Francis E. Korn Elementary School

144 Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422 | 860.349.7210

Francis E. Korn Elementary School

Testing window for SBAC at Korn is April 28 through May 16.


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.

2014-2015 REVISED School Calendar

Please click HERE for the 2014-2015 School Calendar.

Important Dates

  • March 31 - Spirit Day - Wear a hat or jersey from your favorite baseball team
  • April 1 - Spring Pictures
  • April 1 - 1:30 Birds of Prey Assembly for 3rd graders
  • April 3 - 2 hour delay opening day - school begins at 10:55
  • April 4 - Middlefield Field Trip - Eames and Pantalena
  • April 4 - 3:30-5:00 Movie Frenzy "Frozen"
  • April 7 - 12:00 Student Senate
  • April 8 - 5:30  BKPTA Meeting at Korn
  • April 10 - 7:30 BOE Meeting at CRHS and then Public Hearing
  • April 10 - Spirit Day - Crazy Hair Day 
  • April 10 - 3:20-4:00 Garden Club
  • April 11 - Middlefield Field Trip - Grenier and Montepara
  • April 14-18 Spring Break
  • April 21 - 12:00 Student Senate
  • April 22 - 7:00 4th grade parents meeting at Memorial School
  • April 23 - 7:30 BOE Meeting at Korn
  • April 24 - 3:20-4:00 Garden Club
  • April 28 - Young Authors' Day - Author Jarett Krosockza
  • April 28-May 16 SBAC Testing

Smarter Balance Assessment Testing

Smarter Balance Assessment Testing (SBAC) is scheduled from March 28th through May 16th at Korn School.   You can help your child to do his/her best by monitoring bedtime, provide a nutritious breakfast and have your child present at school by 8:50.


Go Far Go Fast Go Galactic Race
The Go Far Go Fast Go Galactic race will be held on May 31 at the Durham Fairgrounds.  For the entry form and more information, please click HERE.

Young Authors' Day

Author Jarrett Krosockza will be at Korn on April 28th.  He is the author and illustrator of many children's picture books.  The Lunch Lady series is a favorite of our students.  Students have the opportunity to buy and have Mr. Krosockza sign them. 

Google Workshop for Parents

A workshop for parents will be held on April 24th for parents for more information please click on

BKPTO Spring Fundraiser

Join us for a family night of Dinner and Fun! May 1st (rain date May 8th) 5:30-8:30 PM.   Come have dinner at some of Connecticut's premiere food trucks, there will be food for every palette.  Then, with a wrist band, enjoy all the moon bounces and other inflatables provided by READ Amusement.  For more information please click HERE

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