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JCD Field Day

Where: JCD Field

When: June 8, 9:30-11:30

What to bring:

A Positive Attitude, Ready for Fun!

Field Day Class Shirt!

On Field Day, June 8th your child can wear their

class color:


1st- Green/Verde

2nd- Pink/Rosado

3rd- Purple/Purpua

4th- Yellow/Amarillo

5th- Orange/Naranja

6th- Blue/Azul

                     Parents please apply sunscreen at home, students can wear hats on the field. 

Change of clothes (uniform, please)


Families are always welcome to join us!

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If you have any questions feel free to email Mrs. O'Shea at darcy.o'shea@nhps.ne



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One of our favorite units got under way this week!


Jump rope!  



Student in grade K-5 will be learning all about how to be successful at jumping rope! 

Students in grades 3-5 will be coming home with jump rope homework calendars.  Please remind them to practice jumping rope or over a line each day for 10-15 minutes..and join them! 

Jump rope is a FANTASTIC cardio-respiratory workout, plus your child is learning some pretty cool jumping tricks, too! 


This unit will go through April 6, 2018!


Happy Jumping 


Mrs. O'Shea


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Who are you rooting for? 

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Get your family excited about the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea! 

Beginning February 9 through February 25, 2018

Here are some fun activities that you can plan as a family:

Have a Torch Relay, make an Olympic torch and pass from one family member to another.

To create a torch: use this as an example--

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You can also check out some of the great ideas for having indoor slalom course, bobsleding, moguels, and so much more! Use this link to get some ideas: https://www.realcoake.com/olympic-games-kids-families/

This link is a great resource for families with younger children: http://www.toddlerapproved.com/2010/02/exercising-with-your-toddler-winter.html

There is so much that our kids can learn from the Olympics, outside watching some of the world's most elite athletes perform.  There is history, science, social studies, math, literacy, and so much more that our kids can take away from thie great event! I hope you find time to watch, laern, and root for your families favorite country/athlete! 
I would LOVE to know how you all enjoyed the 2018 Winter Olympics! 


Mrs. O'Shea 

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Our Mission

At John C. Daniels Interdistrict Magnet School of International Communication students are taught to be creative thinkers who understand and appreciate the diversity in their communities and in the world. Students learn to communicate in different languages enhanced by technology and infused with the arts.  Students are inspired to excel in their studies, to be healthy and active and to contribute to a global society.

Family-School Compact for Achievement


New Haven Public Schools' Nondiscrimination Statement:

It is the policy of the New Haven Public Schools district that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of or otherwise discriminated against under any program, including employment. Protected classes include Age, Ancestry, Color, Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Learning Disability, Marital Status, Mental Disability, Intellectual Disability, National Origin, Physical Disability, Race, Religious Creed, Sex, Sexual Orientation, equal access school facilities and school premises to Boy Scouts for America and other designated youth groups.

Title IX Coordinator:   Vallerie Hudson-Brown,  54 Meadow Street, New Haven,  Telephone#203-497-7014 504 Coordinator:  Delores Garcia-Blocker,  54 Meadow Street, New Haven,  Telephone # 203-946-8982


Contact Us

Principal: Mr. Daniel Bonet
Assistant Principal: Dr. Nicholas Perrone

569 Congress Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Main Office: 475-220-3600
Magnet Office: 475-220-3604
Fax: 475-220-3605



School Hours: 8:35am - 2:50pm

Pre-K Program: 7:30am - 5:30pm