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Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

U.S News & World Report just released its 2014 high school rankings, and districts from the greater Hartford area and Fairfield County grabbed most of the top spots across the state.
Three Groton Teachers Make 'Connecticut Dream Team'

Three Groton Teachers Make 'Connecticut Dream Team'

The teachers will participate in a Common Core "TeachFest" and then return to their districts to pass on the knowledge to their peers.
Southeastern CT Home to Magnet School Teacher of the Year

Southeastern CT Home to Magnet School Teacher of the Year

Janet Farquhar stands out among her peers throughout New England, New York and New Jersey, and she now has a chance at being named the national magnet school teacher of the year.
Database: Local Schools Classified from 'Excelling' to 'Turnaround'

Database: Local Schools Classified from 'Excelling' to 'Turnaround'

Database and interactive map show which Connecticut schools are excelling and which are in need of review, according to the state.
Per-Pupil Spending: The 16 Highest School Districts in CT

Per-Pupil Spending: The 16 Highest School Districts in CT

Counting down the school districts with the highest cost per student in Connecticut.
16 CT School Districts with Lowest Per Pupil Spending

16 CT School Districts with Lowest Per Pupil Spending

Counting down the districts that spend the least per student on education.
Sprigs & Twigs 2014 Environmental Steward Scholarship Available

Sprigs & Twigs 2014 Environmental Steward Scholarship Available

The $1,000 competitive scholarship is open to SE CT high school seniors
Local Students Make Dean's Lists

Local Students Make Dean's Lists

Students from Groton and Mystic make collegiate Dean's lists
Groton, Mystic Students Make UConn Dean's List

Groton, Mystic Students Make UConn Dean's List

Their GPAs are among the top 25 percent of students
Groton Schools Will Be Closed Wednesday

Groton Schools Will Be Closed Wednesday

And that means no after school activities either.
Early Dismissal for All Groton Schools, No After School Activities Due to Impending Storm

Early Dismissal for All Groton Schools, No After School Activities Due to Impending Storm

No word yet on Wednesday but perhaps you should plan on it.
Exam Week Schedule for Fitch High School Jan. 21-24

Exam Week Schedule for Fitch High School Jan. 21-24

Assuming there are no snow days (and the forecast isn't predict any big snow).
Post Your School News on Patch

Post Your School News on Patch

Spread the word about your school on Groton Patch.
Groton, Mystic and Other Area College Students Named to Dean's Lists

Groton, Mystic and Other Area College Students Named to Dean's Lists

Congratulations! To make the Dean's List, students need to earn at least a 3.5 GPA.
Deadline for DMV's Teen Safe Driving Video Contest is Jan. 15

Deadline for DMV's Teen Safe Driving Video Contest is Jan. 15

High school students can enter a PSA to promote safe driving and get in the running for $15,000 in cash prizes.
New London Maritime Society Offers Scholarships For Local Students

New London Maritime Society Offers Scholarships For Local Students

Students are invited to apply for the Reid MacCluggage Black Maritime History Award by writing an essay, poem, short story, novella, play, or script based on the American American experience
Power of an Hour: GPS New Mentor Training Set

Power of an Hour: GPS New Mentor Training Set

Mentors spend one hour a week with a student, at school during school hours, developing a trusting friendship.
No School in Groton Friday

No School in Groton Friday

Michael Graner, Superintendent of Schools posted the news on the school's website.