Category: Schools

Wall of Honor inducts class of 2019

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Wall of Honor induction ceremony was held Tuesday, April 9 at Southington High School, inducting 11 SHS graduates onto the wall. The event was made special with the help of community members coming together…

Grad party seeks volunteers, donations

High school graduation may still be a couple months away, but the volunteer “All Knight Grad Party” committee is already preparing the annual overnight party for graduates the night of the big day. About 480 students are expected to graduate…

Alta beats the drum for Griffin Center kids

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Alta at the Pyne Center, Southington’s alternative education high school, enjoyed some music making with their next-door neighbors, the preschoolers from Margaret C. Griffin Child Development Center last week. About 40 preschoolers visited the school…

CyberKnights win again

The FIRST Robotics Team 195 Southington CyberKnights finished their New England qualifying competitions with another win in Hartford last weekend, bringing home a third blue banner for the season. Team 195 joined an alliance with long-time friends, Team 230, the…

All the world’s a stage…

Curtains opened on the middle school drama club’s production of “Oliver” with three performances last week, above. The show continues this weekend with 7 p.m. performances at Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville on Thursday and Friday. Tickets are $5 for…

DePaolo students kick butts

Kids in Connecticut united against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark “Kick Butts Day,” an annual day of youth activism sponsored by the campaign for tobacco-free kids. More than 1,000 events…

A long walk to water

Thalberg Elementary School fifth graders turned a reading assignment into action. After reading, “A Long Walk to Water,” by Linda Sue Park, the student gave up lunch and recess time to raise funds to construct wells in Sudan. Each well…