Coginchaug Regional High School

135 Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422 | 860.349.7215

Coginchaug Regional High School

Coginchaug SBAC Testing Schedule

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Welcome to Coginchaug Regional High School, the home of the Blue Devils. We are a small, suburban high school serving the communities of Durham and Middlefield, Connecticut. At Coginchaug, we are proud of our students' long history of academic, artistic, and athletic success, and prouder still of the character, service, and commitment they demonstrate in those endeavors. Our students truly do live our motto: Work Hard, Help Others.

On our website, you will find a host of useful information about the school and district. In the left sidebar, you will find links to other district sites and resources for parents, students and staff. The right sidebar is a live feed from the district and school calendars. Click on any event to see details about the time and location. Click the 'Google Calendar' link at the bottom of the calendar feed to subscribe to the district or school calendar. The top navigation bar has links to class and department websites, our guidance department and our library media center, as well as publications and basic information about our school.

Have a great day,


Donald Gates


CRHS's Core Values, Beliefs, and Expectations

The mission of Coginchaug Regional High School is to ensure that each student graduates prepared to successfully meet the demands and challenges of a constantly changing world by committing to high academic standards and meaningful, innovative learning opportunities in a supportive safe environment that promotes collaboration, self-reliance, ethical behavior and civic engagement.

21st Century Academic Expectations for Lifelong Learning

All graduates of Coginchaug Regional High School will demonstrate high academic standards through the ability to:

  • read critically for a variety of purposes.
  • communicate effectively for a variety of purposes and audiences.
  • compute and estimate mathematically.
  • apply reasoning and scientific concepts to make responsible decisions.
  • access and process information responsibly, legally, and ethically.
  • produce quality work.

Social and Civic Expectations

All graduates of Coginchaug Regional High School will demonstrate adherence to the Core Ethical Values through the ability to:

  • collaborate and cooperate.
  • practice productive habits of mind.
  • achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Regional School District 13's Core Ethical Values

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Kindness
  • Courage

The Coginchaug faculty believes that:

  • All students are able to learn and should be challenged to meet high standards for academics and behavior.
  • Failure represents an opportunity for growth and learning.
  • All students have the right to an education appropriate to their learning style.
  • Academics, arts, sports, music, and clubs all play an integral role in developing an educated student.
  • The classroom should be an engaging and safe environment.
  • Students should be invested in the life-long learning process.

Approved by faculty May 14, 2012

Important Dates


3 - 2 Hour delayed opening - professional development

4, 5, 6 - CRHS Musical "Smamalot" - Tickets may be purchased at
     or at the door.

8 - District Instrumental Night Grades 5-12 @ CRHS 7:00 pm
     Safe Forum @ CRHS 12:30 pm

10 - Public Hearing on Budget - CRHS Auditorium @ 8:00 pm

14 - Passover begins at sundown
14- 18 - Spring Recess

18- District closed - Good Friday

22- Junior Class day trip to Hyde Park

28- National Honor Society Induction for Juniors - 7:00 pm

29- CRHS Senior Arts Showcase - 6:30 - 8:00 pm

** SBAC Testing - April 7 - 29  (check district calendar for more information and a full schedule)




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