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News & Announcements

RSCO Lottery Is Live!

To view your RSCO notification: (1) Log into your on-line application using your account email address and password, (2) Go to the Your Documents section of the Dashboard, and (3) View notification letter. Be sure to accept your seat online by the deadline, and then complete the online registration and turn In the required documents to our main office. Questions? Contact Mrs. Ayala at AYALM001@hartfordschools.org or 860-695-5700.

Congratulations to Breakthrough South!!!

2022 School of Distinction Winner

Congratulations on being named a 2022 School of Distinction!

NEW - Welcome Back Letter sent In ParentSquare

Hi families! Check ParentSquare for the welcome back letter for the upcoming 22-23 school year! It Is filled with a lot of useful Information. You can also access the letter here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VKrGfv3z9RnTihma7anIcIIn-DUp5grfObd3SaqWqW0/edit?usp=sharing


NEW - Reminders for back to school 2022!

Hi BMSS families - this is Principal Gustafson. I hope you have had a wonderful and safe summer - I can't believe that the 1st day of school is only 2 weeks away!


Here are some important reminders:

  • Tomorrow, Tues, Aug. 16 is HPS Back to School Celebration at Dunkin' Donuts Park from 10 am - 1 pm. There will be free backpacks, school supplies & vaccination clinics.

  • Mon, Aug. 22 is our PreK orientation for new families from 10-11 am. Come see the classrooms, meet the teachers, and find out all you need to know for a "typical day in PreK"

  • Tues, Aug. 23 - our classroom teachers will be calling families to let you know which class your child will be in.

  • Thur, Aug. 25 is our annual Back-to-School Meet & Greet from 3-4 pm for all grade levels. Come see your child's classroom, meet the teacher, sign up for PTO, and get some free school swag! We will also have uniform vendors present, and our gently-used uniform swap (donate old uniforms or take what you need).

  • Mon, Aug. 29 is our 1st day of school! Doors open at 8:30 am for breakfast (school starts at 8:40 am) and all students should be in uniform.


School supply lists are on our website and transportation information will be sent to families from bus companies this week.

NEW - SAVE THE DATE: Breakthrough South Meet & Greet - Thur, Aug. 25!

Thursday August 25 3:00 - 4:00 pm: Family and Staff Welcome Back Meet & Greet

Come to school, meet your child’s teacher and visit their classroom! We will also have some tables set up (location TBD) that you can stop at for other resources: uniform vendors (to purchase new uniforms), gently-used uniforms that are free of charge (families can also donate these back to us), OPMAD (before & aftercare, and PreK3 extended care), PTO/School Governance Council (sign up to join PTO or SGC and get a Proud BMSS Parent t-shirt) & some FREE Breakthrough South student swag (water bottles, lunch bags, rulers, colored pencils, & more)!!

Monday, August 29th: FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!!!!!

NEW - SAVE THE DATE: New PreK3 & PreK4 Orientation: Monday, Aug. 22!

If your child will be new to PreK3 and/or PreK4 this year, please plan to attend the PreK orientation on Monday, Aug. 22 from 10-11 am. During this time, you will have the opportunity to see the PreK classrooms, meet the PreK staff, learn about a "typical day In PreK" and get all of your questions answered. OPMAD will also be available for those who need to sign up for before-care, PreK3 extended care and after-care.

NEW - OPMAD Before-care, PreK3 extended care, & after-care for 22-23 year

If you are Interested In registering your child for before care, PreK3 extended care, and/or after care with OPMAD, please contact Ana Rodriguez at ana.rodriguez@opmad.org or (860) 500-8376. OPMAD applications were also shared through Parent Square by Mrs. Gardner.

NEW - Main Office request

If your child will be attending a different school next year, please contact Mrs. Ayala at AYALM001@hartfordschools.org to find out the withdrawal process. If your family has moved or is moving or you have changed any contact information like a phone number, please make sure to update that with Mrs. Ayala in the main office.

NEW: Free Museum Admission for Students this Summer

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the popular state program Connecticut Summer at the Museum is returning for the 2022 summer season, enabling Connecticut children to receive free admission at more than 130 museums across the state during the summer months.

Under the program, from July 1, 2022, to September 5, 2022, Connecticut children aged 18 and under – plus one accompanying Connecticut adult – can receive free admission to any of the participating museums, including historic house museums, historic sites, historical societies, art museums, children’s museums, science centers, special-interest museums, natural history museums, university museums, arboretums/botanical gardens and zoos.

The full list of participating museums is available at www.CTSummerMuseums.com.

Hartford attractions include:

Additionally, Governor Lamont is reminding residents that all public transit buses in Connecticut are operating fare-free through November 30, 2022, and are a convenient way of receiving transportation to many of these great destinations.