Kids & Families

COMMENTARY: Slavery–America’s History, Wilton’s Story

Slavery. Yes, even here, in Wilton. In this time of reckoning over the legacy of slavery and racial inequality, it is...

Through a Teachers’ Eyes: Reopening Schools a Necessity, But Students & Parents Must Be Responsible In & Out of School

Reopening schools has consumed town dialogue for weeks. But in this race to get students back into school, there's...

BOE Pushes Back on State Ed. Commissioner’s Edict on In-Person Only Back to School Plan

Wilton's educators are under a great deal of stress right now. Every day brings changing guidance from the CT...

LETTER: Response to Parents Afraid of Virus–We Need to Get Back on the Horse

The following letter was submitted in response to yesterday's Letter to the Editor expressing concern about COVID-19-related school re-entry...

Are CT Education Officials Prioritizing Re-Opening Over Safety? Frustrated Wilton Schools Re-Entry Committee Pleads for Better Guidance

Early this week a suspected case of COVID-19 at Wilton's Extended School Year Program prompted the program to switch to...

LETTER: Join Me in Telling CT’s Education Commissioner, Full-Opening of School Puts Us All At Risk

To the Editor: I sent the below letter to the Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Kevin Smith on Tuesday to...

COVID Spurs Interest in Homeschooling

As August looms on the calendar, few subjects are getting more attention in Wilton than the return to school....

WHS Students Go “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” to Prove “It’s a Wonderful World” with Music Video

Prepare to be uplifted by a trio of Wilton High School students, who took lemons and turned them into...

Examining Wilton’s History: Racial Inequality, Justice, and Activism–Part 3: One Family’s Story

America is erupting into discussion, protests, and action in response to racism, police brutality, and injustice nationwide. Our reaction...

Town of Wilton Updates: Guide to New Rules for Camps, Sports, Parks & Fields

Rules related to social distancing and the wearing of face masks apply while at Town of Wilton recreational facilities. To...

45 Tips for What To Do Now To Prepare Your Kids For School

The Connecticut State Department of Education recently released “Adapt, Advance, Achieve:  Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together,” a comprehensive...

Board of Education Meeting Brings New Concerns and Clarifications to 2020 School Year Plans

During Thursday night's Board of Education virtual meeting (July 16), the members reviewed the progress of Wilton school administrators in...