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May 152015


Following is news from Amity Middle School – Orange:

The eighth grade spent Wednesday and Thursday in Philadelphia.

After a delay of about an hour due to one of the busses leaking antifreeze, the entire group  arrived at their initial destination around 2 p.m.

It was a very full day of sightseeing and attending a Philly’s baseball game. The second day included visits to the Franklin Institute and visits to Founder’s Hall.

To the right is a group photo taken in the morning.

Congratulations: to Colton Varholak  and Soo-Jin Park of Team S who have been selected to receive this year’s Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Award.

This award is presented each year to young men and women attending schools within CABE’s membership, who exhibit exemplary leadership qualities.

Superintendent Charles Dumais, presented the award at a ceremony held at the Amity Board of Education meeting on Monday May 11.

Also, congratulations to Scholar Leaders, Anthony Tom and Alexandra Bonat.

Their achievement will be celebrated on May 28th at the Aqua Turf in Southington. Parents, an administrator and guidance counselor will attend with Tom and Alex and in addition,  each scholar is given the opportunity to invite one adult from the school who they feel has been a mentor to them.

Accompanying Alex will be math teacher, Andrea Fleischman. Anthony has invited social studies teacher, Sheryl Wilder.