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Skills 21 Video Selected as Top 3 in State Competition

Skills 21 Video Selected as Top 3 in State Competition

Taryn Crossley, Annika Vikstrom, & Jilliene Seymour, Filmmakers

June 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Video

Students in Skills 21 spent Q3 participating in extensive research, writing, filming and editing to produce short, documentary films for the Connecticut Student Film Festival. All students were required to not only find reliable sources online, but to also conduct at least two filmed interviews with...

Spring 84-Hour Film Challenge

Katie Lecher, Tia Phon, Alvin Hermans, Seth Caco, Sean McCabe, Thomas Bachelier, and Max Krantz

March 21, 2017


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The Shepaug Video Club participated in its fourth 84-Hour Film Challenge from March 17-20, 2017. Their film titled "Unwanted" is about the deserted ghost village of Dudleytown in northwest Connecticut. Legend has it people who lived or entered the abandoned village have mysteriously vanished, seen shadowy...

84 Hour Film Challenge

Shepaug HIgh School Video Club

January 12, 2017


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The Shepaug Valley School video production club participated in the Fall 84 Hour Film Challenge. For this challenge, students were charged with producing a film in 84 hours or less based on criteria released at the beginning of the production. The criteria changes each year, but includes a list of...

Travel Blog – Maine

Megan James, Book Reviewer and Travel Blogger

January 12, 2017


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As part of Megan James' senior project, she is creating travel videos in an effort to create an awareness of that inherent curiosity and appreciation we have for the world we live in. Here's the next video in the series-- Maine: a summer reminiscent of picturesque coastal towns and carefree days ...

Travel Blog – Upstate New York

Megan James, Book Reviewer and Travel Blogger

November 22, 2016


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As part of Megan James' senior project, she is creating travel videos in an effort to create an awareness of that inherent curiosity and appreciation we have for the world we live in. Here's the first video in the series-- a road trip through the beautiful fall foliage of the Adirondacks in Upstate...

Spartan Club builds school spirit

Olivia Moore, Michael Forese, Andres Espinosa, and Jack Kennedy, Digital Media Communication class

November 3, 2016


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The Shepaug Valley Spartan Club worked to build spirit in our community by hosting homecoming and visiting Washington Primary School.  They plan to build school spirit by hosting more events in the future. 

Spirit Week brings students together

Spirit Week brings students together

Kaylee Martinez, Middle School Corner Reporter

October 27, 2016


Filed under The Middle School Corner, Video

The week of September 19th was different from any other. It was Spirit Week.  Spirit week is a week that brings students together with fun, daily activities and themes. The week kicked off Monday with ‘Color Wars’. The middle school grades wore the color red, while each high school grade had diff...

Field hockey rebuilding to the top

Field hockey rebuilding to the top

Tierney Kovacs, Sports Reporter

October 24, 2016


Filed under Archives, Video

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...

SVS award-winning film screened at White House South by South Lawn Festival

SVS award-winning film screened at White House South by South Lawn Festival

Sierra Wilson, Middle School Corner Reporter

October 21, 2016


Filed under Showcase, The Middle School Corner, Video

The Shepaug film titled “The World I Want To Live In”, by Sierra Wilson, Lydia Hagen, Kayleigh Hendy, Roxanne Edel, Eliza Slastushinskaya and Jaxen Griggs, was named The White House Student Film Festival’s “Official Selection”. The film brought four lucky Shepaug students to the nation’s capi...

Shepaug film is an “Official Selection of the White House Student Film Festival”

Middle School Video Club

October 20, 2016


Filed under Video

The middle school video club's film "The World I Want to Live In" was one of three 'Official Selections' at the film festival.