Horace W. Porter School

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    Porter School then...

  • Columbia CT 4 website

    ...and Now...

  • Nicole Henry, Teacher of the Year 2018 - Copy
  • October 2017 Lunch

    Caught Doing Good

  • drama pictre

    2015-2016 Panther Players presents Peter Pan Jr.

  • lego club - Copy

    Lego Club

  • Veteran's Day 3

    Veteran's Day Ceremony

  • picture grade 5 students reading 2 (002) - Copy

    Grade 5 Reading to Grade 2

  • artflowers

    Flowers from Art Class!

  • bushnelk

    Kindergarten Fieldtrip to the Bushnell

  • lifeskills

    Life Skills

  • Minimudder

    Mini Mudder

  • induction 10

    National Junior Honor Society Induction 2016

  • sciencegroup

    Middle School Science

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    The NED Show

  • picture grade 5 students reading 1

    Grade 5 Reading to Grade 1

  • Turkey Trot 2017

    Turkey Trot

Our Mission

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

School News

Last chance for yearbooks!

 Many 8th graders have not gotten a yearbook yet!

Yearbook orders are due this Friday--March 23rd.

Can pay either online at www.jostensyearbooks.com  or checks payable to Horace W. Porter for $26.50.

Session 4 After School clubs Registration

Dear Porter Families,

Session 4 After School clubs are here! Some new clubs and some favorites returning. Please see attached for the listing and sign up or go to http://www.hwporter.org/after_school_programs/registration_form.php to sign up online.


Kristen Bacon, After-School Clubs Coordinator

Substitutes needed


If you or someone you know is interested in substitute teaching, please contact Porter School at 860.228.9493 or Jenn Hill at jhill@hwporter.org for application information. We are are PK- 8 school, hours would be from 8-3:30pm., $85/day. Fingerprinting is required. Bachelors degree required for classroom teacher substitute and high school degree required for paraprofessional substitute. Please share.

 Thank you,

Alyssa Gwinnell, Principal 

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