Category: Schools

Have you taken the pledge?

Members of the Southington High School Key Club “take the pledge” at the annual Red Ribbon Rally on Wednesday, Oct. 11. Community group representatives hold a candlelight vigil before taking the stage on the town green to celebrate a drug-free…

When you wish upon a star

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Students and families at Joseph DePaolo Middle School had an opportunity to become stargazers Wednesday night with the help of the Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford, who provided the telescopes and instructions to the school…

Superintendent receives high marks from BOE

The Southington Board of Education conducted their annual evaluation of the Superintendent of Schools on Thursday, Sept. 14. This evaluation is based on Superintendent Timothy Connellan’s performance in the district from July 1, 2016, though the close of the 2016-2017…

Farm to table

With help from two DePaolo staff and L.E.A.F. exec. director Mark Ramsay, local students are able to grow enough produce to have their own table at the Farmers Market on the Green on Fridays. The gardens were completed with help…

Wall of Honor celebrates CIA officer

  By JEN CARDINES CORRESPONDENT When you consider all of his major career accomplishments with the Central Intelligence Agency, Robert Calandra (Class of 1981) was an easy choice to be inducted in next month’s Wall of Honor ceremony. Wall of…