Coginchaug Regional High School

135 Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422 | 860.349.7215


January 3, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Our mid-term exams will be held January 24th – 27th.  Please be advised that all high school students will be dismissed at 12:00 p.m. on each of these days.  Buses will pick high school students up at 12:00 p.m. and not at the normal dismissal time of 2:02 p.m.  Please be aware that there is no bus transportation during the exam week for high school students after the 12:00 p.m. bus run.  For safety reasons, any student that leaves school grounds after their first exam will not be allowed back on school property to ride the bus.  Once a student leaves school grounds they are responsible for their own transportation home.  

Mid-Term Exam Schedule, January 24th – 27th*

Tuesday, January 24th

Period 1 Exam - 7:25-9:25

Period 2 Exam - 9:55–11:55

Wednesday, January 25th

Period 3 Exam - 7:25-9:25

Period 4 Exam - 9:55-11:55

Thursday, January 26th

Period 5 Exam - 7:25-9:25

Period 6 Exam - 9:55-11:55

Friday, January 27th

Period 7 Exam - 7:25-9:25

Period 8 Exam - 9:55-11:55

*Dates may change to adjust for school closings due to inclement weather. If school is cancelled , the same exams will get pushed up to the next day school is back in session.  

If you have any questions with regard to midterm exams or the midterm exam schedule, please call the main office at (860) 349-7215.



Brian Falcone




Mid Winter Happenings at CRHS


           January 1, Sunday
New Year's Day
     District closed
  January 2, Monday
  New Year's Holiday
    District closed
January 5, Thursday
    CRHS Junior Parent Night  6:30 pm

           January 10, Tuesday 

                 CRHS Junior Parent Night Snowdate

           January 12, Thursday

                 CRHS Jazz Band, Show Choir, & A Cappella Concert 7:00 pm

           January 13, Friday

                 Early Dismissal

           January 16, Monday

                   Martin Luther King Day Holiday

           January 17, Tuesday

                 CRHS Jazz Band, Show Choir, & A Cappella Concert Snowdate

           January 21, Saturday

                 CRHS Winter Semi-Formal 7-11 pm

           January 23, Monday

                   CRHS Quarter 2 and Semester 1 grades close

     January 24, Tuesday

                   CRHS Mid-Term Exams Periods 1 & 2

           January 25, Wednesday

                   CRHS Mid-Term Exams Periods 3 & 4

      January 26, Thursday

                   CRHS Mid-Term Exams Periods 5 & 6

            January 27, Friday

                   CRHS Mid-Term Exams Periods 7 & 8

            January 30, Monday

                   3rd Quarter and Semester 2 starts

Dates may change to adjust for school closings due to inclement weather

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CRHS's Core Values, Beliefs, and Expectations

Coginchaug Regional High School Mission Statement
(Revised October 2014)

Coginchaug Regional High School engages and supports students in rigorous learning experiences. We expect our students to thrive in and improve upon their local and global communities.

Student Learning Expectations
(Revised October 2014)

The Coginchaug Regional High School graduate will:

1. Access and process information effectively.

2. Analyze, synthesize, and evaluate.

3. Communicate clearly and effectively.

4. Work collaboratively.

5. Practice the District Core Ethical Values.

Please click on link to access Student Learning Expectation Rubics

Dear Parents/Guardians,

 On behalf of the Coginchaug Regional High School faculty, I would like to welcome you back for the 2016-2017 school year. 

 Throughout the summer, our faculty has been working hard to ensure that we are ready to provide the best education possible for your child.  During the past two months our teachers have rewritten assessments, aligned their curriculums to meet the newly adopted state standards and planned engaging assignments for their course offerings.  Within the 2016-2017 school year, we will continue to strive to improve your child’s high school experiences.  As we focus on making a positive impact on education, we will continue to address policies to ensure a safe environment for learning. 

 To assist us in updating our records for the 2016-2017 school year, please read through and complete the enclosed materials.  Within this packet you will find:

  • Regional School District 13 2016-2017 School Year Calendar
  • PowerSchool Update Information
  • Parent School Messenger Update Form
  • Free and Reduced Lunch Information
  • Student Parking Form (Juniors and Seniors Only)

 Throughout the remainder of the summer, Coginchaug Regional High School’s administration and secretarial staff will be in the school further preparing for the school year.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us through email or by calling (860) 349-7215.  Enjoy the rest of your summer and I hope to see you at our Open House on Thursday, September 29th at 6:00 p.m. 


 Brian Falcone                                                              


Important upcoming dates and events at the high school:

  • Student schedules will officially be released and available to view on PowerSchool on Friday, August 19th
  • Our guidance office will reopen August 22nd through the first day of school from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. to address concerns.  Please call (860) 349-7221 for an appointment.
  • Freshman Orientation – Tuesday, August 30th, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • The first day of school is Wednesday, August 31st, and our school day begins at 7:25 a.m. and ends at 2:02 p.m.  (On the first day of school your child will report directly to their assigned homeroom and will receive a hardcopy of their schedule.  Teachers will inform students of the supplies they will need on the first two days of school.)
  • Senior Parent Night – Thursday, September 8th, at 6:30 p.m.
  • Get Acquainted Night (Open House) – Thursday, September 29th, at 6:00 p.m.  

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