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CANCELED: Shepaug to Stage Little Shop of Horrors!

CANCELED: Shepaug to Stage Little Shop of Horrors!

Henry James and Michelle Manafy

February 23, 2020

Shepaug Dramatics is proud to bring Little Shop of Horrors to the stage at Shepaug Valley School from Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15. This musical sci-fi comedy centers around Seymour, a down-on-his-luck florist who has a crush on his co-worker Audrey. When they discover a mysterious – and...

Winter 84 Hour Film Challenge – Betrayal

Winter 84 Hour Film Challenge – Betrayal

Shepaug Video Club, Reporter

December 19, 2019

The Shepaug Valley School video production club participated in the Fall 84 Hour Film Challenge. See there video here!

POSTPONED: Shepaug Dramatics Presents: Big Fish (The Musical)

POSTPONED: Shepaug Dramatics Presents: Big Fish (The Musical)

Henry James, Reporter

April 2, 2019

Shepaug Dramatics is proud to bring Big Fish to the stage at Shepaug Valley School on Friday, April 5th through Sunday, April 7th. Big Fish is based on Daniel Wallace's 1998 novel Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions. The musical has been compared to The Wizard of Oz, The Odyssey and Music Man....

Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar…

Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar…

Henry James, Editor

December 13, 2018

This weekend, Shepaug Dramatics will be presenting Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a comedy by Steve Martin. Come see this spectacular work, directed by Tim DiRosa, a Shepaug graduate.

The All-American High School Film Festival brings student filmmakers together

The All-American High School Film Festival brings student filmmakers together

Henry James, Reporter/Editor

December 1, 2018

The All-American High School Film Festival is the top destination for talented high school filmmakers where there is a goal to connect the filmmakers of the future with the rewards, respect, and recognition they deserve.

Witch’s Dungeon Spooks Connecticut Residents this Halloween

Witch’s Dungeon Spooks Connecticut Residents this Halloween

Thomas Bachelier and Tiernan Crossley

October 30, 2018

The Witch's Dungeon in Bristol is a classic movie museum filled with scary life-size figures and original movie props. But don't get it twisted, it's not a haunted house, but instead a house of horror educating visitors about some frightening classics.

Shakesperience Brings Theatre to Local High Schools

Shakesperience Brings Theatre to Local High Schools

Henry James and Alexa Kotas

April 10, 2018

Shakesperience Productions is a 22-year-old company which brings life to shows such as Hamlet, the Jungle Book, and Romeo and Juliet. They create interactive theater to perform at schools and at other venues across the state. So, why is Shakespeare such a big deal? Why would a company dedicate its mission to spreading the words of an author who died over 400 years ago?

Oktoberfest arrives at the New Milford Green

Oktoberfest arrives at the New Milford Green

Kayla Amorosa and Mallory Noone

October 23, 2017

Oktoberfest is traditionally a festival held annually in Germany. However, central europeans aren’t the only ones that get to celebrate in the festivities.

Field Trips Benefit Student Learning

Field Trips Benefit Student Learning

Imre Mancini, Bram Gattie, and Maya Jacob

October 19, 2017

Shepaug students and teachers find field trips valuable learning experiences and hope to go on more in the upcoming school years. “Learning needs to happen outside the classroom not just inside,” says Mrs. Pitt, a teacher at Shepaug Valley School. “Field trips are great opportunities that let students see real world skills in action.”

iOS 11 is Here!

iOS 11 is Here!

Henry James, Writer

October 2, 2017

On Tuesday the 19th, the latest operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch was released. In this update, there was major redesign for all devices, especially iPad. “The update takes the best and most advanced operating system and turns it up to 11,” Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said at their keynote presentation.

1984: A Time When 2 + 2 = 5

1984: A Time When 2 + 2 = 5

Megan James, Book Reviewer and Travel Blogger

January 12, 2017

“WAR IS PEACE. FREEDOM IS SLAVERY. IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.” It’s London, 1984. War is constant and the Party controls everything-- every action and every thought is closely monitored in order to keep society in order. The face of the Party’s leader, Big Brother, is pasted on every street corner, storefr...

History Spotlight: The Christmas Truce of 1914

History Spotlight: The Christmas Truce of 1914

Alvin Hermans, History Spotlight Writer

December 19, 2016

During the middle of one of Europe’s darkest hours, World War I, in a lull in combat on the night of Christmas Eve 1914, the British soldiers sitting in their trenches in Fleming noticed something odd: sparkling lights coming from the other side of ‘No Man’s Land’. Their minds set ablaze. Was it ...