Pride Story Time Held at the Public Library

The Easton Public Library has been featuring its pride-inclusive collections throughout the month of June in recognition of Pride Month. They kicked things off on June 1 with a Pride Story Time event to help promote diversity and increase understanding of the LGBTQ+ community for Continue reading “Pride Story Time Held at the Public Library”

Pride Flag Raising and Community Celebration Held at Town Hall

The LGBTQ+ flag was raised in front of Town Hall last week for the third annual Easton Pride Flag Raising and Community Celebration. The flag-raising celebration kicks off a month of pride-related events that promote diversity and inclusion during Pride Month.

The event began with Continue reading “Pride Flag Raising and Community Celebration Held at Town Hall”

HKMS Raises Funds During Mikey’s Madness Month

Throughout the month of March, students at Helen Keller Middle School participated in Mikey’s Madness, a charity campaign organized to raise money to buy toys and electronics that help to alleviate the boredom children battling cancer often experience in hospitals.

Samuel Staples Elementary School Students Pitch Their Inventions

Fever Meter by Debra Belanger.–Photo by Sophie Camizzi

Fourth graders at Samuel Staples Elementary School showed off their inventions and problem-solving skills during the Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC) event held at the school Feb. 28.

The event was part of a CIC program Continue reading “Samuel Staples Elementary School Students Pitch Their Inventions”

Helen Keller Students Return to the Stage With Live Production of ‘Annie Jr.’

Students at Helen Keller Middle School returned to the stage for the first time in two years with a spirited production of the musical “Annie Jr.” on March 3 and 4.

“I thought it was amazing,” said Chris Ferrari, whose daughter Lucia Ferrari played Grace Farrell in the show. “These Continue reading “Helen Keller Students Return to the Stage With Live Production of ‘Annie Jr.’”

‘All Are Welcome’ at Samuel Staples

Samuel Staples Elementary School’s second-grade teacher, Hannah Haydu, has introduced American Sign Language (ASL) to her classroom to teach students about empathy and compassion for other people.

“We’ve been doing ‘Trait of the Month’ each month and we got to empathy,” said Haydu. Continue reading “‘All Are Welcome’ at Samuel Staples”

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