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Christian Heritage Students Excel At CT State Science Fair

by Press Release | Mar 20, 2014 9:58 am | Comments (0)

Two Christian Heritage School eighth grade students received honors at the 66th Annual Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair, held March 11-15 at Quinnipiac University.

Cristian Piraneque, of Oxford, received the Dominion Nuclear, and Connecticut Physical Sciences Finalist Awards for 8th Grade, and the Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair Medallion and Acrylic Award. The topic of his project was Viscosity and Melting Profile of Dairy and Non-Dairy Ice-Cream and the Development of Appealing Ice-Cream for Lactose-Intolerant Individuals.

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Ansonia, Derby School Volunteers Honored

by Press Release | Mar 17, 2014 4:11 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDMario Ciccarini, Principal of Bradley School in Derby, and Joe Apicella and Sherrod McNeill of Prendergast School in Ansonia are pictured here with Anne Stankye, Richard Breeden, and Dora Olivera as they were honored at the Connecticut Association of Schools Volunteer Banquet at the Aqua Turf Club March 11.

CAS proudly celebrates this event annually to publicly acknowledge the work of parents and other volunteers for their contributions to schools across the state.

Over 550 participants from 78 elementary, middle and high schools were treated to a four course meal and were entertained by pianist Kim Quinn from Albert D. Griswold Middle School in Rocky Hill.

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Derby PD Canine Visits Kids At The Bradley School In Derby

by Press Release | Mar 14, 2014 12:33 pm | Comments (0)

The third graders at Bradley Elementary School are learning about service animals, and on Thursday they enjoyed a thrilling visit from Derby Police Officer Jordon Gochros and his canine partner, Bear.

The Bradley students recently finished reading a story in class titled “Aero and Officer Mike,” a true story about a police officer and his canine companion.

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St. Mary-St. Michael Recognizes National Junior Honor Society Students

by Press Release | Mar 13, 2014 2:19 pm | Comments (0)

St. Mary St. Michael School inducted eleven students into the National Junior Honor Society on Friday, March 7 at St. Mary Church in Derby. The students are selected on the following criteria: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Citizenship and Character.

Parents Invited To Internet Safety Seminar

by Press Release | Mar 13, 2014 10:42 am | Comments (0)

Children of all ages are now faced with digital challenges that can have long lasting ramifications.

Knowing the apps and websites being used can empower parents to filter what is appropriate for any given age.

Attached is the flyer for a 50 minute Cyber Safety Seminar taking place on Thursday March 27th, at 7:30 p.m. at Oxford Town Hall Meeting Room.

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St. Mary-St. Michael Celebrates ‘Read Across America’

by Press Release | Mar 4, 2014 1:19 pm | Comments (0)

In conjunction with Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2, Mr. Bill Miller and the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club presented each first grader of St. Mary-St. Michael School in Derby with a copy of one of his most famous books, GREEN EGGS AND HAM.

The first-grade class is pictured here with their teacher, Mrs. Nancy Hunt and Mrs. Linda Coppola, principal.

Assumption School Plans ‘Spring-Up’ Event

by Press Release | Mar 4, 2014 1:15 pm | Comments (0)

A “Spring Up Event” for the Assumption School is scheduled for Sunday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will take place at Assumption Church Hall, 61 North Cliff St., Ansonia.

Baked goods, hot soup, hot dogs, desserts, coffee and tea will be sold.

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Ansonia Seeking Donations For Post-Prom Party

by Press Release | Mar 4, 2014 12:47 pm | Comments (0)

The Parent Teacher Student Organization of Ansonia High School needs your help.

We are planning the Ninth Annual Post Prom Event for Saturday, May 3, 2014. Our goal is to provide a safe, fun-filled, alcohol- and drug-free environment for our children to enjoy the hours following the prom.

This event is funded solely by donations. We need your help in the form of monetary donations. We are also appealing to the local businesses for their support.

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Irving School In Derby Celebrates Reading

by Press Release | Mar 4, 2014 11:53 am | Comments (0)

Irving School, in Derby, celebrated Read Across America Monday, March 3 with their first annual READ-IN.

The event was organized by the Irving School Literacy Specialists, Keely Edwards, Jessica Glassman and Tricia Marini.

Students started the day with a book swap, where children brought books in to school to trade with their peers.

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Will Shelton Have Full-Day Kindergarten This Fall?

by Ethan Fry | Feb 24, 2014 10:40 pm | Comments (1)

Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti was clear about one thing Friday (Feb. 21): the Board of Education won’t be getting the $3.5 million funding increase it requested last month.

“That’s not going to happen,” the mayor said.

Lauretti said the school board will get “some sort of increase,” but whether it will be enough to fund a full-day kindergarten program supported by the Board of Education and hundreds of parents remains to be seen.

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