Westhill and Stamford High Theater Students Take Home Honors at Connecticut Drama Association Festival

Westhill High School (WHS) Northstar Playmakers and Stamford High School (SHS) Strawberry Hill Players recently competed against 11 other schools from across the state at the Connecticut Drama Association (CDA) Festival. WHS Northstar Playmakers won 14 awards, including “Outstanding Production Award,” earning the right to represent the state at the 2019 New England Drama Festival (NEDF), hosted by the New England Drama Council (NEDC) and the Rhode Island Theatre Education Association (RITEA). SHS Strawberry Hill Players earned the Theatrical Excellence Award as well as three individual awards.
May 1, 2019 - 8:54:58 PM

Over 200 High School Students Compete in the 2019 Stock Market Challenge

With the familiar ring of the stock market opening bell, over 200 Connecticut high school students kicked off the trading day at the 5th Annual Stock Market Challenge, offered by Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County, testing their trading and investing knowledge and skills.
Apr 30, 2019 - 8:15:37 AM

Waterbury resident latest WCSU student to receive Fulbright award

Peggy Stewart (contributed photo)
Waterbury native Krysta Scriven had never traveled beyond the eastern United States before attending Western Connecticut State University as a freshman in 2015. Currently a senior preparing to graduate in May with a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing and a minor in Linguistics, Scriven has racked up plenty of frequent flier miles during her four years at WCSU with educational experiences that have included stops in Bulgaria, England, France, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Greece and Ireland.
Apr 30, 2019 - 8:12:55 AM

Housatonic Community College Hosts ‘Priority Registration Saturday’ on April 27

Housatonic Community College will host ‘Priority Registration Saturday’ on April 27 for new and returning students. The enrollment event will take place from 9:00am to 2:00pm in the Lafayette Hall Student Services Center, located on campus at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in Bridgeport, CT.
Apr 24, 2019 - 5:11:03 AM

Stamford Public Schools and the Board of Education Announce Leadership Transition Dr. Tamu Lucero Expected to be Appointed Superintendent Stamford Public Schools

Dr. Tamu Lucero (contributed photo)
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) and the Stamford Board of Education (BOE) announce the following leadership transition plan for the district. It is expected that the BOE will vote at tonight’s April 23, 2019, Board Meeting, to accept the resignation of Superintendent Earl Kim and to appoint current Deputy Superintendent Dr. Tamu Lucero as Superintendent, both effective immediately.
Apr 23, 2019 - 5:34:34 PM

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