Tag: schools

Schools prepare for full-day kindergarten

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer With the new school year just around the corner, all eight elementary schools are ready to welcome new students to the first full-day kindergarten program. Assistant Superintendent Karen Smith said all school administrators and staff…

Elementary schools join in Project ACES

By Tammi Naudus

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Southington’s elementary schools collaborated with the Activate Southington group for the town’s first participation in a worldwide exercise program, including about 700 students at Derynoski Elementary School. Activate Southington, the community initiative pushing for healthier…

Officials look at ABA program

By Ed Harris Editor The Board of Education is once again looking at the possibility of bringing its Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program in-house, a proposal that has some parents worried that the program could face a decline. The program…

The SEF hands out another $12,000 in grants

By Rob Glidden

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) recently gave out a new batch of grants. The winners are , back row, Sal Spagna, Rich Niro, Troy Schinkel, Patrick O’Keefe, Michelle Ginand, William Walker and MaryBeth Eckert.  Seated, Joanne Grant, Julie Zellner (with Braidy) and Paula Gorham.  Missing  from the photo is Mary Jane Sullivan.

BY Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Southington Education Foundation handed out another round of grants last week, with over $12,000 in funding meant to make six unique teaching ideas possible. The teachers behind the chosen proposals gathered at Derynoski Elementary…