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DePaolo holiday concert

December 24, 2014
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On Thursday, Dec. 18, DePaolo Middle School held its annual holiday concert. Music was provided by the stringed orchestra, the concert choir, and the jazz band.

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Arrest made for bomb threat at SHS

December 24, 2014
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The Southington Police Department announced an arrest in connection with the Dec. 22 bomb threat at Southington High School. Benjamin Egan, 18, of Southington was arrested at 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 23 and charged with threatening in the first degree and breach of peace in the second degree. In a press release, the Police…

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BOE names Olander as new technology director

December 21, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Board of Education has appointed Jamie Olander as the new director of technology for the Southington Public Schools. Olander has served as the executive director of institutional data for the Hartford Public Schools since 2012. Prior to that, he worked in analytics, information, and marketing at The Hartford, an…

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Minor flood damage at JFK

December 19, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A leak in the heating system at John F. Kennedy Middle School forced one class to evacuate the room on Tuesday, Dec. 9 around 12:30 p.m. Assistant principal Kelly Latham said a leak occurred when one of the joints of a pipe in the heating system gave way and a…

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Online registration will be available for next year’s kindergarten

December 18, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Board of Education has approved the use of an online data management system, which has been implemented by other towns regionally and nationally, starting with kindergarten registration in February. Executive Secretary and District Registrar Michele Passamano said she has spoken to staff from two of the 21 school districts…

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Kennedy announces November students of the month

December 11, 2014
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John F. Kennedy Middle School announced their November students of the month. Front, from left, Dante D’Amore, Maxwell Chubet, Madeleine Silano, and Trevor Francis. Middle, Kelsey Henderson, Samuel Terry, Natalie Diaz, and Maliah Ryan. Back, Mr. Steven Madancy, Colby Johnson, Jamie Lamson, Marissa Robarge, Troy Kieras, Mrs. Susanne Vitcavage.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its November students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Dante D’Amore, Trevor Francis, Maliah Ryan, and Madeleine Silano. Dante, a conscientious student…

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DePaolo adds 59 students to the honor society

December 4, 2014
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On Wednesday, Nov. 19, fifty-nine students from Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School were inducted into membership of the National Junior Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school. Along with the celebration, the honor society collected boxes of breakfast cereal to be donated to Bread for Life. Members were selected for meeting high standards…

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Eight locals inducted into National Honor Society at Mercy HS

December 4, 2014
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Eight Southington students were among the list of 55 Mercy High School honorees that were inducted into the McAuley Chapter of the National Honor Society on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Members were selected based on the criteria of character, scholarship, leadership, and service. The Southington students were Mercy juniors Kimberly Arnold, Ava Coleman, Victoria Fiore, Haley…

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CAPSS award recipients: Palladino, Semmel, Goralski

December 3, 2014
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Jessica Goralski, a senior at Southington High School, Benjamin Palladino and Julia Semmel, Grade 8 at Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School have been selected as the 2014-2015 recipients of the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents’ Superintendent/Student Recognition award for leadership service to the school, academic prowess relative to ability, and service to others in…

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Alta announces its first quarter honor roll.

December 3, 2014
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The following students have made the honor roll at Alta for the first quarter of the year. First honors: Matthew Nappe, Keith Pernal. Second honors: Christopher Abbott, Kaylah Ferguson-Cass, Kaylee Goodrich.

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