Schools

BOE names Olander as new technology director

December 21, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Board of Education has appointed Jamie Olander as the new director of technology for the Southington Public Schools. Olander has served as the executive director of institutional data for the Hartford Public Schools since 2012. Prior to that, he worked in analytics, information, and marketing at The Hartford, an…

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Minor flood damage at JFK

December 19, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A leak in the heating system at John F. Kennedy Middle School forced one class to evacuate the room on Tuesday, Dec. 9 around 12:30 p.m. Assistant principal Kelly Latham said a leak occurred when one of the joints of a pipe in the heating system gave way and a…

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Online registration will be available for next year’s kindergarten

December 18, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Board of Education has approved the use of an online data management system, which has been implemented by other towns regionally and nationally, starting with kindergarten registration in February. Executive Secretary and District Registrar Michele Passamano said she has spoken to staff from two of the 21 school districts…

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Kennedy announces November students of the month

December 11, 2014
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Kennedy announces November students of the month

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its November students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Dante D’Amore, Trevor Francis, Maliah Ryan, and Madeleine Silano. Dante, a conscientious student…

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DePaolo adds 59 students to the honor society

December 4, 2014
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DePaolo adds 59 students to the honor society

On Wednesday, Nov. 19, fifty-nine students from Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School were inducted into membership of the National Junior Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school. Along with the celebration, the honor society collected boxes of breakfast cereal to be donated to Bread for Life. Members were selected for meeting high standards…

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Eight locals inducted into National Honor Society at Mercy HS

December 4, 2014
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Eight locals inducted into National Honor Society at Mercy HS

Eight Southington students were among the list of 55 Mercy High School honorees that were inducted into the McAuley Chapter of the National Honor Society on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Members were selected based on the criteria of character, scholarship, leadership, and service. The Southington students were Mercy juniors Kimberly Arnold, Ava Coleman, Victoria Fiore, Haley…

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CAPSS award recipients: Palladino, Semmel, Goralski

December 3, 2014
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CAPSS award recipients: Palladino, Semmel, Goralski

Jessica Goralski, a senior at Southington High School, Benjamin Palladino and Julia Semmel, Grade 8 at Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School have been selected as the 2014-2015 recipients of the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents’ Superintendent/Student Recognition award for leadership service to the school, academic prowess relative to ability, and service to others in…

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Alta announces its first quarter honor roll.

December 3, 2014
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The following students have made the honor roll at Alta for the first quarter of the year. First honors: Matthew Nappe, Keith Pernal. Second honors: Christopher Abbott, Kaylah Ferguson-Cass, Kaylee Goodrich.

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Kennedy Middle School announces its first quarter honor roll

December 3, 2014
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Kennedy Middle School announces its first quarter honor roll

John F. Kennedy Middle School hast announced its first quarter honor roll. Grade 6 First Honors Callan Angelo; Lindsey Arduini; Ernest Arroyo; Neel Avancha; Noah Barbour; Cameron Baston; Elizabeth Beaulieu; Drew Belcourt; Connor Blanchette; Madison Block; Casey Blumetti; Olivia Blumetti; Lauren Bogoslofski; Mikaela Bogoslofski; Christopher Bowman; Weston Brick; Joshua Budnik; Alexander Cammuso; Griffin Campbell; Rachel…

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DePaolo Middle School announces its first quarter honor roll

December 3, 2014
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DePaolo Middle School announces its first quarter honor roll

J.A. DePaolo Middle School has announced its first quarter honor roll: Grade 6 First Honors Catherine Adamczyk;Mercy Adekola;Jackson Alfano;Sera Altomari;Devan Bade;Adam Badgley;Andrew Bafuma;Kelly Barrett;Muhanad Batah;Alexandra Bauer;Brandon Bernier;Amanda Boan;Corrie Bonomi;Daniel Bouteiller;Sammi Bray;Matthew Brennan;Madison Buckley;Isabelle Burek;Jessica Burns;Caleb Buzas;Dylan Camden;Audrey Cantillon;Alexandra Carabetta;Ella Carmody;Ethan Cerra;Michaela Ceruti;Christina Cheng;Alyssa Cleland;Kathryn Clynes;Taylor Collar;Julia Collins;Rebecca Conforto;Jeffrey Cormier;Alex Dabrowski;Brooke Daigle;Dominic DeCosta;Abigail Delgado;Aedan Derrick;Kaila DiBenedetto;Michael…

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