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A Message from the SVS Humanities Department!

A Message from the SVS Humanities Department!

March 16, 2020

Hello SVS Students!   During and after this unprecedented break from school, the SVS Humanities Department will be publishing a special Coronavirus Edition of the Spartan Chronicle.   How can you contribute? Write a news article, journal entry, poem, song, or short story about y...

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...

A New School, A New Year

A New School, A New Year

Emma VandenBosch, Reporter

January 6, 2020

As construction continues, the school community has been very positive on its impact on students and staff.

Opioid Epidemic Continues to Devastate the Nation

Opioid Epidemic Continues to Devastate the Nation

Harliquin Sullivan and Ella Pena

September 15, 2019

Almost 9,000 children and teens died from prescription and opioid poisonings in the United States between 1999 and 2016. On average, everyday in Connecticut 3 people die from a drug overdose.

Shepaug Student’s received 10 Fox 61 Student News Award nominations!

Shepaug Student’s received 10 Fox 61 Student News Award nominations!

Henry James, Editor

May 25, 2019

This year, Shepaug's DMC and Broadcast Journalism students received 10 award nominations in the Fox 61 Student News competition! There are 6 different categories for nominations: Governor’s Prevention Partnership Award Big Y Locally Grown Award Best in Student News: Feature Best in Studen...

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....

Shepaug Valley School donates a class period to support community

Shepaug Valley School donates a class period to support community

Ava Adiletti and Kaylee Alexson

March 28, 2019

Shepaug Cares is an event that supports student roles in community service. Created in 2010 and inspired by the Shepaug's core values, it helps students learn the importance of giving back to the less fortunate. The event involves student participation in activities from sandwich making to wrapping and...

Region 12 Begins Construction for Agriscience Program

Region 12 Begins Construction for Agriscience Program

Sam Quigly, Patrick Moriarty, and Tyler White

February 5, 2019

Region 12 achieved a major milestone this fall, as construction finally began for Shepaug Valley School's Agriscience program. 

Ski area draws residents from around Connecticut

Ski area draws residents from around Connecticut

Erin Bailey, Mahelet Steinmetz, and Sydell Lecher

February 4, 2019

Mt. Southington located in Plantsville, Connecticut, was once a dairy farm, but has now been transformed into a ski area enjoyed by people of all ages. It is the state’s only ski place that owns a machine cut halfpipe, but this is not the only attraction that makes them stand out. Their history and...

One of Connecticut’s oldest farms thrives during the fall season

One of Connecticut’s oldest farms thrives during the fall season

Mahelet Steinmetz, Sydell Lecher, and Erin Bailey

November 9, 2018

Maple Bank Farm, located in Roxbury Connecticut, is one of the nation’s oldest family-run farms, and they raise animals and support local businesses. Not only do they provide for the community, but they also have a beautiful and welcoming environment. People come from all over to buy locally...

Finally! Apple Releases iOS 12.1 With Group FaceTime

Finally! Apple Releases iOS 12.1 With Group FaceTime

Henry James

November 1, 2018

iOS 12 was released on September 17, with many great software updates. One of the most anticipated features has been Group FaceTime. Other platforms such as SnapChat, House Party and Skype have had this feature for a while, and Apple has finally added this to their products. Unfortunately, Group FaceTime...

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?