Posts Tagged ‘ Southington High School ’

Relay to take place at Southington High

May 30, 2013
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Tammi Naudus
Robin Garofolo and Chrissie Sangiovanni of Trantollo and Trantollo pose near a car during the recent Rev Up For a Cure Relay for Life fundraiser.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer This year’s Relay for Life will look a little different, but organizers are planning on delivering the same hopeful experience for the huge crowd who will attend. The annual fundraiser has been held at the Southington High School football field for over a decade and this year the new artificial…

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Students warned of distracted driving

May 25, 2013
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Rob Glidden
A demolished car was placed in the Southington High School parking lot to serve a silent reminder to warn students about the dangers of texting and driving.

By Rob Glidden Staff  Writer Southington High School’s senior class was given a dire warning about the dangers of distracted driving, during an assembly that was put together by community volunteers. Usually done shortly before the senior prom, warning students about the risks of drunk driving is something of a tradition at high schools. However,…

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Southington High School announces third marking period honor roll

May 21, 2013
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Southington High School has announced it honor roll for the third marking period. Grade 9, first honors: Leandro Antonio Alejandro, Kelsea Allen, Andrew Ardolino, Angela Balaoing, James Brino, Rachel Bruno, Samantha Butlien, Rebecca Caisse, Anthony Cammuso, Victoria Castillo, Fizza Chaudhry, Timothy Cocozza, Jennifer Congdon, Adam Cormier, Joshua Cormier, Andrea Defeo, Sarah Dolan, Steven Dorzens, Kristen…

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The first lady; Wrinn raises the bar for rugby

May 19, 2013
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By John Goralski
Rachel Wrinn signs her letter of intent to play rugby next year at Quinnipiac University. On Tuesday, May 2, Wrinn became the first Lady Knight to earn a rugby scholarship.

By John Groalski Sports Writer Rugby coaches humored Rachel Wrinn when she approached them in the spring of her sophomore year. Wrinn wanted to add a girls team to the burgeoning boys program, and coaches agreed to consider it if she could round up any interest. They had no idea the fire that they had…

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Kings of the CCC; Baseball avenges loss to NW Catholic to take the lead in the CCC standings

May 17, 2013
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By John Goralski
Blue Knight second baseman Matt DiNello tags a baserunner during a 6-0 win over Newington on Monday, May 6.

By John Goralski Sports Writer The Knights have delivered three shutouts since losing to NW Catholic on April 22. Since that day in late April, Southington has won six in a row. On Friday, May 10, the Knights had their chance for retribution, and in the third inning they swung that bats like they were…

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New school admins to take the helm

May 17, 2013
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Michael Halloran

by Rob Glidden Staff Writer With the current school year winding down, the Board of Education filled two important administrative positions for next year, appointing Marilyn Kahl as the new principal of Kelley Elementary School and Michael Halloran as the newest assistant principal at Southington High School. “You both came from rich pools of candidates…

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WISE makes plaques for Newtown

May 17, 2013
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Southington High School WISE Club member Megan Steele works on a memorial plaque for the victims of the Newtown tragedy.

by Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) club at Southington High School is about to complete an ambitious effort to create memorial plaques for the victims of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. “They wanted to do a meaningful hands-on project for the people in Newtown who went through…

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How low can you go?; Knights set a new standard at Hawks Landing

May 15, 2013
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By John Goralski
Tom Fischer chips onto the green.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Jim DiNello felt his heart sink as he counted Dave Valentukonis’ fifth shot on the final hole, but the senior strolled up to the clubhouse with a wide grin to greet his coach. DiNello had seen Joe Fazzino struggle on the seventh tee, but Fazzino seemed to skip off the…

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Brass Blast event this Saturday

April 26, 2013
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All trumpeters, even those who haven’t played for a while, are invited to participate on April 27 in the Southington Brass Blast, a Guinness World Record attempt at Southington High School. Registration and vendor fair begins at 10 am, the UConn Funky Dawgz Band will entertain from 11:00-12:00, sectional rehearsal begins at 12:00 pm,  the…

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Alexander the Great;Borofsky commits to hoops at Eastern

April 8, 2013
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By John Goralski
Alex Borofsky is ranked No. 10 all time as a Southington High School scorer. On Wednesday, March 27, he signed a letter of intent to play at Eastern Connecticut State University.

By John Goralski Sports Writer As a senior, Alex Borofsky scored almost half his shots inside the three-point arc and almost one third of his shots from beyond. Nobody scored more points in the paint. Nobody scored more on the perimeter. He led the team in assists, rebounds, and blocked shots. In his final game…

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