Tag: students

School district hosts Camp Invention

Lindsay Carey
Just one of the creations that the students involved with Camp Invention constructed recently.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer With robots made of recycled goods and pinball machines built from the parts of a VCR, the local school system is fostering a generation of inventers through Camp Invention. The science camp is a national…

These students are tops in their class

By Lisa Capobianco
These three are the top students in the SHS senior class. From left, Alex Queen is valedictorian, Dan Connolly is salutatorian and Alexis Dziubek is the class essayist.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer With graduation less than a month away, Southington High School has announced the top three students in the Class of 2014. For seniors Alex Queen, Dan Connolly and Alexis Dziubek, graduating at the top of…

ALTA students are Artists of the Month

By Lisa Capobianco
This piece by ALTA student Andy D’Agostino is just one of the paintings that are hanging at the Southington Library this month.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer High school students of the Southington Alternative Program (ALTA) recently kicked off their third annual art exhibit at Southington Public Library, featuring over 40 pieces of art. When Andy D’Agostino was creating his painting, he…

Fifth graders take over Talcott Mountain

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer From weather patterns, to cell mutation to great white sharks, fifth graders identified as gifted and talented in the Southington school district have currently worked on a variety of projects in partnership with Talcott Mountain…

Elementary schools join in Project ACES

By Tammi Naudus

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Southington’s elementary schools collaborated with the Activate Southington group for the town’s first participation in a worldwide exercise program, including about 700 students at Derynoski Elementary School. Activate Southington, the community initiative pushing for healthier…