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Schools

News and information from Patch and your neighbors about schools in your towns.
Southington Blue Knights Marching Band to Give Community Performance

Southington Blue Knights Marching Band to Give Community Performance

Come out and experience the talent of the Southington Blue Knights Marching Band.
Three Area Residents Earn Second Semester Honors at Northwest Catholic

Three Area Residents Earn Second Semester Honors at Northwest Catholic

Three academically outstanding area residents earned a spot on the second semester honor roll at Northwest Catholic High School.
Why School Peanut Bans Keep Changing

Why School Peanut Bans Keep Changing

Reports of severe allergic reactions have spiked, but that doesn’t mean your kid’s PB&J’s are banned.
Great Back to School Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Great Back to School Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Help your little one get a good start to the day with these easy-to-make, healthy morning meals.
After the Navy Yard Shooting: What to Know About Your School’s Lockdown Policies

After the Navy Yard Shooting: What to Know About Your School’s Lockdown Policies

I was skeptical of them at first. But the more I’ve researched, the more I believe in their importance.
Can Smartphones Make Smart Students? Schools Think So

Can Smartphones Make Smart Students? Schools Think So

No more pencils, no more books. iPads, smartphones and other technology find their way into the classroom.
Suave Washes Away the Competition (Sponsored)

Suave Washes Away the Competition (Sponsored)

Parents enlist the help of Suave for its ability to gently soothe and wash away the remnants of the game. Sponsored by Suave.
Shaking Off Those First Day Jitters

Shaking Off Those First Day Jitters

Some of the students were a little nervous to return or begin their school careers, but a prepared and friendly staff helped them shake those nerves to kick off the school year on a good not
Police Stress Safe Driving with School Buses Back on the Road

Police Stress Safe Driving with School Buses Back on the Road

The first day of school is Aug. 29, but bus drivers have taken to the streets to become familiar with routes before children return. Police are warning drivers to be vigilant or be prepared
Southington Complete Back to School Guide

Southington Complete Back to School Guide

All the information you need in one place!
Back to School: Southington Bus Routes

Back to School: Southington Bus Routes

Take a look at the complete town bus schedule, included below.
All’s Well: Teachers Returning to Classrooms at Middle School Friday

All’s Well: Teachers Returning to Classrooms at Middle School Friday

Despite a few challenges, the school renovations at DePaolo and Kennedy remain on schedule and safe for students to return – but officials warn the project is far from complete.
LIVE LUNCH CHAT: Will Your Kid's Eyes Pass the Vision Test?

LIVE LUNCH CHAT: Will Your Kid's Eyes Pass the Vision Test?

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5 Laugh-Out-Loud Blogs to Start the School Year

5 Laugh-Out-Loud Blogs to Start the School Year

You've bought the supplies (or not), you've got the new clothes (some of them), and like it or not, the first day of school is upon you. Here, some inspiration to get you ready for the year
Connecticut Tax Free Shopping Week Starts Sunday, Aug. 18

Connecticut Tax Free Shopping Week Starts Sunday, Aug. 18

Sales or purchases of clothing or footwear costing less than $300 per item are not subject to Connecticut sales and use taxes during the exclusion week.
Southington's New School Administrators Settling In During Quiet Summer Months

Southington's New School Administrators Settling In During Quiet Summer Months

Marilyn Kahl, Michael Halloran and Kelly Nichols all began their new roles July 1.