- Congratulations to Kerry Turecek as the third place winner in the Secretary of State's annual Essay Contest. Congratulations also go out to Cam Nielson for Honorable Mention. Kerry and Cam were selected from over 200 fifth grade entries. The judges selected five winners in each of the five Congressional Districts. Both students will be honored at a special awards ceremony on Friday, May 17th at the State Capitol.
- I would like to welcome Don Gates as the interim principal at Coginchaug. Don, a Durham resident, has many years in education and served as Portland High School principal for twenty-nine years. Don will be at Coginchaug until the new principal is hired.
- The months of May and June are particularly busy in District 13. Concerts, sporting events, transition activities and arts celebrations occur with regular frequency. Please come and see what District 13 students are doing!
- It is registration time for Go Far, Go Fast! This year the race is open to Strong and Coginchaug students as well as all of our elementary aged students. The race will be held at the Durham Fair Grounds on Saturday, June 1, 2013.
- As a reminder of our increased security, please state your name and the purpose of your visit after you press the buzzer to enter each school. I ask you not to hold the door open for others.