April Rotary Student of the Month

Congratulations to Joseph LaValla, who was chosen as the Rotary Student of the Month for April. Joseph is currently a senior at Suffield High School and has been very active through his four years here at Suffield High School.

Career Day at SMS

Every year Suffield Middle School gives its eighth-grade students the opportunity to hear about a wide variety of careers. Typically, the invited speakers are Suffield residents, many of them volunteered by their children or nieces and nephews.

May Rotary Student of the Month

Congratulations to James “Jimmy” Casella who is our Rotary Student of the Month for May. James is a senior at Suffield High School who has challenged himself throughout his four years with many AP and Honors courses.

SHS Teacher Named 2018 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

Justin Kaput from Suffield High School has been selected as one of this year’s Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows in recognition of his commitment to geographic education. The 2018 Fellows, a group of 40 highly respected educators from the USA and Canada, will embark on global expeditions on board various Lindblad Expedition and  National Geographic ships for a hands-on professional development experience.

Suffield Summer Music Camp

Suffield band directors Amy Wilson and Corey Killian are excited to announce the dates of the second annual Suffield Summer Music Camp! This summer’s two-week camp session will occur July 9-July 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at Suffield High School.

Agriscience Update

On March 29, our Suffield Agriscience Program hosted Accepted Student Day, where all accepted eighth grade students from various towns came for one huge shadow day. During the school day they learned about FFA, the student leadership organization, and had the opportunity to ask students on a panel about life at Suffield High School.

Winning Programmers Honored

Three Suffield students went to Washington, D. C., on their spring vacation, but not for a holiday. As reported in the March issue of the Observer, Marissa and Gianna Guzzo and their team-mate Alexandra Smith were the 2017 Connecticut Second District winners of the Congressional App Challenge, a national program now in its third year in which about 4,900 students participated last fall.

Aces High Aims to be World Champ

In the six weeks allowed for designing and building, the Suffield/Windsor Locks High Schools’ team in the FIRST Robotics Competition created a sturdy, capable robot and developed good skill in operating it. Aces High did very well in their first three meets.