Children's Community School (CCS) Waterbury, CT

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In the News -- City, Suburban Kids Get Creative Together



WATERTOWN – Waterbury elementary students are working with students from a Watertown private high school to create a collaborative art project.

Just under 100 kindergarten through fifth-graders each made a leaf. The Taft School students will assemble them into a tree representing each class at the elementary school, according to Lynn Curless, Director of Development at Children’s Community School.

The students will showcase their work at an art show on Jan. 26 in Taft’s choral room.

“It ends up being a project that represents each individual student, but then puts them all together as a whole,” Curless said. “It becomes kind of a mystery to us until we see it unveiled again at this show.”   Read more...


Children’s Community School lays the foundation for urban students' educational success by offering a robust curriculum and unique experiences, by developing their individual character, and by cultivating strong family involvement.

     Children’s Community School (CCS) provides an educational alternative for low-income families living in the Waterbury area. CCS has been providing a unique, high-quality, private education for 48 years. The educational model and the support of hundreds of volunteers results in a 94% and higher on-time high school graduation rate of our children.


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Lunch Tours for  Volunteers and Donors

Get a firsthand look at the school with a student-led tour and a bite to eat!  All tours start at noon.

  • Fri., April 13, 2018
  • Fri., May 18, 2018

Call Lynn at 203-575-0659 ext. 212 for questions and reservations.  

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