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

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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”

Keller Kids and Families ‘Walk to School’

Helen Keller Middle School students and families, including four-legged friends, participated in Walk to School Day on Oct. 6 with new Principal Dr. Steven Clapp. Police Chief Richard Doyle and other Easton Police Department officers showed up and supported safety on the walk.

Continue reading “Keller Kids and Families ‘Walk to School’”

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”

Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap

South Park Avenue Property Discussions

Citizens for Easton made a presentation to the board in support of naming the town-owned property on South Park Avenue in honor of former First Selectman Bill Kupinse. Kupinse was a strong advocate for the preservation and protection of property Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap”

Message from the First Selectman

Updated 07/02/2021

Good afternoon,                      

This week we experienced our first real heat wave of summer, 2021!  We have available cooling stations at the Senior Center and EMS Headquarters, which are open during heat wave conditions.  Remember to stay hydrated and Continue reading “Message from the First Selectman”

Easton Schools Take Top Honors in CyberPatriot Competition

A group of students from Helen Keller Middle School placed first in the state at the 13th annual CyberPatriot competition. In addition, two teams made up of Easton students placed in the top three for the Gold Division. 

The CyberPatriot website states, “CyberPatriot is the National Continue reading “Easton Schools Take Top Honors in CyberPatriot Competition”