Western CT Academy for International Studies

Elementary Magnet School

201 University Boulevard Danbury, CT 06811

PHONE: 203-778-7462 ATTENDANCE: 203-778-7466

Mr. Christopher Roche, Principal


AIS End of Year Newsletter

AIS End of Year Newsletter 2017-2018.pdf



Capstone Interactive eBooks (free access for the summer) username:summer18, password:lovetoread



  • Friday, August 31- First day of school, 12:20p.m. dismissal for students (Note: this is a school calendar change)
  • Monday, September 3 - NO SCHOOL, Labor Day
  • Monday, September 10 - NO SCHOOL, Rosh Hashanah
  • Tuesday, September 18 - 2:30 dismissal for students
  • Wednesday, September 19 - NO SCHOOL, Yom Kippur
  • Tuesday, September 25 - 2:30 dismissal for students
  • Friday, September 28 - Early dismissal at 1:25 p.m. for students

AIS in the News!

May 17, 2018 - Western Connecticut Academy for International Studies has been named a 2018 Green Ribbon School for its environmentally sustainable practices by the U.S. Department of Education.

Photo: Carol Kaliff / Hearst Connecticut Media

AIS in the News!

Rick Asselta speaks to students at the AIS Magnet School Wednesday, May 9, 2018, about his project to raise money for honeybee kits for Puerto Rico. Asselta has lived in Puerto Rico for several years with his wife, who is from the island.

Read article here

PHONE: 203-778-7462

ATTENDANCE: 203-778-7466


Regular Hours: 8:55 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

1 Hour Early Release Day: 8:55 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Scheduled Early Dismissal: 8:55 a.m. - 1:25 p.m.

2 Hour Delay: 10:55 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Weather/Emergency Dismissal: 8:55 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.


For changes in dismissal, you must call the school at 203-778-7462 before noon and speak to the school secretary. Please do not email your child's teacher with dismissal changes (teachers are busy teaching or may have a substitute) and please do not leave a voice message which may not be heard in time.

Unless otherwise notified by parent/guardian, the Danbury Board of Education will allow students to have photographs taken and used in the newspaper, videotapes, electronically including our website, and other publications. A form for such objection is below. Such written objection shall be valid for only one school year.

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updated June 29, 2018