers

Wellnes Policy Assessment Results



Ye Olde Madrigal Feaste: December 9 and 10
The New Britain High School Music Department presents Ye Olde Madrigal Feaste! Join the Madrigal Singers, Treble Choir, Instrumentalists, Wenches, and Entertainers as they go Around the Globe in 80 Days on December 9 and 10, 2022.
Click here to view the order form

Thank you to CCSU Volleyball!
Thank you to the CCSU volleyball players, coaches, and parents who collected over 10,000 pencils and cases of paper for Smalley Elementary School students! These players are also looking forward to volunteering in the classrooms once the playing season is over!

Leading by Example VI
Mayor Stewart and the New Britain Commision on the Arts invites you to view the creativity of those who instruct and inspire our children in the visual arts. The show runs in City Hall in the Second Floor Gallery from November 9 through January 27.

Reading Materials Showcase
In response to new reading legislature, Public Act No. 21-2, we will implement one of five state-approved reading curriculum models or programs. As such, we are looking for your feedback! Use one of these links for more details: English | Spanish | Arabic

New Britain celebrates Lights On After School
You could feel the energy at Walnut Hill Park on Thursday night as New Britain celebrated Lights On After School! The social-emotional impact our city's afterschool programs make on our youth is evident and undeniable!

Click here to view more photos

NBFD visits schools ahead of National Fire Prevention Week
With National Fire Prevention Week up ahead, New Britain firefighters have been visiting schools across the district to discuss fire safety and awareness with our students. Thank you, New Britain Fire Department, for all you do throughout the community!

Click to view photos from Holmes on CSDNB Facebook

Guidance for NBHS Parents and Guardians regarding student attendance
Attendance at school is absolutely critical for student success. The state of Connecticut has provided schools with very clear definitions for “excused” and “unexcused” absences. The documents below contain those definitions and some potential impacts of unexcused absences on students at New Britain High School.

Click here for additional information in English
Click here for additional information in Spanish
Click here for additional information in Arabic

New Britain Board of Education Votes to Reinstate Pre-Pandemic School Attire Policy
The New Britain Board of Education has voted to reinstate the pre-pandemic School Attire Policy for students in grades K-8 with changes designed to provide more color options for families.

Click to read in English
Click to read in Spanish
Click to read in Arabic

Title IX Training/Documentation
Title IX applies to programs or activities operated by schools that receive federal financial assistance, including elementary and secondary schools, colleges, universities, whether public or private.

Click here for documentation and resources



Transportation RFP
CSDNB hereby invites the submission of sealed proposals from qualified bus transportation companies for furnishing student transportation services in the City of New Britain and other designated locations beginning July 1, 2023.

Click here for more information

DiLoreto Arrival & Dismissal Procedures Updated
DiLoreto Elementary and Middle School has updated their arrival and dismissal procedures for students walking to, and being dropped off, at the school.

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures
Visual Map of Arrival
Visual Map of Dismissal

Canes Corner at NBHS
Canes Corner School Store is happy to help you with your school spirit needs. Small gifts include magnets, car stickers, coffee mugs, along with plenty of Hard Hittin' apparel, including Nike products!

Cash, Check, and Credit Cards accepted. The store is open Monday-Friday from 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM. If you need merchandise at another time, please see Mr. Wesoly in Room 125 or email wesoly@csdnb.org.

Canes Corner is managed and staffed by Academy of Finance and marketing students. All proceeds go toward student scholarships, DECA conferences, and field trips.

Parent/Student Shopping Portal >>

Student Device Insurance
We all know accidents can happen. Without CSDNB's Student Device Insurance Program, you could be on the hook for costly device repairs or replacement costs.

The Student Device Insurance Program ($20/school year) is designed to protect students and families in the event that the Chromebook issued to a student is damaged or malfunctions due to no fault of the student.

Click here for more details >>

DAB Website
The Daily Activities for Your Brain (DAB) site is CSDNB's online learning resource center. It includes grade-appropriate activities, instructions for navigating online learning, connections to CSDNB staff, virtual field trips, and more!

Click to enter the DAB Site >>

Virtual Play & Learns
Our Virtual Play and Learn sessions, hosted by the CSDNB Family Resource Center, have returned every Tuesday at 10 AM for children ages birth to three.

Click here for more details >>

Community Eligibility Provision
The Consolidated School District of New Britain announces its participation in the Community Eligibility Program (CEP), which provides nutritious meals at no cost to enrolled students. The CEP is part of the federally funded National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program.

Click here to read the press release from the USDA with more details.

Community Information
YMCA Before and After School
Click here for more information

NB Parks and Rec: Now Hiring!
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YMCA Membership Plans
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Volunteer for Girl Scouts
Click here for more information

YMCA Program Guide
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United Way Financial Management
Click here for more information

Join Girl Scouts of America
Click here for more information

CSDNB District Dispatch

The CSDNB District Dispatch is a monthly digital publication of the Consolidated School District of New Britain, featuring news, stories, events, spotlights, and calls to action throughout the district. This publication will be shared on this website and posted on our social media platforms each month during the school year.

The goal is to keep lines of communication open and also highlight some of the great things that are happening across the school district. Each month's newsletter will look back at the previous few weeks and keep you informed about important changes.

View the November Edition: English | Spanish | Arabic


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