Category: Schools

School staff awarded mini-grants

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Business Education Foundation awarded over $14,000 to 18 teachers during the 2018-2019 Mini-Grant presentations, held on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Bristol Central High School Italian teacher Gina Gallo was awarded the inaugural Jim Rogers…

Stafford gets $500 donation

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Stafford Elementary School was presented a $500 check by ExxonMobil through the Educational Alliance Program, on Thursday, Jan. 3. Stafford School principal Kristen Irvine explained that these grant funds came as a “total surprise,” as a…

School superintendent to retire

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER During the Jan. 2 meeting of the Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Susan Moreau announced she will be retiring from the Bristol Public Schools system. Her retirement will be effective Sunday, June 30, 2019.…

Robots set to battle

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Middle School Robotics Challenge is back, and will be held at Northeast Middle School on Thursday, April 12, at 4 p.m. Vince Jennetta is a computer, engineering, and technology teacher at Northeast Middle…

BC doesn’t disappoint

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MERIDEN – Any time the boys basketball squads from Bristol Central and Maloney get together, it’s always an entertaining affair and a close bout. And on Monday, Dec. 19 – from the newly refurbished Nessing…

Basketball players reach out to shut-ins

The St. Joseph School Girls Basketball teams spent some time making cards for people who are shut-ins, or may not have family this time a year.

St. Paul Catholic to kick off 50th anniversary celebration on Sept. 17

It’s been almost one half century since the St. Paul Catholic High School yearbook championed their first graduating class.  “They conceived a school… in a breakthrough of thought…,” reads the 1970 Kaleidoscope, “minds opened as the ground broke… and spirit grew.”…

Online business courses offered by Tunxis

Tunxis Community College’s Business Administration program will offer seven-week online courses starting in August as part of its offerings for those students who want the added flexibility of taking courses off-campus in a quicker time frame. “Principles of Managerial Accounting”…