ER9 Schools Unveils New K-12 Curriculum Website

Dr. Stephanie Pierson Ugol, ER9 assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, has announced a new ER9 curriculum website:

The website provides parents with an overview of the curricula in kindergarten Continue reading “ER9 Schools Unveils New K-12 Curriculum Website”

Letter: Back to School Message

To all neighbors, especially Easton Families and ER9 Staff,

A new school year provides a fresh start or new beginning for students, staff and the whole community. This year in particular, the anticipation of what the world will look like not only today but 10 months from now is Continue reading “Letter: Back to School Message”

ER9 Issues Back to School Meals Information

• Our school nutrition staff looks forward to welcoming students back to school! We will continue serving healthy school meals to fuel our students for success.

• This school year, thanks to federal pandemic waivers, all students will be eligible for free meals, regardless of family Continue reading “ER9 Issues Back to School Meals Information”

Returning to School Safely During COVID-19

Professional Support Series for Families

​​​​Families, do you have questions about returning to school safely this fall? The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE), together with Connecticut Children’s and other healthcare providers, is hosting a virtual meeting to answer Continue reading “Returning to School Safely During COVID-19”

Dr. Steven Clapp Appointed Principal of Helen Keller Middle School

The Easton Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Steven Clapp the next principal of Helen Keller Middle School. 

Previously an assistant principal at Saxe Middle School in New Canaan, Dr. Clapp was selected from a pool of nearly 40 well qualified applicants in a process Continue reading “Dr. Steven Clapp Appointed Principal of Helen Keller Middle School”

ER9 Superintendent Dr. Rydell Harrison Resigns

Dr. Rydell Harrison, superintendent of the Easton, Redding and Region 9 Schools, resigned his position in a June 25 message to the Tri-Boards of Education. He assumed the position in August 2020, following the retirement of Dr. Thomas McMorran.

Following is his message of resignation:

Continue reading “ER9 Superintendent Dr. Rydell Harrison Resigns”

Letter of Support for Dr. Rydell Harrison from the Connecticut State Delegation

Dear Esteemed Members of the ER9 Board of Education,

We are writing in support, praise, and appreciation for our Superintendent of ER9, Dr. Rydell Harrison. During this critical juncture in our nation’s health and political history, we find his thoughtful, conscientious and timely Continue reading “Letter of Support for Dr. Rydell Harrison from the Connecticut State Delegation”

Easton and Redding Schools Name New Superintendent

Dr. Rydell Harrison

The search is over. The Easton, Redding, and Region 9 boards of education voted unanimously last night to appoint Dr. Rydell Harrison their next superintendent of schools. Currently the superintendent of Watertown, Conn. Public Schools, Harrison was selected Continue reading “Easton and Redding Schools Name New Superintendent”

ER9 Update from Superintendent McMorran

Note: Dr. McMorran sent the following email updates to the ER9 community on Friday, July 17. — Easton Courier editors.

Dear Friends and Families of ER9:

If you don’t have time to read my email today, please consider attending the upcoming meetings of the Boards of Education Continue reading “ER9 Update from Superintendent McMorran”

Community Assets Network (CAN) Needs Social Media Marketing Assistance

Are you a social media enthusiast? Community Assets Network (CAN) invites student and parent volunteers to help with our effort to link Joel Barlow High School students with knowledgeable adults.

CAN’s mission is to empower the youth of Easton and Redding and enrich the adults Continue reading “Community Assets Network (CAN) Needs Social Media Marketing Assistance”