There was a lot of excitement at Spaulding School on Friday morning, June 15. The students, K-2, had made congratulatory signs for the seniors who came to participate in the second annual Senior Walk through the halls of Spaulding School where most of the seniors had started their education.
More than two and a half years ago on October 8, 2015, the Town voted at referendum to “appropriate $5,130,000 for renovations and improvements to Suffield Town Hall and authorize the issue of bonds, notes or temporary notes in an amount not to exceed $4,385,000 to finance said appropriation.” Since that time, movement towards a renovated Town Hall has taken several turns. The most recent is the Permanent Building Commssion’s (PBC) proposal to raze Town Hall and replace it with a new, more efficient building.
The Observer is looking for worthy high school students interested in a $1,000 college scholarship. The Sam Fuller and Robert Warren one-year scholarships are for full-time students residing in Suffield and attending a four-year college in the fall.
Jason Thresher, a Suffield High graduate and a 2010 graduate of Bryant University, was inducted into the Bryant University Athletics Hall of Fame which “honors any alumnus who has attained outstanding recognition or superior accomplishments in any varsity sport.”
The holiday of Hanukkah, celebrated by Jews around the world, commemorates the victory of the Maccabees (4th century BCE) against the Greeks and the miracle of the oil that burned for eight days instead of one.