Shelton full-day kindergarten meeting on Thursday is rescheduled due to storm

The second informational meeting on the proposed full-day kindergarten program for Shelton that was set for Thursday, Feb. 13 has been rescheduled due to the impending snowstorm.

The meeting now will take place Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Shelton Intermediate School auditorium, 675 Constitution Blvd. North.

The first informational meeting was held tonight, Wednesday, and attended by about 150 parents.

At the sessions, school system staff and Board of Education (BOE) members will explain the advantages of offering a full-day K program. The BOE has included money for full-day kindergarten in its budget request.

The first and second meetings are expected to cover the same topics, with a PowerPoint presentation, remarks by BOE members and educators, and a question-and-answer session.