Tag: Board of Education

Editorial: The rubber stamp

On Jan. 24, the Board of Education phoned in their budget, voting unanimously to propose a 4.58 percent increase in the school budget. If it stands, education expenses will top $100 million for the first time in town history, and…

BOE proposes budget, 4.58 percent increase

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Board of Education unanimously adopted its 2019-2020 operating budget of $100,216,856 at their Jan. 24 meeting. This comes as a 4.58 percent increase from last year’s adopted budget, though board members and school…

2019-20 budget season set to begin

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Budget season for the Town of Southington is already well-underway. Several important meeting dates have been announced, including departmental budget presentations, public hearings, and critical votes that will ultimately lead to the Board of Finance setting…

BOE reviews upgrades to school security

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Southington Board of Education received a first-reading of a number of updates to the board’s policy manual from the policy and personnel committee at their last meeting. The committee has been reviewing mandated policies…

Superintendent given high marks by BOE

The Southington Board of Education conducted their annual evaluation of the Superintendent of Schools, Timothy Connellan, on Thursday, Sept. 27. The evaluation was based on Connellan’s performance in the district from July 1, 2017 through the close of the 2017-2018…

Back to school: From K to 12 and beyond

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Southington Public Schools are not just preparing students for the first day of school, or readying the senior class to graduate in June of 2019. With the newly adopted “Vision of a Graduate,” school administration…