Ridgefield High School to host science research symposium Wednesday

Students from Ridgefield High School’s three-year science research program include, from left, junior Randy Deng, junior Adam Davidovich, senior Megan Johnson, and sophomore Ian LoCascio. —Macklin Reid photo

The students of the Ridgefield High School science research program will take part in the annual symposium Wednesday, May 22. The program has students propose their own research project and complete it over the course of two to three years. The projects are college level and the course teaches independent thinking, presentation skills, and time management and many other important real world … read more

Ridgefield Academy to host Touch-A-Truck event

Ridgefield Academy welcomes children of all ages to its annual Touch-A-Truck event Saturday, June 1, from 9-11 a.m. Touch-A-Truck is a free event and will feature eight different types of construction and emergency vehicles. All trucks will be open for childen to explore and learn from. For more information, contact David Suter, at 203-894-2800, ext. 112, or dsuter@ridgefieldacademy.org.

The High School Experience: ‘Tragicomedy’ explores all four years

From the start of freshman year through graduation senior year, the high school experience is one marked by both highs and lows — a journey of ups and downs that creates lifelong laughs as much as it does nerve-wracking headaches. Ridgefield High School junior Caroline Malley traces those ebbs and flows in her new play, “The High School Experience: A … read more

Ridgefielder Colin Costigan named Semper Fidelis All-American

Wooster School student and Ridgefield resident Colin Costigan has been recognized as a Semper Fidelis All-American. “The title of United States Marine is earned, never given. The same is true of a Semper Fidelis All-American,” Wooster School said in a press release Tuesday. “Becoming an All-American puts students in elite company and allows opportunities that will open the doors to future success. Proudly … read more

Ridgefield theater productions receive 17 Halo Award nominations

The Ridgefield High School 2018-19 theatrical productions of Almost, Maine and The Addams Family received a combined 17 nominations for the 16th Annual Halo Awards. The Halo Awards are presented annually by Seven Angels Theatre of Waterbury and celebrate the best of high school theatre in Connecticut. More than 60 high schools throughout the state participate. The awards will be … read more

Ridgefield voters pass town, school budgets

A $148 million operating budget passed at referendum Tuesday. Ridgefield voters approved a $47,793,923 town budget with 1,386 ‘yes’ votes to 321 ‘no’ votes. The town budget was a “zero percent increase” from the 2018-19 town operating budget. Residents also passed a $98,193,760 school budget, representing a 3.36 percent spending increase over the current year’s Board of Education budget, with … read more

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