Francis E. Korn Elementary School

144 Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422 | 860.349.7210

Francis E. Korn Elementary School

Superintendent Veronese's Monthly update letter

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Korn School will be publishing its announcements through the new PowerSchool Portal. You can access these announcements
If you would prefer the bulletin emailed to you, you must first enroll in the PowerSchool Portal. Then select "Email Notification" then check "School announcements" and select how often you wish to receive the messages.

Emergency Notification

Emergency Notification System

The District has an emergency notification system that will notify you of school cancellations, early dismissals, changes in school schedules and any other emergencies that may occur. The system will call any phone number you provide, send you a text to multiple phones, or send you an email. You can customize your notifications when you go to the link below and sign up. Please know that school cancellations occur early in the morning and you will receive notification as soon as a decision is made.


Important Dates

  • May 2 - 8:00 Regional School District's Meeting at CRHS
  • May 3 - Voting at Korn
  • May 4 - 1:35 Early Dismissal Professional Development
  • May 4 - 5:00-7:00 BKPTO Family Fun Night
  • May 5 - 4th grade Jump Rope for Heart
  • May 6 - 3rd grade Jump Rope for Heart
  • May 6 - 3:30-5:00 Movie Frenzy "Inside Out"
  • May 9 - 12:30 Student Senate
  • May 10 - Essex Riverboat Field Trip - Grenier & Pantalena
  • May 10 - 6:00 BKPTO Meeting at Brewster
  • May 11 - 7:00 BOE Meeting at Memorial
  • May 13 - Plimoth docents at Korn
  • May 16 - 6:30 Band Information Night for 3rd grade parents at CRHS
  • May 17 - Essex Riverboat Field Trip - Lonsdale & Montepara
  • May 19 - 11:00 Durham Ambulance Assembly
  • May 20 - 4th graders trip to Plymouth
  • May 20 - 3rd grade Middlefield Trip
  • May 23 - 3rd grade Middlefield Trip
  • May 23 - 12:30 Student Senate
  • May 24 - 6:30 Chorus & Band Concert
  • May 25 - 4th graders to Memorial
  • May 27 - 1:35 Early Dismissal
  • May 30 - No School Memorial Day
  • May 31 - Colonial Day


Four Ways to Help Korn Earn Rewards

4 Easy Ways to Help Korn School Earn Rewards

We ask that you take a few minutes to register your Rewards Cards at the following supermarkets. By doing this, we are able to redeem points to purchase items for our students.

Price Chopper (Tools for School) – Korn School code is 50234

ShopRite (ShopRite for Education) – Korn School code is 18166

Stop and Shop (A+School Rewards Program) – Korn School code is 07551

Also please clip and send in with your child Box Tops for Education. Every month we have a contest to see which class sends in the most.  The winning class then gets to pick a reward. 

Wednesday, May 4th early dismissal day 1:35 for Professional Development.

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