Tag: Southington Education Foundation

Southington Drive-In announces 2017 schedule

The Southington Drive-In announced the 2017 summer schedule and invites the public to “Discover ‘Reel’ Nostalgia.” The eighth community-owned, volunteer operated season will kick off on Saturday, June 3 with “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”, sponsored by Southington UNICO.…

Team Rotary Club defends their crown at the SEF spelling bee

More photos, visit: www.southingtonobserver.com/2017/04/26/there-will-be-an-answer-let-it-bee By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The stakes were high during the Southington Education Foundation’s seventh annual spelling bee. Eighteen three-person teams participated in four, single-elimination rounds in order to crown one winning team at the high…

There will be an answer… Let it ‘Bee’

Kelley’s ShamRockin’ Spellers get a “thumbs up” from Southington’s language arts coordinator Stephanie Lawlor during the opening round of the annual SEF spelling bee. On Thursday, April 20, 18 local trios battled for the coveted crown. For the story, see…

Hitting the books at YMCA Camp Sloper

Southington Education Foundation treasurer George Fournier, left, and SEF co-chair Gail Duffy, right, read selections from the SEF Bookcase at the new Meade Family Library at YMCA Camp Sloper. ON Thursday, Sept. 22, YMCA staff gave members of the Southington…

SEF announces leadership changes for 2016-2017

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER There has been a change in leadership at the Southington Education Foundation (SEF), with Gail Duffy and Michelle LeBrun-Griffin taking the reigns from Jan Galati. The two life-long Southington residents will co-chair the non-profit, whose mission is…

SEF awards scholarships to SHS graduates

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) awarded $2,000 to local students this month for the pursuit of high education. Emily Maciejewski, salutatorian for the Southington High School (SHS) Class of 2016, and Sarah Lamb, were both chosen as…

Rotary Club wins SEF spelling bee

  Nearly 20 teams competed at the Southington Education Foundation’s community spelling bee in late April. The event was dedicated to the late Southington educator Joseph Cipollini and featured a performance by the CyberKnights robotics team. Teams representing a variety…

SEF is looking for a few good spellers

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) is looking for the town’s best spellers for the sixth annual SEF Community Spelling Bee. Last year, the “Wanna Bees,” with Dave Pestillo, Joe Peccerillo, and John Zimmerman won that honor. It is now time…