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Village At Oxford Greens Presents Scholarships

by Press Release | Jun 3, 2014 2:29 pm | Comments (0)

On Thursday, May 29th, at the Oxford High School awards night the Village at Oxford Greens Scholarship Committee presented $7,100.00 in scholarships to five graduating Oxford High School seniors.

The scholarship program is in its fifth year. During the past five years $30,600.00 in scholarships has been given to 22 Oxford High School graduates. Contributions towards these scholarships were made by residents at Oxford Greens.

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Catholic War Vets Award Derby Students

by Press Release | Jun 3, 2014 2:24 pm | Comments (0)

Catholic War Veterans Auxiliary (CWVA) National President Susan Ranno and Dept of CT CWV Commander Michael Ranno present awards to students winning the CWV Dept of Connecticut level of the Easter Poster Contest. From left, Susan Ranno, Igor Poliweda 2nd Place, Jessica Gallagher 1st Place , Emily Tokash 3rd place and Michael Ranno. The students attend St Mary-St. Michael School in Derby

Photo by: Linda Coppola

Derby Schools Name ‘Paraeducator Of The Year’

by Press Release | Jun 3, 2014 2:11 pm | Comments (0)

The Derby Public Schools has selected Maria Bowers as their District Paraeducator of the Year.

The Connecticut State Department and the School Paraprofessional Advisory Council has established the Anne Marie Murphy Paraeducator of the Year Program to recognize the important role of the Paraeducator in supporting student achievement.

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Fun Night Of Basketball In Derby June 4

by Press Release | Jun 3, 2014 11:06 am | Comments (0)

Hey Derby, here is a great way to support the school system while having a fun family night out.

This Wednesday (June 4) is “Derby Public Schools’ Basketball Night” at the Derby High School gym.

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Shelton Students Cry Foul Over Teacher Moves

by Ethan Fry | Jun 1, 2014 9:37 pm | Comments (0)

Photo:Ethan FryMore than a dozen current and former Shelton High School students spoke out against two recent personnel moves at the school, decrying officials for making “arbitrary” decisions they said will hurt learning.

The protest concerns two teachers at the school — Katelyn Botsford-Tucker, a social studies teacher and track coach, and Carolyn Finley, an English teacher who serves as the adviser to the school’s award-winning Gael Winds student newspaper.

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Derby’s Irving School Receives $5,000 Playground Grant

by Press Release | May 29, 2014 6:23 am | Comments (0)

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $5,000 Lowe’s “Toolbox for Education” grant to Irving Elementary in Derby for the renovation of their school playground creating a space for outdoor learning. Irving Elementary is one of more than 600 schools across the United States to be awarded a Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant this spring for improvement projects during the 2013-2014 school year.

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Students To Senator: We’re Getting Priced Out Of Our Dream Schools

by Ethan Fry | May 27, 2014 4:34 pm | Comments (10)

Photo:Ethan FryAs an old adage goes, you can’t put a price on a good education.

Except you can, more than a dozen Ansonia High School students told U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal Tuesday (May 27).

And what’s more — many of them said they were priced out of their first choices for college because they couldn’t afford them.

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Derby High School Presents ‘The Boyfriend’

by Press Release | May 19, 2014 12:59 pm | Comments (0)

Come out and support the Derby High School Music and Drama production of “The Boyfriend” on May 21 and 22.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children, students, staff, and seniors!

The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show beings at 7 p.m.

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Full-Day Kindergarten Needed In Shelton, Residents Repeatedly Tell Aldermen

by Ethan Fry | May 15, 2014 6:17 pm | Comments (0)

Shelton Aldermen will finalize the city’s 2014-2015 budget May 22, and whether the spending plan will include money for the school board to implement full-day kindergarten remains to be seen.

What is abundantly clear, after more than 100 people showed up for a hearing on the budget Wednesday — the majority of parents and residents speaking on the issue want full-day kindergarten.

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Derby High Hosts “Drive Alive” Demonstration

by Eugene Driscoll | May 14, 2014 12:54 pm | Comments (0)

Derby emergency responders attempted to puncture the sense of invincibility that is the teenage psyche during a deliberately gory “Drive Alive” presentation Wednesday morning.

The Derby High School prom is Friday (May 16), so the goal was to get the senior class to stop and think before making bad decisions combining drugs, booze and motor vehicles.

It included an assembly with speakers from the Derby Fire Department, the Derby Police Department and the Derby Youth Services Bureau.

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Aug 19, 2014 1:29 pm
Address: 5 Pershing Dr Ansonia, Connecticut
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