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Windsor Public Schools To Offer Evening Registration Hours
In order to better serve families in need of registering their children for kindergarten or applying for preschool, the Windsor Public Schools Registration Office will offer evening hours on selected Thursdays. In addition to being open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, the office will remain open until 6:00 p.m. on every Thursday in March and on April 25, May 9, and May 23.

Families are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity in order to ensure that their children are registered for kindergarten in time to receive important program information and participate in orientation activities. Families wishing to apply for the 2019-2020 preschool program are also encouraged to complete this process as soon as possible.

Both kindergarten registration and preschool applications may either be completed online at www.windsorct.org or by visiting the Registration Office.

The Registration Office is located in the Windsor Board of Education Offices in the L.P. Wilson Community Center at 601 Matianuck Avenue in Windsor. Additional information about the registration process can be found at www.windsorct.org or by calling 860-687-2000 extension 1263.
WPS Kindergarten Registration for 2019-2020 School Year is Now Open
Windsor Public Schools is beginning Kindergarten registration on Monday, March 4, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year. Children five years old on or before January 1, 2020 are eligible to register for Kindergarten. Families are encouraged to register during the month of March to be included in orientation and welcoming activities.

Full day Kindergarten classes are located at Oliver Ellsworth and Poquonock Schools in Windsor, Connecticut.

Families may register their children online at www.windsorct.org (Departments > Registration) or by visiting the Registration Office at 601 Matianuck Avenue weekdays from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Beginning on March 7th, the Registration Office will also be open from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm on selected Thursday evenings: March 7, March 14, March 21, March 28, April 25, May 9, and May 23. For more information, please visit www.windsorct.org or call 860-687-2000 ext. 1263.
WPS Accepting Preschool Applications for 2019-2020 School Year
Windsor Public Schools is accepting applications beginning on Monday, March 4, 2019 for the 2019-2020 preschool program. Children who will be three or four on or before January 1, 2020 are eligible to apply for preschool.

Half day and full day preschool classes are located at Oliver Ellsworth and Poquonock Schools in Windsor, Connecticut. Families must provide transportation for their students to and from school.

Preschool applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis throughout the year. The selection process for 2019-2020 openings will begin in April and families will be notified by May 10 regarding the status of their applications.

Families may apply online at www.windsorct.org (Departments > Registration) or by visiting the Registration Office at 601 Matianuck Ave weekdays from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Beginning on March 7th, the Registration Office will also be open from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm on selected Thursday evenings: March 7, March 14, March 21, March 28, April 25, May 9, and May 23. For more information, please visit www.windsorct.org or call 860-687-2000 ext. 1263.
WPS Family Resource Centers Encourage Residents to Participate in Free Playgroups
The Windsor Public Schools Family Resource Centers encourage Windsor residents to participate in their free playgroups. Playgroups provide Windsor parents/caregivers and their young children (birth - five years old) with stimulating age-appropriate activities and the opportunity for positive socialization. Research has shown that children who attend programs such as playgroups develop essential social-emotional skills. These skills form the foundation that allow traditional school skills, such as literacy and numeracy, to develop.

Playgroups follow the Windsor Public Schools' calendar, and are not held during vacation, snow days, or other non-school days.

Playgroup Schedule:
Mondays at John F. Kennedy School from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuesdays at Poquonock School from 9:30 - 10:30 AM
Wednesdays at LP Wilson Community Center from 9:30 - 10:30 AM
Thursdays at Oliver Ellsworth from 9:30 - 10:30 AM
Fridays at Clover Street School from 9:30 - 10:30 AM

For more information, please call
JFK Family Resource Center: 860-687-2060 x 5166
Poquonock Family Resource Center: 860-6872080 x 7131
Oliver Ellsworth Family Resource Center: 860-687-2070 x 6229
Clover Street Family Resource Center: 860-687-2050 x 4102
WinCal.org -- Windsor Online Community Calendar
WinCal.org -- Windsor Online Community Calendar
Please visit WinCal.org -- Windsor’s new online community calendar where you can find everything there is to do in Windsor, all in one place!
Looking for before or after school care? Register for Tree House
WPS Families: If you are looking for before or after school care for your elementary school-aged child, please call the Tree House office (687.2000 x 237) for more information. Registration is ongoing. However, families must register by August 22nd in order to be enrolled on the first day of school.

Our Tree House before and after school care program is conveniently located at each school for children in grades PreK-5 enrolled in Windsor Public Schools. Open Monday- Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The mission is to provide a high quality, recreational enrichment program that supports social, emotional and cognitive development.
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