Posts Tagged ‘ Southington High School ’

Southington High School releases third quarter honor roll

May 7, 2014
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Southington High School has released its honor roll for the third marking period. Grade 9, First Honors: Madison Aldieri, Abigail Alfieri, Michael Allen, Hallie Altwies, Alissa Anglis, Jake Aparo, Lily Baker, Ashley Barry, Katerina Belales, Daniel Berube, Kayla Birmingham, Skylar Blumetti, Alyssa Boucher, Sydney Brault, Dorina Bregu, Megan Burke, Laura Calandra, Xaria Callender, William Carbone,…

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New assistant principal at SHS

April 30, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Southington High School has welcomed a new assistant principal. The school board voted unanimously in approval to appoint Dianne Holst-Grubbe to the position of Assistant Principal. Holding a Master of Arts Degree in Education and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English, Grubbe has experience working in several different school…

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Cyber Knights take crown at FIRST event

March 28, 2014
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By Tammi Naudus
Cyber Knight member Mateusz Gaciarz  looks over the robot before it is brought into the arena. For more photos, see page 21.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Southington Cyber Knights won the New England FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) District event held at the high school this past weekend, for the first time, bringing home a winning banner for the fourth year in a row. After a fierce competition against 32 teams…

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Schools briefly locked down due to police situation

March 27, 2014
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Southington High School, Flanders Elementary School, Derynoski Elementary School and Plantsville Elementary School were briefly placed into an exterior lockdown on Tuesday, March 25, following a reported disturbance near Bristol Street. “There was an external threat of a domestic dispute reported to us by the police department that prompted the lockdown,” Southington School Supt. Dr.…

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Southington High School releases second quarter honor roll

March 19, 2014
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Southington High School recently announced its honor roll for the second marking period. Grade 9, First Honors: Madison Aldieri, Michael Allen, Hallie Altwies, Alissa Anglis, Jake Aparo, Lily Baker, Katerina Belales, Daniel Berube, Kayla Birmingham, Skylar Blumetti, Sydney Brault, Dylan Breutzmann, Robert Bunting, Megan Burke, Laura Calandra, William Carbone, Meghan Cichon, Kristen Craven, Anthony D’Abramo,…

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Letters of Intent; Maxwell commits to play at Army; Stephen Barmore signs with Yale

February 15, 2014
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By John Goralski
It’s official. On Thursday, Feb. 6, Stephen Barmore and Zach Maxwell kicked off the NCAA winter signing period with a pair of high profile commitments. Barmore, left, expects to make an impact as a Yale quarterback. Maxwell, right, will battle in the trenches at Army.

By John Goralski Sports Writer They played together as infants, and they’ve been friends ever since. They cut their teeth together in the town’s youth leagues. They played side-by-side on a state championship high school football team and will do it again this spring for track. Over this winter, they’ve cheered each other from the…

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Best Buddies receives donation

February 6, 2014
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By Tammi Naudus
Southington High School’s Best Buddy program recently earned a $1,500 donation from New York Life. Pictured above are, agents Bobby Bennett and Peter Ramsay of New York Life Insurance with John White, Chapter President of the Best Buddies Club at Southington High School and teacher co-advisors Nicole Proffitt and Alicia Soares.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Best Buddies Club at Southington High School fosters one-to-one friendships between students with and without intellectual disabilities. From bowling and mini golf to holiday parties and dances to athletic events, members of the Best Buddies Club at the high School take part in a variety of different activities with…

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Cyber Knights begin planning stages for robotics

January 11, 2014
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By Tammi Naudus
Southington High School Cyber Knight members Anthony D'Abramo, Mateusz, and Matthew McLaughlin work on creating a robot during an all day robotics practice on Saturday.

By Ed Harris Editor The Southington High School Cyber Knights team kicked off its 2014 season Saturday, with an all day kickoff event that included a new rookie partner team from Plainville High School. The Cyber Knights team is now in its seventeenth year and currently consists of 65 students. The team is supported by…

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The winter games; Delays to football’s title game are already impacting winter sports

December 18, 2013
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By John Goralski
Southington quarterback Stephen Barmore talks to reporters during a CIAC championship press conference on Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Blue Knights are still waiting to play the Class LL championship game.

By John Goralski Sports Writer When CIAC officials kicked off the football championship luncheon at the Aqua Turf on Wednesday, Dec. 11, they were already contemplating the weather. Games might be moved, they told the group of coaches, players, and press in attendance, but they have to be finished by Sunday night or they won’t…

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Author uses book to help Wounded Warriors

December 8, 2013
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Tyler Gillis, a junior at Southington High School, designed the cover for a book written by SHS teacher John “Brian” Durbin.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer For Southington high school teacher John “Brian” Durbin, serving in the military has become a family theme. Durbin, who goes by his middle name, “Brian,” is a retired infantryman who served in the U.S. Army for 23 years. His father, uncle and a first cousin also served in the military.…

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