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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 Back to School Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Wednesday, August 31 is the first day of school in New Britain! Is your student all set for #CSDNBDAY1? The information in our back-to-school guide may help your family get ready to begin the school year. 

Click here to visit our Back to School Guide (Spanish | Arabic) and find everything you need to know about health requirements, registration, school meals, student schedules, student devices, supply lists, transportation, uniforms and other key topics.

If your question is related specifically to your child's school, or if it hasn't been answered in our guide, please reach out to your child's school. A full directory of schools, along with emails and phone numbers, can be found here.

Family/Community Resources
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
2021-2022 Community Directory
Home School Request Form
Childcare Providers in New Britain
After-school Community Providers

Wellness Policy Assessment Results



2022 Orientation Schedule
CSDNB’s 2022 Orientation Schedule has been updated. Please contact your child’s school with any questions.

Click here for the full list of orientations

New Britain High School adopting block schedule
NBHS Principal Damon Pearce has recorded the following video detailing changes to the NBHS schedule for the 2022-2023 school year. The video will explain how the schedule will impact students and the benefits the new block schedule is expected to bring. Principal Pearce’s overview answers many questions students and families may have regarding the changes.

Click here to watch the video in English
Click here to watch the video in Spanish
Click here to watch the video in Arabic

Still have questions? Please email nbhsschedule@csdnb.org for more information.

Ivelise Velazquez named Deputy Superintendent
On August 2, the New Britain Board of Education voted to approve the appointment of Ivelise Velazquez as Deputy Superintendent with an anticipated start date of October 11, 2022. Velazquez comes to New Britain having most recently served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for New Haven Public Schools.

She has more than 15 years of experience leading school districts to design instruction and implement systems and professional learning programs for educators on topics as varied as literacy, resource allocation, co-teaching, and racial equity leadership.

Click here to read more about the appointment

New Britain High School Athletics Update
All information on tryouts and athletic events can be found on Twitter at @NBHurricanes. An y student interested in playing sports should register on Family ID.

Click here to register

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

CSDNB Leadership Opportunity: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
The incoming Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has the unique opportunity to join our mission-driven educational organization serving nearly 10,000 students at 19 schools and programs.

Our CFO will lead a seasoned team of dedicated finance professionals. As a trusted and critical leader, the CFO is responsible for leading and executing the finance functions of the organization in conjunction with Superintendent and Senior Leadership Team.

The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2022. Interviews will be scheduled in early September.

Click here for a flyer outlining the position
Click here to apply and submit supporting materials

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




Welcome to My World Autism Releases Calendar of Events Welcome to My World Autism provides opportunities for families who have a child on the autism spectrum a chance to participate in recreation activities, and cultural activities in a non-judgmental environment that let them offer open discussions, guest speakers, and other information about autism that will better our children’s futures so together they can build their social skills, make new friends and remove barriers for children on the autism spectrum.

Visit their website for more information Click here for their recently released Calendar of Events.Questions? Contact Stephen Arasimowicz at 860-356-5426 or by email at sarasimowicz1@gmail.com.

New Britain Parks and Recreation Department now hiring
The After School Program is a great opportunity to discover your passion, build your resume, make a positive impact on the community, develop leadership skills, join a supportive team environment, have a consistent work schedule, and do work that matters! More information about the program, available positions, and an application can be found here.

2022 Governor's Summer Reading Challenge
Governor Lamont has launched the 2022 Summer Reading Challenge, an annual statewide program encouraging students to read books during the summer months. This year’s theme is “Read Beyond the Beaten Path!”
Click here for more information

2022 Commissioner's Summer Math Challenge
The 2022 Commissioner’s Summer Math Challenge will stress the importance of maintaining math skills during the summer while schools compete based on student population and grade level. The program identifies schools with the highest percentage of participating enrollment and highest number of badges earned.
Click here for more information

Delta-T Group, Inc. accepting applications
Interested in a career in the education field? Delta T Group can help connect you with opportunities to achieve your goals. We help you find placements like paraprofessionals, substitute teachers and more! Contact information: 860-529-2554 - recruiterhf@deltatg.com

Click here for more information
Click here for opportunities available
Click here to visit the Delta-T Group website

Community Health Center
The Community Health Center provides medical care, behavioral health, and oral health in our schools through the School-Based Health Center. There is no copay for medical and behavioral health.
Click here for more details >>

NBHS: AP Assignments
AP Biology
Computer Science

Language/UConn 1007
Literature
Physics
Psychology | Textbook
U.S. History
World History/Modern Western Traditions

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 >>

Dual Language Town Hall
We held a virtual town hall for those interested in learning more about the DiLoreto Dual Language Program.

We gave a brief overview of program essentials, discuss the application process and timelines for lottery and language assessment, and answer any questions you may have.

Click here to watch the town hall >>

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

Volunteer for Girl Scouts
Click here for more information

Yang Taekwondo
Click here for more information

YMCA Program Guide
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Girls Scouts Daisy Launch
Click here for more information

United Way Financial Management
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Join Girl Scouts of America
Click here for more information

Stay connected with your child’s teacher!

Want to receive communication from your child’s teacher? Want to manage notifications from the district or your child’s school? Go to go.schoolmessenger.com and log in. From there, click preferences and you will then be able to select notification type. 

Don’t have an account yet? Visit go.schoolmessenger.com and click ‘Sign Up’ to begin the process. Use the same email address that your child’s school has on record for you. If you wish to use a different one or don’t know which one your child’s PowerSchool account is linked to, please call the school to find out. Once your account is created, you can then manage notifications.

For a step-by-step tutorial, you can watch this video for further guidance.


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