Op-Ed: University of Bridgeport’s Unconventional and Innovative Collaboration Enhances Education

The seaside campus of University of Bridgeport (UB) led by the academic leaders of UB, Sacred Heart University, Paier College of Arts and Goodwin College together have announced an unconventional and innovative educational enhancement plan for those higher education institutions Continue reading “Op-Ed: University of Bridgeport’s Unconventional and Innovative Collaboration Enhances Education”

Highlights from the Courier 6/29/20 – 7/5/20

In case you missed it, check out some of the articles below posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, June 29 to Sunday, July 5.

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Easton Community Forums for ER9 Superintendent Search Scheduled for July 8 and 9

The Easton, Redding, Region 9 Boards of Education will be hosting two evening opportunities for community members to share their insight on the hiring of the next superintendent of schools.

On Wednesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 9, Dr. Joseph Erardi, the search consultant working Continue reading “Easton Community Forums for ER9 Superintendent Search Scheduled for July 8 and 9”

Silver Linings

Throughout these past few months of quarantine and ambiguity of what our future would look like, it was easy to focus on the negative energy that surrounded us. Each day was filled with concern about our health, livelihoods, and education. We have had to become accustomed to a new Continue reading “Silver Linings”

Library Reopening July 6

After being closed since March 13, Easton Public Library will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6, with some limitations on operations and with safety measures in place. The following is the Library’s updated reopening plan:

Highlights from the Courier, 6/22/20 -6/28/20

In case you missed it, check out some of the articles below posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, June 22 to Sunday, June 28.

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Barlow Students Win Achievement Writing Awards

Three Joel Barlow High School students have won achievement awards for their writing.

Santiago Calderon’s short story, “On Thin Ice,” was chosen by the New England Association of Teachers of English as the winning piece of fiction in the 2020 Annual NEATE Writing Contest for Students.

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OP-ED: Hwang Weighs in on Draft ‘Back to School” Plan

On June 25 , Governor Ned Lamont announced an overview of a draft plan to provide guidance for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. I cannot imagine anything further from a summer break for school administrators as they evaluate and plan for the arduous and costly road of readying for Continue reading “OP-ED: Hwang Weighs in on Draft ‘Back to School” Plan”

McMorran Updates Community on Reopening Schools in the Fall

School Superintendent Dr. Thomas McMorran sent the following message to the Easton and Redding communities today, updating them on Gov. Ned Lamont’s plans for Connecticut about reopening state schools in the fall.

Dear Friends and Families of ER9:

Governor Lamont announced yesterday Continue reading “McMorran Updates Community on Reopening Schools in the Fall”

Juneteenth Celebration Highlights Historic Importance of the Day

Easton celebrated Juneteenth with music, history lessons, and socially distant picnicking. The goal was to bring together the community to meet neighbors and learn about the history and traditions of Juneteenth. More details about the history of the day can be found in our announcement Continue reading “Juneteenth Celebration Highlights Historic Importance of the Day”

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