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Stephen Reich – A Local and National Hero

Stephen Reich - A Local and National Hero

Harlequin Sullivan and Ella Pena

February 7, 2020

As spring draws near, so does the announcement of the next Stephen Reich Memorial Award recipient.

Opioid Epidemic Continues to Devastate the Nation

Opioids

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 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...

Stressed About the College Process?

Stressed About the College Process?

Emmalyn Brenner and Olivia Lautier

October 19, 2017

Applying to college can be stressful. Being a high school senior is not easy. College applications are time consuming and require a lot of hard work and dedication. Seniors at Shepaug are not immune to these woes, and are more than willing to share their experiences. Kyle Lamay, a senior at Shepaug Valley Schoo...

Seniors take on Final Presentations

ABOVE: Ralph Caprilozzi displays his photos for his Senior Project titled

Lars Vikstrom

June 8, 2017

During the week of May 22, 2017, Shepaug seniors raced back and forth through the school halls viewing and delivering presentations. This was Senior Project week. These presentations were the culmination of an entire year's worth of work, summed up into 45 minute lectures, exhibitions and demonstrations. Stakes were...

Shepaug Student Invited to Job Shadow with Boston Bruins

Shepaug Student Invited to Job Shadow with Boston Bruins

March 21, 2017

Washington, CT – March 7, 2017 - Shepaug Valley School student Olivia Lautier attended the TD BankNorth Garden on Thursday, March 2, for a job shadowing opportunity in the control room during the Boston Bruin vs. New York Rangers hockey game. The eleventh grade student received a press pass and spent...

High Hopes for Indoor Track

High Hopes for Indoor Track

Emma Krebs, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2017

Shepaug’s indoor track program saw significant growth in the 2016/17 season.  The roster increased from twenty athletes last year to over thirty this season. Along with the returning crew, some new athletes joined, including previous varsity basketball athletes. Thanks to the increased participation,  tra...

Shepaug Dramatics presents The Importance of Being Earnest

Shepaug Dramatics presents The Importance of Being Earnest

Bridget Snyder, Editor

November 15, 2016

This year, Shepaug Dramatics performed Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest on November eighteenth and nineteenth at seven o’clock. The play exposed the absurdity and humor in Victorian society through its two male bachelors, Jack and Algernon. Both are trying to win the girls of their dr...

Do you have opinions?

Do you have opinions?

October 28, 2016

What are your opinions? This is a column open to  anyone. You do not need to be a writer. You do not need to be in the journalism club. This is your chance to have your voice heard. If you have strong opinions, let us know. Submit any opinions to the newspaper editor Bridget Snyder at [email protected]  

Field hockey rebuilding to the top

Page Johnson leads the field hockey team as the only senior captain.

Tierney Kovacs, Sports Reporter

October 24, 2016

As the fall 2016 sport season begins to slow down, the Shepaug field hockey team is looking at a hopeful record. The girls began the season with starting positions that needed filling after losing 13 seniors the previous year. With only one senior on the team, the Spartans and coaches knew they would nee...