Category: Schools

SHS takes on ‘Les Misérables’

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Anticipation is high for Southington High School’s spring musical, a performance so advanced that director Alyssa Fontana-Bunel took the fall musical off the calendar to give her group of talented students a full school year…

Celebrating excellence in the arts

The municipal building conference room was transformed into an art museum for the Thursday, Feb. 22 Board of Education meeting as officials recognized Southington’s art students. Seven high school artist were honored during the 2018 Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards.…

Football trio signs letters of intent

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Sammy Thomson, Tim O’Shea, and Jimmy Starr inked their names onto letters of intent in the Southington High School library on Friday, Feb. 9. All three were intricate pieces to Southington’s success in three different…

‘Jazzing’ it up with the Knights

The 20-member Southington High School jazz band added some Louisiana flair to a pancake supper fundraiser at the First Congregational Church on Sunday. The Mardi Gras even was sponsored by the SHS music department and the FCC Board of Music…

ECCS presents special needs support workshop

There’s still time for parents, guardians, and childcare providers to register for the special needs support workshop on Thursday, Feb. 15. The workshop, presented by the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS) is aimed at the needs of young children…

CyberKnight pair honored as leaders

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, Tyler Bade and Jacob Drechsler, above, were honored in a gathering at the Weichsel Municipal Center as national semifinalists in the FIRST Robotics Competition FIRST dean’s list. The award, sponsored by the Kamen family, selects high…