Posts Tagged ‘ Southington High School ’

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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Paige Turner: Paige Kopcza proved that softball is more than pitching

August 23, 2013
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By JOHN GORALSKI SPORTS WRITER The pitcher and the defense gave up just one earned run in 1983 to set a national record for ERA (0.04) that would stand for more than two decades. Their all-state pitcher was almost unhittable as Southington roared through the postseason. The offense was just as deadly with a .336…

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The Lady Knight volleyball team earns academic honors for 11th straight year

August 22, 2013
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The Lady Knight volleyball teamwas recently awarded the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2012-2013 academic year. This marks the 11th consecutive season that the Lady Knights have received this recognition.

LEXINGTON, KY—It might be the longest sports dynasty in the long history of Southington High School. It has spanned more than a decade. It has almost crossed generations. Girls basketball won four state titles in a row in the late 1980s, and the team rallied for six titles in eight years. Lady Knight gymnasts claimed…

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SHS alumni track meet; Dozens compete at the second annual event

August 15, 2013
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By John Goralski
former Blue Knight runners Jim Rosenberger, front, and Nick Dalidowitz compete in a distance event.

By John Goralski Sports Writer It’s been two decades since Chris Longo won a state competition with his throw in the shot put, but the former Blue Knight star looked at home as he paced outside the shot put area on the Southington High School track complex. With a wide smile, he bantered with a…

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Southington High School announces fourth quater honor roll

July 24, 2013
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Southington High School recently announced its honor roll for the fourth marking period. Grade 12, First Honors: Bryan John Adie, Kristina Rose Albiach, Nicole Giovanna Albini, Rebecca Lynn Allard, Katherine Ann Amnott, Monika  Arbaciauskaite, Howard Jerome Asal, Elise Nicole Bean, Ethan Christian Beaudoin, Sabrina  Boodley, Alex Mark Borofsky, Ben Zalenski Boucher, Billie-Jo Ann Bradley, Samantha…

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Time capsule tradition continues at South End

July 5, 2013
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By Tammi Naudus
Danny Dolan pulls the Twinkies out of the time capsule as everyone waited anxiously to see if they were still edible.

By Ed Harris Editor There was just one question on the minds of a group of Southington High School seniors as they opened a time capsule held in storage at South End Elementary School since 2006: Do you think the Twinkies are still edible? It is a South End School tradition to “bury” a time…

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Southington High School Class of 2013 graduates

June 23, 2013
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By Ed Harris Editor Southington High School graduates reflected on the past and looked forward to the future at their recent graduation ceremony. Quoting several Dr. Seuss books, essayist Molly Anne Potter urged her classmates to continue to try new things, stay creative and take pride in who they are. “So, as we prepare to…

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Hats off the Southington class of 2013

June 22, 2013
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Southington welcomed in the class of 2013 at the Southington High School graduation on Friday night.  The class filled the football field of the school to celebrate all of their accomplishments.  Stands filled with friends and family cheered on the students  in support.  Photos by:  Tammi Naudus  

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Relay seeks the ‘beauty in the world’

June 12, 2013
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By Tammi Naudus
Maria Tarantino places a pin on the survivor sash of her husband John, a cancer survivor at the beginning of the Southington Relay for Life last Friday afternoon.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Southington’s Relay for Life encouraged its huge crowd of attendees to see the “beauty in the world” as they gathered to celebrate the conclusion of another season of fundraising for cancer research. The worldwide event has been represented in Southington for over a dozen years with the high school track…

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Students are at the top of the class

June 12, 2013
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By Rob Glidden
From left, Salutatorian Jonathan La Follette, Essayist Molly Potter and Valedictorian Bryan Davis .

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer This year’s top three students at Southington High School learned a great deal about time management skills over the last four years, as they balanced their school work with numerous extra-curricular and community activities. Valedictorian Bryan Davis, Salutatorian Jonathan La Follette and Essayist Molly Potter are all pursuing careers related…

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