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Ansonia Thanks Teachers For Service, Dedication

by Ethan Fry | Apr 15, 2015 4:31 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia’s Board of Education honored two groups of employees for their years of service and their dedication to students last week.

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Bradley School Honor Rolls

by Press Release | Apr 10, 2015 1:51 pm | Comments (0)

Bradley School
Honor Roll – ’14-’15
Third Quarter

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Irving School Honor Rolls

by Press Release | Apr 10, 2015 1:48 pm | Comments (0)

Jennifer Olson, Principal of Irving School, Derby, has announced the honor roll for the third marking period of the 2014-2015 school year.

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St. Mary - St. Michael Kids Excel At Free Throw Contest

by PRESS RELEASE | Apr 10, 2015 7:11 am | Comments (0)

St. Mary – St. Michael students Emily Tokash and Max Shuart participated in the Knights of Columbus Northwest Regional Free Throw Competition on March 21.

They both did really well!

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St. Mary - St. Michael Honor Roll

by PRESS RELEASE | Apr 10, 2015 6:54 am | Comments (0)

The St. Mary-St. Michael School Honor Roll for the third marking period is announced by Mrs. Linda Coppola, principal.

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Bradley School Students Host A Historical ‘Wax Museum’

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 9, 2015 4:13 pm | Comments (0)

History came alive for students at the Bradley School in Derby studying the Revolutionary War last week.

But first you had to press a button to make ‘em talk.

The kids took part in an “Interactive Wax Museum,” a project that was the culmination of a unit on the Revolutionary War.

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Derby’s Chris Diaz To Attend Cornell University

by Eugene Driscoll | Apr 7, 2015 4:53 pm | Comments (2)

Photo: Eugene DriscollChris Diaz is a kid with a focus — an intense focus.

He treats his education in Derby public schools like it’s his full-time job.

He wants to be an anesthesiologist — a career path he got serious about three or four years ago, by his estimate. He’s only 17.

Diaz isn’t just a big talker. There are actions behind his words.

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Shelton High Inducts 150 Into World Languages Honor Societies

by Press Release | Apr 6, 2015 12:40 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDOne hundred-fifty students were inducted into the Shelton High School World Languages National Honor Societies at a ceremony held at the school on Thursday, April 2.

The student-led ceremony was run by current officers of the Spanish, French and Italian World Languages National Honor Societies. Superintendent Freeman Burr and Headmaster Dr. Beth Smith offered opening remarks.

Each student was then awarded with the appropriate honor society medal, prior to taking their honor society oath in the target language.

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Ansonia Schools Ask For $1.9 Million Budget Increase

by Ethan Fry | Mar 29, 2015 6:46 pm | Comments (1)

Ansonia school officials asked the city’s Aldermen for nearly $2 million in new funding for 2015-2016, saying they need that much new money just to keep current programs as they are.

The Aldermen have until April 30 to approve a citywide budget for next year. The city’s tax board recommended a school budget nearly $800,000 less than requested by the Board of Education.

School officials said they haven’t yet decided how to adjust their spending plan should they get less than they asked for — but they’ll hurt.

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Derby Schools Approve $17.2 Million Budget

by Eugene Driscoll | Mar 25, 2015 8:41 am | Comments (0)

Photo: Eugene DriscollThe Derby school board adopted a $17.2 million budget March 19, a 4 percent increase over the current school budget.

The budget will now be reviewed by the Derby Board of Apportionment and Taxation, also known as the tax board.

The tax board is the elected group that has final say over spending in Derby.

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