Posts Tagged ‘ Southington High School ’

SHS principal leaving the district to become Plymouth superintendent

February 26, 2015
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SHS Principal Martin Semmel has been named as the new Plymouth superintendent.

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Back-to-back state football championships, a state marching band championship, a nationally-recognized robotics team, and an increase in students taking AP classes are just a few of the accomplishments Southington High School (SHS) principal Martin Semmel is proud to have been a part of. Semmel reflected on the success Southington High School…

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Legion crowns speech winners

February 14, 2015
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 championed four local youth in their annual oratorical contest on Thursday, Feb. 5. The four anonymous contestants, above, pose with the Legionnaires after the contest.

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SHS offers seminar for navigating the college admission process

February 2, 2015
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The Southington High School counseling department is offering a seminar aimed at high school juniors and their families. The informational session “Navigating the College Process” is designed to help families form a plan for future college students. A power point presentation about college admission requirements and admission processes will be the main focus of the program.…

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American Legion oratorical contest at SHS on Jan. 26

January 10, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The American Legion Southington Post 72 is holding its annual oratorical contest at Southington High School on Monday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m., providing the opportunity for students to win cash prizes and possibly move on to compete both statewide and nationwide. The Post 72 contest is open to all…

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Southington High School announces its first quarter honor roll

December 3, 2014
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Southington High School has announced its first quarter honor roll: Grade 9 First Honors Rosanna Airo, Victoria Aldieri, Jacob Anderson, Katarina Aulbach, Cicily Balachandar, Madison Beaudoin, Mackenzie Beaupre, Emma Becotte, Chloe Becquey, Evan Bender, Allison Blaszko, Julia Brilla, Allison Brown, Timothy Budnik, Collin Burbank, Zachary Burleigh, Carolyn Callahan, Gina Calo, Ryan Case, Gabrielle Cerra, Sophia…

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SHS atrium to get new roof

December 3, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Town Council unanimously approved a bond ordinance of $407,000 for the replacement of the roof at the atrium of Southington High School. There was a public hearing for the ordinance held at the beginning of the meeting, however, the public remained mum. Director of Operations for the Southington Public…

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Book clubs take over the high school

December 3, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Last year, Southington High School started with one book club. Today, SHS Literacy Specialist and Teacher of the Year Jennifer Paul is leading 11 book clubs for students at the school and says the clubs just keep growing. “This year, it’s crazy. I can’t keep up,” said Paul. “There are…

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Tickets are available for Class LL football semifinals

December 1, 2014
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Tickets are available for the Class LL-Large school semifinal between top-seeded Southington High School (10-0) and No. 4 Glastonbury (8-3). The game is scheduled to kick-off at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6 on Fontana Field in Southington. Tickets are $10 for adults ($5 for students and seniors). Advance tickets are available for purchase at http://ciacsports.ticketleap.com.

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The brink of perfection: Knights blast South Windsor; Cheshire is next

November 21, 2014
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Jasen Rose stays steady in the pocket as Southington receivers scramble to get open. Rose completed 10 of 14 passes for 191 yards and five scores during a 48-0 win over South Windsor.

By JOHN GORALSKI SPORTS WRITER Kyle Borawski ripped the ball from the air and surveyed the field in front of him as his teammates shifted into position like an army of chessmen preparing to strike. Austin Morin stumbled out of the backfield to throw the first block. Matt Maxwell swept another defenseman out of the…

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Swimmers raise the bar for finals: Knights set 2 school records; advance 5 swimmers, 3 relays to finals

November 14, 2014
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Marisa Matthews, above, was one of two Lady Knights to set a school record and advance to the medal round at the Class LL finals. Matthews set a record in the 50 freestyle (25.89), and Olivia Fournier set a new record in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.56).

By JOHN GORALSKI SPORTS WRITER Ally Schroeder cut almost five seconds off her personal best in the 200 individual medley to claw her way into the top 30. In her final race, she climbed over eight swimmers and dropped her time by almost three seconds to break into the top 20 in the 100 backstroke.…

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