Public Schools – The Essential Vitamin for Any Town

By Dr. David Chess As a resident of Stratford since 1985, and having educated 5 children in Stratford Public Schools, I have been witness to dramatic changes. We have seen our magnet school disappear, class sizes expand, specialty classes such as the violin, languages, advanced classes disappear. We have seen an expansion of racial disparity, […]

Calling all high school and middle school parents!

Free College Admission & Financial Aid Workshop Stratford Library Tuesday, September 19th from 6:15 – 8 p.m Lovell Room A free educational, college planning and financial aid workshop is offered to parents of high school and middle school students. Even if your family is not eligible for need-based aid, strategies  on how to pay for college […]

Parent Village Start-Up in Stratford

Join Other Parents to Form a Parenting Village Sponsored By: C.A.R.E.S. – Citizens Addressing Racial Equity and SERC  -State Education Service Center Hey parents! Are you struggling to juggle it all? Could you benefit from a community of support? Would you like to activate your power to lighten the load? Be part of building a […]

Back To School Advice from Our Superintendent

By Uyi E. Osunde, Ed.D. Stratford Publish Schools Superintendent What is your #1 advice to students returning to school this year? School is an excellent opportunity to shape your future. My number one advice to all students is to make a commitment to yourself. A commitment to be dynamic in the classroom and learn all […]

The Greening of Back To School Shopping

Helpful Hints from Gemma Alexander of Earth 911 A few mindful changes can make the return to school a little less burdensome on both your wallet and the planet. School supplies can be expensive, especially if you have more than one school-aged child. It’s not exactly environmentally friendly. Unless your child’s teacher has specifically requested […]

Back to School Fully Equipped!

Stratford Public Schools Family Partnership Fair Stratford Families Given Information and School Supplies The SPS (Stratford Public Schools) Family Partnership Fair, sponsored by the Board of Education, was held on Saturday, August 19th at Stratford High School, and by our eyewitness account it was a busy and fun event! The main attraction was the backpacks […]

Literacy Volunteers Needed

Volunteer to Tutor for Literacy Volunteers of Greater Bridgeport Information Sessions to be Conducted Wednesday, September 6th at 5:30 p.m. OR Thursday, September 7th at 2 p.m. Bridgeport Public Library Literacy Volunteers of Greater Bridgeport invites you to information sessions for potential new tutors!  Are you looking for a way to get involved in your […]

Board of Education Budget Questions

Letter To The Editor By: Grace Miron-Dominguez Stratford High School Editor’s Note:  The following letter was sent to Stratford’s Elected Officials by Grace Miron-Dominguez.  Ms. Dominguez is a student at Stratford High School. Subject: A Letter For Your Consideration Hello Council and Board of Education members, I would like to share my thoughts about fully […]

Children at the Crossroads of Change

Defining US Saturday, April 22nd at Noon. Stratford High School There will be a special screening of the documentary movie “Children at the Crossroads of Change” followed by a panel discussion on Saturday, April 22nd at 12:00 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 a.m.) at Stratford High School, 245 King Street. Watch the inspiring stories of […]

C A R E (Citizens Addressing Racial Equity) Meeting

Wednesday March 1st 7:00 p.m. Zoom Meeting Topic To Be Discussed:  Stratford School Budget Photo By Kenny Eliason Dr. Uyi Osunde, Superintendent of Stratford Public Schools, will discuss the proposed Stratford School budget.  He will deliver an overview of the budget The proposed school budget an attached 154 page PDF document is attached: Click Here […]