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Region in Review December 19, 2014 Celebrating the Season The Annual Winter concerts at Booth Free, Burnham, and Washington Primary Schools were held during the month of December. The performances wer

Science In Action Growing scientists is the cornerstone of our Region 12 preK through fifth grade science program. Utilizing the inquiry method, teachers begin by building on students innate inquisiti

Fourth graders are sharing their love of science by studying the water cycle in conjunction with our trout studies. Veterinarians check water temperature and chart egg loss. Spreadsheets are used for

Second graders in Mr. Hoskings class were asked to analyze the properties of solids that would make a good structure and evaluate what materials would best be used in different scenarios. The result w

Ms. Kivelas fifth grade class has been studying light and the electromagnetic spectrum. Students conducted a lab experiment to determine the effects of refraction through different substances. Student

Hour of Code The elementary students of Region 12 have participated in an Hour of Code, a onehour introduction designed to demystify computer science and show that anybody can learn the basics of codi

Hour of Code The hallways were abuzz with excitement last week while students across the district completed Hour of Code activities from December 814, which was Computer Science Education Week. Teache

Second Step is a nationallyrecognized, researchbased socialemotional curriculum. Research shows that students who participate in socialemotional learning programs have higher grade point averages and

and use a strategy to calm down. The students identified selftalk, deep breathing, and counting as techniques they will use when they are experiencing strong emotions. Mrs. Steinis stated, I was impre

Finance and Architecture in the Big City Mrs. Santovasis business classes and Future Business Leaders of America FBLA Club took a field trip to New York City last week. Students took a driving and wal

Students Visit Quinnipiac University On Thursday, November 20, 2014, a group of twenty eighth grade students had the unique opportunity to visit a college campus. Accompanied by their teachers, the gr

Community Service Students created holiday cards for visitors from FOCUS Center for Autism who delivered an engaging presentation to Shepaug students and staff members on December 2. Robotics Team Re

The Spartan Cheerleading team is off to a great start This year, in addition to the cheerleading team, Coach Ignarra has sponsored a Pep Squad. The Pep Squad is a group of students who provide support

The Shepaug Bazaar

Mrs. Harvison and Music Students Perform for the Board of Education on December 15, 2014

Music Students Perform at Holiday in the Depot on December 12, 2014

Middle Grades Holiday Concert

Grades 912 Winter Concert Mrs. Gallo and Mr. Dyer Serve a Holiday Lunch to Students in Grades 912

Pajama Day for Constanza Students and staff members paid 1.00 to wear pajamas to school on December 5th All monies collected will go to support the school that Dr. Cosentino helped to build in Constan

PTO Meetings Jan. 13, 2015 630 PM at WPS Jan.14, 2015 630 PM at Booth Free School Feb. 3, 2015 700 PM at Burnham School Dr. Cosentino and Mrs. Gallo will be present at these meetings to discuss the

WINTER WORKSHOPS Interdistrict Play with Emily Hubelbank Grades 15, Mitchell Elementary School Gym, Woodbury Begins Wednesday, January 5 Interdistrict Dance Project with Pilobolus Grades 36, Sarah N