Show Off Your Holiday-Decorated Home

Are you proud of your holiday-decorated home? Show it off for others to enjoy by signing for Easton PTO’s “Light Up Easton” and they will place your home on their website along with a map available at the Easton Library with other Easton homes decked out for the holidays.  

“Light Continue reading “Show Off Your Holiday-Decorated Home”

Storied Pancake Breakfast Returns to HKMS

After a long absence due to the pandemic, the beloved tradition of the Hellen Keller Middle School pancake breakfast returned on Nov. 19. HKMS Assistant Principal Anne Mohr was delighted to be able to revive this memorable event for students and their families.

“For forty-five Continue reading “Storied Pancake Breakfast Returns to HKMS”

The Library Bus Rides Again

After a hiatus of a few years due to Covid restrictions, an ER9 bus is once again ushering Helen Keller Middle School children to the Easton Public Library after school.

The Library provides programming for middle school kids as well as a safe and welcoming space for them to meet Continue reading “The Library Bus Rides Again”

Library Offers New Student Services–HKMS Bus Stop and Library Squad

HKMS Bus #9 Is Now a Library Bus

HKMS students may now ride bus #9 to the Easton Public Library after school. The Library provides programming for middle school kids as well as a safe and welcoming space for them to meet friends, do homework, get book recommendations, or just browse Continue reading “Library Offers New Student Services–HKMS Bus Stop and Library Squad”

Helen Keller Middle School’s International Flags Celebrate Diversity

At first glance, the neon and vibrant colored international flags displayed in Helen Keller Middle School cafeteria could be mistaken for a geography lesson.

The 41 flags do serve an educational purpose, but they have a deeper meaning. They represent and celebrate the wide array Continue reading “Helen Keller Middle School’s International Flags Celebrate Diversity”

HKMS Hosts Back-to-School Night for Parents

Parents of Helen Keller Middle School students got a taste of middle school life during the HKMS’s back-to-school night. The annual open house was the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic that HKMS welcomed parents in person for the annual event.

New Easton Signs

To the Editor:

Our thanks to all who participated in creating the beautiful new signs for Easton. They beautifully depict the town’s characteristics that are increasingly rare elsewhere and cherished by those who live here. Clearly we have talented artists among our students! What Continue reading “New Easton Signs”

New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs Unveiled

There are barns, cows, pigs, tractors, reservoirs, fish, and trees. Lots of tress. Those are the images that come to mind when Easton elementary and middle school students think of their hometown. They are also the images that will grace two new ‘Welcome to Easton” signs welcoming Continue reading “New ‘Welcome to Easton’ Signs Unveiled”

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”