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The Main Office is closed for Spring Break

We will reopen on Monday, April 19th

Siobhan O'Connor, Principal

Cynthia Amoddio, Administrative Secretary

95 Highcrest Road, Wethersfield, CT 06109

Phone: (860) 571-8380 | Fax: (860) 563-9193

Regular School Day: 8:55AM - 3:25 PM

Minimum School Day: 8:55AM - 1:20 PM

Student Drop off 8:35 AM

School Cancellations - Driving Directions

WPS is utilizing a Hybrid Model for all schools as a way to significantly reduce the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus.

HC Announcements Slideshow

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Highcrest Announcement Board

Effective January 2021, the Highcrest e-News is now published in the Smore online platform. Readers will be able to translate the newsletter into any language!

Virtual Kindergarten Orientation Video

Important dates to remember for Incoming Kindergarten Families:

April 29th at 6:30pm - Live GoogleMeet Question & Answer session for Incoming Kindergarten Families Link will be sent directly to all registered families

May 20 & 21 - Kindergarten Screenings, by appointment between the hours of 9am-2pm Please call the Main Office to schedule your appointment starting April 20th

The search is on!

Mrs. O'Connor will be moving to Wethersfield High School starting July 1st. The district has already started the search for our next principal! Interviews begin on April 21st and are being conducted by a team of Highcrest teachers, parents and district administrators. Check back for more information!

Welcome to Highcrest Elementary School

Highcrest Elementary School is a vibrant Kindergarten through Grade Six Elementary school located in a quiet residential Wethersfield neighborhood. Brilliant views of the Connecticut River Valley frame our front doors. Opened in 1969, Highcrest is a school of character that actively engages all of the 465 students in the Responsive Classroom and PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports) model. The hallmark of the “Highcrest Experience” is that all members of our community – our incredibly committed teachers, staff, families, and students, see each other as a true “Family” – heavily invested in the success of our school. We enjoy all the benefits of being part of the Wethersfield Public School system: a highly trained, enthusiastic staff; an outstanding dedication to the use of the best curriculum and teaching strategies; an on-going commitment to the arts across the grade levels; and cutting edge assessments and interventions that promote the best opportunities for learning for all students across our population. We maintain high expectations and are committed to creating an environment of mutual respect and responsibility.

The Highcrest School community also enjoys a strong partnership between home and school and looks forward to your active participation. Important ways for you to stay informed about daily happenings at Highcrest during the school year is through our school website, e-Newsletters and our SchoolMessenger system.

Please do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher or Mrs. O'Connor if you require any additional information.