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Beecher School Adapts to Covid-19

Beecher School Adapts to Covid-19

When first cases of covid-19 started being reported in the state, Beecher Road School administrators prepared for some school closures.  On March 11 they published a letter to parents saying they may send students home with supplemental work.  A day later, the Quinnipiac Health Department ordered school...
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Amity Middle School-Bethany School-Wide Food Collection

Amity Middle School-Bethany School-Wide Food Collection

The Student Council and school advisory groups at AMSB ran a food donation drive to benefit the Woodbridge Food Bank in the month of February.  Groups brought in canned goods and other nonperishable food items to replenish the shelves of the pantry after the holiday season.  The drive culminated in a “c...
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8th Graders Hold 3-Day Songwriting Workshop

8th Graders Hold 3-Day Songwriting Workshop

As part of their study on 19th Century Reformers, the Eighth Grade Gold Team students at Amity Middle School in Bethany participated in a three-day songwriting workshop with Guilford singer/songwriter Laura Clapp Davidson.  From the moment Laura entered the room, the students’ creativity engaged, as the...
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BRS Green Team’s Buy No Clothing Event 

BRS Green Team’s Buy No Clothing Event to make sharing, caring, and re-wearing easier.  Clean out your closets and then freshen your wardrobe for free.  The Green Team will be collecting clean, gently used clothing and footwear from April 20 -25 and then setting up a Free Shopping event at Beecher Road...
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Amity Students Adjust to “Distance Learning”

Amity Students Adjust to “Distance Learning”

With school buildings closed for the foreseeable future, the state’s teachers, students and administrators are embarking on a novel instructional journey:  distance learning.  Teachers working from home “beam” up their lessons, while students log in, from their home, to download the materials or connect...
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From Amity Regional School District No. 5

Amity Regional High School will be providing breakfast and lunch to all BOWA students in grades pre-Kindergarten through 12 during this time of school closures.  Please note the following about the emergency meal service: Meals will be provided to ALL children in the household, if at least one child is...
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72nd Annual Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair Results

The Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair (CSEF) — the oldest and most prestigious STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) event in the state — hosted its 72nd annual fair in an unprecedented way:  virtually.  Because of the state’s recommendation to restrict large group events to he...
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Bridges Healthcare Accepting Kasdan Scholarship Applications

Bridges Healthcare, Inc. announced that applications are now being accepted for The Barry Kasdan Scholarship for the Pursuit of a Graduate or Undergraduate Degree in Human Services.  Eligible applicants must reside in one of the towns located in Bridges’ service region, or be employed or related to a Br...
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Sophia Wang From Amity Regional High School 2020 Coke Scholar

Amity Regional High School is pleased to announce that senior Sophia Wang is a 2020 Coke Scholar!  Sophia is one of only 150 students nationwide to win this $20,000 college scholarship.  The Coca-Cola scholarship is, according to its website, “the largest corporate-sponsored, achievement-based scholarsh...
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Beecher Happenings 3/6/2020

Dear Residents of Woodbridge, I hope that this publication finds you healthy and enjoying a milder than normal winter (knock on wood!)  In this article you will enjoy reading about Beecher Road School’s outstanding student state assessment data, a school safety update, opportunities for citizens to serv...
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