The Spartan Chronicle

Students Noelia Aguirre and Paige Johnson show their school spirit by wearing blue and white.

Spirit Week brings students together

Kaylee Martinez, Middle School Corner Reporter October 27, 2016

The week of September 19th was different from any other. It was Spirit Week.  Spirit week is a week that brings students together with fun, daily activities and themes. The week kicked off Monday with...

Page Johnson leads the field hockey team as the only senior captain.

Field hockey rebuilding to the top

Tierney Kovacs , Sports Reporter October 24, 2016

As the fall 2016 sport season begins to slow down, the Shepaug field hockey team is looking at a hopeful record. The girls began the season with starting positions that needed filling after losing 13 seniors...

Fans congregate around Washington Depot in hopes of siting their favorite actors from the television series Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls Fan Fest brings thousands to Washington Depot

Roxanne Edel, Middle School Corner Reporter October 24, 2016

On Saturday, October 24, 2016, thousands gathered to celebrate the Gilmore Girls Fan Festival in Washington CT. Food trucks dotted Washington Depot while the show’s actors came and spoke about the making...

Shepaug Varsity Girl’ Soccer Team getting ready for the big game.

Spartan Club successfully hosts second annual Homecoming

Emma Krebs, News Reporter October 21, 2016

The Spartan Club, led by Jason Conway, held Shepaug’s second annual Homecoming on Friday, September 23rd. The day kicked off with a varsity field hockey game followed by back-to-back soccer games in...

Hobbiton, the home of Bilbo Baggins

Three life lessons we can learn from Tolkien’s The Hobbit

Megan James, Book Reviewer October 21, 2016

Back in 1937, there once was a man named J. R. R. Tolkien who ended up crafting one of the most timeless, cherished stories of all time; a book that encouraged readers of all ages to imagine a world unlike...

Leo Club holds Color Run

Leo Club holds “Color Run”

Madison Baker , News Reporter October 20, 2016

On October 14, the Leo club held its first event of the year called the “Color Run”.  Many enthusiastic Spartans showed their support as they ran a mile-long course while eager Leo club members tossed...

Captain Maddie Gorra leads the Shepaug Soccer team in 2016

New senior captains lead soccer team

Cassidy Borger, Sports Reporter October 14, 2016

After leaving behind captains Sam Moravsky and Carolina Kelly last year, the soccer team knew this season was going to be a rebuilding year for the Shepaug Spartans. They came into the season with a total...

Donna Tartts novel is a must read for all coming-of-age enthusiasts

Tartt’s The Goldfinch is a must read

Emily Prezioso, Book Reviewer September 30, 2016

The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2014 and is Ms. Tartt’s third novel. The book begins with a terrorist bombing at a New York City art museum. Thirteen-year-old Theo survives,...

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