Schools

Goralski earns Hopko scholarship

July 15, 2015
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Jessica Goralski, a 2015 graduate of Southington High School, was recently announced as the recipient of the Robert and Lauretta Hopko Merit Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded each year to a graduating senior that had attended William Strong Elementary School where Lauretta Hopko worked as a paraprofessional for 27 years. A recipient must demonstrate academic…

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Sen. Markley and Rep. Zoni announce Milldale School reunion

July 13, 2015
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Southington-State Senator Joe Markley (R-16) and State Representative David Zoni (D-81) announced that they will be hosting a reunion for graduates of Milldale Elementary School on Saturday, July 18. The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at 34 Clark Street, Milldale, the former site of the school. The legislators are both graduates…

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DePaolo releases fourth quarter honor roll

July 12, 2015
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DePaolo Middle School has announced their honor roll for the fourth quarter. Grade 6 The following students earned first honors: Catherine Adamczyk, Mercy Adekola, Jackson Alfano, Sera Altomari, Angelina Angelillo, Devan Bade, Adam Badgley, Andrew Bafuma, Kelly Barrett, Brandon Bernier, Corrie Bonomi, Sammi Bray, Matthew Brennan, Alex Bruce, Madison Buckley, Cooper Burdette, Caleb Buzas, Dylan…

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Southington High School releases fourth quarter honor roll

July 12, 2015
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Southington High School has announced their honor roll for the fourth quarter. Grade 9 The following students earned first honors: Nandani Mohit Adhyapak, Rosanna Teresa Airo, Nolyn Allen, Cora Elizabeth Altomari, Jacob Oscar Anderson, Katarina Marie Aulbach, Cicily Alexis Balachandar, Madison Marie Beaudoin, Emma Marie Becotte, Chloe Dianna Becquey, Evan Scott Bender, William Bernard Blaise,…

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Kennedy releases fourth quarter honor roll

July 12, 2015
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Kennedy Middle School has announced their honor roll for the fourth 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, Weston Brick, Joshua Budnik, Griffin Campbell, Rachel Carbone, Makayla Carlson, Landon…

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Secondo’s second look: A look back at the 12-year Chamber leader

July 10, 2015
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Secondo gives a speech during a recent town event. The Chamber president and CEO has been a fixture for the past 12 years, but he’s stepping down at the end of this month.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The “Suddington” sign hangs like a good-natured joke on the conference room wall at the Chamber of Commerce. His love for the town was embraced and ridiculed during a recent chamber Roast of their outgoing president and CEO. For more than a decade, Art Secondo has been the face of Southington’s growing…

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Early Bird registration for Sept. 25 SEF gala

July 7, 2015
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The Southington Education Foundation’s (SEF) 7th Annual Fan of the Foundation Gala will be held on Friday, Sept. 25th from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. This year the SEF is offering Early Bird Registration for their major fundraiser. Through Tuesday, Sept. 1, ticket prices will be reduced from $75…

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Panke and Jacob earn church scholarship

July 6, 2015
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The 2015 Mary Our Queen Our Lady’s Guild Catholic High School Scholarships were to Swathi Jacob and Charles Panke at the organization’s May meeting held at Mary Our Queen Hall. Swathi will be attending Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden and Charles will be attending St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol. From left, Charles Panke,…

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BOE appoints JFK principal and SHS vice principals

July 2, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington Public Schools will start the new school year with three new administrators, appointed by the Board of Education in a special meeting on June 22. Richard J. Terino will serve as the new principal of John F. Kennedy Middle School, following former principal Steven Madancy’s promotion to assistant superintendent. Terino has…

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CHESLA student loan rates drop

June 20, 2015
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State Representative David Zoni (D-Southington) is welcoming the recent announcement by the Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority (CHESLA) that it will offer a fixed interest rate of 4.95 percent for new student loans, down from its current rate of 6.75 percent. “This new rate announced by CHESLA is certainly great news for students and their parents,”…

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