Category: Schools

Middle Schools celebrate grand openings

Middle School Building Committee Chair Edward Pocock Jr. addresses the crowds at the Kennedy Middle School grand opening on Sept. 13.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Educators, administrators, town leaders, and state legislatures joined together this weekend to celebrate the grand openings of the newly renovated John F. Kennedy and Joseph A. DePaolo middle schools. Members of the community were welcomed to the…

Hockey edged by Windsor

Kelsey Snodgrass drives the ball past a Windsor defender during a 2-1 loss on opening day.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington (1-0) hung around with Windsor for most of the game on Friday afternoon, September 11, but just came up short in the end, as the Lady Knights lost their season opener at home to Windsor…

Middle School grand openings on Sept. 13

John F. Kennedy Middle School
1071 S Main St, Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 628-3275

Grand opening ceremonies will be held for the newly renovated Joseph A. DePaolo and John F. Kennedy middle schools on Sunday, Sept. 13. Sponsored by the Southington Board of Education, the ceremonies will include remarks from school, town and state…

Local student speaks at the United Nations

Krystiana Bouchard helped brief the United Nations Security Council about the Iran treaty.

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR While most Americans are reading about the recently negotiated treaty with Iran in their local newspapers, 17-year-old Krystiana Bouchard was at the United Nations briefing international officials about the deal. Krystiana’s presence at the UN building in…

Local student wins teaching scholarship

Southington’s Catherine MacKay, fourth from the left, was one of four students to receive the 2015 Waterbury CT Teacher’s Credit Union grant.  MacKay is seen here with WCTCU officials and the other recipients.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Catherine MacKay, Southington, comes from a long line of educators and plans to follow in their footsteps in just a few days. A 2015 graduate of Southington High School, MacKay will begin her college career at UCONN…

Summer hours bring Hatton flowers

Comm - ASAP - Hatton School Gardeners

Students returning to Hatton Elementary School for the first day of school were treated to a beautiful burst of colors as a result of the Hatton School Summer Enrichment program. Carolyn Serafino, a fourth grade teacher at the school, taught…

The Giving Back-Pack Girls

Comm - Giving Back Girls

Community members filled an entire bus with school supplies during a fundraising campaign organized by the Giving Back Girls in late July. Proceeds from the event will fill over 400 backpacks for Southington school children in need.