Author Visits

Throughout the school year a variety of children’s authors are invited to engage the students into the world of literature through the eyes of an actual author. Previous authors have included Dan Gutman, Cynthia Lord and Sarah Weeks.


Diversity Week

Encouraging acceptance and understanding of others, this program includes an assembly for students to learn what it is like to face different challenges from cultural differences, food allergies, sight impairment and physical limitations. All grades will hear a story about different challenges people face and discuss what they learned with their classmates.


Fairfield Arts for Youth (FAY)

A PTA Council town-wide program that brings the arts to the schools.


Health & Wellness

A variety of school-wide assemblies and activities are offered throughout the year to further educate students on the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Programs have included Tae Kwon Do, basketball with the Fairfield University men’s team and yoga.


One Book/One School

Students, teachers and families alike our encouraged is read the same book throughout the designated month with events and discussions based on the book taking place throughout the month.



A nationwide, PTA-sponsored contest open to all students. Students may enter their work in the areas of photography, musical composition, visual arts and literature.


Story Telling 

This program strives to preserve the tradition of storytelling while giving children the opportunity to participate. Parents pick a favorite story, supporting the grade’s curriculum, and tell (not read!) the story to each class. It typically takes only one or two mornings during the year. Special training is offered to storytellers to help bring the stories to life.



Lending a hand to both our community at large through meals for Operation Hope as well as to our own community in need with meal trains, playdates, rides, etc through Bear Hugs.


Picture Day Capturing the Elementary years -- individual and class photos are taken and available for purchase.


Yearbook Creating a keepsake to cherish for years to come, a yearbook is offered to all students to purchase featuring individual and class photos along with candids of events throughout the year.