The Spartan Chronicle

Returning to School in the Covid Era

September 30, 2020

We are working together to create a safe and welcoming return for all students.  These glimpses into a day at Shepaug show just how committed everyone is to having a successful year in the Covid Era!

In-Person Classes Resume at Shepaug with Precautions for COVID

Henry James, Editor/Writer September 1, 2020
As school returns this fall, the seniors would like to remind all students of the responsibilities we share. Watch the video our seniors have made to find out how you can answer your call to citizenship during the COVID era. 

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

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

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...

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. 

Ski area draws residents from around Connecticut

Erin Bailey, Mahelet Steinmetz, and Sydell Lecher February 4, 2019

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...

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

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...

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...

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

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?
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