Elizabeth Adriani’s Image Wins Easton Arts Council Photography Contest

It was a dark night in the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic when Elizabeth Adriani arranged to meet a high school friend on the fields at Samuel Staples Elementary School. She not only looked forward to getting Continue reading “‘Connected’”

Beth Bailey’s Work on View at the Easton Library

Known to many in both Easton and Redding as a gifted art teacher at Joel Barlow High School, Beth Bailey creates artwork that includes a range of techniques including paintings, printmaking, photography and ceramics.

Her work is on display through the month of July in the Easton Continue reading “Beth Bailey’s Work on View at the Easton Library”

JBHS Alumni Association Gives Back

It was June of 1966 when Joel Barlow High School was getting ready for its fifth commencement exercise in the school’s gymnasium. This would be the second of a total of only five years that the school would graduate students who had attended all of seven through twelfth grades at Continue reading “JBHS Alumni Association Gives Back”

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”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

06/24/2022 Update

In regards to COVID, hospitalization numbers in the state are slowly decreasing. I believe there is a very slow but steady improvement.

This week marked graduations from Samuel Staples, Helen Keller, and Joel Barlow High School. This is a good time to be Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

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”

Community Color Run to Support Mikey’s Way Scheduled for June 5

Joel Barlow’s National Honor Society will host a Color Run on Sunday, June 5 at its Redding campus to support Mikey’s Way Foundation, which supplies children with electronics during cancer treatment in memory of Mikey Friedman, an inspiring Joel Barlow alumnus.

This event is open Continue reading “Community Color Run to Support Mikey’s Way Scheduled for June 5”

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.