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Connecticut Before Us: The Native American Archeological History of Connecticut

Connecticut Before Us: The Native American Archeological History of Connecticut

A group of hunter-gatherers set up camp in the middle of an iceless tundra. Gathered in a small circle, they sharpened stones for their fluted spears. The rest of their tribe spent the time collecting...

Young Firefighter Shares His Experience With The Local Fire Department Through the Years.

Young Firefighter Shares His Experience With The Local Fire Department Through the Years.

Spencer Herron’s love for firefighting goes way back to his early days. He’s currently a senior at Shepaug, as well as firefighter. Spencer began in the junior program when he was just 14, and at 18...

The Life of a First Responder

The Life of a First Responder

Adriana Barile May 4, 2021

Lieutenant Nick Stolts puts on his firefighter uniform and gets into the vehicle; the red lights on and reflecting off the dark wet pavement. His crew is hastily getting ready for their latest call; a...

The Yellow Ribbon

The Yellow Ribbon

Abigail Harty May 4, 2021

Imagine. You are seven years old and you just started your new school year. You are so excited to be back with your friends every day, but quickly, your excitement turns into fear when you are told that...

Shepaug Clubs During Pandemic

Ryan Waganblas and Tara Stanley February 25, 2021

Shepaug Valley School has decided to allow school clubs to stay up and running during the Coronavirus pandemic, which has raised some concerns from the community. To ensure safety, the school has set in...

The New and Creative SVS Dramatics Production of 2020

Adriana Barile February 25, 2021

  In the face of all the new obstacles that the year 2020 has presented us, the SVS Theatre department has persevered and in the midst of it all found a creative way to present their newest play...

And Now Without Further Ado: The Game-Changing Agriscience Academy at Shepaug

And Now Without Further Ado: The Game-Changing Agriscience Academy at Shepaug

Lydia Hagen February 25, 2021

The Agriscience Academy at The Shepaug Valley School is absolutely thriving. With animals and state-of-the-art equipment already in the barn and in the classroom, students are taking part in a game-changing...

Senior Project:  Ugly Christmas Sweater Competition

Senior Project: Ugly Christmas Sweater Competition

Brooke Donaghey and Izzy Stange December 21, 2020

Christmas is in the air here at Shepaug Valley High School as the weeks before the holiday break quickly approaches. Students and faculty are all doing their part to bring in the holiday cheer as we all...

The Story of Stinsmas

The Story of Stinsmas

Abigail Harty & Eilish Crossley December 21, 2020

As 2020 comes to an end Shepaug students are trying to make the best of holiday spirit. Seniors at Shepaug are especially getting involved with a remake of the 12 Days of Christmas. Many December activities...

Shepaug Student Creates Timely Illustrated Observations

Shepaug Student Creates Timely Illustrated Observations

Adriana Barile December 20, 2020

Senior Adriana Barile, through her Senior Project, will be sharing her talents as an illustrator with the Chronicle.  She is creating a series of comics that reflect the era we live in.  We will be sharing...

Distance Learning: how does it affect kids today?

Distance Learning: how does it affect kids today?

Adrian Barile December 18, 2020

COVID-19 has changed people's lives in more ways than one, but it seems one of the most radical changes is the switch from in-class learning to distance learning. Currently, 87% of the world's student...

Shepaug students excel in the ASAP! 10th Annual Young Photographers Celebration.

Shepaug students excel in the ASAP! 10th Annual Young Photographers Celebration.

December 18, 2020

Three Shepaug students had their photographic work selected for exhibition at ASAP!’s 10th Annual Young Photographers Celebration. ASAP!’s annual event provides students in grades 6-12 the opportunity...

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