Editorial: A good start to budget season

Maybe we’re reading too much into it, but we could almost feel the defensiveness in his voice when Southington superintendent Timothy Connellan presented his budget proposal at the Jan. 9 board of education meeting. Connellan carefully hammered home the point that he has a responsibility to the schools and the students. He lauded the value … Continue reading “Editorial: A good start to budget season”

Editorial: A good start to budget season

Maybe we’re reading too much into it, but we could almost feel the defensiveness in his voice when Southington superintendent Timothy Connellan presented his budget proposal at the Jan. 9 board of education meeting. Connellan carefully hammered home the point that he has a responsibility to the schools and the students. He lauded the value … Continue reading “Editorial: A good start to budget season”

Editorial: A good start to budget season

Maybe we’re reading too much into it, but we could almost feel the defensiveness in his voice when Southington superintendent Timothy Connellan presented his budget proposal at the Jan. 9 board of education meeting. Connellan carefully hammered home the point that he has a responsibility to the schools and the students. He lauded the value … Continue reading “Editorial: A good start to budget season”

‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Hundreds of Southington High School students took a stand against tobacco use last week in the American Heart Association’s #QuitLying anti-vaping campaign in collaboration with the Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) coalition. The campaign urges tobacco companies to stop lying to youth about the dangers of vaping. “The goal … Continue reading “‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda”

‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Hundreds of Southington High School students took a stand against tobacco use last week in the American Heart Association’s #QuitLying anti-vaping campaign in collaboration with the Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) coalition. The campaign urges tobacco companies to stop lying to youth about the dangers of vaping. “The goal … Continue reading “‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda”

MSP robotics program earns grant to host VEX IQ state championship

The Middle School of Plainville and robotics coaches Camille Westfall and Laurel Schwartz, were announced as the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation (REC). Westfall and Schwartz have committed to hosting the VEX IQ Robotics Connecticut State Championship event at MSP for the next three years. “When I first … Continue reading “MSP robotics program earns grant to host VEX IQ state championship”

MSP robotics program earns grant to host VEX IQ state championship

The Middle School of Plainville and robotics coaches Camille Westfall and Laurel Schwartz, were announced as the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation (REC). Westfall and Schwartz have committed to hosting the VEX IQ Robotics Connecticut State Championship event at MSP for the next three years. “When I first … Continue reading “MSP robotics program earns grant to host VEX IQ state championship”

Plainville to offer school-based behavioral health services

Plainville Community Schools, in partnership with Cornerstone Counseling Center of Southington, will offer school-based behavioral health services at both Linden Street School and the Middle School of Plainville. The program will be open to both students and families. “We welcome Cornerstone Counseling as a collaborative partner to address these growing needs within our community, and … Continue reading “Plainville to offer school-based behavioral health services”

Plainville to offer school-based behavioral health services

Plainville Community Schools, in partnership with Cornerstone Counseling Center of Southington, will offer school-based behavioral health services at both Linden Street School and the Middle School of Plainville. The program will be open to both students and families. “We welcome Cornerstone Counseling as a collaborative partner to address these growing needs within our community, and … Continue reading “Plainville to offer school-based behavioral health services”

Para-Olympian inspires middle schoolers

Chris Waddell, athlete and founder of One Revolution Foundation, visited Plainville Community Schools to share his life story with students. While speaking at the elementary schools and Middle School of Plainville, Waddell shared his story and focus on the belief that, “It’s not what happens to you. It’s what you do with what happens to … Continue reading “Para-Olympian inspires middle schoolers”