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1060 Sheldon Street Doors Open: (6:45 a.m Commons) 7:10 a.m.
West Suffield, CT 06093 School Hours: 7:25 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Phone: 860-668-3810 Main Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Fax: 860-668-3037 Guidance Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 

World Language Honor Society will have a meeting on Monday, March 27 after school in the band room. All members must attend, as the Induction Ceremony will be discussed and planned.

Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 

Attention all SHS students: As you know, it's spirit week again leading up to the upcoming pep rally.

  • Today is U.S.A. Day
  • Friday is Wear your Team Shirts (You can wear your VBM team shirt, or your favorite team whether sports or another group activity at school.)
Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 

Attention all Agriscience students: Ag Expo is quickly approaching! We need your help in making sure we have enough animals during the event. If you think you have a safe and friendly animal that could come to school please see Mrs. Leach ASAP for the paperwork.

Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 

Orpheus is looking for any last minute submissions before the spring edition is out next week. If you have any poetry, short stories, narratives, or artwork you would like to submit, please send them to Ms. Petrone. As always, submissions can be anonymous if you want them to be!

Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 

The 2017 National College Fair will be at the Big E in West Springfield on Monday evening, April 3rd from 6:30-8:30 and at the CT Convention Center in Hartford on Thursday evening, April 7th from 6:30-8:30 (Please note that the Hartford Fair is now on Thursday evening and not Tuesday evening as originally advertised). This is a great opportunity for families to visit with representatives from hundreds of colleges and universities and learn more about the programs that they offer. Students can register ahead of time at www.nacacfairs.org. See your counselor if questions.

Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 

Senior Sweatshirts will be on sale for the remainder of the week. Friday will be the FINAL day to order one. Please contact Mr. Wheeler, Giancarlo Isotti, or Amelia Picard to order one.

Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 

Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) is offering the opportunity for current 10th & 11th graders with a 2.0 GPA or better to enroll in a FREE college course over the summer through their College Now program. An info session for interested students and parents will be held at the college on Wednesday, March 29th from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Building 16, 1st Floor, Room 131. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about the program and ask questions.

Posted Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 

The Agriscience Department welcomed twin lambs over the weekend. Mom, Cammie, gave birth to ram lamb Norman and ewe lamb Frieda Sunday afternoon. Cammie, Norman and Frieda are doing great and are excited to meet the Suffield High School Community! Please see one of the Agriscience teachers to schedule a visit!

Posted Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 

A US Military Service Academy Night Program will be held on Wednesday evening, April 26th at 6:00 at the MG Maurice Rose Armed Forces Center in Middletown. Any current 9th, 10th, or 11th grader interested in learning more about the nation's military academies is encouraged to attend along with a parent. Representatives from the US Military Academy at West Point, the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, the US Coast Guard Academy in New London, the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and the US Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point NY will be in attendance to provide information about the application and nomination process and answer questions. Interested students should pick up a flyer in the School Counseling Office.

Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017 

Girls Basketball:
McKenzie Rusczyk
Kelly Carucci

Boys Basketball:
Ben Nigro
Josh Baskin

Girls Indoor Track:
Cameron Shaw

Boys Indoor Track:
Nick Sinofsky
Jared Sharp
Ryan Cleaves
Leroy Lawson

Hunter Adams

Boys Ice Hockey:
Austin Rupp
Jake Bourdeau

Posted Friday, Mar 17, 2017 

The next Suffield High School Parent Advisory Council will be held on Monday, March 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the SHS Library Media Center.

The agenda includes two items:

  1. Members of the Suffield Local Prevention Council will explain and answer questions regarding the upcoming Youth Assessment Survey, and
  2. The district 6-12 Curriculum Leaders will explain and answer questions regarding steps to increase our students' college and career readiness.

We hope to see you there.

Posted Friday, Mar 10, 2017 

Mark your calendars! There will be a Senior Safe Party fundraiser at Chipotle on Wednesday, March 29 from 5 to 9 PM. If you show them the flyer from around the school or tell them that you are there for the SHS Safe Party Fundraiser, then 50% of the proceeds will go towards the Senior Grad Safe Party.

Posted Friday, Mar 10, 2017 

Spaulding Elementary School is looking for a couple Program Assistants to work after school for 5-8 hours per week. The pay is $10.10. Specific duties include: Assisting the program service provider to support program activities; Monitoring student behavior and participation; Maintaining close communication with instructors.

Students can apply online: https://www.applitrack.com/suffield/onlineapp/defa...

Posted Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 

Every other month at Suffield High School, Student Senate chooses a "Teacher of the Month" Our teachers submit names of colleagues who have made a recent positive contribution to the school. Members of the Student Senate gather to review the responses submitted and choose a recipient. Congratulations to Mr. Janick who was chosen for December 2016 and to Mr. Casolari who was chosen for February 2017.

Posted Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 

Senior parents it's not too late to create a personal ad in the yearbook for your graduating senior. The yearbook deadline is next month, so you do have to hurry! Just go to www.yearbooksforever.com to create your ad that will be a part of the SHS 2017 Yearbook forever! The pages of the yearbook are filling up so please complete your ad by April 1....time and pages are going fast!

All yearbook questions may be directed to Libby Deedy, ldeedy@suffield.org

Posted Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 

Attention all Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshman: Buy your SHS 2017 Yearbook! Just go to www.yearbooksforever.com to order your book. A limited number of books have been ordered, so get yours NOW!

Remember Seniors, as long as you have paid your class dues, you do not need to order a yearbook.

Posted Monday, Mar 6, 2017 
The Science Fair Club is proud to announce the Madi D'Ostuni has been named by the Connecticut Technology Council as a Finalist for the Women of Innovation Award in the state of Connecticut. Madi will be honored on March 29th at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. Congratulations to Madi!
Posted Monday, Mar 6, 2017 

The Suffield Athletic Hall of Fame scholarship applications are now available. Please see Mr. Bosworth or go to the guidance department for an application. The deadline is May 8th.

Posted Monday, Mar 6, 2017 

Catalyst's ACT Bootcamp at Suffield High School is coming up!

This momentum building weekend seminar gives students the insight and confidence they need on the day of the test. Students will also leave with Catalyst's self-study materials for sustained practice right up until the test. Tuition for the Bootcamp is $150. To enroll please call Catalyst at 800-235-0056.

ACT Bootcamp at Suffield High School: Saturday, April 1st from 9am-1pm and Sunday, April 2nd from 9am-1pm

Posted Monday, Feb 27, 2017 

Hello Suffield Families,

I hope this communication finds everyone well as we navigate the remaining days of winter. Attached you will find our K-12 Core Academic Newsletters.

As always, thank you for supporting all of our efforts as we work hard to accomplish the Mission of Suffield Public Schools to prepare all students with the knowledge, skills and attributes required for success in a rapidly changing world.

If you have any questions about the content of the newsletters or our curriculum, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Brian Hendrickson
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
Suffield Public Schools
350 Mountain Road, Suffield, CT 06078

Please see the attached Curriculum Newsletter: February 2017 Curriculum Newsletter - PDF

Posted Monday, Jan 30, 2017 
Applications are now available for the 2017 Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy (FLEYA) program to be held at Yale University from June 18th – 24th. To be eligible you must be 15 to 18 years old with a minimum GPA of 2.7 and a strong interest in a potential career in law enforcement. Stop in to the School Counseling Office for more information if interested.
Posted Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 

On June 10, 2017, Suffield High Safe Party will host a New York, Hudson River cruise for the senior class. We will meet at the school at 5:30 PM and coach buses will depart for the New York Pier 40, promptly at 6:00 PM. Dress for the evening is causal and a sweater or sweatshirt is suggested. We will return to SHS at approximately 3:00 AM. The costs to the students are $50.00. Safe Party subsidizes the majority of the expenses. For more information and confirmation page, please click on the following link: Letter - PDF

We must have a minimum of 75 students sign up in order to have the cruise. Deadline for forms and money turned in to office by 2/3/17.

Posted Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 

In an effort to increase community awareness of SHS programming and activities the school has created a new Twitter page. Please find and follow the Twitter name @suffield_hs as we are hopeful that parents, students, and the community will find this additional means of communication helpful as we highlight the wonderful things happening at SHS. Examples of some recent posts include biotechnology work happening as part of a grant through Amgen Pharmaceuticals, opening night of the SHS basketball season including a Unified Basketball game vs. East Windsor, an announcement regarding the school's commitment to the CIAC Class Act School Sportsmanship framework, and a congratulations to this year's CAPSS Student Award Recipient.

Posted Friday, Dec 9, 2016 

Students: If you're interested in Suffield sports, you can follow @suffieldPS on Twitter. Mr. Bosworth will be posting athletic scores and updates there.

Posted Monday, Nov 7, 2016 

Attention Juniors and Seniors: Representatives from the following four schools will be here at SHS on Wednesday and Thursday: Hartwick College, Johnson & Wales University, Asnuntuck Community College, and Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Many of the college representatives that visit Suffield High are the same people reading your admissions application, so seniors, it maybe in your best interest to speak with them if applying to their school. If interested in meeting with any of these reps, sign up in the Counseling Office.

Posted Monday, Nov 7, 2016 

On behalf of the CIAC Unified Sports staff I'd like to congratulate you and your school on being identified as a Unified Champion Banner School. This is a national award sponsored by Special Olympics International. We are planning to make the award presentation at our annual Unified Leadership Summit on December 9th at the Aetna in Hartford.

George J. Synnott
Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC)

Director, Special Olympics Unified Sports


Steven Moccio

Assistant Principals

Gina Olearczyk
Brendan Canny

Calendar Events
  • March 2017
    • FriMar24 Musical Rehearsal 2:15 PMSuffield High School Auditorium
    • FriMar24 Volleyball Marathon 7:00 PM to 11:55 PMSuffield High School
    • SatMar25 Volleyball Marathon 12:00 AM to 6:00 AMSuffield High School
    • MonMar27 FFA Chapter Officer Meeting 2:15 PM to 3:30 PMSuffield High School Agriscience Classroom
    • MonMar27 Unified Theatre rehearsals and production 2:15 PM to 3:30 PMSuffield High School Auditorium
    • MonMar27 BOE Special Meeting 5:30 PM to 8:30 PMSuffield Middle School Library Media Center
    • TueMar28 Unified Theatre rehearsals and production 2:15 PM to 3:30 PMSuffield High School Auditorium
    • WedMar29 Unified Theatre rehearsals and production 2:15 PM to 3:30 PMSuffield High School Auditorium
    • ThuMar30 AG Ambassador Meeting 2:15 PM to 3:30 PMSuffield High School Classroom(Agriscience Wing)
    • ThuMar30 Unified Theatre rehearsals and production 2:15 PM to 3:30 PMSuffield High School Auditorium
    • ThuMar30 Parent/Athlete Meeting 6:30 PMSuffield High School Auditorium
    • FriMar31 Unified Theatre rehearsals and production 2:15 PM to 3:30 PMSuffield High School Auditorium
  • April 2017
    • SatApr01 Catalyst ACT Bootcamp Suffield High School LMC

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