Allison Elkow named Teacher of the Year

Scotts Ridge Middle School special education teacher Allison Elkow has been named the school district’s 2016-17 Teacher of the Year. Elkow, who works with seventh graders, delivered the district’s convocation speech in August before the school year began. “Together, more gets done,” she said. “It is not about you; it is not about me. We need to put our egos … read more

Joseph Leheny, 83, school administrator

Joseph Leheny, a lifelong resident of Danbury and longtime Ridgefield educator, died on March 1 after a long illness. He was 83. After graduating from Western Connecticut State Teachers College, he served in the U.S. Army. He then worked for decades as director of curriculum and assistant superintendent of Ridgefield Public Schools. He is survived by his wife Sandra; his … read more

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