Horace W. Porter School

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    Porter School then...

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    ...and Now...

  • October 2017 Lunch

    Caught Doing Good

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    Lego Club

  • Veteran's Day 3

    Veteran's Day Ceremony

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    Flowers from Art Class!

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    Kindergarten Fieldtrip to the Bushnell

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    Mini Mudder

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    The NED Show

  • Turkey Trot 2017

    Turkey Trot

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    Teacher of the Year~ Mrs. McLeish

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    2019 STEAM

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    2019 STEAM

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    2019 STEAM

Our Mission

The Columbia School District is a community of learners providing rigorous programs to ensure that each student can excel as an individual.

District News

 If you are looking for some great resources. Here is the Saxton’s Summer Reading Flyer as well as CT’s summer math and Reading challenge information.

 Summer math challenge


 Summer reading challenge


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Foodshare Extends Drive-thru Food Distribution at Rentschler Field

Distribution dates:

  • Weekdays - Today through Friday, July 31.
  • Closed on Friday, July 3rd

 Distribution times:

  • 8:30 am to 12:00 noon;
  • Gates will close at Noon;
  • Shorter wait time between 9:30 am and 11:30 am.

Distribution address: 
615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118 – Silver Lane entrance.

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Kindergarten Orientation

Dear Porter Families,

On behalf of our Horace W. Porter community, welcome to Kindergarten Orientation! Please view this interactive Kindergarten Orientation Site as many of your concerns will be initially addressed here.
Be Well,
Alyssa Gwinnell, Principal

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