Southington High School releases third quarter honor roll

May 10, 2015
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Southington High School has announced their honor roll for the third quarter. Grade 9 The following students earned first honors: Nandani Mohit Adhyapak, Rosanna Teresa Airo, Jacob Phillip Albert, Victoria Elizabeth Aldieri, Nolyn Allen, Cora Elizabeth Altomari, Jacob Oscar Anderson, Katarina Marie Aulbach, Cicily Alexis Balachandar, Madison Marie Beaudoin, Emma Marie Becotte, Chloe Dianna Becquey,…

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Letter: Reader shares her experience at local summer camp

May 9, 2015
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To the editor: My name is Jocelyn Oliva, and I would like to share my many YMCA experiences that have been created over the last 12 years of my life. These experiences have shaped who I am, and they continue to create the adult I want to become. I started experiencing the YMCA as a…

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Purushotham was artist of the month at The Gallery

May 9, 2015
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Local photographer Dan Purushotham displays some of his landscape photos at The Gallery at the Southington Library. Purushotham’s photos were displayed in April.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Last month, The Gallery at Southington Public Library displayed a collection of photos taken everywhere from India to Austria to right here in Southington. The diverse exhibit was the result of Southington resident Dan Purushotham using his retirement from the financial industry to pursue his new passion, photography. Featuring four themes and…

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Gina Bianca Hair holds Cut-A-Thon

May 9, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Gina Bianca Hair salon hosted a four-hour Cut-A-Thon last week, to raise money for The Autism Society. During what salon owner Bianca described as “a great cause and a great way to stay beautiful,” the salon raised $200 in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Many clients said they enjoyed the opportunity to…

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Lax falls to .500 after midseason slump

May 8, 2015
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Jake Testa scoops up a ground ball at midfield during a 7-6 loss to Conard on April 29.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knight lacrosse team all but erased their quick 4-1 start. With three straight losses to Fairfield Ludlowe, Conard, and Pomperaug this week, the Knights enter mid-season at 4-4. This is the first time since the second game of the season that the Knights have fallen to .500. Southington sustained…

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Cyber Knights compete at World Championship

May 8, 2015
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The Southington High School’s Cyber Knights were honored with the Engineering Inspiration Award at the World Championship in St. Louis, Mo.

The Southington High School Cyber Knights have just wrapped up their six-week long competition season with the World Championship in St. Louis, Mo. The team, who recently competed in the Tech Valley Regional competition, the Hartford District event and the New England District Championship, had not left a single competition empty-handed this year. The World…

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Volleyball splits the week

May 8, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights boys volleyball team (7-2) rebounded from their second loss of the season to salvage the week with a win over Simsbury to split the week. Southington battled for every point in the first game at Newington, but they still came away with a two-point loss, 25-23. On Tuesday,…

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Letters of Intent: Football stars commit to college

May 8, 2015
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Dan Williams (Endicott College), Matt Koczera (Springfield College), and Peter Majchrzak (Mount Ida College) committed to play college football during a ceremony at the high school on April 30. Matt Thomson (not pictured) will be playing at Choate Rosemary Hall for a post graduate season. The event was followed by a ring ceremony where members of the Class LL champion team received their championship rings.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington had four football players sign their names to play at the collegiate level on Thursday, April 30. Matt Koczera, Dan Williams, Peter Majchrzak and Matt Thomson will be signing their intent to play football at the next level. Matt Koczera served as team captain and was a two-year starter for…

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PARC and Masons partner for 2015 Golf Classic

May 8, 2015
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PARC will be partnering with the Frederick Franklin Lodge No. 14 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, both of Plainville, to present the 2015 Charity Golf Classic on Saturday, June 6 at Southington Country Club, 150 Savage St., Southington. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with a noon start. This is one of four major annual fundraisers…

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