Fun Run Tomorrow - Friday June 2nd

Thu, Jun 1 1:35pm

The Bugbee Fun Run is TOMORROW!   All students will be able to participate in the run during recess waves on Friday June 2, even if they choose not to participate in fundraising.  Students are encoura ... [More]

Family Picnic

Tue, May 30 9:16am

All Bugbee families are invited to the annual Family Picnic on the Bugbee lawn this Thursday, June 1, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.! Bring a blanket, chairs and a picnic dinner. DJ Paul will be playing music an ... [More]

Order deadline 5/29 - root2RISE Community Farm Share

Fri, May 26 2:36pm

Reminder - the order deadline is tomorrow! root2RISE will once again be offering WHPS families a one-time Community Farm Share to support local farms and businesses. Orders are due by Monday, May 29 ( ... [More]

Fun Run one week away!

Fri, May 26 1:05pm

The Bugbee Fun Run is one week away! Fundraising is going strong to create 'piggy banks' for each grade level, to be saved until they reach 5th grade to help offset the cost of special 5th grade activ ... [More]

root2RISE Community Farm Share

Fri, May 19 8:43am

root2RISE will once again be offering WHPS families a one-time Community Farm Share to support local farms and businesses. Orders are due by Monday, May 29 (choose Bugbee as your pick up location at c ... [More]

Cub Scout's Fill-a-Tent Food Drive

Wed, May 17 5:01pm

It's time for the Cub Scout's annual fill-a-tent food drive!   May 15-19th   Please support the West Hartford Food Pantry by dropping off non-perishable food items inside the tent in the Bugbee lobby. 

Fun Run Fundraiser

Wed, May 17 12:46pm

The Bugbee Fun Run is back for the first time in nearly 10 years and will take place during recess waves on Friday, June 2nd. Money raised by each grade will be saved until they reach 5th, and then us ... [More]

Last EDI Meeting of the school year!

Mon, May 8 1:27pm

Hello Bugbee Parents and Caregivers! Please join us for the last EDI meeting of the school year - either in person in the library of virtually:   The focus of this last m ... [More]


Fri, May 5 12:41pm

Dear Bugbee families, We cannot adequately express our thanks to you all for the amazing support and generosity that you showed our Bugbee teachers and staff this past week for Teacher Appreciation We ... [More]


Tue, May 2 7:10am

Dear Bugbee Families,   A friendly reminder that today is the day to send in cards/notes for the Bugbee teachers and staff!   Thank you for all of your support!   Have a great day!

Spring Auction ENDS TONIGHT!

Fri, Apr 28 1:24pm

Our wonderful Bugbee community has come out in full force to support our Spring Auction... but it's not over yet!  Bidding ends at 8:00 p.m. TONIGHT!   As a reminder, you do not need to be attending t ... [More]

Lego SuperHeroes After School Program

Thu, Apr 27 6:18pm

Presented by NextGen SmartyPants Tuesdays, May 9 - June 6 Grades K- 5   See attached flier for details.   Scholarships are available- contact Kelly Brouse.

**Bugbee Spring Auction UPDATE**

Thu, Apr 27 1:16pm

The auction is on the move and bidding ends tomorrow at 8pm! There are a few new items as well as some price drops on items without bids currently--keep the bids coming as you help support this amazin ... [More]

Please send in "All-Star Appreciation" Sheets by WEDNESDAY!

Tue, Apr 25 9:15am

Good morning!  Yes, it's us.  Again.  (Sorry!) Just a quick reminder that if you have not already sent in your child's completed "All-Star Appreciation" Sheet, please do so by tomorrow, Wednesday, Apr ... [More]

Bugbee Auction and Party Week! Last chance for Party tickets! (Auction Link Updated)

Mon, Apr 24 9:20am

It's the Bugbee PTO's Spring Auction and Party Week!   (My apologies for the second email - the Auction link has been updated here!)   The Auction is LIVE!  Please visit the Bugbee Auction website to ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Donations and Reminders

Thu, Apr 20 6:53am

Hi Bugbee Community,   We know that this is a busy time of year and we need your help to hit it out of the park for our teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 1-May 5)! Here's what you can do ... [More]

Field Day Volunteer Sign-Ups - Save the Date!

Thu, Apr 6 4:32pm

While we are all busy preparing for a fun-filled and restful April break, please take a quick moment to add this date to your calendar!  Field Day volunteer sign-ups will begin on Thursday, April 20th ... [More]

Reminder: Purple Up! for Military Kids Day Tomorrow!

Sun, Apr 2 9:22pm

Please be reminded that West Hartford Public Schools will join in a national celebration and will hold a district-wide Purple Up! for Military Kids Day tomorrow.  We encourage all Bugbee students, sta ... [More]

Bugbee Run Club

Sun, Apr 2 12:22pm

Get your sneakers ready, FCT Run Club is coming back to Bugbee! 5-week after-school program for students in grades 1-5   HOSTED BY: FITNESS CLASS TRAINING Tuesdays, 4/18- 5/16 3:20-4:10   Session cost ... [More]

Bugbee EDI

Thu, Mar 30 10:03pm

Good Evening Bugbee families! Bugbee EDI wanted to remind you all of the opportunity to share feedback with us.  We continue to seek input from the community on how we can better support you and your ... [More]

Toy Drive for CCMC

Wed, Mar 29 10:46am

  A quick reminder that Bugbee will host a Toy Drive at the Talent Show tomorrow to benefit Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. We will collect new, unwrapped and latex free toys. Below is a list o ... [More]

Bugbee Spring Chess - Registration Deadline 3/24

Tue, Mar 21 9:45am

Program meetings for this session will be from 5:30 to 6:40 PM on Tuesdays (70 minutes) Mar 28, Apr 4, 18, 25, and May 2.   The program is for students in grades K through 5, no prior experience neces ... [More]

Bugbee Family Nature Walk

Thu, Mar 16 7:42pm

Celebrate the beginning of Spring with a nature walk around Bugbee. This free family event will take place on March 22nd @ 4:30.   See the attached flyer for more details. 

Lost & Found Reminder

Wed, Mar 15 9:21pm

The Lost & Found is very full! Please stop by or send your child down to collect missing items. Anything not picked up by Friday, March 17, will be donated to the Hall High PTO clothing drive.

Bugbee Toy Drive

Wed, Mar 15 7:44pm

TOY DRIVE This year Bugbee school will be running a toy drive for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. We will be collecting new, unwrapped and latex free toys at the Bugbee Talent show. We will hav ... [More]

Mad Science After School Program

Mon, Mar 13 8:18pm

Space & Beyond 8 Weeks on Mondays Dates: April 17 - June 12 (No class on 5/29) Times: 3:30 - 4:30 Grades: K - 5 Cost: $145.00 Register:  You can call 413-584-7243 ... [More]

Fit Squad Registration TONIGHT at 7 p.m.

Thu, Feb 16 11:08am

The issue with RecDesk has been resolved and Fit Squad registration will open tonight, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. 

Fit Squad Registration Problem

Wed, Feb 15 7:07pm

Unfortunately there is an issue this evening with the Fit Squad registration on RecDesk. We will try to resolve the problem with RecDesk and will be back in touch ASAP with updated registration information. 

Fun Run Meeting TONIGHT!

Wed, Feb 8 3:32pm

Please join us TONIGHT at 7:00 for our first Fun Run meeting!  The Fun Run is a tradition we are looking to restart to help raise funds to support all of the amazing and special activities that happen ... [More]

Bugbee Fit Squad - Registration Opens Wednesday, February 15 at 7pm

Tue, Feb 7 12:31pm

Calling all Bugbee 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th graders!  We are excited to begin another round of “Bugbee Fit Squad”.  Participants will enjoy 6 sessions in the morning from 8:00 - 8:35 engaged in fun, ... [More]

Early Bees Art coming soon!

Mon, Feb 6 2:37pm

  Join Mrs. Bianco first thing in the morning for four exciting studio art sessions! This program is for students in grades 3-5. Registration will open on Monday, February 13 at 1 pm.   Tuesday Dates: ... [More]

Cozy Slipper Day TOMORROW - Friday, Jan. 6

Thu, Jan 5 3:47pm

Cozy Slipper Day has been rescheduled to tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 6.  Students are invited to wear pajamas or cozy clothes and slippers to school and will enjoy hot chocolate and bagels while reading wi ... [More]

Bugbee Chess Program

Tue, Jan 3 7:43pm

The Bugbee Chess Program is accepting registrations for the winter session. This session runs 5:30 to 6:30 PM on Tuesdays: January 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, and 14. The registration deadline is 1/6/2023. ... [More]

Snow Gear Needed

Wed, Dec 14 5:04pm

Bugbee is in need of new/used snow gear to be used during recess. All outdoor/waterproof winter items are appreciated and there is a specific need for size 4 and 5 boots.  Items can be dropped off in ... [More]

Bugbee Fit Squad - Registration Opens 12/7 at 7:00 p.m.!

Wed, Nov 30 1:05pm

Calling all Bugbee 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th graders!  We are excited to announce another session of our before-school fitness program called the “Bugbee Fit Squad”.  Participants will enjoy 6 sessio ... [More]

Spirit Wear Shop - Cyber Monday 20% off sale

Mon, Nov 28 10:18am

Looking for a holiday gift for your Bugbee student, or how about a Bugbee grandparent? Take advantage of the Cyber Monday sale at our Spirit Wear shop on ApparelNow and get 20% off favorites, like the ... [More]

Special Admission! Lake Compounce Holiday Lights

Mon, Nov 21 7:08pm

LAKE COMPOUNCE HOLIDAY LIGHTS SPECIAL BUGBEE ADMISSION!   Click here to buy your tickets.   Questions?  Contact Kara Isselee. 

Mad Science Winter Session

Mon, Nov 21 6:04pm

After school  Secret Agent Lab Develop your special agent and detective skill in this super hands-on program! Uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis. Sharpen your secret agent ... [More]

Help KP Raise Some Dough Tonight!

Wed, Nov 16 1:20pm

Help Raise Some Dough!   Join us for lunch, dinner or takeout!  Order from Harry's Bishops Corner tonight and a portion of the proceeds will go the King Philip Middle School's PTO.   Harry's Bishops C ... [More]

Pie pickup TOMORROW!

Tue, Nov 15 8:26pm

A last reminder that all pie and cookie dough orders MUST be picked up between 1p-3:30pm tomorrow. There is nowhere at school to store unclaimed items. There will be tables between the parking lot and ... [More]

Please join the Bugbee EDI in a Cozy Slipper Day Drive!

Mon, Nov 14 7:57pm

Please join the Bugbee EDI in a Cozy Slipper Day Drive!   As the Bugbee PTO prepares for Cozy Slipper Day on December 23rd, we want to be sure every student has a comfy pair to slip into!  Our goal is ... [More]

Helping hands needed Wednesday!

Mon, Nov 14 5:33pm

Hello families, We are hoping to get a few helping hands to help sort and distribute pies on Wednesday afternoon. If you can lend even an hour of your time it would be so greatly appreciated!! Sign up ... [More]

Last call for Square 1 Art orders!

Sun, Nov 13 4:43pm

Can you wait a whole year from now for a set of pot holders bearing your child's rendering of your family dog?  If the answer is no, be sure to go to the Square 1 Art site here and place your orders b ... [More]

Bugbee Chess Program

Thu, Nov 10 1:44pm

The Bugbee Chess Program is accepting registrations for its second session. This session runs on Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:00 PM ( December 1, 8, 15 and 22). The program is for students in grades ... [More]

Coasters and aprons and mugs, oh my!

Wed, Nov 9 7:05pm

Just a reminder to please get those Square 1 Art orders in by next Monday, November 14!  Check out the catalog that came home with your student to locate their art access code (and enjoy the fancy res ... [More]

Bugbee PTO Meeting tonight at 7!

Mon, Nov 7 6:20pm

All are encouraged to attend the Bugbee PTO meeting tonight from 7-8 p.m. in the school library or on Google Meet. Hope to see you there!

Bugbee EDI Meeting Wednesday!

Sat, Nov 5 12:10pm

Happy Fall!  Please join us for our EDI meeting Wednesday 11/9 - library or google meet See you there!  

Your holiday gift-giving dreams come true - Square 1 Art returns!

Wed, Nov 2 11:48am

Hi Bugbee! Although our calendars may have only just flipped to November, we know it's never too early to start thinking about the winter holidays!  I am happy to announce the return of Square 1 Art, ... [More]

Final Chance to Shop Charleston Wrap!

Wed, Nov 2 8:58am

Our Charleston Wrap fundraiser is about to wrap up ;) There’s still time to shop this popular Bugbee PTO fundraiser for over 2,500 great products for your home, office, holiday gift giving, and more. ... [More]

Lost and Found is overflowing

Tue, Nov 1 9:05pm

It is that time of the year: cold in the mornings, too warm for jackets and sweaters in the afternoon. The Lost and Found is packed with great jackets and sweaters. Please come by and pick up your chi ... [More]

Bugbee at SkiSundown

Tue, Nov 1 4:26pm

2023 GROUP RATES for LESSONS and LIFTS for BUGBEE at SkiSundown REGISTRATION DEADLINE – Friday, November 4, 2022   DATES (6 weeks):               Wednesdays: Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, Feb. 8 1 HR LE ... [More]

Reminder: Halloween Candy Collection at Bugbee Lobby

Tue, Nov 1 7:31am

We hope you had a great Halloween!      This is a reminder that throughout this week we will collect your unwanted  Halloween candy!   A candy collection bin will be located in the Bugbee lobby from T ... [More]

Halloween Candy Collection, Bugbee Lobby

Fri, Oct 28 12:32pm

Donate your extra, unwanted Halloween candy!   A candy collection bin will be located in the Bugbee lobby from Tuesday, Nov. 1, through Friday, Nov. 4.    Candy will be donated to the West Hartford Fi ... [More]

Paul Cryan Photo Sessions - Sign Ups beginning 10/27 at 7 pm

Wed, Oct 26 1:48pm

We are excited to welcome photography Paul Cryan back to Bugbee during conference week, Tuesday November 15 through Friday, November 18th (roughly from 2 pm - 7 pm each day).   We will open sign ups f ... [More]

Charleston Wrap - Halfway Through!

Tue, Oct 25 11:46am

Our Charleston Wrap fundraiser is halfway over! There’s still time to shop this popular Bugbee PTO fundraiser for over 2,500 great products for your home, office, holiday gift giving, and more. Please ... [More]

PTO Membership & Scholarship Drive

Mon, Oct 24 9:22am

PTO MEMBERSHIP DRIVE The Membership Drive, the PTO's annual direct giving campaign, is underway. The suggested contribution of $25 per family enables the PTO to support a variety of programs throughou ... [More]

Last day for pies and cookie dough!!

Mon, Oct 17 9:15am

Today is your last chance to place an order for Lyman orchard pies and/or Otis spunkmeyer cookie dough!! Don’t miss the opportunity to stock your freezer and support you Bugbee students! Create your a ... [More]

LAST WEEKEND to buy pie and cookie dough!

Sat, Oct 15 3:04pm

Our Lyman Orchard pie & cookie dough sale will be ending on Monday.  Take advantage of this last weekend to place orders for yourself and friends and family!  It's easy:    Create your account at http ... [More]

Charleston Wrap is BACK!

Tue, Oct 11 12:11pm

Charleston Wrap is back! This popular Bugbee PTO fundraiser offers over 2,500 great products for your home, office, holiday gift giving, and more.     Your student will be bringing home a Charleston W ... [More]

Ride assistance for Parent's night out

Mon, Oct 10 7:53am

Good Morning! Per the note from the PTO, if for some reason you are unable to attend the parent's night out due to a lack of transportation, please reach out to EDI no later than Wednesday, October 12 ... [More]

Pie and cookie dough sale!

Mon, Oct 10 7:52am

Good morning! We are halfway through our pie and cookie dough sale. Don’t feel like pie? There are a variety of items available for shipping if you keep on scrolling down the sales page. And don’t for ... [More]

root2RISE Community Farm Share Oct. 21

Tue, Oct 4 6:15pm

The root2RISE Community Farm Share is back to help create a more accessible and sustainable food system. Orders are due by Oct. 14 for pickup at Bugbee after school on Friday, Oct. 21 (be sure to sele ... [More]

Let me introduce: Bugbee's EQUITY DIVERSITY and INCLUSION Committee

Mon, Oct 3 6:56pm

Good Evening Parents and Caregivers,   You likely saw four EDI meetings posted in Konstella tonight for the rest of the school year - but do you know who we are??   The Bugbee Equity, Diversity, and I ... [More]

Pie & Cookie Dough Fundraiser Starts TODAY

Mon, Oct 3 6:55am

Good morning Bugbee!    It's that time of year again...time to stock up on all of your holiday baked goods with our Lyman Orchard Pie and Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough fundraiser.  As we have done in t ... [More]

Bugbee Chess Club - Fall 2022 starts next Tuesday!

Tue, Sep 20 4:43pm

Bugbee Chess Club will be held Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Club will take place on 9/27, 10/ 4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, and 11/1.   This program is for students in grades K through 5, no prior experie ... [More]

Fit Squad Registration Begins 9/28 at 7pm

Tue, Sep 20 11:12am

Calling all Bugbee 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th graders!  We are excited to bring back our before-school fitness program called the “Bugbee Fit Squad”.  Participants will enjoy 6 sessions in the morning ... [More]

PTO Meeting Tonight 9/19/22 at 7pm

Mon, Sep 19 5:52pm

The first Bugbee PTO Meeting of the school year is tonight, Monday, Sept. 19, from 7-8 p.m. in the Bugbee School Library or virtually via Google Meet .   We will be discussing our budget  and the fun ... [More]

Mad Labs Science After-School Program

Sun, Sep 18 2:38pm

Mad Labs Science is back at Bugbee for students in grades 1 to 5. Mondays 10/17- 12/12 (no class on 11/14) from 3:20pm - 4:20pm. See attached flyer for more details and registration.   Scholarship fun ... [More]

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Bugbee! Let your voice be heard!

Mon, Sep 12 2:57pm

Hi Everyone! Please don't forget our first EDI meeting for the 2022/2023 school year.  Ms. Brouse and members of the PTO will join us for this first meeting to reiterate the support this parent group ... [More]

NextGen BattleBot Robotics coming Mondays and Wednesdays!

Sun, Sep 11 3:59pm

 NextGen SmartyPants is teaching BattleBot Robotics beginning next week. Mondays (9/12-12/19) 3:20-4:20. Wednesdays (9/14-12/14) 2:00-3:00. For each Monday class or Wednesday class, enrollment is limi ... [More]

Free shipping on Bugbee Spirit Wear

Wed, Sep 7 11:13am

We hope everyone has had a good transition back to school! With the cooler weather coming and fall sports kicking into gear,  now is a great time to stock up on some new Bugbee Spirit Wear.  Visit the ... [More]

Bugbee Run Club - Registration begins 9/6 @ 7pm!

Mon, Sep 5 8:29am

Registration opens 7pm on September 6th. Space is limited and spots fill quickly.    Bugbee Run Club will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 3:20-4:10 pm beginning on 9/13/22 and running through 10/11 ... [More]

Bugbee Welcome Back Coffee

Tue, Aug 30 6:08pm

On Wednesday morning after Mrs. Brouse's flagpole ceremony, Bugbee parents and caregivers are welcome to meet and mingle on the front lawn for coffee and refreshments as a welcome back to school. (You ... [More]

Chalk event at bugbee

Sun, Aug 28 12:09pm

Don’t forget to swing by and chalk up the school sidewalks. It a nice opportunity to leave a friendly message or picture for your teachers and staff as the new school year begins. Today 4-5pm. Chalk provided.

Bugbee Chalk Party, Aug.28, 4-5pm

Mon, Aug 22 8:40pm

CHALK PARTY Sunday,  Aug. 28, 4-5 p.m.   Please join us at Bugbee to decorate the sidewalks with welcome back messages for our teachers, staff, and students.   This is a fun, laid-back event open to a ... [More]