Free self-defense training for teachers

Cannon Ridge Training Center in Newtown is offering free Israeli Krav Maga self defense classes to all teachers in Connecticut at no charge. Krav Maga is the hand-to-hand self-defense & fitness system originally developed for use by the Israeli Defense Forces. Defensive tactics include defending against an assailant wielding an edged weapon, impact weapon or a firearm and multiple opponent … read more

Madison Middle School announces first marking period honor students

Principal Valerie Forshaw has announced the first marking period honors list at Madison Middle School:   HONORS WITH DISTINCTION Grade 6: Alexa Adinolfi, Alexa Andrews, Samuel Arcamone, Michael Cerulli, Caitlyn Chow, Daniella Chuka, Emily Clausi, Alexandra Coclin, Ian Connolly, Sarah Dawson, Samuel Dennis, James Dubreuil, Luke Feretti, Cassie Gallace, Soumya Ganti, Nathaniel Garcia, Ryan Giammarco, Maria Griffin, Rachel Hage, Eric … read more

Trumbull students named to St. Joseph High School honor roll

The following Trumbull students have received honors at the close of the first marking period at St. Joseph High School:   President’s Honor Roll Grade 9: William Quigley Grade 10: Kyle O’Brien Grade 11: Mairead Donahue, Patrick Donegan, Katherine Dowd, You Bin Lee Grade 12: Katherine Danaher, Steven D’Ascanio, Matthew DiCairano, Molly Glynn, Melanie Morales   Principal’s Honor Roll Grade … read more

School board passes budget

The school board has approved its 2013-14 funding proposal, making only about $40,000 in revisions to Superintendent Ralph Iassogna’s original $95.7-million package before passing it by a unanimous 5-0 vote. “The only changes we made were to add districtwide Wi-Fi to the operating budget and to remove some additional Smart Boards from the operating budget and place them into a … read more