Sayles School has an excellent staff that strives to provide a world class education for ALL students through a focus on:

       Creativity and Innovation

       The Arts

       Global Learning

       Strong Academic Skills


       Core Knowledge

Dr. Seuss and students during Read Across America

Sayles School community members who
have tested positive for COVID-19

Date of Notification Number of Community Members

August 25, 2021


August 28, 2021


August 31, 2021


September 7, 2021


September 12, 2021


September 14, 2021


September 28, 2021


October 7, 2021


October 8, 2021


October 9, 2021


October 22, 2021


October 25, 2021


November 1, 2021


November 11, 2021


November 16, 2021 3


As permitted by law, the Sprague Board of Education will be destroying confidential special education/504 records of students that exited the district during the 2015-2016 school year and prior to the start of the 2015-2016 school year.  Confidential records include referrals to special services, PPT/504 records, testing and evaluation documentation, correspondence with other agencies, and all other records related to special education or special services.  

A parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student wanting to obtain their confidential records must contact the office of the Director of Special Education at 860-822-8264 by November 30, 2021.  

Records will be destroyed in December of 2021.


Free Drive Thru COVID-19 Testing

Dodd Stadium
14 Stott Avenue, Norwich
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

UCFS - Griswold Health Center
226 East Main Street, Griswold
7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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School News

  View the full school year
calendar < here >
November 2021
Tuesday  11/02/21 
NO SCHOOL for Students
Staff Professional Development
    Thursday  11/11/21 
Veterans' Day
Monday  11/15/21 
Board of Education Meeting
Sayles School Media Center
6:00 P.M.
Wednesday 11/24/21
 through Friday, 11/26/21
Thanksgiving Recess
December 2021
Monday  12/13/21 
Board of Education Meeting
Sayles School Media Center
6:00 P.M.
    Thursday  12/23/21 
Early Release
1:00 P.M.
Friday 12/24/21
 through Friday, 12/31/21
Holiday Recess
January 2022
Monday  1/10/22 
Board of Education Meeting
Sayles School Media Center
6:00 P.M.
Friday 1/14/22
Early Student Release
1:00 P.M.
Staff Professional Development
Monday 1/17/22
Martin Luther King Day


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calendar < here >

 Last Updated
 Tuesday, November 16, 2021


 Sayles School PTO Website

Parent Teachers Organization




 Sayles School Supplies


Connecticut Focus
on Foster Care

Connecticut Focus on Foster Care

We all have love to give.

The Department of Children and Families needs foster families for children of all ages.

Attend an information meeting where they will give descriptions of the foster family programs.

<Click here for the DCF Flyer>



Sayles School Families and Community Members' Letters from the Superintendent of Schools
State of CT Executive Order 14 Letter Opening of the 2021/22 School Year Letter

Sprague Public School District
Reopening Plan 2021

The Sayles School Reopening Committee approve this Reopening and Continuity of Service Plan on June 15, 2021.   The Sprague Board of Education approved the tenets of the plan at their June board meeting.  

The Reopening Committee invites the public to review and comment on the plan.  All comments should be sent to William Hull, Superintendent at

Thank you,

William Hull,
Superintendent of Schools

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Bussing provided by First Student Transportation


Click below for a copy of the

< American Relief Plan Grant Summary >

< ARP ESSER Grant Application >


Appointments are required to register
your child for school.

Preschool - Grade 8 Registration, 
call 860.822.8264 ext. 100 or 102.
High School Registration, call 860.822.8264 ext. 107.


The Sayles School Preschool Program is legally exempt from child care licensing and, as such, is not required to meet licensing standards.

Connecticut General Statutes, Section 19a-77(b)(1)(A) provides that a program administered by a public school system is not required to be licensed to operate.