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Wethersfield Cove in the WinterWethersfield is located in central Connecticut, immediately south of the State Capital of Hartford, on the west bank of the Connecticut River. It is bounded on the north by Hartford, on the east by the Connecticut River and Glastonbury, on the south by Rocky Hill and by Newington on the west.

Located in historic Wethersfield, Connecticut, the Wethersfield Public School system encompasses seven schools and approximately 3,800 students in Kindergarten through grade 12. 

Wethersfield, founded in 1633–34, has its niche in history, being "Ye Most Auncient Towne" in Connecticut, as set out by the Code of 1650 — "Colonial Records of Connecticut." Here in May 1781, at the Webb House on Main Street, Washington and Rochambeau planned the battle of Yorktown, which culminated in the independence of the then rebellious colonies.

Over one hundred fifty of our old, beautiful and distinctive Colonial homes stand as a symbol of the rich heritage which has been Wethersfield's since the early days of its founding more than 350 years ago. 

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    • TueJun27 Board of Education Meeting CANCELLED 7:00 PMCANCELLED
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Link to LIVE video stream of Wethersfield High School Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony beginning at 6pm tonight - June 16th. Please click for more.
This is Mr. Moore the Principal at Wethersfield High School. As you are aware, we always plan an alternative location for graduation in the event of impending inclement weather. With that thought in mind we have decided to move the 2017 WHS exercises indoors. The ceremony will take place in Gym A and a closed circuit television feed will be available in the auditorium. The event will be streamed live. There will be a link to the streaming placed on the district website and on the WHS Activities Facebook page. Doors to the school will open at 5:00 pm and graduating seniors are asked to assemble in Gym B by 5:30 pm. There will be no motorcade. Please click for more.
A rite of passage in fifth grade is an annual field trip to Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts. Charles Wright fifth graders stepped back in time on June 9th, learning about textiles, and printing and cooking in colonial times. Students toured the village, interacting with residents who shared their experiences as Americans in the 19th century. Please click for more.
Silas Deane Middle School's Charlene Maddock has been selected as the 2017 Teacher of the Year for the Wethersfield Public Schools. Please click for more.

Wethersfield Public Schools

127 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Phone: 860-571-8100

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