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Peck Place Halloween Parade

Peck Place Halloween Parade

The students and faculty at Peck Place School paraded outside in front of the many onlookers that came to watch them during their annual Halloween parade. There was a variety of creative, homemade, scary, and traditional costumes along with those costumes that just made people laugh. The weather was per...
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Turkey Hill School PTO Election Day Bake Sale

Turkey Hill School PTO Election Day Bake Sale

The Turkey Hill School PTO would like to extend our sincerest thanks to the High Plains Community Center voting community for their overwhelming support of our first Turkey Hill School PTO Election Day Bake Sale! The number of voters who stopped by to not only buy items, but to simply say hello to our s...
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Sacred Heart Academy Offers December Entrance Exam

Sacred Heart Academy Offers December Entrance Exam

For those who missed the November test date, Sacred Heart Academy will offer an Entrance Exam on Thursday, December 10 at the Academy, 265 Benham Street, Hamden. To register for the exam, candidates for admission must submit the Application for Admission online at www.sacredhearthamden.org with $60 fee...
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Anti-Defamation League at Amity Middle School

Anti-Defamation League at Amity Middle School

On Friday, October 23rd, Anne-Marie Brungard Knight from the Anti-Defamation League came to Amity Middle School in Orange to give a  presentation to seventh grade students about how to be an ally in the fight against mean behavior and bullying in school. Using video clips of other middle schoolers talki...
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School Administrators Pleased with Recent Test Scores

School Administrators Pleased with Recent Test Scores

SBAC Tests are A Benchmark of Student Learning The results are in from the first round of Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) tests in Orange and school administrators are pleased. The SBAC took the place of the CMTs in math and English last year as a test that was more closely aligned with th...
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Amity Middle School Hispanic Heritage Month Winners

Amity Middle School Hispanic Heritage Month Winners

Students in both seventh and eighth grade Spanish classes at Amity Middle School in Orange were offered the opportunity to enter a contest to create posters about different aspects of the Hispanic culture as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. They could profile a Hispanic country, profile a famous Spanish...
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Peck Place School’s Adopt-A-Reader

Peck Place School’s Adopt-A-Reader

Recently, Peck Place School held its first of two Adopt-A-Reader programs. The district wide program began several years back and is a wonderful opportunity for students to invite parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents as well as community members to read a book or two to their class. Volunteers had a cha...
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Tim Green Visits Amity Middle School

Tim Green Visits Amity Middle School

On Tuesday, October 13th, Amity Middle School Orange (AMSO) media specialist, Kristin Leibrock, and reading consultant, Jennifer Bshara, delivered 176 copies of Tim Green’s new book, Kid Owner, to the seventh graders at Ansonia Middle School. Before distributing the books, Kristin and Jen conducted a br...
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