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Sep 292016
 

Hockey Team.

Hockey Team

Did you get your tickets for tomorrow night’s Dan LaRosa’s Comedy Hypnosis Show (with special guest The Amazing Andy)?

The event is a fundraiser to help support the Amity Hockey Team.

It will take place at the James Brady Center For the Arts (Amity High School Auditorium) on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m.

The $15 tickets are available at the door or online at showtix4u.com/#!/page_Events.

Music In Motion: Amazing Eye Candy On the Amity Stage

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Sep 282016
 

screen-shot-2016-09-28-at-10-25-39-pmThe Amity Music Department presents Music In Motion 2016: 2.0!  Come enjoy a great evening of music presented in a way that you’ve never seen before!  It’s sure to be a great night of fun music for the entire family!  Children 14 and under are FREE with the purchase of an adult tickets!

The band, drumline, color guard and jazz band will be featured throughout the program.  Selections include music from The Planets, The Chicken, America the Beautiful, original music commissioned especially for Music In Motion by EDM artist Scott Osborne and much, much more!

Performances are Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the John J. Brady Center for Arts!

Tickets are $12!  Children under 14 are FREE with a paying adult! Click HERE for tickets. Get yours today!

Music In Motion is proud to have HB Communications of North Haven, and the Connecticut Hurricanes Drum and Bugle Corps as sponsors for this years production.

Click HERE to see the 2016 Music In Motion Trailer.

Cross Country: Amity Boys Win Two in Woodbridge

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Sep 272016
 

Connor Visnic wins his first varsity race. Amity boys win 15-50 vs North Haven. (Source: Twitter)

Connor Visnic wins his first varsity race. Amity boys win 15-50 vs North Haven. (Source: Twitter)

The Amity Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams ran their one and only Home meet at Fitzgerald Field Tuesday afternoon.

The Spartans hosted Guilford and Sheehan.

The Boys Team won two: Amity 21, Guilford 40; Amity 16, Sheehan 47; Guilford 16, Sheehan 45

Seniors Andrew Burford 17:50 and Kyle Beaudette 18:11 were the first and second finishers followed by Guilford’s Finn Davidson 18:12

By Tuesday evening, no information was available regarding the Girls Team results.

 

 

Girls’ Swimming: Amity Leaves Branford In Its Wake

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Sep 272016
 

img_0136The Lady Spartans Swim team hosted the Branford Hornets in Orange on Monday, Sept. 26.
Amity won handily 101 – 76 and remains undefeated (5-0) for the season.
Amity’s Winning Events
200 Medley Relay: A- 1:56.73 Molly Cox, Christiane Delda, Kate Alvarado, Megan Lasto
200 Freestyle: A- 2:04.03 Kayleigh Foley
200 Ind. Medley: A-2:18.60 Megan Lasto
50 Freestyle: A- 25.34 Amanda Hendrick
Diving: A- 184.20 Juliet Melotto
100 Butterfly: A- 1:02.06 Vera Belfonti
100 Freestyle: A- 57.63 Kayleigh Foley
500 Freestyle: A- 5:36.12 Kate Alvarado
200 Freestyle Relay: A- 1:47.53 Kalynna Hauser, Kayleigh Foley, Kate Alvarado, Amanda Hendrick
Branford’s Winning Events
100 Backstroke: B- 1:05.62 Gabija Karosas
100 Breaststroke: B- 1:18.49 Jamie Beler
400 Freestyle Relay: B- 4:00.70 Gabrielle Gillis, Sally Nardella, Cordelia Keberle, Gabija Karosas
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Girls’ Volleyball: Amity Wins 3 Out of 5 Against Shelton

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Sep 262016
 

img_0565The Amity Lady Spartans hosted the Shelton Gaels at Woodbridge on Monday, Sept. 26.

Amity won the first, fourth and fifth games to claim victory and retain its undefeated status for the season.

Amity 3, Shelton 2

Game Scores: A 25-14, 22-25, 19-25, 25-16, 15-7

Notes:

Amity: Kathleen Walsh had 24 kills 11 digs, Jaiden Williams had 37 assists, Abby Harbinson had 16 kills 2 blocks

Shelton: Samantha Stevens 5 digs, 12 kills, 2 blocks, MacKenzie Bures 18 digs 11 kills 1 block, Grace Tukarski 7 aces, 5 digs, and 36 assists

Records: A 7-0; S 6-3

Girls’ Soccer: Amity Defeats Law 1-0 on Friday

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Sep 262016
 

img_9748The Lady Spartans hosted the Lawmen from Jonathan Law in Woodbridge on Friday afternoon.

In the first half Nicole Koshes, assisted by Jessica Hauser, scored the first and only goal of the game.

Amity outshot Law 23-6.

Law’s goalkeepers Morgan Taylor and Gina DiFederico each made 4 saves for the Lawmen; Amity’s Abby Allen made 3 saves.

 

Cartoonist Bob Englehart To Visit Amity High School

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Sep 262016
 

From http://www.bobenglehart.com/

From http://www.bobenglehart.com/

Bob Englehart, the award-winning editorial cartoonist, will visit Amity Regional High School on October 5, 2016, to offer a workshop to Amity’s History, Journalism, and Art students. Mr. Englehart was the first full-time editorial cartoonist in the 251 year history of The Hartford Courant, and worked for that newspaper for 35 years.

Mr. Englehart maintains a web site (Bobenglehart.com) where he displays a collection of his cartoons, a blog, and his memoir “Trackrat: Memoir of a Fan.” He still draws 3 cartoons a week for the cartoon syndicate, Caglecartoons.com.

Mr. Englehart will discuss his creative process and share insights about writing gags, drawing cartoons and caricatures, and the perils of the daily newspaper

The event will be hosted by Amity librarians Robert Musco and Cara McConnell, and made possible by the Jamie Hulley Arts Fund. More information about the Fund’s mission and work can be found at: jamiehulleyartsfund.org.

For more information, contact Robert Musco ([email protected]) or Cara McConnell at ([email protected]).

Breakfast For Dinner and Comedy Hypnosis Show Support Amity Hockey Team

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Sep 262016
 

The Spartans celebrate their victory against New Milford.

File photo: The Spartans celebrate their victory against New Milford.

The Amity Boys Hockey is having two fundraising events this month that include food and entertainment.

• The first is a Sept. 27 evening “breakfast” at Chips. The $10 per ticket, fixed menu (pancakes, eggs, sausage or bacon, drink) meal has four, one-hour seatings starting at 5 p.m.

Call 203.397.4830, x3300 or e-mail Coach Lindgren to purchase tickets.

Reservations are required and checks should be made out to Amity Hockey Parents.

Dan LaRosa’s Comedy Hypnosis Show (with special guest The Amazing Andy) at the Amity High School Auditorium on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. is the second hockey team fundraiser this month.

The $15 tickets are available at the door or online at showtix4u.com/#!/page_Events.

Kennedy Featured Speaker at OACC Fall Program

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Sep 262016
 

Rob and Andrea Kennedy

Rob and Andrea Kennedy

The Orange Arts and Culture Council will host its Annual Fall Program on Monday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Upstairs Meeting Room,at Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange.

[The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. A brief Annual Meeting will be held at 7 pm for members.]

Rob Kennedy, Amity alumnus and current theater arts teacher, director and producer for Amity Creative Theater, is the featured speaker. Some of the Amity students who had the honor this summer of being invited to Scotland to participate in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will accompany Kennedy. The students performed their show,The Third Wave at the Festival.

This is the second time Amity has been invited to attend the Festival, appearing first in 2012. The Amity Creative Theater students were chosen from more than 2,500 applicants. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place for three weeks every August in Scotland’s capital city.

Every year thousands of performers take to hundreds of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, comedy, dance, physical theatre, circus, cabaret, children’s shows, musicals, opera, music, spoken word, exhibitions and events.

Amity's 2016 Fringe Festival participants

Amity’s 2016 Fringe Festival participants

When at home, Amity students perform in a new 750-seat theater which was built in 2007. A 100-seat Black Box Theater was added in 2013. The students’ level of talent and dedication to the craft has garnered many accolades. According to the theater group’s website, “The school was awarded two Moss Hart Awards from the New England Theater Conference for Best High School production in New England and 21 Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards including Best Actor in the State (John Jorge in 2010), Best Actress (Ali Kramer in 2012) and Best Overall Production (Sweeney Todd in 2013). In 2010, John Jorge also was a semi-finalist at the National High School Musical Theater Awards (The Jimmy’s) on Broadway. The student actors also have performed at the Walt Disney World Resort in 2013 and 2015.”

In addition, OACC will present the winners of this year’s Picture This Photo Contest.

 

Now Find More School Sports Coverage On Frontier’s VSN

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Sep 252016
 

screen-shot-2016-09-25-at-12-36-53-pmLove school sports but aren’t happy with the limited coverage you find on the local network news? Well, Frontier Communications may have just what you’ve been looking for.

Recently, during an Amity Girls’ Volleyball game, Orange Resident Joe Ferraiolo, Frontier’s New Haven County General Manager mentioned that Frontier was launching the Vantage Sports Network (VSN-CT) an all-local channel dedicated to bringing viewers year-round coverage of Connecticut’s high school, collegiate and youth sports.

The service is exclusive to Frontier’s Vantage TV™ customers and will air 7 days a week on Channels 600 and 1600 HD.

Noah Finz, former WTNH Sports Director and owner of Finz Creative Programming is developing the Content and programming for VSN-CT.

The Vantage Sports Network airs daily programming from 6 a.m to 1 a.m. with the bulk of the content being taped broadcasts of a variety of sporting events (college, high school, etc). A nightly half hour wrap up show, produced at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, will address the day’s events.

The network will air some live coverage of events each week, along with taped event coverage provided by colleges and universities around the state.

For prospective customers looking for information on Vantage TV call 888-772-3501 and Use ID # 302868