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Towns Welcome Amity Budget Reductions

Towns Welcome Amity Budget Reductions

The Amity School District managed to avoid a confrontation with its member towns regarding its 2022 budget by lowering anticipated expenses by close to $1 million. Over the course of the past three months the district administration, which started with an increase of just under 6%, managed to shave that...
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Amity Science Bowl Comes in First in Statewide Competition

Amity Science Bowl Comes in First in Statewide Competition

On Saturday March 13, the Amity Science Bowl team qualified for nationals by winning the statewide competition.  The team was made up of five seniors:  Peter Scully (co-captain), Arnav Paliwal (co-captain), Eugene Chang, Andy Kim, and Adarsh Kongani.  Science Bowl is a Jeopardy-style team competition ru...
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Student News – April 2021

Achievements Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic, CT – The varsity baseball and softball teams at Eastern Connecticut State University are amid their spring 2021 seasons of competition.  Among the student athletes is junior Brooke Matyasovsky of Orange, who plays utility on the softba...
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Orange School System Launches COVID-19 Tracker

Orange School System Launches COVID-19 Tracker

In response to concerns after extending remote learning for an additional week after the winter holidays, the Orange School System set up a COVID-19 tracker for families to be aware of the number of students and staff who have either contracted COVID or who has come close to someone who has. As Superint...
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Amity Steps Up In-Person Learning

Amity Steps Up In-Person Learning

During the last week in March students at Amity High School will start attending school five days a week instead of the current two days, School Supt. Dr Jennifer Byars informed parents in a letter dated March 1.  Even so, she warned that things can change at any time, given public health indicators. Se...
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Student News – March 2021

Dean’s/President’s List Adelphi University Garden City, NY – Daejin Kim of Orange, CT has been named to Adelphi University’s fall 2020 Dean’s List.  Kim was among a select group of outstanding students recognized by Adelphi’s deans of Arts and Sciences, Education and Health Science, Business, Nurs...
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Yale Journalism Symposium Inspires Future Journalists

On February 27th and February 28th, Amity High School students attended a journalism symposium held by the Yale Daily News (YDN). The attendees had the opportunity to speak with renowned journalists and learn about the journalism process with Yale Daily News staffers. Typically restricted to the New Hav...
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Amity Journalism Student Awarded “Best Sports Article Award”

This past weekend, the Yale Daily News, held its Journalism Symposium.  Several of the Amity Regional School District No5, High School Trident Editors attended this virtual event.  The Trident’s Sports section was recognized with the “Best Sports Article Award” and it went to senior Justin Roche, of Woo...
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OSFA Scholarships Available to Orange Students

The Orange Scholarship Fund Association is offering scholarships to high school seniors from Orange.  All seniors in public, private, technical, and parochial schools are welcome to apply.  Scholarship recipients are selected according to the following criteria:  financial need, scholarship, and leaders...
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