Suffield Educators Honored

One of the happy items on the agenda for the September 4 meeting of the Suffield Board of Education was the announcement of this year’s Teacher of the Year and Paraeducator of the Year, chosen from nominations submitted from all four of our schools.

Interim Superintendent Briefing

Through The Suffield Observer, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to the Suffield community. My name is Mark Winzler, and I began service as the Interim Superintendent of the Suffield Schools on Thursday, August 23.

Author Carol Taylor Celebrated

Family, friends and many retired Spaulding School teachers gathered in the Spaulding library on September 12 to celebrate and hear about a book written by Carol Taylor, also a former teacher at the school.


In the September issue, on Page 4, the caption for a photo of Suffield Academy’s newly renovated Memorial Building mistakenly noted that the top floor contained some dorm rooms.

SMS Welcomes New Principal

In early August, Mr. Ken Smith was hired as the new principal at Suffield Middle School. Smith, a graduate of UConn with a Masters in Secondary English, went on to teach seventh grade English in Portland, Conn., for eight years.

Building Skills at Summer Camp

The sound of almost two dozen basketballs being dribbled at once is something like quiet thunder. That’s what was going on in Suffield Academy’s parking lot off Mountain Road near the end of July, when Basketball World’s summer day camp was in session.