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SHS seniors earn superintendent award


Southington High School seniors Michael Loose and Laura Calandra have been selected as the 2016-2017 recipients of the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) Superintendent-Student Recognition award for leadership service to the school, academic prowess relative to ability, and…

Celebration of Excellence


The Board of Education took a moment before the Oct. 20 meeting to celebrate everyone that retired from Southington Public Schools in 2016. The group, which represented teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, and staff, received commendations from the board. Their years serving…

Soup Nite draws record crowds

At right, high school volunteers dole out soup donated by local restaurants at the annual Soup Nite to benefit Bread for Life.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Pasta fagioli? Minestrone? One of the many chowders or just a simple chicken noodle? No matter what your preference, volunteers at the annual Bread for Life (BFL) Soup Nite were ready to serve. On Wednesday,…