Category: Schools

BOE reviews upgrades to school security

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Southington Board of Education received a first-reading of a number of updates to the board’s policy manual from the policy and personnel committee at their last meeting. The committee has been reviewing mandated policies…

Why trees matter

On Saturday, Nov. 17, members of the Southington Land Trust planted a Sugar Maple tree at Plantsville Elementary School for the fourth graders who won the SLCT essay contest on “Why Trees Matter.” On, Monday the fourth graders, above, mulched…

Local youth groups take on nature projects

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Two local public nature trails recently saw some beautification projects as Southington’s young residents stepped up to the plate and got their hands dirty. Craig McPherson and Troop 32, which meets at First Congregational Church…