Artist Donna Albano to Exhibit at Easton Public Library

Watercolor artist Donna Albano returns to the Easton Public Library to exhibit a new collection of paintings, entitled Small Watercolors. Her show will be in the Library’s Conference Room, as well as in the Glass Display Case, from Aug. 2 to 31. An art reception will take place on Continue reading “Artist Donna Albano to Exhibit at Easton Public Library”

‘Modified and Totally Not Normal’ Barlow Palooza

Joel Barlow High School faculty invited the Easton and Redding communities to the school campus for Palooza, a celebration of learning, each May for more than a decade. There was food, music, entertainment and a large student art show, including art Continue reading “‘Modified and Totally Not Normal’ Barlow Palooza”

Barlow Class of 2021 Graduates Together

Last year, due to Covid-19 restrictions, Joel Barlow High School High School held a virtual graduation ceremony for the class of 2020 along with a drive-through procession that required the cooperation from various town departments, Barlow staff and the graduates and their families. Continue reading “Barlow Class of 2021 Graduates Together”

Letter: YES DEI. YES Survey.

To the Editor:

One of the lessons of the pandemic has been all about connectivity. Finding new ways to communicate, to be productive and successful at work and at school, to keep in touch with loved ones no matter where they live.

Going forward, we will learn the advantages of Continue reading “Letter: YES DEI. YES Survey.”

Easton Schools Take Top Honors in CyberPatriot Competition

A group of students from Helen Keller Middle School placed first in the state at the 13th annual CyberPatriot competition. In addition, two teams made up of Easton students placed in the top three for the Gold Division. 

The CyberPatriot website states, “CyberPatriot is the National Continue reading “Easton Schools Take Top Honors in CyberPatriot Competition”

Joel Barlow High School Teacher Faces Charges

Dr. Rydell Harrison, Easton-Redding and Region 9 schools superintendent, informed parents in a May 7 email that a Joel Barlow High School teacher had been placed on administrative leave.

“We learned recently of the arrest of one of our high school teachers, Charles Schaub,” Dr. Continue reading “Joel Barlow High School Teacher Faces Charges”

Has Covid-19 Changed Barlow Student Fashion?

Over the past year, the normal way of life changed for Joel Barlow High School students in countless ways. Teenagers’ personal fashion styles since the Covid-19 lockdowns were among the transformations.

The at-home classroom created a causal way of life for high school students. Continue reading “Has Covid-19 Changed Barlow Student Fashion?”

Barlow PTSA Seeks Prize Donations

The Joel Barlow PTSA is asking the community for prize donations to help celebrate the Senior Class of 2021. The Barlow Seniors will have their Senior Prom on Friday, May 21st. Since this will be their only all-class celebration, due to Covid, the PTSA is looking for door prize donations Continue reading “Barlow PTSA Seeks Prize Donations”

Barlow Speakers Place at State Finals, Advance to Semis in Virtual Supreme Court

Several Joel Barlow High School debaters earned distinction in two March competitions. While debating immigration policy at State Finals in the Connecticut Debate Association, three Barlow speakers opened the golden door to victory on March 27.

At this invitation-only event for Continue reading “Barlow Speakers Place at State Finals, Advance to Semis in Virtual Supreme Court”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 4/01/2021

Good evening,

Given the short week, I wanted to reach out to all of you. First, Happy Easter and Passover to all who celebrate.

Our Covid numbers again rose slightly. The per 100,000 number for the two weeks ending March 27 was 19. We had to go virtual Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”