Tag: DePaolo Middle School

Middle school runners compete at state meet

Runners from Kennedy Middle School and DePaolo Middle School lounge in the grass after running the middle school state meet at Wickham Park in Manchester.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Since the event’s inception of the Connecticut middle school state cross country state championships were established 24 years ago, neither DePaolo Middle School nor Kennedy Middle School have competed. On Saturday, Nov. 5, the locals…

No more empty bowls

Two seventh-graders chat with art teacher Rebecca Sellers while they roll out clay they will model into bowls.

Art classrooms at Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School have looked more like flower gardens awash with dozens of blooms. Vibrant colors, patterns and creative shapes have taken over the classroom as seventh- graders embrace the Empty Bowls Project to benefit…

Middle schoolers win big in STEM contest

DePaolo 
seventh graders placed first in the state STEM contest with their app, left, called “Southington Says No!”
The app  is designed 
to give 
information for those 
battling addiction.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Three teams of Southington students took their ideas online last month, competing in the eCYBERMISSION—a web based science fair sponsored by the U.S. Army. This year, students from Kennedy and DePaolo middle schools took home three top…