Veterans Park Elementary School
Veterans Park School Building
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VP News

Our students are making headlines, and we want to share all the great news with you. We will keep this page updated with important announcements, news stories, and student shout-outs. Please check back often, and help us celebrate our students’ many achievements.

Summer Reading 2017

Please take a moment to view our parent presentation on summer reading for information on goals, strategies, and more!

Summer Math Activities

We want our students to love math as well as become efficient, flexible math thinkers! Our elementary math specialists have gathered a variety of games and activities for students entering grades 1-5 as a means of retaining skills they have learned and practiced throughout the school year! Read through the power point and grade level summer calendars to find fun math activities for everyone! Have a safe and "mathy" summer, everyone!! - Elementary Math Specialists

School Start Times Project Update

At the May 22 Board of Education Meeting, Superintendent Baldwin and the Strategic Planning Committee presented their plan for reviewing school start times across the district and the opportunity to change them to align with current research on adolescent sleep and be responsive to elementary level feedback.

We invite you to visit our new webpage dedicated to the School Start Times project.

Ridgefield Public Schools Appoints New Veterans Park Elementary School Leader

On Monday, May 22, the Ridgefield Board of Education voted unanimously to support Superintendent Karen Baldwin's recommendation of Ellen Tuckner as Principal for Veterans Park Elementary School. Ellen Tuckner is currently Principal of Mohegan Elementary School in Shelton and was previously Assistant Principal at Cider Mill School in Wilton. "Ellen’s breadth of experience in elementary school education is a perfect fit for Ridgefield Public Schools,” said Ridgefield Superintendent Dr. Karen Baldwin. 

We invite you to read the press release in full here.