A Final ‘Toodeloo!’ to the Class of ’22

Joel Barlow High School’s senior class president Benjamin Fligelman delivered a final enthusiastic and upbeat “toodeloo!” to fellow graduates on Monday to mark the end of a tumultuous four years for the Barlow Class of 2022. “Toodeloo!” had become Fligelman’s signature sign-off after Continue reading “A Final ‘Toodeloo!’ to the Class of ’22”

Two Lives Well Lived- Coach Profetto & Rose

I received an email this past Tuesday informing me that former Barlow Coach John Profetto had passed away during the first week of June and that his beloved wife of some 62 years, Rose, had followed him into eternity just five days later. Remembering how respected and adored John Continue reading “Two Lives Well Lived- Coach Profetto & Rose”

Joel Barlow High School Principal Settles Into New Position

If Dr. Mario Almeida had any lingering doubts about accepting the job as Head of School and Assistant Superintendent at Joel Barlow High School, this month’s senior prom sealed the deal.

Looking out onto the dance floor at the Amber Room in Danbury, the administrator knew he made Continue reading “Joel Barlow High School Principal Settles Into New Position”

Come Celebrate Learning at Barlow Palooza Thursday, May 26

Each May, Joel Barlow High School invites the Easton and Redding communities to the school campus for Barlow Palooza, a festival that brings together students and community members to celebrate their academic and artistic accomplishments.

Scott’s Perfect Game Clinches Top Seed in SWC Tournament for Barlow Baseball

Barlow ace Matt Scott continued his dominant pitching performance this season in the Falcons 11-0, five-inning “mercy rule” win over Pomperaug. Scott struck out 11 of the 15 batters he faced and issued no walks. Barlow played errorless defense behind him to nail down the perfect Continue reading “Scott’s Perfect Game Clinches Top Seed in SWC Tournament for Barlow Baseball”

Joel Barlow Girls Lacrosse Having Another Winning Season

The Joel Barlow Falcons girls varsity lacrosse team fell short of the state championship last season by one goal against Guilford High School, but that hasn’t stopped them from having a successful 2022 season. As they head into the final games of the regular season, the Falcons are Continue reading “Joel Barlow Girls Lacrosse Having Another Winning Season”

Barlow – A student’s recollection of days long gone.

I was recently asked by a current senior at JBHS to give my impressions of Barlow’s early days. I guess my attending the school 62 years ago might qualify me for the task.

As I pondered what to write about our early days at good old JBHS, I decided to peruse the school’s latest Continue reading “Barlow – A student’s recollection of days long gone.”

All Eyes on Matt Scott as Barlow Takes Down Westhill in Season Opener

Joel Barlow High School senior Matt Scott was the center of attention as the Falcons kicked off their 2022 baseball season with a 4-2 win over the No. 1-ranked Westhill Vikings on April 5 in front of an enthusiastic home crowd.

At least 11 scouts, including representatives from Continue reading “All Eyes on Matt Scott as Barlow Takes Down Westhill in Season Opener”

Joel Barlow Teacher to Be Inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame

Joel Barlow High School teacher, Christopher Poulos, has been selected to be inducted into The National Teachers Hall of Fame as a member of the class of 2022.

Poulos, who teaches Spanish for grades 9 through 12, is one of just five teachers across the nation to be inducted this Continue reading “Joel Barlow Teacher to Be Inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame”

JBWA Hockey Wins Conference Championship

CIAC State Tournament Up Next

JBWA soared to its first SWC/SCC championship on Friday with the help of sophomore standout and SWC/SCC Player of the Year, Niko Tournas (#13), who scored 50 goals during the regular season.–Photo courtesy of Wendi McCabe

A potent offense, tenacious Continue reading “JBWA Hockey Wins Conference Championship”

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