Schools

Madancy named as Assistant Superintendent

May 22, 2015
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The Board of Education appointed Steven G. Madancy, John F. Kennedy Middle School Prinicpal, as the new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Board of Education welcomed a new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction on May 14, appointing John F. Kennedy Middle School principal Steven G. Madancy. Madancy has been the principal at JFK Middle School since July of 2012, following seven years as a principal in Milford, serving two years at Pumpkin…

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In the land Far Far Away… Shrek at South End

May 21, 2015
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Shreck Jr-Samantha Sullivan, Jack Barnum, and Kersyn McBride

Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Students from South End Elementary School take the audience on a journey to the Kingdom of Far Far Away for a drama club production of “Shrek The Musical Jr.” The fifth graders performed last week. Samantha Sullivan (Fiona), Jack Barnum (Shrek), and Kersyn McBride (Donkey) starred in this musical event.

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Board of Ed adopts budget for 2014-2015 fiscal year

May 21, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Board of Education (BOE) voted Thursday to adopt their operating budget for the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year as approved by the Board of Finance (BOF) and the Town Council. The budget, totaling $89,667,401, falls $530,000 below the amount the BOE originally requested for their operations in the coming fiscal year. In an…

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Voice of Democracy winner

May 17, 2015
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House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D – Southington/Berlin) and Representative David Zoni (D – Southington) hosted Jenny Magnoli, a student from Southington High School, at the State Capitol in Hartford. Magnoli was presented with a citation for winning the 2015 Connecticut VFW “Voice of Democracy” essay contest. Each year, nearly 38,000 high school students from…

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Southington High School releases third quarter honor roll

May 10, 2015
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Southington High School has announced their honor roll for the third quarter. Grade 9 The following students earned first honors: Nandani Mohit Adhyapak, Rosanna Teresa Airo, Jacob Phillip Albert, Victoria Elizabeth Aldieri, Nolyn Allen, Cora Elizabeth Altomari, Jacob Oscar Anderson, Katarina Marie Aulbach, Cicily Alexis Balachandar, Madison Marie Beaudoin, Emma Marie Becotte, Chloe Dianna Becquey,…

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Cyber Knights compete at World Championship

May 8, 2015
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The Southington High School’s Cyber Knights were honored with the Engineering Inspiration Award at the World Championship in St. Louis, Mo.

The Southington High School Cyber Knights have just wrapped up their six-week long competition season with the World Championship in St. Louis, Mo. The team, who recently competed in the Tech Valley Regional competition, the Hartford District event and the New England District Championship, had not left a single competition empty-handed this year. The World…

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High School students help kick off drama club at Kelley School

May 7, 2015
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The cast of “Once on this Island, Jr.” pose on stage with their student directors, Michael Ricciardone, far left, and Emily Pestillo, far right.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Fourth and fifth grade students at Kelley Elementary School will now have their chance to step into the spotlight with the school’s newly established drama club. The club, founded by Southington High School students Emily Pestillo and Michael Ricciardone performed their first play, Once On This Island Jr., at Kennedy Middle School…

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DePaolo Middle School releases third quarter honor roll

May 6, 2015
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Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School has announced their honor roll for the third quarter. Grade 6 The following students earned first honors: Catherine Adamczyk, Mercy Adekola, Sera Altomari, Angelina Angelillo, Devan Bade, Adam Badgley, Andrew Bafuma, Kelly Barrett, Brandon Bernier, Corrie Bonomi, Sammi Bray, Matthew Brennan, Madison Buckley, Caleb Buzas, Dylan Camden, Audrey Cantillon, Alexandra…

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Kennedy Middle School releases third quarter honor roll

May 6, 2015
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John F. Kennedy Middle School has announced their honor roll for the third quarter. Grade 6 The following students earned first honors: Ernest Arroyo, Neel Avancha, Noah Barbour, Cameron Baston, Elizabeth Beaulieu, Drew Belcourt, Madison Block, Casey Blumetti, Olivia Blumetti, Chelsea Bly, Lauren Bogoslofski, Mikaela Bogoslofski, Alyssa Bowker, Weston Brick, Joshua Budnik, Griffin Campbell, Rachel…

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SHS student-athletes honored by CIAC

May 6, 2015
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CHESHIRE—Southington High School students Caitlin Young (field hockey) and James Hoder (boys tennis) were recognized among a list of 344 senior student-athletes at the 32nd Annual CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete Banquet at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville on Sunday, May 3. The local pair were awarded the annual Student-Athlete Award. The Scholar Athlete program recognizes…

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