August 20, 2021


The first day of school is Thursday, September 2, 2021

See our School-year Calendar inclusive of important dates such as Open House, built-in snow days, Conferences and quarter-ending dates.

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Interscholastic Soccer and Club Cross Country registration is now open

See our WJJMS Athletics Page for details about our three seasons of sports, registration directions, and pay-to-play information.

From Mr. Morrissette, our WJJMS Band Instructor

The Band letter to Parents and Students is inclusive of general information such as scheduling, how to register, and so much more. Welcome!

WJJMS Interscholastic Soccer registration is done through the PowerSchool Parent Portal

The boys will be starting on September 9 and the girls will be starting on September 13. Practices run from 2 - 4:00 p.m. on our fields. A practice and game schedule will be given out at that time. A completed registration online and a current physical dated within the last 13 months is required to participate. Registration will close on September 8, 2021.

Registration for Club Cross Country

To register, simply print our WJJMS Club Cross Country registration packet and submit it to our office. Registration for Club Cross Country closes on September 8, 2021. Our Club Cross Country information has a detailed program description, practice schedule, and contact information for Coach Browning.

CPS Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast and Lunch will be available to all students starting on the first day of school and are offered every school day including shortened days. CPS is pleased to announce that breakfast and lunch will be free to all students for the school year 2021 – 22. Cafeteria Manager, Mrs. Gardner, created a very informative Cafeteria Welcome Letter.

School Messenger notifications

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Raptor Visitor Management System

William J. Johnston is pleased to announce the continuation of the utilization of the Raptor Visitor Management System. The Colchester Public School District uses the Raptor Visitor Management System in all of our schools to strengthen our program of campus safety for students and faculty.

WJJMS sports schedules

Sign up to view CIAC sports schedules and receive notifications by selecting "Johnston Middle School." Please note, the schedules are subject to change.


Welcome Letters, Meet the Team information, and suggested supply lists

PTO Meetings

All meetings are held mostly every third Wednesday of each month during the school year unless otherwise indicated, starting at 6:00 p.m. To inquire about PTO Meetings, you may contact WJJMS at 860 537 2313, check the PowerSchool Bulletin or Calendar at Feel free to contact our PTO President, Samantha VanZilen at


The Transportation form is open in the PowerSchool Parent Portal

  • M&J Bus company has published pick-up/drop-off times regarding your student's bus transportation. Please review your student's transportation information carefully.
  • If you would like to request a change that will take effect prior to the start of school, you may do so via the Transportation Form in the PowerSchool Parent Portal by noon on August 26, 2021. 
  • All change requests made after the above date will not go into effect until after September 13, 2021
  • Families are reminded that bus notes submitted to school offices will only be accepted in the case of an emergency.