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Principal's Message



                                                         ALCOTT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

                                                 2013-2014 CT'S Outstanding School of the Year

                                                  School of Distinction ~ 2012-2013, 2013-2014  




Mr. Shawn Simpson                                                                                                        Mrs. BethSickles

Principal                                                                                                                               HeadTeacher                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                   Arts Are Academic




A message from the Principal




October 1, 2017


Dear Alcott Family and Friends,

It is hard to believe, but autumn is here.  Leaves are turning colors, and  there is a chill in the air. Time is certainly flying by and students are well into their school routines, working hard.  

Speaking of fall, we held our annual Fall Festival on Friday, September 28th.  It was a great event with bounce houses, hay rides, arts & crafts, contests and our pumpkin/wreath raffles! Thank you to our PTO and volunteers who worked hard to make the event a success!   


On Friday, September 21st the Alcott Community came together  to hold our annual Look For The Good Campaign Kick-Off.  The assembly is completely student organized and run.  The aim of the two week campaign is to have members of the Alcott community reflect and ask themselves "What am I grateful for?" The next step is to reach out and tell others why, "You Matter" to me.  During the campaign we also have an interactive gratitude wall in which members of the Alcott community can take a few moments to list what they are grateful for and add them to our wall. There are also several gratitude spots throughout the school, in which we encourage people to stand on and exclaim what they are grateful for. We would also like to thank our wonderful PTO for sponsoring this project.  Great Job All-Stars!


On Friday, October 19th, we will celebrate our student's accomplishment of 100% participation in the Governor's Summer Reading Challenge for the 7th year in a row!  Because of this great accomplishment, every student in the school (and staff member) will be able to SLIME me for their efforts .  We are proud of this accomplishment and are happy that  our students and their families have such a  commitment to reading!


As Always, I look forward to working together in order to provide the students of Alcott the best possible opportunities for success.  


In Partnership,

Shawn Simpson, Principal