Category: Schools

CyberKnights are off and running

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR It’s not how you start that counts. It’s how you finish. Southington High School’s CyberKnights struggled in the opening round of their first competition at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, N.Y.,  but by the end of…

Go, Greased Lightnin’

“Go, Greased Lightnin.’ You’re burnin’ up the quarter mile.” Last weekend, curtains opened on the Southington High School drama club’s production of “Grease.” The audience rocked to the 1950s love story, featuring your favorite Pink Ladies and Greasers from Rydell…

SHS art students receive state awards

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Southington Board of Education celebrated the achievements of two high school seniors on Feb. 28 with certificates of excellence for each of them. Alaina Rivers and Michaela Hughes were gold key recipients, the highest…

Editorial: The rubber stamp

On Jan. 24, the Board of Education phoned in their budget, voting unanimously to propose a 4.58 percent increase in the school budget. If it stands, education expenses will top $100 million for the first time in town history, and…