Category: Education

BOR Votes to Accept $3 million in Field Grant

STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) is pleased to announce that Stamford High School (SHS) will be the beneficiary of $3,000,000 in state bond funding to create a synthetic multipurpose field that will accommodate baseball, as well as supporting soccer, lacrosse and field hockey. The goal of this project is to enhance competitiveness while…

Stamford High School takes 3 of 4 Titles at 2023 CT State Debate Championships

STAMFORD, CT – Thirty-two Stamford Public Schools (SPS) students, more than any other Connecticut school district, qualified and participated in the Connecticut Debate Association (CDA) State Finals on Saturday, March 25, bringing home 15 individual and team trophies. Stamford High School proudly hosted this year’s championship competition, for the first time in over a decade.…

Connecticut Odyssey of the Mind state tournament inspires audiences with creativity

WESTON, CT – Connecticut Odyssey of the Mind (CTOM) brought creativity to life this past weekend, hosting its 2023 CTOM Tournament at Southern Connecticut State University. On March 18th, over 45 teams of students from grades Kindergarten through 12th grade participated in the CTOM creative problem-solving competition. Imagine trying to build an original team-made vehicle…

Governor Lamont announces $11.5 million to continue Connecticut’s popular Summer Enrichment Program for next two years

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Charlene M. Russell-Tucker today announced that the Connecticut State Department of Education is releasing $11.5 million from its share of federal American Rescue Plan Act funds to continue its highly successful Summer Enrichment Program in summer 2023 and summer 2024. The governor proposed the creation of…

Westport Country Playhouse Accepting Applications for 2023 Woodward Internship Program

Westport Country Playhouse announces that applications are now being accepted for its 2023 Joanne Woodward Internship Program for theater career aspirants. Interns enhance their professional skills and gain on-the-job experience working directly with Playhouse senior staff during summer months. Named in honor of actress, director, and the Playhouse’s former artistic director, the Joanne Woodward Internship…

WCSU, Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce, Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board partner to create event for employers, job seekers

DANBURY, CT – The Spring 2023 Greater Danbury Job Fair, sponsored by the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce, the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board and the Western Connecticut State University Career Success Center, will be from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, at the Danbury Fair Center Court, 7 Backus Ave. in Danbury.…

First County Bank Foundation Accepting Applications for the Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award

STAMFORD, CT., February 9, 2023 — The First County Bank Foundation is now accepting applications for the annual Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award. High school seniors can apply at https://firstcountybank.com/community/awards-and-scholarships/ The Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award rewards high school seniors residing in the towns of Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, New Canaan, Westport and Bridgeport,…

‘Lane change’ leads to selection as a Connecticut Collegiate Poet  for WCSU student from Westport

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University Professional Writing student Isabella Bullock recently was named one of five Connecticut Collegiate Poets by the Connecticut Poetry Circuit for 2022-23. As a result of this honor, the Westport resident will travel the state participating in poetry readings and events. After graduating from Staples High School, Bullock planned…