Tag: Teachers

Teachers open new year with convocation

By Tammi Naudus
Southington Asst. Supt. of Schools Karen Smith addresses administrators and faculty during Monday’s convocation ceremony.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Fifty-three new staff members, including new Supt. of Schools Tim Connellan, were recognized at a convocation ceremony Monday morning that kicked off school for educators. The opening of school staff meeting in the auditorium of…

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…

Teachers prep for the new school year

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Faculty and staff members of the Southington school district kicked off the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year with a theme of “many firsts” and “change” on Monday. Assistant Superintendent Karen Smith, along with board…

Classrooms burst with life with new themes

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER As the new school year approaches, teachers of all eight elementary schools have brought their classrooms to life with distinct themes and decorations. Third grade teacher Sarah Turci from South End Elementary School knew without…

Teachers prepare for new school year

Teachers-head custodian, JAck Formeister helps 6th grade teacher Tammy Samarotto move a desk at DePaolo

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The summer between the last school year and the new school year about to begin has been one with many transitions, but Southington’s teachers and administrators are planning to greet students with the same enthusiasm…