Category: Schools

Schools lose 20 employees to retirement

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER While Southington High School sent off more than 450 graduating seniors last week, the entire Southington Public School district will be saying goodbye to a number of faculty and staff members. During the 2019-19 school…

The Class of 2019 is in the house…

Neither rain, nor snow, nor heat, nor gloom of night could keep Southington High School’s Class of 2019 from graduating high school. On Thursday, June 13, hundreds gathered in the high school gym and auditorium to celebrate 463 SHS graduates.…

Local students showcased at scholarship dinner

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Main Street Community Foundation handed out over 120 scholarships at the 2019 annual scholarship reception to students in the towns they service: Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. MSCF administers scholarship funds on…

Pepe named as new SHS principal

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Board of Education unanimously approved a motion to select Frank Pepe, the current Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School principal, as the new Southington High School principal effective July 1 at a salary of…

Fly me to the moon

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Students at Alta at the Pyne Center, Southington’s alternative high school, launched a campaign to raise money for Tops Marketplace and Southington’s local soup kitchen, Bread for Life. Students built mini-rockets and fired them into…

Editorial: Blue Knight boys club

HELP WANTED—Southington High School is seeking an experienced girls varsity coach. He must have his coaching permit and required first aid training. Responsibilities include team building, instruction, practice of skills, and record keeping. He must have practical experience to serve…