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.”

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”

Two-Hour Delay for ER9 Schools on Monday

Superintendent McKinnon sent the following announcement today about the start of ER9 schools on Monday, Jan. 3:

Dear Families, 

I hope this email finds you well. There will be a 2-hour delay to all schools tomorrow for students. Staff will report to work at their regular time. Continue reading “Two-Hour Delay for ER9 Schools on Monday”

Beauty and the Beast: Beyond the Mask

Rehearsing for a play while wearing masks — This is the next level of hard work and commitment Erin Pinsky, the producer of Beauty and the Beast, wanted to make clear: “The mask doesn’t define you.’’

There is so much more to wearing a mask than just being difficult. The mask is Continue reading “Beauty and the Beast: Beyond the Mask”

Award Honors Barlow Alumnus Who Died on 9/11

Ian O’Reilly is the recipient of this year’s Peter Burton Hanson Award for Humanity. The award is presented annually to a Joel Barlow High School senior who exemplifies Hanson’s dedication to social justice, human rights, volunteerism and passion for living.

Ian was one of 10 Continue reading “Award Honors Barlow Alumnus Who Died on 9/11”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 11/12/2021

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Good afternoon,

I had the pleasure of attending a ceremony for the Easton and Monroe American Legion in Monroe to commemorate Veteran’s Day. We all express our gratitude to those who have served our country, both in the past and now. We admire them as all Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Oil Delivery Mishap Closes Joel Barlow High School

Joel Barlow High School will remain closed on Friday, and most after-school activities have been cancelled, after a contractor on Tuesday poured approximately 20 gallons of fuel oil into the school’s 20,000-gallon water storage tank.

Students were dismissed early at 12:30 p.m. Continue reading “Oil Delivery Mishap Closes Joel Barlow High School”

Tickets on Sale for Joel Barlow’s Beauty and The Beast Production

Tickets to the general public are now on sale for Joel Barlow High School’s production of Beauty and the Beast

Please “Be Our Guest!” performances run Thursday, November 18 at 7 p.m., Friday, November 19 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 20 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 Continue reading “Tickets on Sale for Joel Barlow’s Beauty and The Beast Production”

Special Screening of Screenagers: Growing Up In A Digital Age

The parents and educators in Easton and Redding brought the documentary “Screenagers: Growing Up in a Digital Age” to our community in 2016 to shed a light on the impact excessive screentime is having on our children. As the amount of time children spend on screens has not seemed Continue reading “Special Screening of Screenagers: Growing Up In A Digital Age”

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