How is Weston Managing Staffing Transitions in the Arts?

Weston Public Schools has had a rich history of supporting the performing arts through its curricular and co-curricular programs.  We are fortunate to have many gifted educators on our faculty cultivating the interests, passion, and abilities of our students in music and theatre.   Many of our students move on to pursue careers in the performing…

The Need for an Upper Elemenatry School

The Need for A 3-5 Elementary School Why we need an “upper elementary school” (3-5)? The need for increased space in Weston schools was identified as early as 1993. According to numbers provided by Dr. Peter Prowda at the State Department of Education and the school’s Financial Manager Joe Wolf, Weston will experience a 25%…

Should the Citizens of Weston Consider Building a new High School?

A New High School? A question has been raised about the board of education and other town committees giving adequate thought to the option of building a new high school for meeting the school capacity needs of the school district. The idea has been thoroughly considered and dismissed because of several important factors….taxpayer willingness to…

What is the functional capacity of the Weston Schools?

School Capacities Functional capacity refers to the amount of space available for general classroom use and the extent to which core spaces can accommodate that population. Board of Education class size practices limit the extent to which general classrooms spaces can be occupied. Core spaces refer to cafeteria, gymnasium, library and special subject spaces. There…

White Paper ­ Weston Middle School Auditorium

The Weston Board of Education has eliminated the proposal to add an auditorium to the Middle School from its educational specifications, which serve as its recommendations for building and renovation projects for the Weston Schools. This is one of the reductions in the scope of the building/renovation project that has been made to allow the…