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Giving Back Girls help hand out backpacks

September 2, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Giving Back Girls kicked off another backpack drive as part of the Southington Smart Start Program, providing at least 400 backpacks to students in need throughout the community. Created in 2010 by high school freshman Erin Gibney, the Giving Back Girls spent hours filling each backpack with school supplies,…

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Plainville principal shadows Southington superintendent

August 30, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer When Steven LePage became the principal of Plainville High School, he did not believe in the idea of rising through the ranks to the position of superintendent, until now. “I always thought that being a high school principal would be the end of the road for me, where I would…

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Teachers prep for the new school year

August 29, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Faculty and staff members of the Southington school district kicked off the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year with a theme of “many firsts” and “change” on Monday. Assistant Superintendent Karen Smith, along with board members and other educators, recognized this theme throughout the celebration by welcoming more than 50…

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Middle schools ready for students during construction

August 20, 2013
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Middle schools ready for students during construction

By Lissa Capobianco Staff Writer The first phase of the middle school renovations has been completed, and now both DePaolo and Kennedy Middle Schools are ready to start on time. Past environmental tests found traces of asbestos and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) at both DePaolo and Kennedy Middle Schools. The remediation process was able to be…

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Lincoln College hires Stokes; Bristol Eastern assistant named as women’s hoops coach

August 13, 2013
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by Michael Letendre Staff Writer Bristol Eastern girls basketball assistant coach Mike Stokes has been a big part of the Lancers’ program since the late 1990s. Stokes have been head coach Tony Floyd’s right hand man for years now but the career assistant was looking for a bigger challenge and a team of his own.…

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Wilcox Technical School

August 8, 2013
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Bus 1 Am Start Time             6:44 Am Location 2    273 Queen St. Southington Manor 3    226 Loper St 4    Dunham St & Laurel St 5    Dunham Pl & Shuttle Meadow Rd 6    Flanders Rd & Pattonwood Dr 7    501 Flanders Rd 8    Savage St & Woodland Dr 9    209 Merwtby Tpk   Bus 1 Pm…

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St Dominic School

August 8, 2013
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Bus 1 Am Start Time             7:10 Am Location 2    53 Jeffrey Lane 3    92 Blue Hills Drive 4    1078 Savage St. 5    Candlewood Ln & East St 6    39 Stonegate Rd 7    Mooreland Dr & Orchard Hill Dr 8    1341 East Street 9    124 Foley Dr 10   294 Spring Lake Rd 11   404 Wedgewood Road…

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E. C. Goodwin Technical School

August 8, 2013
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Bus 1 Am Start Time             6:46 Am Location 2    925 Meriden Ave 3    Lawncrest Dr & Pondview Dr 4    Meriden Ave & Oakland Rd 5    Berkley Ave & Berlin St 6    Berlin St & Lepage Dr 7    Pleasant St & Spring Lake Rd 8    Hobart St & Pleasant St 9    Debbie Dr & Sun Valley…

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Central Christian Academy

August 8, 2013
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Bus 1 Am Start Time 7:40 Am Location 1    991 South Main Streeet 2    1395 Marion Ave Ext 3    101 School Street 4    Mt Vernon Rd & Mt Pond 5    165 Welch Rd   Bus 1 Pm Start Time             2:45 Pm Location 1    CentralChristainAcademy 2    David Dr & Johanna Cir 3    976 Flanders Rd 4   …

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Thalberg Elementary School

August 8, 2013
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Bus 1 Start time7:48 am. Location 1   29 High Street 2   47 Ledge Rd 3   368 Long Bottom Rd 4   100 Miine Hollow Rd 5   1127 Flanders Rd 6   1367 Flanders Rd 7   1464 Flanders Rd 8   Pattonwood Dr & Thunderbird Dr 9   Pattonwood Dr & Masters 10  Burning Tree Dr & Pattonwood Dr 11 …

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