A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

06/24/2022 Update

In regards to COVID, hospitalization numbers in the state are slowly decreasing. I believe there is a very slow but steady improvement.

This week marked graduations from Samuel Staples, Helen Keller, and Joel Barlow High School. This is a good time to be Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

HKMS’s Outdoor Classroom to be Re-Dedicated in Honor of Former Principal

A re-dedication ceremony of the Joan Parker Outdoor Classroom will take place at Helen Keller Middle School on May 5 to honor Joan Parker, a former principal at the school who passed away in 2010. Shortly after her passing the outdoor classroom was created in her memory. Her vision Continue reading “HKMS’s Outdoor Classroom to be Re-Dedicated in Honor of Former Principal”

Helen Keller Students Return to the Stage With Live Production of ‘Annie Jr.’

Students at Helen Keller Middle School returned to the stage for the first time in two years with a spirited production of the musical “Annie Jr.” on March 3 and 4.

“I thought it was amazing,” said Chris Ferrari, whose daughter Lucia Ferrari played Grace Farrell in the show. “These Continue reading “Helen Keller Students Return to the Stage With Live Production of ‘Annie Jr.’”

Program at Helen Keller Middle School Makes Up for Lost Learning During Covid

Learning disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have left students at Helen Keller Middle School struggling to meet their grade level expectations much like other students across the United States.

Prior to the pandemic, 80% of students at Helen Keller Middle School were Continue reading “Program at Helen Keller Middle School Makes Up for Lost Learning During Covid”

Keller Courier Publishes Its First Issue

Helen Keller Middle School’s Newspaper Club published its first issue of the Keller Courier, a student-written and directed newspaper that focuses on a variety of topics not only about the school but the local Easton community as well.

Two-Hour Delay for ER9 Schools on Monday

Superintendent McKinnon sent the following announcement today about the start of ER9 schools on Monday, Jan. 3:

Dear Families, 

I hope this email finds you well. There will be a 2-hour delay to all schools tomorrow for students. Staff will report to work at their regular time. Continue reading “Two-Hour Delay for ER9 Schools on Monday”

Dr. Steven Clapp: Inspirational Leader and Educator

As a parent of a Helen Keller Middle School (HKMS) student I had been curious about the new principal, Dr. Steven Clapp. I have been a technologist and strategist for Fortune 500 companies for over 25 years and am not that familiar with the academic world. I do know that the principal Continue reading “Dr. Steven Clapp: Inspirational Leader and Educator”

The Artist: A Tribute to Roberta Cioppa

Roberta Cioppa (1935 – 2021)

I had the privilege and honor of working with Roberta Cioppa at Helen Keller Middle School for nearly 30 years. Upon meeting her we immediately bonded. Roberta taught art while Robert taught music.

Growing up, art was always my favorite subject, Continue reading “The Artist: A Tribute to Roberta Cioppa”

Outdoor Gathering Area Dedicated to Sue Kaplan

The staff of Helen Keller Middle School came together on the crisp morning of Nov. 24 to dedicate a newly landscaped outdoor gathering area to their former principal, Susan J. Kaplan. 

“In honor of Susan Kaplan’s many years of dedication and service to the Easton Public Schools, Continue reading “Outdoor Gathering Area Dedicated to Sue Kaplan”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 11/05/2021

Daylight Savings

Good afternoon,

It has been a very busy week with the election.  I want to commend the people of Easton for one of the highest turnouts ever for a municipal election. We continue to see increasing levels of participation by the people of Easton, as in previous Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

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