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  • READER SUBMITTED: Washington Post Annual High School Rankings

    Coventry High School has again been recognized as a top high school in Connecticut in the Washington Post's annual rankings for our nation's high schools. Washington Post columnist Jay Mathews originated high school rankings with Newsweek and now his...
  • READER SUBMITTED: National Science Teachers Association's National Conference

    Coventry High School science teacher, Dr. Patrick Leighton, was selected to present at the National Science Teachers Association's National Conference held in Boston from April 3 through April 5. Dr. Leighton's session was titled, "Focus Any Classroom...
  • Five members of the Orlando Magic have baseball backgrounds

    Five members of the Orlando Magic have baseball backgrounds
    One of the best moments of Jameer Nelson's athletic career occurred far away from a basketball court. On Aug. 20, 2009, Nelson and a few of his Orlando Magic teammates took batting practice at Citizens Bank Park before a Philadelphia Phillies game against...
  • Schools and a hair-trigger red alert [Letter]

    Schools and a hair-trigger red alert [Letter]
    Thank goodness that guy on the KIPP school grounds wasn't carrying a Pop-Tart bitten into the shape of a handgun and loaded with strawberry ("Charter schools lock down," April 4)! They probably would have called in airstrikes. Dave Reich, Perry Hall...
  • Allen High singers find a beat of their own

    Standing in front of a piano in Allen High School's chorus room, Tyree Scott takes a deep breath and begins a solo. "Happiness," Tyree sings, drawing out the last syllable and emphasizing the "s" sound, "hit her like a train on a track." Around him,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bolton High Future Business Leaders Of America Takes Home Awards

    On March 31, Bolton High School chapter for Future Business Leaders of America attended the 52nd Annual State Leadership Conference at the Crowne Plaza and Conference Center in Cromwell, Connecticut. Over 500 students from various high schools around...
  • Quinn, Rauner scrap on education in first debate

    Quinn, Rauner scrap on education in first debate
    The first face-to-face meeting of the general election campaign featured Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn likened his opponent to a “virus” who attacks union rights and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner countering that the governor repeatedly had...
  • Tension running high earlier than usual at Capitol

    Tension running high earlier than usual at Capitol
    Nerves are frayed at the Capitol earlier than usual this year as state lawmakers careen from political pressure points to governmental crises. In rapid succession, they went through a primary election campaign, heard Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's call...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School Recently Held A PBIS Knitting Event

    Anna Sellers, a volunteer at Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School, recently held a PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) knitting event. This workshop was open to any Wheeler student in the fourth or fifth grade who had an interest in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Say Yes To The Prom Dress: 100 Dresses,100 Smiles

    Earlier this week, 100 prom dresses were lined up on a rack at Executive Cleaners' corporate headquarters, in Milford. Throughout the year, young women have dropped off lightly used prom dresses to Executive Cleaners. Upon arrival, the dresses are dry...
  • Students' works recognized at Youth Art Expo

    Students' works recognized at Youth Art Expo
    Roughly 20 Burbank students were recognized for their artistic talents this week as part of the annual Youth Art Expo, which featured the drawings, sketches and sculptures of more than 200 students. The program, which was organized by the park,...