Schools

Bergland, Chapman awarded SEF STEM scholarships

August 1, 2015
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Erik Bergland, left, and Madison Chapman were presented with the first SEF STEM scholarships.

Erik Bergland and Madison Chapman have been named recipients of the Southington Education Foundation’s inaugural scholarships, providing $1,000 to each awardee. Bergland was awarded the SEF STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) Scholarship. He plans on studying applied mathematics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. In an essay, he relates that his greatest wish is…

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In the director’s chair: Former Avon AD takes the helm for the Knights

July 30, 2015
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Greg Ferry, the former Athletic Director in Avon and a long time counselor at Cheshire High School, has been named as Southington’s new athletic director.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Greg Ferry paced back and forth in front of the phone, waiting for the call, and thinking about the interview and the possibilities that lay before him. “I think I wore out a good, 30-foot path in my house,” he said with a chuckle. “I was trying not to think about…

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Lincoln College of NE announces Dental Hygiene program

July 30, 2015
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Lincoln College of New England

Lincoln College of New England, formerly Briarwood College, is now accepting students for the fall semester in their brand new bachelor of science program for dental hygiene. Registration is underway at the admissions office at 2279 Mount Vernon Rd. in Southington. For more information, contact the director of admissions, Tim D’Aquila, at (860) 628-4751, ext.…

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Aylward graduates from Kingswood Oxford

July 26, 2015
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WEST HARTFORD – Bryant Aylward of Southington was among the 91 members of the Class of 2015 to graduated from Kingswood Oxford on Sunday, May 22 in the school’s first outdoor Commencement since 2011. “The senior class has waited patiently for four years to have its graduation outside on the Senior Green,” said Head of…

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Locals honored at Mooreland Hills

July 25, 2015
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Mooreland Hills School

On Tuesday, June 9, Southington students Lydia Gabacini and Sarah Tomasco were both honored for their academic accomplishments during the Mooreland Hill School’s 84th commencement ceremony on in Berlin. Both were graduates at the event. Gambacini earned the school’s highest grade average in Latin, French, and English, and will attend Miss Porter’s School in Farmington…

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St. Paul Catholic HS announces open house and placement exams

July 22, 2015
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St Paul Catholic High School

St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol will host three open house dates this fall: Saturday, Sept 19 at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The open house will include tours of the building and a chance to meet the faculty.…

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Flanders wins contest for $40,000 playground

July 17, 2015
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A scale model on the TerraCycle website shows what the new Flanders playscape will look like. Construction begins this fall.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Students at Flanders Elementary School will be welcomed back to school with a brand new playground, as the winners of a contest sponsored by Colgate and Shoprite. Due to their participation in the TerraCycle Recycling program, Flanders was eligible to compete for the $40,000 playground, and came out on top with more…

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Goralski earns Hopko scholarship

July 15, 2015
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School - Jess Goralski earns Hopko Scholarship

Jessica Goralski, a 2015 graduate of Southington High School, was recently announced as the recipient of the Robert and Lauretta Hopko Merit Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded each year to a graduating senior that had attended William Strong Elementary School where Lauretta Hopko worked as a paraprofessional for 27 years. A recipient must demonstrate academic…

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Sen. Markley and Rep. Zoni announce Milldale School reunion

July 13, 2015
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School reunion

Southington-State Senator Joe Markley (R-16) and State Representative David Zoni (D-81) announced that they will be hosting a reunion for graduates of Milldale Elementary School on Saturday, July 18. The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at 34 Clark Street, Milldale, the former site of the school. The legislators are both graduates…

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DePaolo releases fourth quarter honor roll

July 12, 2015
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DePaolo Middle School has announced their honor roll for the fourth quarter. Grade 6 The following students earned first honors: Catherine Adamczyk, Mercy Adekola, Jackson Alfano, Sera Altomari, Angelina Angelillo, Devan Bade, Adam Badgley, Andrew Bafuma, Kelly Barrett, Brandon Bernier, Corrie Bonomi, Sammi Bray, Matthew Brennan, Alex Bruce, Madison Buckley, Cooper Burdette, Caleb Buzas, Dylan…

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