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  • FOX61 Student News: Students bake pies for the less fortunate

    Story by Katie Suddy and Sandra Chen – Norwich Free Academy The ninth annual Pie Baking event helped those who needed it the most during this past holiday season. “Actually, it was the students that decided they wanted to [bake pies] many years ago. Every year since, we’ve been joining forces with the culinary arts program and it’s been great… These pies are going to go to the soup kitchen and be a part of their Thanksgiving celebration,“ explained Project […]

  • FOX61 Student News: Community honors local veterans

    By Madison Prentice & Ava Tavares Martin Kellogg Middle School, Newington Celebrating and giving thanks to veterans has been a memorable tradition for young and old in one local community. The Anna Reynolds Elementary School in Newington is proud to hold their annual Veterans Celebration to honor America’s heroes. Veterans connected to students in the community; brothers, sisters, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors, join in to make this event a success. A close up look at a military vehicle, a […]

  • FOX61 Student News: Top Soccer

    Story by Sara Wohlgemuth, Ethan Coe, Amy Woods / Daniel Hand High School “Soccer may be just a game to some…but a unique opportunity for others.” The students of Daniel Hand volunteer their time every Sunday in the fall as “Buddies” to help Top Soccer, the nationwide outreach program and Madison Youth Soccer. Top Soccer’s mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America’s youth through the sport of soccer at all levels of age […]

  • FOX61 Student News: A celebration of young photographers; Capturing kids creativity one photo at a time

    Story by Ava Adiletti and Kaylee Alexson There’s about 15 art galleries in all of Litchfield that showcase adult photographers. However this art gallery is different. Hosted by the After School Arts Program, also known as ASAP, this event works to provide ways that kids can express their creativity. This event called the Celebration of Young Photographers is a prefect of example of that ideology. All the photos that are featured in this event are taken by kids that submitted […]

  • FOX61 Student News: ASAP Celebrates Young Writers with Celebrity Guests and Performances

    Story by Eliza Guchkova and Kaylee Alexson, Shepaug Valley School 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 event that showcases the work of young authors from across the state of Connecticut. Here, exceptional pieces are chosen through a blind judging process, and then performed in front of a live audience. ASAP wanted to inspire students […]

  • FOX61 Student News: Spanish teacher at Cromwell High School qualifies for 2019 Boston Marathon

    Story by Georgia Mikan Cromwell High School As about 30,000 runners prepare for the 2019 Boston Marathon, Cromwell High School teacher Christina Williams is among them. She manages to balance running long miles, teaching, family, and attending school functions. She is a teacher that goes above and beyond, inspiring students in the classroom and after school activities. Mrs. Williams inspires me and other students alike to still enjoy life, our sports, clubs and activities, but never stop learning. She is […]

  • FOX61 Student News: Jonathan Law Color Guard

    Story by Cameron Asmussen – Jonathan Law High School MILFORD – The Jonathan Law Color Guard team is tossing its way into the hearts of audiences across the state. Color Guard is an artistic sport that combines the likes of music, props, and choreography to provide an impressive and unique kind of entertainment. Through the workings of interpretive dance, the shows can mean a lot and have a powerful message while at the same time showing the skill of the […]

  • Windsor Locks Police arrest man charged with sexual assault

    Story by Andrew Breunig WINDSOR LOCKS — Police issued a warrant for Asbel Rivera, a 44-year-old Hispanic man from Windsor Locks, on charges of sexual assault. The warrant, issued around three o’clock on Wednesday, said that Rivera was also wanted on charges of risk of injury to a minor. On March 21, Rivera turned himself to police without incident.

  • FOX61 Student News: Importance of Bees

    Story By Jack Holdsworth and Cameron Patenaude – Norwich Free Academy If dogs are a man’s best friend, then bees are a close second. That is, if you enjoy eating fruits and vegetables. These insects play a vital role when it comes to growing crops, as pollination is how plants reproduce. Sarah Lefrancois, NFA art teacher and local beekeeper, understands the importance of bees and how much of an impact their disappearance would have on our crops. “A bee pollinates […]

  • FOX61 Student News: Shepaug Valley School donates a class period to support community

    Story by Ava Adiletti and Kaylee Alexson / Shepaug Valley School 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 fortunate. The event involves student participation in activities from sandwich making to wrapping and donating gifts to families in need. Kimberly Gallo, the principle at Shepaug says that Shepaug Cares is a way to model […]

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