Tag: Derynoski

Youth creates new Derynoski dragon mascot

By Ed Harris
Mackenzie Monahan stands amongst the numerous mascot submissions.

By Ed Harris Editor Derynoski Elementary School has a new dragon mascot that will appear on all apparel and communications from the school. Eight-year-old Ma-ckenzie Monahan desi-gned the new dragon, which she named Spotty. Mackenzie’s dragon competed against 45 other…

Youth’s Google doodle takes honors

By Margaret Waage
Derynoski School second grader Hope Scalise with her state-winning Google Doodle. Hope’s doodle is up against 49 other doodles from across the country. Voting ends just before midnight tonight.

By Ed Harris Editor A visit to Camp Sloper helped inspire Derynoski second-grader Hope Scalise to create a doodle for Google that could earn her a scholarship and a technology grant for her school. After a little urging from her…

Youth’s Google doodle up for vote

A second grade student, Hope Scalise, from Derynoski Elementary School, is the Connecticut winner of the Doodle 4 Google Art Competition. A “doodle” is the logo design that appears on the Google website homepage periodically to celebrate special events, holidays…

Song and dance to stop bullying

By Rob Glidden
The Derynoski Music Club in “Bullies Anonymous.”

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The music club at Derynoski Elementary School tackled the subject of bullying with song and dance, as an ensemble of about 60 kids performed the musical “Bullies Anonymous.” The club has been working on the…

Wall of Heroes is unveiled at school

Derynosky (Friday-Jan Verderame and art teacher, Michelle Ginand (2)

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer During its annual Veterans Day celebration, Derynoski Elementary School unveiled a new tile mural in the building’s lobby which pays tribute to the armed forces. Named “The Wall of Heroes,” the mosaic honors each branch…