Parent Teacher Council Updates

Mon, Jun 15 12:44pm

As you may be aware, the Parent Teacher Council (PTC) is a district-wide committee that Superintendent Moore works with to communicate with all 16 schools. This committee meets over the course of the ... [More]

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Group Statement

Tue, Jun 9 2:35pm

Attached is an official statement, drafted by various members of the town level, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee-  this letter was drafted in light of both the recent, devastating murders of ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Week

Tue, Apr 14 12:21pm

Dear Bugbee Families, We hope that this correspondence finds you healthy and safe. We miss being together as a school community, but understand that it is more important than ever that we continue to ... [More]

POSTPONED- West Hartford Family and School Partnership Series Event Opportunity

Thu, Mar 12 12:45pm

The West Hartford Parent Community Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Groups in collaboration with the WHPS Equity and Diversity Council are thrilled to share that Kevin Booker Jr., founder of Boo ... [More]

Pack 145 Fill-A-Tent Food Drive

Mon, Mar 2 2:32pm

Bugbee's Cub Scout troop, Pack 145 will be holding their annual fill a tent drive starting Monday, March 9 to  Friday March 20th. All proceeds will benefit  the West Hartford Food Pantry.   Donations ... [More]

Don't forget - Socks & Snacks & Soap Collection is THIS week!

Sun, Mar 1 11:55am

Just a reminder that the Socks & Snacks & Soap Collection is happening this week!  So please bring in those new socks and hotel toiletries, and drop them in the red bin (marked with a copy of the Sock ... [More]

New Spring After-School Offerings - Cooking, Coding & Robotics

Wed, Feb 12 9:55am

This spring, we are introducing some new and exciting after-school offerings.  These courses are designed to compliment many of the existing after-school offerings we already have in place.   On Monda ... [More]

Monthly Coffee with the Principal Brouse tomorrow morning 8:40am!

Thu, Feb 6 10:24am

Please join Principal Brouse for coffee and snacks tomorrow after drop-off from 8:40 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  in the lobby. We look forward to seeing you there!

Box Top Collection

Thu, Feb 6 9:44am

Hello Bugbee! Your Box Top Collection team is ready to kick off our first 2020 collection. Remember that we are now collecting two ways. 1) Download the Box Top app on your phone and then scan your re ... [More]

Marker Recycling Program!

Wed, Feb 5 1:41pm

Hi everyone!  We are excited to announce that Bugbee will now be participating in Crayola's ColorCycle recycling program!  Please bring in all of your used markers - any brand, and any type of marker ... [More]

International Night 2020

Mon, Feb 3 12:00pm

Hello Bugbee Families! There is still time to sign up to represent a culture at International Night this year!  Currently, we have 51 countries that will be showcased on February 27! PLEASE SIGN UP BY ... [More]

Bugbee Fit Squad (Feb-March session)

Fri, Jan 31 2:32pm

Calling all Bugbee 1st through 5th graders!   Participants will enjoy 6 sessions on Tuesday or Thursday mornings (depending on grade level) from 8:00-8:35am engaged in fun, fitness related activities ... [More]

Girls Who Code

Fri, Jan 31 8:57am

Reminder & Update:  Deadline to enroll for the Girls Who Code club is the end of the day Friday, January 31st. Please note that this club is open to any student in grades 3-5 interested in coding (gir ... [More]

PTO Open Meeting with Board of Education Representatives

Mon, Jan 13 9:09am

Monday, January 13 at 7:00pm in the Bugbee Library   Our PTO Open Meeting is tonight at 7:00pm in the Bugbee Library. Come meet two of our West Hartford Board of Education representatives who will be ... [More]

International Night meeting 1/9/2019

Sun, Jan 5 11:16am

Greetings Bugbee families! We will have an informational meeting this Thursday 1/9/2020 at 6pm in the Bugbee library to discuss International Night. Please join us to learn how you can take part in th ... [More]

Winter 2020 Hobby Quest Offerings

Mon, Dec 16 11:29am

This Winter, Hobby Quest will offer Aviation, Magic, Fashion and Photography!   Please see the attached flyer for dates & rates.   Registration is now open at:

LAST DAY TOMORROW: Wish Upon a Star Drive

Thu, Dec 12 12:55pm

Hi, Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow is the last day to drop off unwrapped gifts to the Bugbee front office in connection with the Wish Upon A Star drive. If you have any questions or concerns a ... [More]

Lost and Found

Wed, Dec 11 3:38pm

The Lost and Found in the school lobby will be cleared out on Dec. 20 before winter break. There are lots of coats, fleece jackets, sweatshirts, hats, gloves and more. Please check for your missing be ... [More]

Book Fair - Thank You

Wed, Dec 11 2:36pm

The Bugbee Follett Book fair was a huge success!   Thank you to all the families that made purchases to support our school library, and to those that volunteered throughout the week.   If you placed a ... [More]

Bugbee Fit Squad

Mon, Dec 9 10:21am

 Bugbee Fit Squad - Grades 1-2 & Grades 3-5 “A supervised exercise program that gets young children running and playing before school could make them happier and healthier” – Gretchen Reynolds, Feb. 1 ... [More]

Square 1 Art pieces are in!

Fri, Dec 6 1:12pm

Hi everyone!  Just a heads up that the Square 1 Art pieces have been distributed to the teachers, so they should be coming home with your children today (or Monday if your child's teacher is out today ... [More]

THIS MORNING- Principal's Coffee

Fri, Dec 6 7:56am

Please join Principal Brouse for coffee and treats in the lobby TODAY after drop-off from 8:40-9:30am. Hope to see you there!

Charleston Wrap Fundraiser Delivery

Wed, Dec 4 1:23pm

Hello Bugbee families! This message is for those of you who submitted a paper order form for the Charleston Wrap fundraiser. The boxes have been delivered to Bugbee and most will be sent home with you ... [More]

Reminder: Wish Upon a Star

Tue, Dec 3 6:58pm

Hi everyone, We are pleased to note that the drive is going well so far this season. Just a reminder that there are still several unclaimed stars available for selection on the bulletin board in the f ... [More]

Bake Sale Tomorrow!

Tue, Dec 3 5:09pm

Hi all, don't forget to stop by for a sweet treat after the Holiday Concert tomorrow night!  All funds go directly to support our Bugbee PTO!  Bakers, please drop off baked goods any time tomorrow.  T ... [More]

International Night 2020--February 27

Wed, Nov 20 10:53am

International Night is an evening at Bugbee dedicated to celebrating the cultural diversity of our students and our community. This year, International Night will be celebrated on the evening of Thurs ... [More]

Last call for Square 1 Art orders (online and phone only)!

Tue, Nov 19 4:08pm

Guess what?  We did such an amazing job with our Square 1 orders, they've allowed us to make any last online or phone orders (but no paper orders) by this Friday November 22!  If you were thinking "I ... [More]

Wish Upon a Star Holiday Drive

Sun, Nov 17 6:03pm

Each year, Bugbee families collect clothing, toys, and other gifts for children in need in our community. A bulletin board filled with stars will be in the lobby tomorrow through December 13th. Each s ... [More]

Only 2 more days to get your Square 1 Art orders in!

Mon, Nov 11 12:47pm

Only 2 more days to get your Square 1 Art orders in!   Don't forget - order online by Wednesday 11/13 and get free shipping to Bugbee in early December!   Square 1 Art items are the perfect holiday gi ... [More]

Lyman Pie Pick Up is Today in Room 104

Thu, Nov 7 11:07am

Lyman Orchard Pie Pick Up is Today! Pie Pick Up is between 2 - 4pm. Due to the threat of rain, pies will be available for pick up in room 104 (the Spanish classroom). Please enter Bugbee through the h ... [More]

Lyman Pie Pick Up is Tomorrow 2-4pm

Wed, Nov 6 5:27pm

The Lyman Orchard Pies arrive at Bugbee tomorrow, Thursday, November 7th. Pies arrive frozen and must be picked up tomorrow. Pick up is from 2-4pm at Bugbee in Room 104 (the Spanish Room). Room 104 ca ... [More]

1 week left to get your Square 1 Art orders in!

Wed, Nov 6 12:41pm

1 week left to get your Square 1 Art orders in!   We know.  You already bought Lyman pies.  You already bought wrapping paper.  But, long after that pie is eaten and the wrapping paper is in the trash ... [More]

Square 1 Art Deadline EXTENDED!

Sat, Nov 2 2:28pm

New deadline for Square 1 Art orders is NOVEMBER 13!   You can place your order ONLINE or by PHONE until 11/13/2019.   To order online, visit to enter your art access code. Lost yo ... [More]

One more week to order Square 1 Art!

Sun, Oct 27 9:48pm

A quick reminder that Square 1 Art orders are due next Monday, November 4!  If you order by that date, you will receive free shipping of your products to Bugbee in early December (in time for all of y ... [More]

Last call for Charleston Wrap Fundraiser sales!

Tue, Oct 22 7:01am

Today is the last day of the Charleston Wrap Fundraiser!  Get your last minute orders in today!   ALL PAPER ORDER FORMS & MONEY ARE DUE TODAY.  PLEASE SEND TO SCHOOL WITH YOUR CHILD THIS MORNING.   ON ... [More]

Square 1 Art Fundraiser is back!

Mon, Oct 21 2:19pm

Hi everyone!  Just a heads up that in the next couple of days, your child will be bringing home his or her custom catalog from Square 1 Art.  The catalog will contain all of the information you need f ... [More]

Bugbee Farmer's Market - Today - MOVED TO THE CAFETERIA!

Thu, Oct 17 1:02pm

Due to the wind and weather, the Bugbee Farmer's Market will be held in the cafeteria from 3:20-4 today.     We look forward to seeing you!  

Bugbee Farmer's Market - TODAY!!!

Thu, Oct 17 7:17am

Come support the Bugbee Farmer's Market from 3:20-4 TODAY in the Bugbee Garden or Cafeteria (if wet outside).   We will have: sweet potatoes banana bread bruschetta sauce apple cider pumpkin bread squ ... [More]

Shop Charleston Wrap Fundraiser through Friday! Support Bugbee School!

Mon, Oct 14 11:46am

Greetings Bugbee Families!  There are a few days left to of the Charleston Wrap Fundraiser! Shop wrapping paper, kitchen & home items, and much more! Now through Friday! Shop online or use the paper f ... [More]

Lyman Pie Forms & Money Due Tomorrow (Friday)

Thu, Oct 10 7:43pm

Lyman Orchard Order Forms and Money are due tomorrow, Friday, October 11th!!! Thank you to all who sold pies this year!!


Mon, Oct 7 10:25am

Hello parents,   Picture Day is this Thursday, October 10th. Weather permitting the photographer will be taking the pictures outdoors. If this is not possible it will be moved to the lobby with a prof ... [More]


Mon, Oct 7 10:16am

  One last reminder, PICTURE DAY is tomorrow!!   Thank you. Stacey Malitz

Fundraiser reminder! Shop today!

Mon, Oct 7 7:59am

Good morning Bugbee Families! Now is a great time to get an early jump on holiday shopping and share our fundraiser with friends and family.  With the funds we raise this year we can look forward to: ... [More]

Lyman Orchard Pie Fundraiser

Sun, Oct 6 9:04pm

Reminder that the Lyman Orchard Pie Fundraiser order forms and money are due on Friday, October 11th. Pies will be delivered frozen to Bugbee on Thursday, November 7th. And don’t forget, the top two s ... [More]

New Bugbee Fundraising Campaign Starts Today!

Mon, Sep 30 9:54pm

Friends and family of Bugbee School, Get excited for a brand new fundraiser for Bugbee School!  It's coming home today and your help is essential!  Take a sneak peek at some of the great items availab ... [More]

Shop at Stop and Shop or on Amazon? You can help support the Bugbee PTO!

Tue, Sep 24 9:47pm

Hi Bugbee Community, If you shop at Stop and Shop or on Amazon (who doesn't?), it's very easy to sign up to earn funds for the Bugbee PTO!  Both will donate a portion of all sales to our school.  Sign ... [More]

Bugbee Fit Squad - Grades 3-5

Tue, Sep 24 9:09am

West Hartford Board of Education and Leisure Services present: Bugbee Fit Squad- Grades 3 – 5 Calling all Bugbee 3rd, 4th and 5th graders!  We are excited to bring back our morning  fitness/games prog ... [More]

Bugbee Chess Club - Fall 2019

Wed, Sep 11 10:09am

This Fall, Chess will be offered on Tuesday afternoons.  Please see the attached flyer for dates, rates and sign-up info.   Thanks!

Fall Hobby Quest Flyer & Signup

Tue, Sep 10 10:54am

This Fall, Hobby Quest will have two offerings at Bugbee.  Magic will be offered on Thursday afternoons, and Photography on Friday afternoons.   Please see the attached flyer for dates, rates and sign ... [More]