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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...

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...

Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar…

Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar…

Henry James, Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Spartan Spotlight

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.

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...

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


Filed under Showcase, Spartan Spotlight, Video

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


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?