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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

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...

Ethan Hibbard Signs Letter of Intent

Ethan Hibbard Signs Letter of Intent

Tiernan Crosley and Thomas Bachelier

February 5, 2019

Shepaug is host to a variety of sports and athletes. One of those  students, Ethan Hibbard, has been fortunate enough to be now signed on to a college team. For Hibbard this was a dream come true.

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. 

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.

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...

ASAP Celebrates Young Writers with Celebrity Guests and Performances

ASAP Celebrates Young Writers with Celebrity Guests and Performances

Eliza Guchkova and Kaylee Alexson

November 6, 2018

ASAP is a creative arts organization that works to inspire kids. One of their events, the celebration of young writers is a perfect example. The 13th annual celebration of young writers is a special event that showcases the work of young authors from across the state of Connecticut. Here, exceptional...

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...

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?