School Events

April 25, 2017

Grade 5 and Torrington Savings Bank

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March 23, 2017


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January 19, 2017

Mrs. Langlais & Mrs. Russo's students made 27 Get Well "hats" for cancer patients

Get well hats

June 1, 2016

Mrs. Pruchnicki and Mrs. Poklemba's Grade 2 classes FLUENCY PRESENTATION. Students recited poems and a reader's theatore that they have been practiing all year. 

Fluency Presentation

Spring 2016 - TAG Gr 5 learns about Solar Energy, presented by Kyle Drevline

Solar Energy

February 4, 2016 

In collaboration with Alison Ide-Pech(TAG Teacher) and Barbara Bourque(Media Specialist), Mrs. Fernandez and Mrs. Avigne’s second grade students presented a PowerPoint presentation to their families this morning in the media center about different professions they were interested in that help a community grow. These students worked hard researching their profession since November and gathered information, took notes and created a PowerPoint presentation. The students invited parents in to celebrate their accomplishments. We had approximately 23 families attend today’s event. 

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Pictures from the FRC Legislator Visit- April 1, 2016

Legislator Visit
Legislator Visit
legislator Visit

Please join me in congratulating the following students for achieving wonderfully in the Torrington Elks Drug Awareness Poster contest:

 Grade 3 – Poster Contest:

 1st place – Nayomi Loja

2nd place – Andria Adamo

3rd place – Angelique Rosas

4th place – Abby Craig

 Grade 5 – Poster Contest:

 3rd place – Fhasal Alam

Click here to read about the arrival of Chuck Beyer, the new part-time Assistant Principal at Vogel-Wetmore School

TAG News: Vogel-Wetmore School hosted the City Planner of Torrington, Mr. Martin Connor on December 3, 2015. The 5th grade TAG students have been interested in building cities of the future and wanted to learn more about how to design, plan and build a city. Mr. Conner shared town maps to explain his work. Students from Mrs. Pallidino’s class and Mrs. Ide-Pech’s 5th grade TAG were excited to ask him questions about his job. Thank you Mr. Connor!

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 Alison Ide-Pech

Talented and Gifted/Enrichment Teacher

Torrington Public Schools

Great News! Angelo571, from Vogel-Wetmore School, has been selected as a finalist for this week's "Artist of the Week" award for the PreK-3rd age group on the ARTSONIA website. The finalist who receives the most online votes between now and Saturday December 5 will be selected as our "Artist of the Week." To view the finalists and cast your vote, simply click on this link:

Congratulations to Mary Magnoli who on October 16 was recognized at the 27th annual Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil at Coe Park, in Torrington, sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Project. 

The award acknowledged Mrs. Magnoli’s exceptional dedication, diligence and support for our families.

Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Recognition Program

Fire Prevention Poster

Rebecca Correll, a fifth grade student here at Vogel-Wetmore School, was recognized as winner for Litchfield county on March 26, 2015 at the annual Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Recogniation Program Awards Luncheon

These are pictures from the Winter music concerts that took place at Vogel-Wetmore on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

Congratulations to Mr. Brandt, Mr. Valerio and all of our excellent musical performers.

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Martin Connor, the Torrington City planner visits Vogel-Wetmore School Mrs. Palladino's Gr 5 class along with Mrs. Alison Ide-Pech, TAG teacher

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PTO Harvest Festival - Friday, October 23, 2015

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Grade 3 Cardboard challenge - Thursday, October 8, 2015

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Music celebration with representatives from StubHub

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

It was announced that Vogel-Wetmore was the recipient of thousands of dollars of music supplies and equipment or student use. Mr. Brandt and Mr. Valerio led student performances during the celebration. The entire school was present for this assembly. We are very proud of our Music Department, students, and the Vogel-Wetmore learning community thanks StubHub for their generous support!

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 Grade 2 Math Power Hour

“Second graders showed their numerical strength during Math Power Hour on Monday, June 8.”

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Grade 2 HIP HOP Presentation - June 2, 2015

"Second Grade had a visit from Austin Daley of Red Supreme Productions and we participated in Hip Hop 4 Health today as a way to conclude our nutrition unit for the school year."

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May 25, 2015

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The Vogel-Wetmore Book Fair took place during the week of April 27th – May 1st . Students and their families had the opportunity to purchase books and literary materials. A special thank you goes out to Mrs. Barbara Bourque and Mrs. Edie Williams for scheduling, coordinating, and supervising a very successful book fair.” 

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The Mad Scientists visited Mrs. Fernandez’s and Mrs. Avigne’s classes on Friday May 1. Students had the opportunity to work collaborative on Science experiments. A fun time was had by all!


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