by Press Release | Nov 10, 2014 1:06 pm | Comments (0)
Jennifer Olson, Principal of Irving School, Derby, has announced the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2014-2015 school year.
Those students who have achieved High Honors are:
by Press Release | Oct 9, 2014 11:16 am | Comments (0)
The students and staff of St. Mary-St. Michael School in Derby sponsored a “Pink” fundraiser to support Breast Cancer awareness and research. The money collected was donated to the Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital. Pictured are St. Mary-St. Michael students in PreK, Kindergarten, and Grade 5.
by Eugene Driscoll | Oct 1, 2014 1:02 pm | Comments (0)
Students at the Irving School in Derby have a bold new sign to highlight the school’s “buddy bench” thanks to volunteers from Pitney Bowes in Stamford.
What’s a buddy bench, you ask?
It’s a way to nip bullying in the bud.
A child sits on the bench during play time to send out the signal — “I need a buddy!”
by Press Release | Sep 26, 2014 11:05 am | Comments (0)
Matthew Moran, a senior at Seymour High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 3 in Derby, had a new sign made for St. Mary-St. Michael School in Derby, as his Eagle Scout Project. Matt, pictured here with Mrs. Linda Coppola, principal, attended St. Mary-St. Michael School.
by Press Release | Sep 26, 2014 9:54 am | Comments (0)
The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Peace is celebrated every year on Sept. 21 to recognize the efforts of those who have worked hard to end conflict and promote peace.
On the International Day of Peace, people around the world take part in various activities and organize events centered on the theme “peace.”
by Ethan Fry and Eugene Driscoll | Sep 11, 2014 7:17 pm | Comments (0)
Derby school officials did not receive the necessary permits from the city’s building inspector or the city’s fire marshal before starting a $94,000 renovation within Derby High School.
The permits are required by state law.
The school district is renovating an empty portion of the high school to house a small preschool program, but construction on the project stopped about two weeks ago after a verbal order from Derby Fire Marshal Phil Hawks.
by STAFF | Sep 9, 2014 12:29 pm | Comments (0)
Sara Crooks, a business teacher at Ansonia High School, has been named Connecticut Business Educator of the Year, the school district announced on Tuesday (Sept. 9).
“What wonderful recognition for Sara and for Ansonia,” Superintendent Carol Merlone said on the school district’s Facebook page. “We are truly proud of her and appreciate all that she does and how she always goes above and beyond for our students.
“It only goes to prove that the way you travel through life is the most powerful legacy you can give to your students,” Merlone went on. “Thank you Sara. We are very proud of you.”
by Press Release | Sep 9, 2014 12:26 pm | Comments (0)
The following is an announcement from the St. Mary – St. Michael School in Derby:
St. Mary-St. Michael School is hosting its 4th annual Saints Open on Monday, Oct. 6 at Tashua Knolls Golf Course in Trumbull.
The event is being hosted by Nick DeFelice.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with a Shotgun Start at 9 a.m.
by Press Release | Sep 8, 2014 10:56 am | Comments (0)
St. Mary – St. Michael School in Derby participated in the Back to School Mass in St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Hartford on Sept. 7.
Pictured with Archbishop Leonard Blair are Christine DeCrisanti, eighth grade teacher, Elizabeth DeCrisanti, grade 7, Adrianna Naranjo, grade 1, Makayla Naranjo, grade 8, and Principal Linda Coppola.
by STAFF | Sep 4, 2014 1:24 pm | Comments (0)
Ansonia’s Board of Education honored the city’s teacher of the year at its meeting Wednesday at City Hall.
Superintendent Carol Merlone began the meeting by lauding Yvette Bailey, a reading teacher at the middle school selected as this year’s teacher of the year.
“She’s a phenomenal teacher at the middle school, she teaches reading and she does wonderful programs for children,” Merlone said. “The kids do outstanding jobs . . . she’s only interested in the positive things that kids can do.”