Stock the Shelves Food Drive

Fri, May 20 9:00am

COMING SOON!   Bugbee’s Stock the Shelves Food Drive 2022   May 31- June 3   Each Spring, the Bugbee Community joins together to donate food to the West Hartford Food Pantry. One of the more challengi ... [More]

Lost and Found

Mon, May 16 10:12pm

Do any of these look familiar? There are lots of items in the lost and found - hats, sweatshirts, jackets, water bottles, etc. If you think your child may have left something at school, please stop by ... [More]

PTO Meeting at 7 p.m.

Mon, May 16 5:46pm

Our last PTO meeting of the school year is tonight at 7. Please join us in the library or via Google Meet to hear more about end of year activities and events. Thank you!

WECO Week Reminder

Fri, May 13 4:29pm

A few updates on the WECO Week dinner orders:   Today is the last chance to order dinners for Monday or Tuesday. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday dinners will still be available over the weekend as lon ... [More]

Yard Goats Tickets Have Been Emailed

Fri, May 13 9:57am

If you purchased Yard Goats tickets for this Sunday, May 15th at 1:05 PM, the tickets have been sent to your email.  If you did not receive an email or have any problem accessing the tickets, please e ... [More]

Thank you!

Thu, May 12 9:33am

Thank you to all of our Bugbee family for the amazing turnout at our parents night out and online auction! Thanks to the support of this fantastic community,  we raised over $7000! We look forward to ... [More]

WECO Hospitality Menu for May 16-20

Wed, May 11 9:52pm

Tired of cooking? Leave dinner up to WECO Hospitality next week of and raise funds for the Bugbee PTO at the same time. Ordering for WECO Week is now open!    Here's how it works: Click the menu link ... [More]

BAKE SALE @Pick up tomorrow!

Wed, May 11 9:05pm

Please stop by our PTO Bale Sale tomorrow, Thursday, May 12 during pick up. There will be a table located at the bottom of the primary playground stairs and in the back by the secondary playground.   ... [More]

THANK YOU for your support this week!

Fri, May 6 1:47pm

Happy Friday!  We just wanted to send out a HUGE thank you to all of you in our amazing Bugbee community for your support throughout Teacher Appreciation Week 2022.  We are overwhelmed, humbled, and j ... [More]

Reminder - please bring in a flower for your classroom teacher tomorrow!

Tue, May 3 7:12pm

Good evening!  Here is your last reminder of the week - please send in a homegrown or store-bought flower tomorrow (Wednesday) for your child's classroom teacher.  Vases will be waiting in each room t ... [More]

Reminder - please send in cards for teachers tomorrow!

Mon, May 2 7:28pm

As promised, this is your friendly reminder to please send in cards for your child's classroom teacher, as well as the "bonus" teachers assigned to your child's class (the list can be found in the pac ... [More]

Registration Open for NextGen Smarty Pants After School Program

Mon, May 2 11:08am

Registration is now open for the next session of the NextGen Smarty Pants After School Program.   The program is open to K-5 students and will run on Thursdays from 3:25-4:30pm.   See attached flyer f ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Week Reminders!

Sun, May 1 1:36pm

Happy Sunday!  We just wanted to send a quick reminder about the Teacher Appreciation Week activities - our heads are spinning this time of year, so we are just trying to keep track of everything!   T ... [More]

Auction Items/Event Winnings

Sun, May 1 9:32am

Thank you to everyone for your support and participation in our very successful online auction!! We will be sorting through the items and contacting everyone who won this week. Feel free to contact Ja ... [More]

Parents Night Out is TONIGHT!

Fri, Apr 29 1:44pm

What a beautiful night for a Bugbee Parents Night Out at Talcott Mountain Collective!  If you haven't gotten your tickets yet, they will be available on Konstella through the end of today (please try ... [More]

Last Day for the Bugbee PTO Online Auction!

Fri, Apr 29 12:01pm

Happy Friday!  Bidding closes TONIGHT at 9 p.m. on the 2022 Bugbee PTO Online Auction.  Get those winning bids in today!  There are still some amazing options without a starting bid like a week at UCo ... [More]

Still Time to Bid on the Auction and Register for PNO!

Wed, Apr 27 11:17am

Our 2022 Bugbee PTO Online Auction is going strong!  Many items have been popular, but some items are still available for an opening bid!  Please visit the Auction website to register as a bidder, bro ... [More]

Free Shipping on Bugbee Spirit Wear This Week

Tue, Apr 26 4:34pm

Who doesn't love free shipping? Take advantage of free shipping on all of your Bugbee Spirit Wear Shop orders this week! There is a wide selection of clothing and accessories. With spring sports in fu ... [More]

Reminder - Rays of Sunshine for Teacher Appreciation Week due TOMORROW!

Tue, Apr 26 4:33pm

Hi everyone!  Thank you so much for wading through the massive envelope of Teacher Appreciation materials that came home with your students last Friday.  We are so grateful for our generous Bugbee com ... [More]

Bugbee Online Auction is LIVE!

Sun, Apr 24 1:49pm

The Bugbee 2022 Online Auction is now LIVE! Check it out, and support our incredible Bugbee community!   If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to ... [More]

Bugbee Online Auction 2022 Open For Preview!!

Thu, Apr 21 12:50pm

                                  Bugbee families, the 2022 online auction is ready for preview!   Please visit to preview various donated items, special experiences w ... [More]

Bugbee Chess Club - Spring Registration

Tue, Apr 19 11:02am

Bugbee Chess Club Spring 2022 - Six Weeks on Tuesdays (evening) *See attachment for more details Registration Deadline: April 22     Club meetings for this session will be from 6:00 to 7:00 PM on Tues ... [More]

Principal Coffee Today at 9:30 AM

Mon, Apr 4 8:30am

Principal Coffee Today at 9:30 AM   A reminder that Mrs. Brouse is holding a virtual Principal's Coffee at 9:30 AM today Monday, April 4th for conversation and questions. Feel free to email questions ... [More]

Bugbee Book Fair - Volunteer Sign Up

Tue, Mar 29 8:38am

Volunteers are needed at the Bugbee Book Fair!   The Bugbee Book Fair will run from Monday, April 4 through Friday, April 8. Volunteers are needed during the school day to help students create wish li ... [More]

Sunday, May 15 1:05 PM-4 PM

Mon, Mar 28 9:14am

It's Bugbee Day at Dunkin Donuts Park as the Hartford Yard Goats face the Portland Sea Dogs. Spend an afternoon at the ballpark with friends and family from Bugbee.   Sunday, May 15, at 1:05 p.m.   Po ... [More]

Friday Morning @ 9am - Principal's Coffee

Thu, Mar 24 8:49pm

Principal Brouse will be holding a Virtual Principal's Coffee tomorrow morning, Friday March 25 from 9-10am.   Click the link to join:   Or join by phone: (US) +1 401-646- ... [More]

Bugbee Fit Squad - Spring Registration

Wed, Mar 16 11:46am

  BUGBEE FIT SQUAD   We are excited to announce our last session of “Bugbee Fit Squad” for this year.  Participants will enjoy 6 sessions in the morning from 8:00 - 8:35 engaged in fun, fitness relate ... [More]

Bugbee Run Club

Wed, Mar 16 7:58am

Bugbee Run Club is a new after school program hosted by Fitness Class Training coming to our school this Spring. The program will run 3:20-4:10 on Tuesdays beginning April 19th and ending on May 24th. ... [More]

NextGen Smarty Pants - Spring Registration

Tue, Mar 15 11:01am

NextGen Smarty Pants After School Program   2nd-5th  Graders - Amazing Animals Robotics KG-1st Graders - Jr Amazing Animals Robotics   Thursdays (5) 3:25-4:25PM 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/21 $139   Lion ... [More]

Bugbee Spirit Wear!

Sun, Mar 13 8:53am

The online Bugbee Spirit Wear Shop is now open!    Looking for new Bugbee gear or the perfect gift for a Bugbee student or family member? We now have a year-round online apparel and gear shop! There i ... [More]

Bugbee Lost & Found

Sun, Mar 6 8:17pm

The Bugbee Lost & Found is again full of items - coats, hats, gloves, water bottles, sports equipment and more.   Please stop by the Lost & Found this week while you are at school for your child's con ... [More]

Postgame Skate Instructions @ Wolf Pack

Sat, Mar 5 2:35pm

Pardon the additional email. Final instructions were just given regarding the Postgame Skate with the Hartford Wolf Pack!!    “The skate will take place postgame everyone must bring their own ice skat ... [More]

Final Reminder- Bugbee @ Hartford Wolf Pack

Thu, Mar 3 8:02pm

Final Reminder to purchase your Wolf Pack Tickets before the link expires tomorrow, March 4th!   Purchase Tickets Here   If you would like to participate in the event but need financial support at thi ... [More]

Self Care Event for Parents & Caregivers - TONIGHT at 7PM

Thu, Mar 3 5:38pm

Please join us TONIGHT Thursday, March 3rd for a free webinar related to self care for parents and caregivers!   Marla Dakin, LCSW, will be discussing why self-care should be your number one priority ... [More]

Bugbee Chess Program - Spring 2022

Sun, Feb 27 9:15pm

Bugbee Chess Program  Spring 2022   There is still time to register for the Spring 2022 Bugbee Chess Program.     Club meetings for this session will be from 6:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesdays: March 1, 15, ... [More]

Postgame Open Skate & Hockey Tickets Reminder!

Fri, Feb 25 10:32am

Don’t forget to purchase your Wolf Pack Tickets for March 6th @ 3pm!    Purchase Tickets Here   In addition to the game, Bugbee has the opportunity to enjoy a Postgame Open Skate together on the ice!! ... [More]

Bugbee Virtual Paint Night - registration deadline Feb. 23

Tue, Feb 22 3:00pm

  Registration Option 1: Supplies Included Cost includes a canvas, acrylic paint, paint brushes, paper plate, paper towel and disposable table cloth.   Registration Option 2: Provide Your Own Supplies ... [More]


Sat, Feb 19 4:53pm

Registration Option 1: Supplies Included Cost includes a canvas, acrylic paint, paint brushes, paper plate, paper towel and disposable table cloth.   Registration Option 2: Provide Your Own Supplies C ... [More]

Bugbee Hockey Tickets at the Wolf Pack

Wed, Feb 16 4:02pm

  Join us as we cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack!!   Tickets are now available for Bugbee Elementary School to enjoy a Hockey game together on Sunday, March 6, at 3 p.m. We are excited to watch the Har ... [More]

Reminder: Fit Squad registration tonight at 7 p.m.

Wed, Feb 9 10:11am

Mr. Lopez is excited to hold another session of Bugbee Fit Squad, the before-school fitness program. Registration opens on Wed., Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. through RecDesk. See the attached flyer for details. ... [More]

Mad Science After School Program

Wed, Feb 9 9:27am

Mad Science After School Program Energy, Forces, Flight & Robots   Mondays  2/28 - 5/29 (no class held on 3/7 and 4/11) 10 Weeks 3:30-4:30 PM Grades K-5 Cost: $165   Find your program, pay and registe ... [More]

Coloring Books for CCMC

Sun, Feb 6 8:36pm

Mrs. Roland’s class asks for your help in Breathing Compassion at Bugbee this month. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has expressed a need for coloring books. Please have students bring NEW color ... [More]

Lost & Found - last call!

Tue, Feb 1 8:26am

Unclaimed items in the Lost & Found (located in the front lobby) will be donated tomorrow, Feb. 2. 

Lost & Found

Fri, Jan 28 11:42am

Do you recognize anything? The Lost & Found is full of winter gear - coats, hats and so many gloves! The Lost & Found is located in the Bugbee front lobby. Any unclaimed items will be donated this Wed ... [More]

Open Club Chess Program

Tue, Jan 4 8:52am

Open Club Chess Program   Attached please find the flyer for an Open Club Chess Program. This session includes an evening class at Bugbee on Tuesdays.  The open club offers in person and online option ... [More]

Final reminder: Wish-Upon-A-Star contributions due Friday!

Tue, Dec 14 5:25pm

Hi Bugbee community!  Just a reminder that all Wish-Upon-A-Star contributions are due to the front office by this Friday, December 17.  If you think your gift may be late, please contact me (sarahlbur ... [More]

Important - Square 1 Art Items!

Sun, Dec 12 5:06pm

Happy holidays!  Thank you all SO much for your amazing support of the Square 1 Art fundraiser this year!  We crushed all of our previous fundraising records (and have now set the bar crazy high for n ... [More]

CCMC Pajama Day is tomorrow, December 10

Thu, Dec 9 3:46pm

Bugbee is excited to celebrate CCMC PJ Day for the Kids tomorrow, December 10. This annual event helps support kids at CT Children's Medical Center. Donate $1 or more and wear your pajamas to school t ... [More]

Virtual Principal Coffee - Join us NOW!

Tue, Nov 30 2:07pm

This month's Virtual Principal Coffee is happening now!   Join us -

Bugbee Fit Squad

Tue, Nov 30 8:49am

JOIN THE BUGBEE FIT SQUAD   Calling all Bugbee 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th graders! We are excited for a second session of our before-school fitness program called the “Bugbee Fit Squad”. Participants ... [More]

LAST CHANCE for Charleston Wrap!

Mon, Nov 29 2:51pm

It's Cyber Monday and your LAST CHANCE to shop Charleston Wrap!  As you browse your favorite online stores, be sure to check out one of Bugbee's most popular sales, Charleston Wrap.  The attached flie ... [More]

Conference Week - THANK YOU!

Fri, Nov 19 5:34pm

We just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to you all, our amazing Bugbee families, for the incredible generosity you showed our teachers and staff this week.  From the snacks and treats, to the crockpots ... [More]

Come get pies NOW!

Thu, Nov 18 11:30am

If you’re available— it’s a beautiful warm day, perfect for thawing pies. Come and grab your pies anytime!! We’re ready for you :)

Pie & cookie dough pickup TODAY!

Thu, Nov 18 7:04am

Good morning!! Please remember that the Lyman pies and Otis Spunkmeyer cookie dough orders must be picked up between 1-3p today in the upper parking lot! See you then! Christine

PTO Meeting Tonight at 7 p.m.

Mon, Nov 15 2:24pm

The Bugbee PTO meeting (virtual) is tonight from 7-8 p.m.  The entire Bugbee community is invited and encouraged to join the meeting.   Google Meet link:

Lost and Found

Sun, Nov 14 3:31pm

There are many items on the Lost and Found table, see attached photo. If you think your child may have lost something at school, please have them stop by the lobby this week. All items will be donated ... [More]

(Really!) last call for Square 1 Art orders!

Fri, Nov 12 4:17pm

Today is the last day to place your Square 1 Art orders!  Thanks so much for the AMAZING order numbers already - we have raised an incredible amount of money for Bugbee School!  See below for more inf ... [More]

Still Time to Shop Charleston Wrap!

Mon, Nov 8 2:10pm

There's still time to shop the Bugbee PTO's annual Charleston Wrap fundraiser!  This popular sale offers over 2,500 great products for your home, office, holiday gift giving, and more.  We have just a ... [More]

Don't forget to place your Square 1 Art order!

Sat, Nov 6 3:35pm

Happy Saturday!  Square 1 Art catalogs were sent home with your students last week - please check those backpacks if you haven't seen them yet!  The order deadline is November 12, so get your coasters ... [More]

Bake sale today!!!

Sat, Nov 6 11:38am

Please stop by Bugbee field and buy some goodies at the bake sale today. We will be here until 12:30 PM. Come support the fifth graders and their experience with Nature’s classroom.

Halloween Candy Collection

Tue, Nov 2 7:24pm

Just a reminder to send in any extra Halloween candy this week. Bins are set up in the lobby to drop off through Friday, November 5. Thank you!

Bugbee Chess Program - Fall Session 2

Tue, Nov 2 7:45am

Bugbee Chess Program Fall Session 2   The Bugbee Chess Program is accepting registrations for its second session. This session runs on Tuesdays after school from 3:20-4:20 PM (November 9, 30, December ... [More]

NextGen SmartyPants Nov/Dec After School Programs

Mon, Oct 25 1:27pm

NextGen SmartyPants  After School Programs   NextGen SmartyPants is offering a late fall round of after school programs at Bugbee starting in November and ending in December.  Students currently takin ... [More]

Square 1 Art Returns to Bugbee!

Sat, Oct 23 3:12pm

Hi everyone!  The Square 1 Art fundraiser is BACK!  Before you put those wallets away after buying Lyman pies, and more wrapping paper that you don't really need, please check out the awesome products ... [More]

Shop Charleston Wrap to Support Bugbee!

Tue, Oct 19 1:48pm

The Bugbee PTO's annual Charleston Wrap fundraiser is now live!  This popular sale offers over 2,500 great products for your home, office, holiday gift giving, and more.  This sale lasts only a few sh ... [More]

Last Day for Pies & Cookies!

Mon, Oct 18 2:46pm

A perfect fall day to get you in the mood for fresh baked pie & warm cookies!!  Don't miss out--today is the last day to place your order for the Lyman Orchard Pie and Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough fun ... [More]

root2rise Community Farm Share

Wed, Oct 13 5:43pm

root2RISE presents the Community Share Event 2021   root2RISE is partnering with local farmers to offer West Hartford elementary school communities a one-time farm “SHARE” filled with fresh veggies, f ... [More]

Parents Night Out - TONIGHT!

Thu, Sep 30 10:06am

There's still time to join us for Parents Night Out TONIGHT from 6 - 8 p.m. at New Park Brewery!  Tickets are available in Konstella (preferred) or will be sold at the door - cash only.     The weathe ... [More]

Parents Night Out— This Thursday!!

Mon, Sep 27 12:04pm

Hello Bugbee Families! Please join us at New Park Brewery for a fun Parents Night Out! This is an OUTDOOR event, and the weather finally looks great! Tickets are still available on Konstella. Please e ... [More]


Mon, Sep 27 12:03pm

 JOIN THE BUGBEE FIT SQUAD   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 enjo ... [More]

School photo orders

Mon, Sep 20 1:43pm

Hello, Coffeepond has extended the school photo package orders through the end of today. Please place your orders before the end of the day. You may still place orders after today but an added shippin ... [More]

Picture Day Orders

Wed, Sep 15 8:35am

Good morning, There were plenty of smiling faces yesterday and we hope you enjoy the pictures when we receive them in the next few weeks. If you have not already placed an order, please fill out the o ... [More]

Picture Day TOMORROW!

Mon, Sep 13 9:01pm

Just a reminder that Picture Day is tomorrow, Tuesday September 14. you may place your order online at