The Suffield Observer will sponsor two scholarships to Suffield residents who will be entering an accredited two-or four-year college in September. The scholarships honor Samuel S. Fuller, founder of the paper, and Robert O. Y. Warren, a former Chairman of the Board.
Concern for animals and, more broadly, the world, motivated Suffield resident Gianni DeLucco to take action. A McAlister Intermediate School third-grade student, Gianni formed a kids’ club in September 2020 named Bamboo Panda Protection, to benefit pandas and other wildlife.
By Jessica Marzi and Brooke Schomburg, Suffield STEM teachers |
This year the Suffield Public Schools has launched a brand-new STEM program for students in grades K-5, at both Spaulding Elementary School and McAlister Intermediate School. Within both buildings each class is provided with opportunities to visit the STEM lab.
The United States Department of Agriculture estimates that Americans produce approximately one pound of food waste every day; this is equal to approximately four McDonald’s Quarter Pounders. Food scraps are the number one item found in landfills, and with such a large percentage of that waste being biodegradable, extremely high levels of methane gas and carbon dioxide are released, trapping heat in our atmosphere and contributing to global warming.
By Alexandra Casinghino, SHS Library Media Specialist |
Tiffany Tan, a junior at Suffield High School, has been selected to be one of only two high school student judges from all of Connecticut to be a member of the prestigious Nutmeg Award Selection Committee.
Suffield High School’s Rotary Student of the Month for November, Julianna is a senior and a member of our National Honor and World Language Honor Society, and is the president of both societies. She was also the World Language Student of the Month in her sophomore year.