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Art News from Beecher Road School

Art News from Beecher Road School

  Beecher Road Schools’ 9th school wide celebration of the Arts will take place from June 6-10. Recycling is the theme with a focus on plastic. Collections for plastic caps and bottles will be made in each classroom as well as collection barrels in North Lobby, the Cafeteria Hallway and South Schoo...
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Four Long-Time Beecher Teachers to Retire

Four Long-Time Beecher Teachers to Retire

  At the end of the 2016 school year, Beecher Road School will lose at least four of its long-time teachers, School Supt. Dr. Guy Stella announced at the March Woodbridge Board of Education meeting. Retiring are Adrienne Coleman, a Kindergarten teacher; Larry Hurwitz, long-time Extended Day directo...
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Education Costs Drive Town Budget

Education Costs Drive Town Budget

At a special meeting on March 30, the Woodbridge Board of Finance voted to recommend a $47.7 million budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17, which represents a 3.3 percent increase over the current budget. The increase is driven to some degree by an increase in the school population, both at Amity and at Beeche...
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STEM Competition Awards Top Prizes to Woodbridge Students

Students from across the Nutmeg state won awards at the Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair (CSEF) during Saturday’s ceremony at Quinnipiac University. The individual high school physical and life science winners, as well as the Urban School Challenge and Alexion Biotechnology winners, listed bel...
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Taking A “Paws” to Read

Taking A “Paws” to Read

  A Therapy Dog International (TDI) Reading Dog visited the Language Arts Center in Beecher Road School. This gentle Labrador retriever, Annie, is a trained therapy dog and is both medically and behaviorally screened. She is owned by the Marin Family, longtime residents of Woodbridge. Students sele...
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Nutrition Day

Nutrition Day

This week, students at Beecher Road School could really eat their words, or at least the words of famous authors. As part of the first Read Aloud Nutrition Day, the lunch menu was themed after books about healthy food and nutrition. Children could dine on Cloudy with Chance of Meatballs pasta, An Alphab...
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Student News – 4/8/16

  Achievements Eleanor Henn Helps Rensselaer Lacrosse To 4-1 Start Troy, NY—Eleanor Henn of Woodbridge is a member of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) lacrosse team that has gotten off to a fast start to the 2016 season. Specific information about Eleanor can be found on her roster page a...
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