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Kennedy Middle School announces its first quarter honor roll

December 3, 2014
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John F. Kennedy Middle School hast announced its first quarter honor roll. Grade 6 First Honors Callan Angelo; Lindsey Arduini; Ernest Arroyo; Neel Avancha; Noah Barbour; Cameron Baston; Elizabeth Beaulieu; Drew Belcourt; Connor Blanchette; Madison Block; Casey Blumetti; Olivia Blumetti; Lauren Bogoslofski; Mikaela Bogoslofski; Christopher Bowman; Weston Brick; Joshua Budnik; Alexander Cammuso; Griffin Campbell; Rachel…

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DePaolo Middle School announces its first quarter honor roll

December 3, 2014
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J.A. DePaolo Middle School has announced its first quarter honor roll: Grade 6 First Honors Catherine Adamczyk;Mercy Adekola;Jackson Alfano;Sera Altomari;Devan Bade;Adam Badgley;Andrew Bafuma;Kelly Barrett;Muhanad Batah;Alexandra Bauer;Brandon Bernier;Amanda Boan;Corrie Bonomi;Daniel Bouteiller;Sammi Bray;Matthew Brennan;Madison Buckley;Isabelle Burek;Jessica Burns;Caleb Buzas;Dylan Camden;Audrey Cantillon;Alexandra Carabetta;Ella Carmody;Ethan Cerra;Michaela Ceruti;Christina Cheng;Alyssa Cleland;Kathryn Clynes;Taylor Collar;Julia Collins;Rebecca Conforto;Jeffrey Cormier;Alex Dabrowski;Brooke Daigle;Dominic DeCosta;Abigail Delgado;Aedan Derrick;Kaila DiBenedetto;Michael…

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Southington High School announces its first quarter honor roll

December 3, 2014
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Southington High School has announced its first quarter honor roll: Grade 9 First Honors Rosanna Airo, Victoria Aldieri, Jacob Anderson, Katarina Aulbach, Cicily Balachandar, Madison Beaudoin, Mackenzie Beaupre, Emma Becotte, Chloe Becquey, Evan Bender, Allison Blaszko, Julia Brilla, Allison Brown, Timothy Budnik, Collin Burbank, Zachary Burleigh, Carolyn Callahan, Gina Calo, Ryan Case, Gabrielle Cerra, Sophia…

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Three students receive CAPSS awards

November 12, 2014
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Jessica Goralski, a senior at Southington High School, Benjamin Palladino and Julia Semmel, eighth graders 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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Cyber Knights win post-season competition

November 4, 2014
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The Southington High School Cyber Knights robotics team recently won a post-season competition in Old Lyme. The team is awaiting the FIRST kickoff broadcast on January 3.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Southington High School Robotics Team, Team 195, or more commonly known as the Cyber Knights, recently competed in and won at the 16th annual Bash at the Beach post-season competition in Old Lyme. The Cyber Knights competed for one last time with the F-195 Knighthawk, which was named in…

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Navy jazz band set to perform at SHS

November 3, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The United States Navy Band’s jazz ensemble, the “Commodores,” is making a stop in Southington for a performance on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m., as a part of their 2014 National Tour. The Commodores are a group of 19 jazz and big band musicians, and is just…

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Youths say no to drugs during rally

October 24, 2014
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The Southington High School cheerleaders lead a cheer during the Red Ribbon Rally last week.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Southington Drug Task Force recently hosted the 24 annual Red Ribbon Rally to promote a drug and alcohol free community. This year’s theme was “Take a Stand Against Drug and Alcohol. Families, student groups and community leaders gathered on the town green for the event on Wednesday night.  Trish…

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Names added to Wall of Honor at Southington High

October 24, 2014
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Michael John Williams, left and Captain Jim Passereli, right, stand with Southington High School teacher Bob Brown, center, following the induction ceremony into the Wall of Honor at the school.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Southington High School (SHS) Wall of Honor Committee inducted five graduates, including a research astronomer, a renowned choreographer, a Coast Guard hero, a leader in motor vehicles, and an international relations expert to the Wall of Honor Monday evening. “Its amazing when you look at who goes up here…

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Semmel: SHS students are excelling in academics

October 17, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Southington High School (SHS) Principal Dr. Martin Semmel shared the High School Academic Report for 2014 at last week’s Board of Education meeting. The report compared test results of Southington students to the state as a whole for the ACT, the SAT and CAPT. Semmel’s report also included information regarding…

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Plantsville Nursery School celebrates 60 years

October 11, 2014
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Students play outside at Planstville Nursery School. The school, which opened in 1955, will soon celebrate its 60th anniversary.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer In 1955, the Mother’s Club of Plantsville Congregational United Church of Christ saw a need for a nursery school and successfully opened it during a time when most mothers stayed home with their children. Now, Plantsville Community Nursery School is going on 60 years of teaching three and four year…

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