by Eugene Driscoll | Jan 5, 2016 8:56 pm | Comments (0)
The staff at the Irving School in Derby are making strides in their efforts to reduce absenteeism among students.
About 27 percent of Irving’s 340 kindergarten through fifth grade students didn’t miss a day during the first marking period this year.
It is quite an accomplishment given the fact 14 of the students with perfect attendance were considered “chronically absent” at the school last year.
by Press Release | Dec 2, 2015 3:25 pm | Comments (0)
The following students made the honor roll during the first marking period at Emmett O’Brien Technical High School.
by Press Release | Nov 19, 2015 9:27 am | Comments (0)
Mrs. Kathleen Molner, principal, has announced that the following students have attained Honor Roll status for the first marking period.
by John Niski, Director of Athletics, Shelton Public Schools | Nov 18, 2015 9:59 am | Comments (0)
I am proud to announce the Shelton High School Spring SCC Scholar Athletes for Fall 2015 — Taylor Doolan and Billy Simics.
by Charlotte Gargulio | Nov 10, 2015 4:47 pm | Comments (0)
On Oct. 23, Seymour High School’s Alternative Energy Engineering III class and Electrathon Car Club participated in the annual fall Electrathon race at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, taking first and second place in the event’s classic division.
Schools from all over New England participated in the race showing off their abilities to design and build an electric vehicle. The vehicles themselves are quite a feat of engineering, design, fabrication, speed, and maneuverability.
by Ethan Fry | Sep 23, 2015 6:12 pm | Comments (0)
Shelton’s school board tapped Christopher Clouet, the former superintendent of public schools in New London and White Plains, N.Y. to lead the district after its current chief resigns.
Clouet had served as superintendent of the Tarrytown, N.Y. school district in Westchester County until June.
Earlier this year, his name was floated as a candidate to be the new head of the state of Connecticut’s Department of Education.
by Eugene Driscoll | Sep 22, 2015 3:35 pm | Comments (0)
Derby’s BEST 5K Walk-Run, an event to raise money for educational programs within Derby Public Schools, is scheduled for this Saturday morning.
Organizers are hoping runners and walkers register for the event by Thursday.
by Patricia Villers | Sep 20, 2015 9:24 am | Comments (0)
Thanks to a teacher’s efforts and the generosity of a ticket-selling website, 15 students at Derby’s Irving School will have the chance to learn how to play a musical instrument.
by Patricia Villers | Sep 20, 2015 9:09 am | Comments (0)
Officials from TEAM, Inc., the city of Shelton, and the Shelton Public Schools Sept. 15 heralded the opening of a preschool classroom at the former Lafayette School on Grove Street.
by STAFF | Aug 14, 2015 11:25 am | Comments (0)
Valley Save Our Youth will be holding its third annual Back to School Rally and basketball tournament on Sunday, Aug. 16, at Gatison Park and Fourth Street.
The Back to School Rally will take place from 2 to 5 p.m.
Valley youth in grades K-12 will be provided with several fun activities, free food and drinks, and backpacks filled with school supplies.