Devin Connelly, front left, with cousins and grandmother MaryLou Dailey Connelly, a 1951 graduate of Lauralton
MILFORD – Lauralton Hall’s legacy continued on Jan. 29 as current and incoming freshmen, whose mothers and/or grandmothers graduated from Lauralton, were recognized at the annual Legacy Reception. The families were joined by faculty and staff, many of whom are Lauralton alums, and members of the Alumnae Board.
David C. Eustis Jr.
WEST HARTFORD –Archbishop Henry J. Mansell has named David C. Eustis Jr. as the new president of Northwest Catholic High School, effective immediately. Margaret Williamson will remain the school’s principal.
Broadway musical director Andrew Wilder, center and Mark Mazzarella, director of St. Paul Catholic High School's Perfoming arts Department, pose with students Feb. 4.
BRISTOL – One of Broadway’s top musical directors helped shape St. Paul Catholic High School’s upcoming production of “Little Women” on Feb. 4.
Felician Sister Francine Sousa, vice principal of the Enfield Montessori School, plants a kiss on Daisy II, the four-legged part of Farmer Minor & Daisy’s “Pig Out on Reading” program, on Feb. 5 as students, Farmer Minor and principal Cliona Beaulieu look on. The program encourages youngsters to develop a love of reading. Daisy, also known as “the famous Pot Belly Pig” according to the website daisyminor.com, tours Connecticut and other states to encourage reading. (Photo submitted)
Patricia O’Neil Tiezzi, principal principal of St. Dominic School in Southington, poses with students, from left, Owen Quiroz, Nicholas Pio, Rachel Dorio and Madison Rizzuto, during the school’s celebration of national Catholic Schools Week Jan. 27-Feb. 2. The school had a variety of activities in keeping with this year’s theme, “Catholic Schools Raise the Standards.”
On Jan. 29, during a book fair, many older students read books to kindergartners and performed in a “readers’ theater” play.
On Feb. 1, students collected items to donate to Southington Community Services. Grade three won a competition to collect the most items – 152 – and were to receive an ice cream treat, a dress-down pass and a “National School Choice Week” fleece scarf. Grades two and five came in second and third, with 69 and 62 items respectively.
The student council served a homemade luncheon, featuring soups by Glenn Prushinkki, to thank faculty and staff for their hard work.
Students also baked cookies and made thank-you cards to be delivered to first responders. On Feb. 1, the student council sponsored a Blue Ribbon Carnival for the students.