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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


Filed under News, Showcase, Spartan Spotlight

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


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase, Spartan Spotlight, Uncategorized

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


Filed under News, Showcase, Video

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


Filed under News, Reporter/Writer

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


Filed under News, Showcase, Spartan Spotlight, Video

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


Filed under News, Showcase, Spartan Spotlight

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


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase, Spartan Spotlight, Video

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?

How Secure Are Your Parking Privileges?

How Secure Are Your Parking Privileges?

Bailey Pote, Michael Iannazzo, and Devon Langworthy

October 20, 2017


Filed under News

Have you ever considered how the things you do and say may affect whether or not you take the bus to school? Well, they do! Many students may think a school parking space is a right, not a privilege, but that's simply not the case. We sat down with Mr. Perachi, the school's Dean of Students, and found out how vulnerable your parking privileges really are. Not only can driving skills affect a parking status, but so can behavior within the campus.

Senior Project: Nightmare or Daydream?

Senior Project: Nightmare or Daydream?

Lily Keefe and Grace Thermer

October 18, 2017


Filed under News

Stress, pressure, and freaking out: Senior Project can be a very real and stressful topic for the Shepaug class of 2018. Senior project has been a part of Shepaug tradition for decades. While it is time-consuming and rigorous, it also provides valuable insight into what real-world careers are like, an...

Did You Make The Right Choice For Class President?

Did You Make The Right Choice For Class President?

Erik Lindblom, Katie Tolla, and Claire Buckley

October 18, 2017


Filed under News

On Wednesday October 8, Shepaug students got in the booths and voted on representatives to lead their class.  After weeks of drama and debates, everything was settled. Are the elected officials the right choices to lead their class? What are the qualities of a good class president? We looked to the experienced faculty and staff for insight.

America’s Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

America’s Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Lydia Hagen, Reporter

October 1, 2017


Filed under News

Amongst bustle in the White House, Sarah Huckabee Sanders took the time to read a letter sent to President Trump regarding the wish of an 11-year old Frank Giaccio. The letter addressed to President Trump stated, “Even though I’m only 10, I’d like to show the nation what young people like me are ready for, I admire your background in business and I’ve started my own.”