Posts Tagged ‘ Southington High School ’

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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Three Southington High School swimmers advance to the state open

November 15, 2013
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By John Goralski Marisa Matthews battled for a Class LL medal in the 100 breastroke as the sixth place person in the fastest heat, but Laurel Dean finished first in the second heat to break the school record with a time of 1:09.79. On Tuesday, the Lady Knights attacked the Southern Connecticut State University pool…

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Four inducted onto Wall of Honor

October 25, 2013
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Southington High School inducted four local individuals from different walks of life into its 2013 Wall of Honor Monday night. State Representatives Dave Zoni, Rob Sampson, and Al Adinolfi, presented plaques to honorees Rosemary and Jim Champagne, Karl Pytlik, and Christopher Jones—all graduates of Southington High School. The Wall of…

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New names set for Wall of Honor

October 6, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Southington High School will soon induct four local individuals from different walks of life into its Wall of Honor. Two of the honorees are Rosemary and James Champagne, who remain active in local community service projects including Relay for Life. When the Champagnes found out that the Wall of Honor…

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Soldier returns home, surprises children

September 26, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco
Madison Howes, a third grader at Flanders Elementary School, hugs her father Mike Howes, who had surprised her during a reading exercise at the school. Howes was stationed in Africa since last November and just recently returned home. 
Howes also surprised his stepdaughter Jasmyne Engman earlier in the day Monday at Southington High School.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Madison Howes, a third grade student at Flanders Elementary School, took part in a reading celebration with her classmates and teachers on Monday. This was one of many reading celebrations in which students share their favorite books with a reading buddy. When one of the reading teachers chose Madison to…

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