Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.


We are “Committed to Excellence”, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.

IMPORTANT Information for JTPS Families:

Mrs. Meka's Snow Letter

Mrs. Meka's Welcome Letter

Attention: Due to weather related school closings, applications for the Just Friends Preschool program will be accepted for the lottery until 4pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

 Immunization requirements for 2016-2017 school year (click below)
Immunization Requirements for Students in CT Schools

Click here for information regarding the
Taft School Homework Helpers

Click on the backpack below for information and notices that may have gotten lost in the "Bottom of the Backpack"!

click here!

An error is listed in the Watertown Health and Services section of the Handbook. Grade 2 students are not given Audiometric screenings.


about the "Gotcha" Reward Program? 

Click on JT below to find out more!





Pre-School Morning Session: 
8:50 AM – 11:25 AM; Afternoon Session: 12:35 PM - 3:10 PM

Grades K, 1, 2: 8:45 - 3:20 PM
Parent Pick-up Time: 3:10 PM - 3:20 PM (in the gym)

School Hours...SINGLE SESSION DAY (1/2 Day)

Pre-School Morning Session: 8:50 AM - 10:45 AM; Afternoon session: 11:20 AM – 1:15 PM

Grades K, 1, 2: 8:45 AM - 1:25 PM
Parent Pick-up Time: 1:15 PM - 1:25 PM (in the gym)

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