Category: Schools

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”…

St. Matthew students meet with Rep. Nicastro

Rep. Frank Nicastro is seen with fourth grade students from Saint Matthew School in Forestville in the  House of Representatives. The students toured the Legislative Office Building and state capitol Wednesday with their teachers. Nicastro said, according to a press…

Historical Society holds Spring Dinner

The Bristol Historical Society held its Annual Spring Dinner at Nuchie’s Restaurant on Thursday evening, May 19. Murdo Smith served as Master of Ceremony. A banquet program book was given to all attendees. The design and formatting of this booklet…

Bristol Eastern honored for writing

Nana Bimpong, a freshman at Bristol Eastern High School, received an award from the UCONN Connecticut Writing Project She received honorable mention, ninth grade group, for the 28th issue of Connecticut Student Writers magazine. Her piece “A Series of Things…

Bristol Eastern students win Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra competition

Two students from Bristol Eastern High School won the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition April 2 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Torrington. Kara Friedman won first prize with a performance of von Weber’s Concertino for Clarinet. Brenda Krosnicki won…

Historical Society offering scholarship

The 2016 Bristol Historical Society Scholarship has been increased from $500 to $750. Proceeds from the pasta dinner held in January at Nuchie’s Restaurant were augmented by funds that were transferred from The George Perry and John Whitcomb Memorial Scholarship…

Rep. Pavalock reads at Mountain View

BRISTOL –On Thursday, State Representative Cara Pavalock (R-Bristol) paid a visit to Mountain View Elementary School in Bristol to participate in Read Across America Day. In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Pavalock joined in the nationwide celebration by reading “The…

Applications sought for Heather Bailey scholarship

The Heather Bailey Memorial Scholarship Award is currently accepting applications. The scholarship honors the memory of Heather Bailey, a former Northeast School student. It is intended to provide financial assistance to a graduating senior to further his/her studies and recognizes…