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Christina Morales Named Director OFCP
Christina Morales Named Director OFCP
Windsor Public Schools is pleased to announce that Christina Morales has been named Coordinator of the Office for Family and Community Partnership and began her duties as of July 1st. Christina brings 20 years experience to the profession.

Christina joins us from Bloomfield Public Schools where she served as the District Coordinator of Extended Learning, Family and Community Engagement overseeing their STEAM extended day initiative, equity and family and community engagement priority. She began her professional career in the administrative field advancing from support to coordination of both communications and fundraising efforts for a statewide youth prevention organization, The Governor's Prevention Partnership.

Christina then went on to work for COMPASS Youth Collaborative, Inc., a Hartford-based youth development agency working in partnership with Hartford Schools. During her tenure with COMPASS, she served in multiple roles managing an afterschool program to implementation of community school strategies at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy, eventually promoted to Senior Director of School-based Programs, prior to joining Bloomfield Public Schools.

Christina says “she is eager to build upon what exists in Windsor and engage families and businesses in opportunities to support academic achievement”.

Christina holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Work, with a minor in Latino Community Practice, from the University of Saint Joseph. Additionally, she holds a Masters of Social Work from Springfield College.

Dr. Craig Cooke commented, “Windsor is fortunate to have someone with Christina’s experience in family and community partnerships joining our district. Christina will continue the work of connecting family engagement and links to learning for all students.”



About Windsor Public Schools: Windsor Public Schools serves nearly 4,000 students in the community of Windsor, Connecticut, a town located in north central Connecticut between Hartford and Springfield, Massachusetts. Windsor Public Schools is comprised of six schools: Oliver Ellsworth School, Poquonock School, Clover Street School, John F. Kennedy School, Sage Park Middle School, and Windsor High School. The mission of Windsor Public Schools is to develop the genius in every child and to create life-long learners. For more information about the Windsor Board of Education and any of its schools, please visit www.windsorct.org.

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BOE Announces Purchase Prize Award Winners
BOE Announces Purchase Prize Award Winners
Winners selected from the WHS Juried Art Show held in May, were recognized at the June BOE Meeting. Students and their families proudly exhibit the artwork chosen by the Windsor Board of Education and the Superintendent.
Graduation Ceremony
Graduation Ceremony
Click the YouTube link below to view a recording of the WHS Graduation Ceremony, June 13, 2019, at 6:30 PM. https://youtu.be/Tfkq-CSbgBw

Click here to view a copy of the program: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1OJKc7fdnrwnjj14Ojb-QjYQUlxhmjwrx
TSA Students Take 2nd Place in Web Design
TSA Students Take 2nd Place in Web Design
Sage Park students, members of the Technology Student Association (TSA) and their advisor, Megan Hislop, recently competed at the national convention held in Washington, DC. Megan Hislop was named the Advisor of the Year. Congratulations and job well done!
WPS Summer Reading Kickoff
WPS Summer Reading Kickoff
Windsor Public Schools launched the summer reading kickoff on the town green on Saturday, June 22. We were able to give away over 150 books to kids of all ages to help them start their summer reading adventure.
Taran Gruber Named Principal for Oliver Ellsworth
Taran Gruber Named Principal for Oliver Ellsworth
The Windsor Board of Education has selected
Taran Gruber to be the new Principal for Oliver Ellsworth School. Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Craig Cooke recommended Gruber’s appointment to the Board at a special meeting that was held on June 10, 2019.

Taran is actually returning to Oliver Ellsworth after spending the past nine years in Naugatuck as the Principal of Andrew Avenue Elementary School. During his tenure at Andrew Avenue Elementary School, Taran has realized many academic successes. One of the key highlights was having the school recognized as a School of Distinction by the Connecticut State Department of Education in two different years.

Gruber stated, "I am thrilled to be coming back to Windsor, a town with incredible pride, diversity and history. I am very excited to bring all that I learned working in Naugatuck as principal of Andrew Avenue for nine years, along with two years as AP at Oliver Ellsworth, preceded by 14 years as Reading Coach and teacher in Hartford, my home town. My number one goal is to foster a cohesive community where all children meet the highest of academic expectations, and where learning brings true joy to faculty, students and families.”

Cooke affirmed, “Windsor and specifically Oliver Ellsworth is fortunate to have an experienced, talented educational leader joining us. Having worked with Mr. Gruber during his previous time at O.E., I clearly remember his dedication to students, families and staff. His strong literacy background and past success will serve him well in leading our largest elementary school.”

Taran earned his Bachelor of Science from Keene State, his Masters of Arts from the University of Connecticut, and his 6th Year Certificate from Central Connecticut State University.

Taran is excited to be returning to Windsor, and particularly Oliver Ellsworth School! He will formally begin his role as Principal in July 2019.
2019 CIAC Class L State Champions
2019 CIAC Class L State Champions
Members of the WHS Girls Outdoor Track Team and their coaches were recognized at the June BOE Meeting. Congratulations!