According to the business manager’s report a proposed change from Cigna Health Insurance to Anthem Health Insurance. With this change the district would save $6500. The HSA deductible date was proposed to be moved from September 1st to July 1st, and April 1st to January 1st; 90 days earlier. Fortunately only 1 person is needed to change in order for the new option to be cheaper than the current option for the district.
Mr. Aaron King and Ms. Rebecca Anderson will be getting married on Friday, June 28 at St. Clement’s Castle in Portland, CT.
Through an email interview with Ms. Anderson, she shared that, “our wedding is one short month away, it will be here before we know it. I am excited and nervous all at the same time for the big day. Planning a wedding is very stressful. I have so many ‘little things’ to take care of between now and June 28. But I know it will all be worth it when I walk down the aisle in my beautiful dress with all our friends and family present.”
Here is Becca and Aaron’s story, composed with the help of their wedding website. (http://www.mywedding.com/beccaandaaron/) Continue reading
Mr. Nathan Fisher and Ms. Lydia Traill are planning on getting married in March of 2014.
“It’s a great feeling,” said Mr. Fisher.
Mr. Fisher grew up in Madison, Connecticut, and attended the University of Connecticut, where he studied English, with minors in American Studies and Creative Writing. Ms. Traill grew up in Sparks, Maryland, and attended Columbia University, where she also studied English, with minors in Theatre Studies and Primatology. They met about three years ago at their grad school, the Bread Loaf School of English, at Middlebury College, in Vermont. They were both studying for their Master’s degrees in English. However, they didn’t start dating until this past summer. Continue reading
This years music department trip to Myrtle Beach stirred a lot of awards from both the students and the groups as a whole. However, there was one student who stood out over the rest of the choirs. Senior Garrett Judson won an award for the Most Outstanding Solo. His performance during the show choir’s rendition of Somewhere Over the Rainbow is what caught the judges’ attention.
WISE projects come in different sizes and forms, but one more “shapely” than others is senior, Michelle Berry’s. With the help of Mrs. Kathleen Zygmont, Michelle has taken math to the fabric shop and sewn up something great.
For years, Coginchaug has been a huge advocate of music with not only chorus and band classes, but also extracurricular activities such as show choir, jazz band, and multiple a capella groups led by Ms. Lisa Larsen. But this year, former student and former director of the school’s a capella groups, Mr. Ryan Donecker, has gotten some students together and started his own group.
Four years ago I remember being awestruck by how quickly freshman year went by. Now I’m sitting here trying to figure out where I’m going to college, what I’m going to major in, where I’m going to work and live, and still finish high school strong. Continue reading
Let’s all take a second to think about where we will be in four months. Now think back to what was happening eight months ago. Continue reading
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” We all know that this is the first amendment of the United States Constitution, but I cannot help but to question if we actually get all these rights as American citizens. Continue reading
Near the end of first block principal Andre Hauser’s voice came over the intercom announcing that he was resigning as principal at the end of April on March 27. In an email with Mr. Hauser he answered questions about why he was leaving and what was going to happen to the school. Continue reading