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Ansonia School Board OKs Outsourcing Contract

by Ethan Fry | Aug 10, 2014 4:46 pm | Comments (1)

Ansonia’s Board of Education unanimously approved a contract Thursday (Aug. 7) to outsource the hiring of 50 instructional assistants for the 2014-2015 school year.

The school board made the move, members said, because it will save them between $85,000 and $100,000.

Click the video to watch a meeting where school officials explain the issue.

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All-Decades Reunion In Ansonia Aug. 23

by Press Release | Aug 8, 2014 1:49 pm | Comments (0)

The Ansonia Cultural Commission is sponsoring its 11th Annual AHS/PHS (Ansonia High and Pine High Schools) All Decades Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 23 at Molto Bene’s on Wakelee Avenue starting at 6 p.m. in the banquet room.

All former classmates are invited to attend and the price is $25, which includes a three-entree buffet; fish, chicken and roast beef plus veggies and dessert.

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Ansonia Schools Outsource Instructional Assistant Jobs To Save Money

by Ethan Fry | Aug 4, 2014 11:43 pm | Comments (0)

Ansonia school officials will meet with dozens of special education instructional assistants this week to fill them in on a plan to outsource their jobs to a private company.

The move will save the school district roughly $100,000, according to school officials.

Meetings are scheduled for Tuesday (Aug. 5) and Friday (Aug. 8) to inform the employees on the change. School officials say everyone currently employed as special education instructional assistants will have the opportunity to keep their jobs, though they could face pay cuts once the new company takes over.

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Censorship At Shelton High School?

by Eugene Driscoll | Jul 9, 2014 11:03 pm | Comments (0)

A Shelton High School graduate said school headmaster Beth Smith is stepping far over the line when it comes to censoring Gael Winds, the school’s award-winning newspaper.

“Dr. Smith, who has been censoring our newspaper since 2013, has been doing so illegally,” Neel Swamy told the Valley Indy Tuesday.

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Ansonia Middle School Announces Graduates, Awards

by Ansonia Public Schools | Jul 3, 2014 12:50 pm | Comments (0)

CONTRIBUTEDA total of 193 eighth grade students participated in a Commencement Program at Ansonia Middle School on June 17 in the school auditorium.

The program was followed by a reception for students and their families.

Principal Amy O’Brien also announced the top two graduates of the class: Yao Dong of Team 8-East, who gave the welcoming address, and Stephanie Umeugo of Team 8-West, who delivered the history of the class.

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Bradley School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

by STAFF | Jun 24, 2014 1:08 pm | Comments (0)

Bradley School
Honor Roll – ’13-‘14
4th Quarter

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Derby Middle School’s Quarter 4 Honor Roll

by Press Release | Jun 24, 2014 12:54 pm | Comments (0)

Derby Middle School’s Quarter 4 Honor Roll

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Ansonia School Board Cuts Seven Positions

by Ethan Fry | Jun 9, 2014 6:24 pm | Comments (3)

Ansonia’s school board Friday (June 6) voted unanimously to eliminate two teaching positions and cut four secretarial positions and a library clerk’s job in 2014-2015.

The cuts happened because the Board of Education needed to close a roughly $980,000 difference between what the school district wanted and what the city’s tax board was able to allocate for the schools.

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Meet The Top 10 Students In Ansonia’s Class of 2014

by Ansonia Public Schools | Jun 4, 2014 11:33 am | Comments (0)

Louis M. Nicoletti is valedictorian of the Class of 2014 at Ansonia High School, Principal Joseph Dobbins has announced.

Louis and the other top 10 students of the class will be honored at a banquet, hosted by the Ansonia Board of Education, on June 9 at AHS, and they will lead their classmates during the commencement exercises scheduled for June 18 at the Nolan Field complex.

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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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