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Ellington to host presentation on sex trafficking  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — A presentation on how to spot the warning signs of sex trafficking will be held Thursday in response to the arrest last fall of Simon Hessler, the ...



Development plan draft available before meeting Monday | Ellington  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — The Plan of Conservation and Development Update Committee, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Planning Department staff will present a ...



Parades, ceremonies held across CT throughout Memorial Day weekend  WFSB

Cities and towns across Connecticut are hosting Memorial Day ceremonies and parades this weekend.



Ellington High School Posts 2nd Quarter Honor Roll  Ellington, CT Patch

Ellington High School Posts 2nd Quarter Honor Roll - Ellington-Somers, CT - Ellington High School has posted its 2018-19 2nd quarter honor roll.



Ellington High School Posts 2018-19 First Quarter Honor Roll  Ellington, CT Patch

Ellington High School Posts 1Q Honor Roll - Ellington-Somers, CT - Ellington High School has posted its 2018-19 first quarter honor roll.



Ellington school board appoints administrators | Ellington  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — Four new administrators, three of whom are the result of internal promotions, were unanimously appointed by the Board of Education at its ...



Ellington school board appoints 4 administrators | Ellington  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — Four new administrators, three of whom are the result of internal promotions, were unanimously appointed by the Board of Education at its ...



See Where Greenwich High School Ranks Among States Best: List  Greenwich, CT Patch

CT's Best High Schools: U.S. News & World Report - Greenwich, CT - U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the best high schools in the nation and CT For ...



Where Does Ridgefield High School Rank Among CTs Top Schools?  Ridgefield, CT Patch

You may be surprised to see how well Ridgefield did, and what neighboring CT schools rank among the nation's best. By Rich Kirby, Patch Staff | May 1, 2019 ...



U.S. News Best High Schools: Naugatuck High Makes Elite List  Naugatuck, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Naugatuck, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Naugatuck High School ...



See Where New Canaan High School Ranks Among States Best: List  New Canaan, CT Patch

CT's Best High Schools: U.S. News & World Report - New Canaan, CT - U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the best high schools in the nation and CT ...



Ellington High School | Honor Rolls  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — These students were named to the second-quarter honor roll at Ellington High School.



Ellington superintendent proposes $39.7M budget with 3.8% increase  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — School Superintendent Scott Nicol has proposed a $39.7 million budget for 2019-20, which represents an increase of about 3.8 percent, or $1.4 ...



Ellington High School locked down for drug sweep  WFSB

Ellington High School was locked down on Wednesday morning for a drug sweep.



Ellington school board trims requested budget increase  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — The Board of Education on Thursday unanimously approved a $149,000 reduction in the proposed 2019-20 budget, which was made possible ...



OKP To Perform Student-Penned Musical  Hartford Courant

Ellington High School senior Grace Palmer wrote, and is directing, the Opening Knight Players' musical, Home, which will debut on Feb. 8. The story is of a ...



Ellington High School Moves Up in Boys Soccer Poll  Ellington, CT Patch

Ellington High School Moves Up in Boys Soccer Poll - Ellington-Somers, CT - The Knights moved up a spot, while Somers also placed in the top 10 in the latest ...



Ex-Principals From Ellington, Somers Chosen to Hall of Honor  Ellington, CT Patch

Ex-Principals From EHS, SHS Named to Hall of Honor - Ellington-Somers, CT - They will be among 10 individuals honored at a ceremony on April 11.



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Amity High Makes Elite List  Patch.com

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Bethwood, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Amity High School did.



Ellington Finance Board plans to cut budget by $303000  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — Board of Finance Chairman John Rachek announced at a public hearing Tuesday on the proposed nearly $61.5 million budget for 2019-20 that ...



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Milford Schools Make Elite List  Milford, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Milford, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Joseph A. Foran and Jonathan ...



U.S. News Best High Schools: Branford High Makes Elite List  Branford, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Branford, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Branford High School did.



Drug Sweep at Ellington High School Part of New Policy  Ellington, CT Patch

Drug Sweep at Ellington High School Part of Policy - Ellington-Somers, CT - Ellington High School went into lockdown mode on Wednesday morning for a police ...



Ellington Turf War Ends, Referendum Results Tabulated  Ellington, CT Patch

Ellington Turf War Ends, Referendum Results In - Ellington-Somers, CT - A funding question for Town Hall renovations was also on Tuesday's ballot.



Public hearing Tuesday on proposed $61.5M Ellington budget  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — A public hearing on the proposed $61.5 million budget for 2019-20 is set for 8 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of Ellington High School at 37 ...



U.S. News: Pomperaug and Nonnewaug High Make Elite List  Woodbury, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Woodbury-Middlebury, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Pomeraug and ...



Ellington Obituary: Angela Albee, 25  Ellington, CT Patch

Ellington Obituary: Angela Albee, 25 - Ellington-Somers, CT - Angie had recently become certified as a Registered Medical Assistant through Asnuntuck ...



Class of 2018 advised to persevere and rise above challenges  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — Over 160 students graduating from Ellington High School Friday were told by class salutatorian Matthew Phillips to persevere and rise above ...



Ellington residents approve funding for turf field  WFSB

The New England patriots have it, so do the New York giants. And tonight, the path is paved for Ellington high to replace their grass turf with an artificial one.



Ellington students, staff seeing the benefits of mindfulness  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — The school day at Windermere Elementary School begins almost exactly as one could predict a typical elementary school day to begin — but ...



Ellington residents fight back over turf field cancellation  FOX61 Hartford

ELLINGTON -- There's a turf war going on in Ellington. Earlier this year Ellington town officials were notified of a proposal to build a $2.6 million astroturf field on ...



Ellington residents express confusion, frustration over artificial turf project  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — Residents expressed confusion and frustration at a public hearing Wednesday about the process of accepting a petition seeking to overturn the ...



Ellington/Somers Election Results 2018: How Locals Voted  Ellington, CT Patch

Ellington/Somers Election Results 2018 - Ellington-Somers, CT - Local voters flocked to the polls to elect a new governor and decide local, state and national ...



Ellington residents oppose park to honor local boy who died  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — More than 130 people packed the auditorium at Ellington High School Tuesday night for a public hearing on a proposal to construct a park on ...



Rise Above Hosts An Evening Of Art, Culture  Hartford Courant

The Rise Above Student Leadership Group hosted a Gallery Night at the Ellington Senior Center, on Feb 23, featuring local artists and musicians.



Principal Seemingly Out at Ellington High School  Ellington, CT Patch

Principal Seemingly Out at Ellington High School - Ellington-Somers, CT - The superintendent of schools will be taking over for a month until a planned ...



Bryan C. Alexander  Hartford Courant

Bryan Charles Alexander "Pops", beloved husband of Tracy (Anderson) Alexander, passed away unexpectedly and far too soon on March 30, 2019 from doing ...



Ellington Girl Joins JV Football Team as Wide Receiver  NBC Connecticut

Ellington High School sophomore Caroline Milanovich surprised both of her parents this past summer when she told them she'd signed up to play JV football.



Special meeting held to vote on artificial field in Ellington  FOX61 Hartford

ELLINGTON - Earlier this summer, Ellington's planning and zoning decided that making improvements, installing lights and artificial turf to fields and tennis ...



Ellington High School teacher resigns after committing sexually suggestive activity  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — A high school English teacher is resigning at the end of this school year after an investigation found her to have created a “hostile” educational ...



Ellington High School's 'U-Knighted Week' promotes diversity, acceptance, unity  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — The high school concluded its fourth annual “U-Knighted Week” on Friday, and students say the event is influencing campus culture throughout ...



Newark Academy Band To Compete In 24th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival  New Jersey Stage

(LIVINGSTON, NJ) -- Jazz at Lincoln Center has announced that Newark Academy is among 15 finalists who will compete in the 24th Annual Essentially ...



Ellington High School Posts Honor Roll  Patch.com

Ellington High School Posts Honor Roll - Ellington-Somers, CT - See who the top students are at Ellington High School for the first-quarter of the 2017-18 ...



Avery Middle School Posts Honor Roll  Ellington, CT Patch

Avery Middle School Posts Honor Roll - Ellington-Somers, CT - The second-quarter honor roll at Mabelle B. Avery Middle School has been posted.



2 Seattle High School Bands In Essentially Ellington Competition  Patch.com

2 Seattle High School Bands In Competition - Seattle, WA - The prestigious Essentially Ellington competition happens at Lincoln Center in New York in May.



Longtime Ellington Rec Director Dies Suddenly  Ellington, CT Patch

Longtime Ellington Rec Director Dies Suddenly - Ellington-Somers, CT - The longtime Ellington parks and recreation director died suddenly Tuesday, town ...



Ellington redefines homework  WFSB

Ellington has redefined and changed the way most think of homework.



Search for new principal at Ellington High School is underway  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — Superintendent of Schools Scott Nicol announced to the Board of Education on Wednesday that the search for a new high school principal is ...



'Peter Pan' Comes To Ellington  Hartford Courant

Those familiar with the story of Peter Pan will certainly be entertained by Ellington Community Theatre's upcoming production on July 26-28.



Most school districts improve in statewide testing  The CT Mirror

Nearly three-quarters of the state's school districts improved their performance on the state's latest annual assessment, showing higher scores in 143 of 202 ...



Ellington/Somers Election Day 2018: Ballots, Hours, Procedures  Ellington, CT Patch

Election Day 2018: Ballots, Polling Places, Hours - Ellington-Somers, CT - On Election Day here's information on all the candidates, polling places and more.



Ellington Obituary: Daniel Williams, 29  Ellington, CT Patch

Ellington Obituary: Daniel Williams, 29 - Ellington-Somers, CT - Dan was a graduate of Ellington High School, Class of 2007, and Suffolk University, Class of ...



Somers Runner Wins State Cross Country Championship  Ellington, CT Patch

Somers Runner Wins State Cross Country Crown - Ellington-Somers, CT - Teams from Ellington High School also fared very well at the CIAC class meets Friday ...



WHartford administrator to be new principal at Ellington High  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — The Board of Education has appointed John Guidry as the new principal of Ellington High School with a start date of July 1.



Look up how your school performs under Connecticut's annual statewide assessment  Hartford Courant

The Connecticut State Department of Education has released the latest results from the Next Generation Accountability System. See how your school did.



Ellington High School student killed in car crash  WTNH Connecticut News

An Ellington High School student has passed away following a serious car accident.



'It's in God's hands' | Crime & Courts  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — For Cynthia Margotta, the grief and loss she feels on the eve of the three-year anniversary of the murder of her daughter Connie Dabate is ever ...



Ellington Finance Board cuts proposed budget by $747000  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — The Board of Finance on Thursday cut the proposed budget for 2019-20 by $747000 to keep the tax rate low, eliminating certain new positions, ...



Community mourns 17-year-old Ellington High School student who died in accident in Plainville  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — The community is in mourning today after 17-year-old Ellington High School senior Olivia Wentworth was killed Saturday night in an automobile ...



Ellington High School teacher suspended for rest of school year, but officials won't say why  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — An Ellington High School Latin teacher has been suspended without pay for the rest of the school year for undisclosed reasons, according to a ...



Ellington High School Posts 4Q Honor Roll  Patch.com

Ellington High School Posts 4Q Honor Roll - Ellington-Somers, CT - See who made the grade over the final marking period in 2016-17.



Conversation with Matthew Phillips | Living  Journal Inquirer

Matthew Phillips describes himself as a person who stutters. In fact he did so when he gave the salutatory speech at the Ellington High School graduation.



Two Major Projects Discussed For Ellington  Hartford Courant

Ellington residents packed into Center School to hear about two projects – the addition of a turf field and lighting system at Ellington High School and an addition ...



FOX61 EXCLUSIVE: Ambulance chief speaks out following the arrest of man accused of having a ‘sex dungeon’  FOX61 Hartford

HARTFORD -- The fall out continues in Ellington following the arrest of Simon Hessler, the man accused of having a sex dungeon. FOX61 met up with Peter ...



Principal steps back from post, but offers no reason  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — Ellington High School Principal Neil Rinaldi announced Tuesday in a letter to parents and students that he will be serving in the position “on a ...



Show Shoutout: William H. Hall High School  FOX61 Hartford

This morning, we're giving a shoutout to William H. Hall High School in West Hartford! They are finalists for the 24th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jaz ...



Trafficking is a universal issue | Connecticut & Region  Journal Inquirer

Human trafficking, defined by the nonprofit Polaris Project, is the business of depriving a person of their freedom for profit. Victims typically are forced into some ...



Manchester Obituary: Robert Tedford, 67  Manchester, CT Patch

Manchester Obituary: Robert Tedford, 67 - Manchester, CT - Bob worked for the Town of Ellington as the Recreation Director for 43 years.



Ellington Chuck Wagon serves up homestyle meals as 'hub' of the town  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — Kostas “Gus” Voukounas, owner of the Chuck Wagon restaurant at 12 Church St., said he tries to keep prices reasonable since he has a lot of ...



Ellington High School Ranked Among Top 100 in Connecticut  Patch.com

Ellington-Somers, CT - Niche Rankings recently released its "Best Public High Schools" list. Do you agree with the rankings?



Ellington Grads Encouraged To Change The World  Hartford Courant

The Ellington High School class of 2017 had a lot to reflect on as the graduates took part in the commencement exercises on June 13.



Somers High School Principal Apologizes for Copied Letter  Ellington, CT Patch

SOMERS, CT — The Somers High School principal has apologized to the school community for a letter that seemed mostly "copied" from another school system.



Ellington High School Names Fourth-Quarter Honor Students  Patch.com

Ellington-Somers, CT - EHS Students achieved honors and high honors.



Ellington teacher resigns after investigation found she took excessive days off, sent explicit emails  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — An Ellington High School biology teacher is resigning at the end of this school year following an investigation into excessive absences and ...



Ellington graduates encouraged to impact the world as they 'seize the future'  Journal Inquirer

ELLINGTON — Though their field of influence may be small at the moment, the more than 200 graduates of Ellington High School were encouraged Tuesday to ...



Ellington High School Names 3Q Honor Roll  Patch.com

Ellington-Somers, CT - The students excelled at their classwork.



Honor Roll Posted at Avery Middle School  Ellington, CT Patch

Honor Roll Posted at Avery Middle School - Ellington-Somers, CT - Check out the students named to the fourth-quarter honor roll at Mabelle B. Avery Middle ...



Ellington High School Posts 1st-Quarter Honor Roll  Patch.com

Ellington-Somers, CT - The school recognizes top academic performers for the first marking period of the 2015-16 school year.



Ellington Obituary: Patrick Carney, 46  Ellington, CT Patch

Patrick C. Carney, 46, of Tolland, beloved companion of Barbara Bernhart, and father of Tristan P. Carney, and Shaylin G. Carney, died peacefully on ...



Ellington High School Student Dead After Tubing Accident  Hartford Courant

ELLINGTON — A 14-year-old girl died Saturday while tubing with her father in a white water section of a Hudson River tributary in New York's Catskill forest ...



OKP To Present Original Tesla Play  Hartford Courant

The Opening Knight Players, Ellington High School's Drama Club, are busy preparing 'The Endless Arc,' a play penned and directed by senior Nick Willett, ...



'Unique' Ellington Graduates Use Humor To Convey Points  Hartford Courant

Ellington High School students and administrators had some fun with the graduation ceremony for the class of 2016, held on June 10.



Area high schools take three of 15 spots in Super Bowl' of national jazz competitions  WMSN Fox 47 Madison

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - Three southern Wisconsin high schools are among 15 chosen to attend a national jazz competition and festival in New York this spring.



State grades every school district and three-quarters see a drop  The CT Mirror

The large majority of public schools and school districts in the state earned worse grades this year than last on the state's annual assessment of school ...



After-Prom Party Leads to Charges for Ellington Woman  Patch.com

After-Prom Party Leads to Charges for Resident - Ellington-Somers, CT - A teen was charged with drunken driving in a related arrest, state police said.



Excessive Heat Led to Early School Dismissals, Opening Cooling Centers  NBC Connecticut

With temperatures soaring Monday, many school districts dismissed students early and some towns have opened cooling centers.



Top 25 CIAC boys soccer players to watch  The Advocate

Chris Aceves, Wilcox Tech, Sr. Forward: The All-State Class L pick did not light up the score sheet like Cortez but was integral as the Indians went unbeaten ...



Ellingtons Meaney Heading to Boys Nation Program  Patch.com

ELLINGTON, CT — Ellington High School senior Daniel Meaney has been selected to participate as a senator in The American Legion's Boys Nation Program.



Opening Knight Players Revamp 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'  Hartford Courant

The Opening Knight Players of Ellington High School are presenting their annual production of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" on Dec. 1-3.



Ellington High School Athletes Receive Postseason Honors  Patch.com

Ellington-Somers, CT - A total of 21 Knights earned recognition as all-conference performers for the fall 2015 season.



At Last, Coventry Co-op Gets Its Win Over Ellington  Hartford Courant

COVENTRY — A year ago, Ellington defeated the co-op team of Coventry, Windham Tech, Bolton and Lyman Memorial for the last time on Thanksgiving.



South Windsor High School Hall Of Fame Honors Significant Graduates  Hartford Courant

Local achievers will be honored at the seventh annual South Windsor Hall of Fame dinner, on March 2. The celebration will be at Maneeley's Banquet and ...



Announcing The 23rd Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition And Festival Winners  Broadway World

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly announces the three top-placing high school jazz bands in the nation that took the highest honors tonight at the prestigious 23rd ...



Ellington High School Expected to Receive Funding for Turf Fields, Lights  Patch.com

Ellington-Somers, CT - Sen. Tim Larson said he expects the State Bond Commission to approve $1 million at its Jan. 29 meeting.



Conversation with: William Prenetta | Living  Journal Inquirer

By Suzanne McLaughlin. William Prenetta is a playwright, an English teacher at Ellington High School, and an adviser to the high school drama club, Opening ...



Connecticuts Top 100 Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  Greenwich, CT Patch

Connecticut's Top 100 Public High Schools for 2019 - Greenwich, CT - A popular website compiled a list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



Senecal Officially Appointed Somers Elementary School Principal  Ellington, CT Patch

SOMERS, CT — The Somers Board of Education made it official this week by appointing Dina Senecal as the new Principal of Somers Elementary School.



A Marriage Marked By Secrets, A Murder Case Months In The Making  Hartford Courant

Late one night in November 2015, Connie Dabate texted her husband, Richard, a photo of her in sexy lingerie with the words, "I'm ready for u big boy."



East Lyme, Lyme-Old Lyme Among CTs Top Public High Schools  The Lymes, CT Patch

New Canaan High School Among CT's Best: Survey - The Lymes, CT - A schools ranking website compiled a list of the 100 best public high schools in ...



Inspirational One-Handed Hockey Player Defying the Odds  Patch.com

One-Handed Hockey Player Defying the Odds - Ellington-Somers, CT - Despite a difficult physical challenge, freshman Caden Gesualdi is experiencing ...



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