by Eugene Driscoll | May 17, 2013 6:48 am | Comments (1)
The city’s tax board Thursday voted to give the school district a $1 million (or 3.7 percent) increase next year.
In addition, the school district and the tax board hashed out a plan that could see full-time kindergarten start in Ansonia next year — paid for, at the moment and hopefully for the next five years, by a state grant for struggling public school systems like Ansonia’s.
by John Marini | Guest Column | May 17, 2013 6:38 am | Comments (10)
Note: Ansonia Alderman John Marini sent the following to the Valley Indy Friday morning after reading a story published Thursday night on the proposed 2013-2014 Ansonia budget.
by PRESS RELEASE | May 16, 2013 2:56 pm | Comments (0)
Mario Ciccarini is the new principal at the Bradley School in Derby, district officials officially announced Thursday (May 16).
Check out the press release below.
by Daniel Maldonado | Guest Column | May 16, 2013 7:22 am | Comments (1)
I grew up in Ansonia and am a graduate of Lincoln Elementary, Willis School, Ansonia Middle and Ansonia High School, going through the music programs in each of them.
I have heard of the budget cuts up on the table through the Valley Sentinel and the Register and just wanted to let all of you know how the music education program helped me grow during my time in school and helped me get to where I needed to be today.
by Leah Salomoni | May 15, 2013 9:12 pm | Comments (0)
A group of fifth graders at Derby’s Irving School were guinea pigs in chef hats on Friday.
Students in Stacey Wasilnak’s class took part in a pilot program that aims to support a school-based obesity prevention initiative, developed and funded by Griffin Hospital and the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center (PRC).
by STAFF | May 15, 2013 3:07 pm | Comments (0)
With the end of the school year and prom season upon us, every high school in the lower Naugatuck Valley is hosting mock crashes to raise awareness about drunk driving, driving under the influence, distracted driving and the myriad of ways young, inexperienced drivers can wind up dead this time of year.
The photos here were provided to the Valley Indy by Brian Mezzapelle.
They were taken at Derby High School on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
by Press Release | May 15, 2013 1:34 pm | Comments (0)
On May 14, 2013, fifteen Student Ambassadors from Seymour Middle School traveled to Bungay and Chatfield-Lopresti Elementary Schools to speak to fifth graders about transitioning to the middle school next year.
by Press Release | May 15, 2013 12:46 pm | Comments (0)
After a busy winter, the Connecticut Health Investigative Team is now recruiting high school students for their popular Summer Investigative Reporting Workshops – July 15 to 19 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, and July 22-26 at Quinnipiac University in Hamden.
by Press Release | Apr 30, 2013 10:45 am | Comments (0)
by Press Release | Apr 29, 2013 12:17 pm | Comments (0)
Derby High School – First Honors – 3rd Marking Period – 2012/2013