Hi Aiken Families,
We are a little spring teaser last week. Some nice warm days. Looking forward to spring and the sunshine ahead.
Thank you to everyone who helped treat our amazing staff and teacher to special conference week snacks. They really enjoyed the week
CCMC foundation is hosting a fantastic event called Quest for the Kids Scavenger Hunt – to support Connecticut Children’s.
- a fun, safe, Covid-friendly, 100% outdoor event during April Break. Quest for the Kids is an app-led scavenger hunt throughout downtown Hartford, April 10 through April 24. This is a great way to show your support for Connecticut Children’s patients and their families, too!
About Quest for the Kids: Explore Hartford, have fun and support Connecticut Children’s! Go on an epic adventure, answer questions and attempt photo challenges, search plaques and statues to solve riddles. Discover art, culture and Hartford history. No tour guide required; app-led scavenger hunt.
See Attached flier for more information
West Hartford's Cookin' Up Something New in 2021
For a second year in a row they unable to hold their traditional fundraiser, West Hartford's Cookin'! This fun evening of friends, food and fundraising has been a tradition since 2002! And while we can't gather together in person, we still must forge ahead with our fundraising. And so, this year, we invite you to participate in West Hartford's Cookin' Up Something New.
Support West Hartford's Cookin' Up Something New and for your participation at the $100 level or more you will receive a special curated gift bag as a THANK YOU! One gift bag will include over $200 in gift cards to local restaurants. Your participation will directly support:
- $20,000 award to the Department of Equity Advancement to support equity and anti-racism education.
- $32,837 award to 28 teacher grants for a special grant cycle to provide support during these difficult times.
SCHOOL PICTURE DAY - THIS WEEK ON MARCH 18TH
Pictures will be taken on March 18th so wear your best smile on that day! Click on the picture below for price list and picture packages. There will be no class pictures this year and we will be following all of our mitigation strategies and protocols to ensure a safe and fun picture day for everyone.
We need a few volunteers to help with the day. Click on the sign up genius if you are free.
AIKEN'S GOT TALENT
Lets celebrate the amazing diversity we have at Aiken.
Do you have a recipe your family has enjoyed? A recipe unique to your background, one passed down from generations? We would love to share it!
Please send in your recipe so we can create a special cookbook for Aiken.
Fill out the form below for your chance to be in the first Aiken Community Cookbook. Pictures are welcome and encouraged. Submit the attached form back to firstname.lastname@example.org
Pottery DIY Kits from the Claypen
This is a great opportunity to support Aiken and local business! Pick from a variety of clay projects kids can do at home! All materials included!
Please see the attached flyer
Important dates to note,
March 18th. - School Pictures
March 30 - Clay pen orders due
April 2. - No School Good Friday
April 12 to April16th. - No School Spring Break
May 6. - Barre Event. See attached flyer
Have a question? Thought? Idea? Email us at,
Enjoy your week,
Amy and Sabrina