A Good Read for Aiken updates!

Sun, Sep 15 10:38am

 Hello Aiken Families,   Lots of happenings......   SUMMER READING Please make sure your child returns their summer reading log to their new teacher...even if only one book was read! No worries if you ... [More]

Just a little mid week update

Wed, Sep 11 2:49pm

Just a little mid week update.....   Reminder **Curriculum night is tomorrow 6 to 7:30**     Join the Award-winning Aiken Chess Club   Like athletics are exercise for the body, chess is exercise for t ... [More]

All things Aiken !

Sun, Sep 8 2:30pm

Hello Aiken families,    We hope you are enjoying this gorgeous Sunday. There are a lot of fun upcoming Aiken events. Check them out below!   Fall After School Program Descriptions Please see attached ... [More]


Wed, Sep 4 1:00pm

  Hi Aiken families,   Please see below for information on Hobby Quest and the attachment on how to register! Also,  tonight is our kick off meeting in the cafeteria from 7-8. We hope to see you there ... [More]

And we’re off!

Mon, Sep 2 8:04pm

Hi Aiken Families, The 2019-2020 school is officially off and running. I hope everyone is adjusting well to their new classrooms, routines and enjoying the last unofficial weekend of summer. Wednesday ... [More]

And We Are Off.......

Mon, Sep 2 1:39pm

Hi Aiken Families,   The 2019-2020 school is officially off and running. I hope everyone is adjusting well  to their new classrooms, routines and enjoying the last unofficial weekend of summer.   Wedn ... [More]

Welcome back Aiken!

Fri, Aug 23 8:43am

Hello Aiken Families!   It's hard to believe our summer vacation is coming to an end. We hope you made lasting memories with your families over the long refreshing break. We have a fun and exciting ye ... [More]

Last Eblast ;)

Sun, Jun 9 11:16am

  Hello Aiken families!   We hope you are out enjoying this beautiful day with your families. This week is the last week of school! YIPPEE!   We want to thank each and every single one of you for all ... [More]

All Check Requests due by June 14th

Sun, Jun 2 10:01pm

Dear Aiken Families,   Please get all check requests in by June 14th.  I have attached the form, for your convenience.  You can either send the request into the school, or simply email it to Dana McCo ... [More]

Farmers' Market and Volunteer Breakfast this week!!

Sun, Jun 2 8:51pm

Dear Aiken Families,   As this year comes to a close we have actually started to think ahead to next year.  If you are not returning to Aiken, enjoy wherever you go next, and please feel free to unsub ... [More]


Mon, May 27 8:04pm

Hello Aiken Families,    We hope you've enjoyed this beautiful long weekend.  Summer is in the air finally. There are just a few things before we wrap up the end of the year!    CRAYOLA COLOR CYCLE An ... [More]


Thu, May 23 10:51am

Dear Aiken Families,   If you have not already done so, please return any unwanted Paul Cryan pictures, as well as payments, to the Aiken office by tomorrow and they will be picked up.  If you do not ... [More]

Fun fair is tomorrow!!

Tue, May 21 11:19am

Hey Aiken! This is a friendly reminder that tomorrow from 530-730 is our fun fair! You may bring blankets to sit on and have a picnic dinner. Come hungry because we have awesome food trucks lined up t ... [More]


Sun, May 19 4:23pm

Dear Aiken Families,   This Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 is the Aiken Fun Fair and there are so many ways you can help.  Please check out the signup link, previously sent out through Konstella.  We’ve, un ... [More]

Monday Update - Auction Ends at 8:00PM! The Spring Concert is almost here! Register for Fun Fair!

Mon, May 13 3:29pm

Dear Aiken Families,   As mothers, Tina and I pampered ourselves yesterday by not typing up the weekly eblast.  So here it is, a day late :)   TEACHER AUCTION Have you checked out the Auction lately, ... [More]

Aiken Mid-Week Update

Tue, May 7 1:57pm

Dear Aiken Families,   Tonight is opening night of the Aiken Art Show (5:00-7:30)!  Come see the wonderful pieces of art created by the very talented students of Aiken School!!   SPRING CONCERT - TOMO ... [More]


Sun, May 5 9:43am

Hello Aiken Families,   We hope you are enjoying your weekend! Thank you to the families who have supported our Silent auction! So far we have raised almost 3,000$! You still have until next week to b ... [More]

Online Auction - these experiences are priceless

Wed, May 1 7:59am

Dear Aiken Families,   Our wonderful teachers have outdone themselves with this year's teacher auction!     Check out the amazing online auction we have set up to see all the super fun experiences you ... [More]

Aiken Weekly Update

Sun, Apr 28 8:57pm

Dear Aiken Families,   I know the Battle of Winterfell is coming, but so is Teacher Appreciation Week!  The TA committee is working hard to come up with fun surprises for our teachers for next week.  ... [More]

Aiken Online Auction - coming soon!!

Sat, Apr 27 8:21pm

Dear Aiken Families,   As many of you know, Aiken is not holding its Parent’s Night Out auction this year and instead will have PNO next November.  However, the teachers have generously offered to don ... [More]

Aiken Weekly Update

Sun, Apr 21 8:35pm

Dear Aiken Families,   There is still time to donate to Autism Families of CONNECTicut!  They need things such as water bottles, tissues, post-it notes and more.  Check out the attached flyer for more ... [More]

Square art!!

Tue, Apr 16 10:55am

Hello Aiken Parents! Don’t forget to order cool gifts for that special family member or hard-to-buy-for person. With over 40 unique and useful keepsakes ready to purchase during the Square 1 Art fundr ... [More]

Upcoming Events, Volunteer Opportunities, and Aiken in the News!!

Sun, Apr 14 5:49pm

Dear Aiken Families,   We hope you've had a fun and restful spring break and are ready to tackle these final few months of the 2018-2019 school year!  There are still many more exciting events and vol ... [More]

April is Autism Awareness Month!

Sun, Mar 31 1:56pm

Dear Aiken Families,   April is Autism awareness month!  Students can show their support by wearing blue and  bringing in $1.00 on April 2nd to receive an Autism Awareness bracelet.  Proceeds will go ... [More]

Chess Club Spring Registration Form

Wed, Mar 27 11:28am

Aiken Chess Club   Like athletics are exercise for the body, chess is exercise for the mind. Engaging in chess activity provides school students a substantial advantage in education; essentially devel ... [More]

PTO Meeting This Week

Sun, Mar 24 7:22pm

Dear Aiken Families,   On Tuesday, March 26th at 6:00pm the Aiken PTO will host a short meeting to discuss some upcoming events, Tom Moore's proposed budget, and open PTO Board positions for next year ... [More]

Yard goats update!

Tue, Mar 19 6:13pm

Hi everyone, As you all know we did sell out of our yard goat tickets! However.. for those who still wish to purchase tickets, You can do so with yard goats directly! Aiken is seated in sections 103 a ... [More]


Tue, Mar 19 1:17pm

Hi Aiken! We are sold out of the yard goat tickets. Thank you to everyone who sent in their money and order forms! You should be receiving tickets within a month! If any of you would like to go to thi ... [More]

Get your Yard Goats Tickets before it's too late!!!

Mon, Mar 18 11:52am

Good Afternoon Aiken!   !!!Exciting news!!!    We are almost sold out of our Yard Goat tickets! Thank you to the families who have already sent in their forms. We highly suggest you fill out yours and ... [More]

Aiken Weekly Update

Sun, Mar 17 5:43pm

Dear Aiken Families,   Thank you to everyone who participated in the BIG Y Education Express program.  Through this program we accrued enough points over the course of the year to purchase 120 glue st ... [More]

West Hartford Cultural Council Campaign for the Arts - EXTRA RECESS CHALLENGE!!

Thu, Mar 14 9:50am

The West Hartford Cultural Council's annual Campaign for the Arts is underway!  Many thanks to those who have already sent in contributions - we are incredibly grateful.  Support for this campaign ens ... [More]

Sign up Information for Mr. Golden's After School Sports Attached

Mon, Mar 11 2:03pm

Dear Aiken Families,   Please see the attached flyer for information on how to register for Mr. Golden's after school sports program.  Classes start next week so register soon!

Don't Miss the Link to Paul Cryan Sign-ups!!

Sun, Mar 10 12:10pm

Dear Aiken Families,   Thank you to everyone who contributed to the parent/teacher conference week snacks/meals sign up.  The teachers were so very appreciative of all the great food offered!!    PAUL ... [More]

Early dismissal today at 1:30

Tue, Mar 5 8:51am

Hello Aiken families! Just a friendly reminder that today’s dismissal time is at 1:30 pm due to conferences. Thank you! Tina & Abiah

Aiken Weekly Update

Sun, Mar 3 8:04pm

Dear Aiken Families,   As schools around Connecticut receive word of closings, and we await news of our fate, here's your Aiken update for the week!   Parent/Teacher Conference Week Thanks to all the ... [More]

Aiken Weekly Update

Sun, Feb 24 3:06pm

  Dear Aiken Families,   We hope you are getting accustomed to Konstella, the new eblast platform.  Please let us know if you have any questions.   If you haven't already registered you can do so and ... [More]

New Aiken PTO Eblast Platform!

Wed, Feb 13 4:14pm

Dear Aiken Families, We are moving away from the Aiken gmail and we are very pleased to be able to communicate with you about all our PTO events, activities, volunteer opportunities, fundraisers and m ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Week is Next Week, May 1-May 5

Wed, Apr 26 8:12pm

Teacher Appreciation Week is next week (May 1 to 5).  We are really excited about all the wonderful things that we are doing for the teachers, but we need your help! Here's what we need from you:   Pl ... [More]

Tissues Needed

Wed, Apr 19 8:19pm

Hello Aiken Families,   With allergy season in full swing, tissues are in short supply both in the classrooms and in the nurse's office. If you're out and about the next two days, or over the weekend, ... [More]

Pajama Day Tomorrow!

Thu, Apr 6 8:51pm

Hello Aiken Families, Don't forget that tomorrow is pajama day! The 4th Graders are fundraising for their class trip to Winding Trails next year, and are asking that everyone bring in $1 (or more) to ... [More]

SURVEY: Aiken After School Adventures

Tue, Jan 31 9:15pm

Hello Aiken Families, We thought we would send out a brief survey to see what class offerings you/your child would be interested in for future sessions of Aiken After School Adventures. Please click t ... [More]

Pizza Bingo

Thu, Jan 19 8:54pm

Don't forget to RSVP for Pizza Bingo next Thursday, January 26th from 6 - 8 PM in the King Philip cafeteria! Send your money in to school in an envelope marked "Pizza Bingo" with your child's name on ... [More]

Conference Week

Mon, Nov 14 9:39pm

Dear Aiken Families,   Conference Week officially begins tomorrow. Please remember the early dismissal schedule: Wednesday - Regular schedule. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - 1:30 Dismissal. We would l ... [More]


Tue, Nov 8 2:37pm

PTO MEETING AND MATH NIGHT - NOVEMBER 10, 7:00-8:30 Join us in the Aiken Library on Thursday, November 10th at 7:00 p.m. for a brief PTO update followed by a presentation by Mary Lestini, the Town-wid ... [More]

Please Volunteer at the Fall Book Fair

Mon, Nov 7 11:36am

BOOK FAIR   The book fair is coming back to Aiken on November 14-18 and the library will be transformed into a pop up bookstore wonderland for our children. This is conveniently scheduled during paren ... [More]

Pep Rally Volunteer Sign up

Mon, Sep 12 2:12pm

SECOND ANNUAL AIKEN PEP RALLY: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH, 5:00-7:00 PM   Please join us for the second annual Aiken Pep rally and Swoop Scoops! Bring a picnic dinner or buy food from the Iron & Grain ... [More]