Francis E. Korn Elementary School

144 Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422 | 860.349.7210

Francis E. Korn Elementary School

Supply List for Students


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

  • August 26 - 8:30- 10:00AM Meet and Greet Your Teacher
  • August 27 - First Day for Students
  • September 2 - 6:00PM 4th Grade Band Parents Meeting at Korn
  • September 7 - Labor Day No School
  • September 8 - 6:00PM BKPTO Meeting at Brewster
  • September 9 - 7:00 BOE Mtg. at Memorial
  • September 15 - 6:00PM Open House
  • September 25 - Durham Fair Day No School
  • September 29 - Lifetouch Fall Picture Day


Superintendents April Update: Dear Parents, the following is the link to Dr. Veronesi’s monthly update:

GO-Far Volunteer Needed

Go-Far is looking for volunteers Mondays and Thursdays at Korn between 12:00-12:30.  Go- Far is a non-competitive fitness and wellness program that encourages healthy exercise. During recess students run or walk laps and have their mileage recorded by a mentoring adult.  Adults are needed! Please volunteer.

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. 

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