Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
April 28, no eventsApril 29, no eventsApril 30, no events123May 04, no events
May 05, no events67May 08, no events9May 10, no eventsMay 11, no events
May 12, no eventsMay 13, no events1415May 16, no eventsMay 17, no eventsMay 18, no events
Today, May 19, no events20May 21, no events22May 23, no events24May 25, no events
May 26, no events2728May 29, no eventsMay 30, no eventsMay 31, no eventsJune 01, no events
Upcoming Events
   Joint BOE Policy Comm Mtg.
   May 20 2019 at 06:00 PM
   Region 4 BOE Special Meeting
   May 22 2019 at 06:00 PM
   Early Dismissal - All Schools (PD for Staff)
   May 24 2019
   No School - Memorial Day
   May 27 2019
   Joint BOE Finance Comm
   May 28 2019 at 07:00 PM

Mission Statement for Schools of Chester, Deep River, Essex, and Region 4

We, the communities of Chester, Deep River, Essex, and Region 4, engage all students in a rigorous and collaborative educational program. We prepare our learners to be respectful citizens who are empowered to contribute in a globalized society.

District Strategies for 2017-2020

All schools and staff will be dedicated to pursuing and implementing the strategies that the strategic planning team identified as the most crucial to the improvement of student success in our priority identified skills. They are:

  1. Operationalize a three-community, unified focus – Pre-K to 12 – on critical and creative thinking for solving difficult problems and to focus and align the districts’ goal-setting processes with these priorities across towns, buildings, and grades.

  2. Clarify/unify the assessment philosophy of the districts and comprehensively audit the use of assessment resources to ensure they are consistently applied throughout the districts and then build/use the assessment capacity of the districts to enable reliable assessment and data reporting of student proficiency in the priority skills (3-year process).

  • Data collection across the districts

  • Assessment audit

  • Assessment philosophy

  1. Support teachers in the enhancement of their capacity to teach (professional learning, development, support, and feedback)  and assess higher-order thinking skills (critical and creative problem solving) in a digital learning environment (Educator Evaluation Rubric 3B and 3C).


Important links


EES Online Resources

Leveled Book List

2018-2019 District Calendar



Front Office:  860-767-8215
Fax Number: 860-767-1476

Principal: Jennifer Tousignant

EES In the News

EES named #1 in Best Public Elementary Schools in Middlesex County!
  • Click here to read about Mindfulness at EES.
  • Read about State Representative Robert Siegrist reading at EES for Read Across America Day in Haddam Now.
  • View an article about EES's visit with Author and Illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka.
  • See a slideshow on EES Honoring Veterans Day in the Valley Courier.
  • EES won a Bully-Free Community Spotlight Award! Read about it in articles in the Hartford Courant and Valley Courier.


  • Friday, May 24: Memorial Day Ceremony at 9:00 am

  • Friday, May 24: 1:00 PM Dismissal for Teacher Professional Development

  • Monday, May: 27: Memorial Day - No School

  • Thursday, May 30: Outdoor Adventure Day for Grades K-3 (Rain Date: 5/31)

  • Monday, June 3: Summer Reading Kickoff - Grades K-2 at 9:00 am and Grades 3-5 at 9:45 am

  • Wednesday, June 5: Grade 6 Field Trip to Puerto Vallarta for Lunch

  • Thursday, June 6: Outdoor Adventure Day for Grades 4-6 (Rain Date: 6/7)

  • Thursday, June 13: 6th Grade Night at 6:00 pm

  • Friday, June 14: Last Day of School (1:00 pm Dismissal)