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Project topics have covered a diverse number of topics, including the leadership of local icons such as aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky, artist J. Alden Weir and State Hero Nathan Hale – to name a few. Here, Igor Sikorsky, center, stands with his workers during the building of the S-29, a massive bi-plane that was the first aircraft that Sikorsky built in the United States, in 1923.

Top student historians to compete at Connecticut History Day Contest at CCSU

From a press release: New Britain – More than 400 Connecticut middle and high school students have spent months digging into the history of the state, nation and world in preparation for the

Platt Tech students qualifty for National Competition

DEARBORN, Mich. – Ten student teams from the Northeast, including several from Platt Technical High School, will compete in the Bright Minds Dream It! Do It! Student Challenge, organized by SME, a
Nearly everything at the natural playground at Leonard Schine Preserve was made with materials found in the woods.

Aspetuck Land Trust has 2 new family study-play programs

From a press release: Outdoor playtime for children and learning from nature will be the focus of two new family programs beginning this spring. They are free and open to the public at the Aspetuck
Mayor Ben Blake

Nominations sought for Milford youth award

From a press release: MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin G. Blake in conjunction with Milford Youth and Family Services, will present the 27th Annual Mayor’s Youth Award in a ceremony scheduled on Thursday,
Bruce T. Silverstone

Silverstone receives HCC award for ‘tireless service’

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – March 11, 2015 – The Housatonic Community College Foundation is pleased to announce that Aquarion Water Company Vice President of Corporate Communications and
Kelly Aarons

Lauralton’s Kelly Aarons wins President’s Volunteer Service Award

From a press release: Milford — Kelly Aarons of Bridgeport and a student at Lauralton Hall, Class of ’16 has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service

Valley parents invited to Internet Safety Night at Seymour MS

SEYMOUR-Want to know how to protect your kids from the Internet? The Seymour Public School System is presenting an evening discussion for parents on internet safety. The program which will take place
Jeffrey Sload, a senior at Darien High School, talks with judge Christina Zito, a professor in the Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences at the University of New Haven, during judging for the 2013 Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair Thursday, Mar. 14, 2013 at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn.

Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair to be staged at Quinnipiac March 12-13

From a press release: HAMDEN,  – Now for the 67th year in a row, volunteers with the Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair (CSEF) will provide a forum for middle and high-school students to
A 1923 map of Connecticut.

Connecticut Historical Society wants kids to submit objects that represent their Connecticut experiences

From a press release: Hartford – While adults’ Connecticut experience may be represented by a family heirloom, a community symbol or a meaningful document, product or photo, kids have their own great

Milford opens kindergarten registration

We received this note from Milford Schools: MILFORD — If you or someone you know has a child who will be entering kindergarten in the fall, we have some news for you! Kindergarten Registration for