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  1. 10 students arrested after fight breaks out at Ansonia High School  WTNH.com
  2. Ten students arrested after Ansonia High School fight  CTPost
  3. 10 Students Arrested After Altercation at Ansonia High School  NBC Connecticut
  4. 10 Teenagers Arrested After Fight At Ansonia High School: Report  Shelton, CT Patch
  5. 10 Ansonia High students arrested after a fight  FOX61 Hartford
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Ansonia High School principal has ties to Bridgeport, Norwalk  CTPost

ANSONIA —It's not yet July but Paul Giansanti is ready to go to work. “"I'd like to start coming in on Saturdays and opening up the school for meetings with the ...



Bill Powanda, former senator, VP at Griffin Hospital in Derby, dies at 78  New Haven Register

SEYMOUR — A Valley icon and former, longtime vice president of Griffin Hospital, William C. Powanda, died this week at 78. Powanda, a Seymour resident, ...



Ansonia BOE won’t close schools early but won’t pay staff  CT Post

ANSONIA — The city's public schools will remain open Wednesday but staff may not be paid because the district has run out of money, an official said Tuesday.



Ansonia High School graduation 2018  CT Post

Image 1 of 55. Graduate Atianna Bowen blows bubbles at her seat during the Ansonia High School Commencement Exercises in Ansonia, Conn. on Monday, ...



Ansonia mayor pushes back against ed costs  CTPost

ANSONIA — City taxpayers need school administrators and union leaders willing to compromise for the greater good of the city. So said Mayor David S. Cassetti ...



Ansonia-Derby School Regionalization Study Committee begins working  CT Post

DERBY-Officials see it as a way to cut costs, offer more advanced college placement classes and save taxpayers and parents money. But some of the nearly two ...



Ansonia Public Schools vote to stay open amid budget issues  WFSB

Public schools in Ansonia could close early because of a lack of funding, according to school officials.



Ansonia-Derby school regionalization talks continue  WTNH.com

Two of Connecticut's smallest cities are looking into combining their school districts. Folks from Derby and Ansonia will sit down for their second regionalization ...



The Ansonia High graduation speech that no one heard  CTPost

ANSONIA-For the first time in years, perhaps ever, the city's mayor was not able to address the graduating senior class. Superintendent of Schools Carol ...



School officials fire back in Ansonia budget battle  CTPost

ANSONIA-School officials suspect the city is playing a shell game by holding back payment on invoices in order to show a $533,567 balance in the Board of ...



Ansonia vs. Derby FB being played in Oxford this year  CTPost

ANSONIA — Oct. 19 is the third weekend in the month. In this city of nearly 20,000 it can only mean it's time for the annual Ansonia vs. Derby high school football ...



Ansonia educators rally against city, call for return of $600,000  CTPost

ANSONIA — The ongoing budgetary battle between the city and the school district pending in court has created unmanageable classrooms, required teachers to ...



Officials: Non-life-threatening injuries in Ansonia crash  CTPost

ANSONIA — Some of the occupants of two cars that collided Tuesday afternoon were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.



Ansonia teachers back to work but the concern over paychecks is there  CT Post

ANSONIA — Schools opened Wednesday, teachers taught and students learned. “Our eighth-graders toured the high school today, “ said Matt Hough, president ...



Ansonia High School Principal Officially Resigns  Valley Independent Sentinel

Ansonia's Board of Education formally accepted a letter of resignation Wednesday from high school principal Terri Goldson. “It has been a pleasure and honor to ...



Ansonia School Budget Dispute Heads to Court  NBC Connecticut

A tense battle is brewing in Ansonia between the city and the school board and hundreds of thousands of dollars for education is at stake.



New High School Principal Named In Ansonia  Valley Independent Sentinel

Paul Giansanti of Oxford has been appointed as the new principal of Ansonia High School. Dr. Carol Merlone, Superintendent of Schools, made the ...



AHS practice field to be named for Jack Hunt  CTPost

ANSONIA-Standing six feet, seven inches tall and weighing a muscular 350 pounds Jack Hunt was a big man. As big as he was Hunt's years as football star, ...



State tells Ansonia to pay its schools more  CTPost

ANSONIA — The state has weighed in on a fiscal battle between the city and its school board, saying the city violated state statutes by reducing the city school ...



Meeting held to discuss regionalizing Ansonia, Derby Public Schools  FOX 61

DERBY - Some Connecticut school districts are considering the idea of regionalization by combining schools from two towns to save money. The idea was on ...



A high school principal ‘liked’ a pornographic video on Twitter — and is now out of a job  Washington Post

A high school principal in Connecticut has left his job following a report that he had “liked” an explicit sexual video on Twitter. Terri Goldson, who led a high ...



9 Girls, 1 Boy Arrested in CT After High School Brawl  i95rock.com

Yikes. I guess tempers are hot as the school year comes close to an end. Cliques, gossip, bullying. Sadly it is an insidious part of school life for many.



Meet The Top 10 Students In Ansonia's Class Of 2018  Valley Independent Sentinel

ANSONIA – Stephanie Umeugo is valedictorian of the Class of 2018 at Ansonia High School, Interim Principal Sara Crooks has announced. Stephanie and the ...



Ansonia HS principal on administrative leave; district mum on why  New Haven Register

ANSONIA — School officials remained tight-lipped Friday about why Ansonia High School Principal Terri Goldson was placed on administrative leave this week.



Ansonia-Derby School Regionalization committee grills consultant candidates for 4 hours  CTPost

DERBY-For four hours behind closed doors the 10-member Ansonia-Derby School Regionalization Study committee grilled four candidates seeking to become ...



Ansonia, Derby discuss potential school merger Monday night  WTNH.com

(WTNH) - It's no secret Ansonia and Derby schools are struggling with dwindling funding from the state and federal government as well as with declining ...



Protest planned if Ansonia mayor addresses teachers Thursday  CTPost

ANSONIA-A planned walkout was intended Thursday morning if Mayor David Cassetti showed up to address teachers during their annual convocation before ...



Ansonia superintendent of schools in center of petition battle  New Haven Register

ANSONIA — Though there is a contingent of parents unhappy with Superintendent of Schools Carol Merlone's recent handling of the district budget crisis, there ...



Ansonia Middle School Graduates 195 Students  Valley Independent Sentinel

ANSONIA – A total of 195 eighth grade students participated in a Commencement Program at Ansonia Middle School (AMS) on June 18 in the Richard Nicolari ...



School regionalization committee ready to hire a consultant  CTPost

DERBY — The Ansonia-Derby school regionalization committee is ready to hire a consultant to lead it through a process that could take up to four years.



New principal makes first impression  CTPost

ANSONIA — It's been a busy week for Paul Giansanti. Early in the week he spent a day at the high school, meeting with staff and students. On Thursday night, he ...



Ansonia Merlone  Valley Independent Sentinel

Ansonia Schools Superintendent Carol Merlone sent a letter to parents Wednesday saying “students will be finishing their school year as planned” and that ...



SHU to play Albany in Ansonia’s first Division I BB game  CTPost

ANSONIA — Nolan Field has been home to some outstanding high school baseball. Jimmy Piersall, of “Fear Strikes Out” movie fame, smashed a mammoth ...



Ansonia-Derby School Regionalization study group to pick consultant tonight  CTPost

ANSONIA-The Ansonia-Derby School Regionalization Study committee will select their consultant tonight from a group of four firms they interviewed last month.



Residents rally to support suspended AHS principal  CTPost

ANSONIA — He was described by his brother as a man who has the integrity of an icon. A colleague called him a “teacher, coach and administrator.” ...



Your Right To Know  Valley Independent Sentinel

by STAFF | Nov 19, 2018 4:14 pm. Ansonia High School. ANSONIA — A 15-year-old high school student has been suspended as police pursue an arrest ...



Ansonia Principal On Leave, School Officials Quiet  Valley Independent Sentinel

Ansonia school officials and school board members would not comment Thursday as to why high school principal Terri Goldson is on administrative leave.



Ansonia High School Honor Rolls  Valley Independent Sentinel

The following information was sent by Ansonia Public Schools: GRADE 9 – High honors. Abigail Magarin, Eric Belko, Jonathan Cibulsky, Anthony DiBlasi, ...



Ansonia Police Department honors members  New Haven Register

ANSONIA — Whether they're defusing a threat of a potential school shooting, talking a despondent individual off a bridge or tracking down an elderly person ...



Ansonia Masons Recognized For Support Of 'Best Buddies' Program  Valley Independent Sentinel

That is exactly what happened on Sunday, Oct. 14, when the James H. Wilkins Lodge #9 of Ansonia was selected for the 2017/2018 Lodge of the Year at the ...



School board authorizes investigation into principal’s Twitter video link  CTPost

ANSONIA — An investigation independent of the city's Board of Education will help determine if there was any wrongdoing in the case of High School Principal ...



Ansonia-Derby Regional School District Not A 'Done Deal'  Valley Independent Sentinel

ANSONIA — A committee studying whether Ansonia and Derby schools should regionalize voted Monday to seek proposals from consultants to help guide them ...



Letter: Ansonia Could Have Lowered Taxes  Valley Independent Sentinel

The state's stagnant economy helped decrease assessed home values by about 25 percent — and more on [Ansonia's] West Side…” These were the words ...



NRBQ, Deep Banana Blackout to headline Rock the Summer July 28  CT Post

ANSONIA — Their music has been described as a combination of rockabilly, Beatles-influenced pop and jazz. And from 1998-2001, their music was a staple on ...



Ansonia teen makes time for politics  CTPost

For a 19-year-old, maintaining a 3.8 average in college and helping take care of a grandmother might be enough. Not for David Papcin.



Ansonia High School graduation 2017  CT Post

Image 1 of 58. The Ansonia High School Class of 2017 Commencement exercises were held at Jarvis Field in Ansonia, Conn. on Monday, June 12, 2017.



Ansonia principal placed on administrative leave  FOX61 Hartford

ANSONIA – A principal in Ansonia has been placed on administrative leave, according to school officials. School officials said Ansonia High School Principal ...



Ansonia High School grads told to ‘rise up and fulfill your destiny’  New Haven Register

ANSONIA >> Four years of “hard work, hopes and dreams” were realized Monday night as Ansonia High School's class of 2017 accepted their diplomas, ready ...



Community gathers in support for Ansonia principal on leave amid rumors of x-rated online post  FOX61 Hartford

ANSONIA -- Community members turned out to a Board of Education meeting in support of an educator who was recently put on leave.A handful of people ...



Ansonia High School Awards Diplomas To 173  Valley Independent Sentinel

Diplomas were awarded to 173 members of the Class of 2017 from Ansonia High School during commencement exercises on June 12 at Jarvis Field.



Millennials take over Ansonia GOP  CTPost

ANSONIA — It was a true changing of the guard in the city's Republican Town Committee. Nineteen-year-old David Papcin became the youngest town ...



Former AHS running back to become new Ansonia alderman  CTPost

ANSONIA — A member of the city's 1985 state champion high school football team is expected to be nominated next week to fill the vacant 1st Ward seat on the ...



Ansonia High School student arrested in school threat  CT Post

ANSONIA — A 19-year-old Ansonia High School senior has been arrested for posting a threatening message on social media that closed and disrupted Ansonia ...



Ansonia’s Banko’s creates Foundation promoting music education  CTPost

ANSONIA-When Shelton's Joe Shapiro purchased Banko's in 2016 he vowed to make it “the center of the music scene in the Valley and beyond.” So the former ...



Ansonia High School Graduate List  Valley Independent Sentinel

The following information was sent by a staffer from Ansonia High School More than 100 students graduated from Ansonia High School's 2016 class received ...



Eddy’s Bake Shop rises again in Ansonia  CTPost

ANSONIA — One sign hanging from the entrance wall to Eddy's Bake Shop personifies Arlene Cardenas' life the past several months. It reads: “Faith—It does ...



Ansonia High School Honor Roll  Valley Independent Sentinel

Ansonia High School High Honor Roll – all 90s or above 1st Marking Period Aug. 29, 2016-Oct. 31, 2016 School Year: 2016-2017.



Ansonia honors High School BB coach for 500th win  CT Post

ANSONIA — Mike Vacca has reached a milestone — 500 wins as the city's high school baseball coach. “He's been a mentor, inspiration and role model for ...



Next For 0-4 WHS: Ansonia Indians No Match for Naugatuck, 49-0  PrimePublishers.com

WATERTOWN - Not for lack of trying (and everyone is working real hard), but things may get worse before they get better for the Watertown High School football ...



Valley Sports Rewind Podcast Looks Back at the Region's Athletic History  Connecticut Magazine

On a recent episode of the Valley Sports Rewind podcast, Bill Davis is walking host Mike Cannici through the 1996 state softball championship game between ...



Nicholas Collicelli Legacy Fund seeks nominees from Ansonia  New Haven Register

ANSONIA — For more than 40 years, the late Ansonia High School educator Nick Collicelli worked tirelessly to foster positive change, united teenagers with ...



Former Ansonia Superintendent Robert E. Zuraw dies  CTPost

ANSONIA — Every Sunday, Cathy Zuraw would pick up her father — Robert E. Zuraw — for breakfast at Duchess and then take him to Mass. “After Mass ...



Ansonia High School graduation  CT Post

Image 1 of 99. Ansonia High School's Class of 2015 Commencement Exercises in Ansonia, Conn., on Thursday June 18, 2015. Ansonia High School's Class of ...



Ansonia's grand history in state football finals  Waterbury Republican American

The Ansonia Chargers will appear in a state football championship game for the 31st time Saturday when they face St. Joseph. The game will be held at West ...



Norwood Athletic Club Awards Scholarships  Valley Independent Sentinel

The Norwood Athletic Club of Ansonia recently presented scholarships to the Senior Class of 2018. The recipients from Ansonia High School were Ben ...



Meet The Top 10 Students In Ansonia's Class Of 2017  Valley Independent Sentinel

Jamie Karas is valedictorian of the Class of 2017 at Ansonia High School, Principal Terri Goldson has announced. Jamie and the other top 10 students of the ...



Ansonia’s Peck School to be auctioned to highest bidder Aug. 31  CT Post

ANSONIA — It's once proud brick walls are filled with black, blue and yellow graffiti, most of which was tagged by Cynthia. Of the 80 windows teachers opened to ...



Oxford powers past Ansonia  CT Post

ANSONIA — Joe Yacovelli had four RBIs and Casey Wheeler added three RBIs to lead Oxford over Ansonia, 12-1, in a NVL baseball game Wednesday ...



Graduation rate inches up to another all-time high  CTPost

NEW HAVEN — The statewide high school graduation rate has broken another record, increasing to 87.9 percent for the Class of 2017. The news was ...



Ansonia schools closed Tuesday due to anonymous online threat  FOX 61

ANSONIA - Ansonia Public Schools were dismissed early on Monday and will be closed on Tuesday, according to school officials on the school district's website ...



Ansonia in Charge in Easy Win over WHS | Local Sports  PrimePublishers.com

ANSONIA - The NVL's bye week couldn't come at a better time for the battered Watertown High School football team.



Wrestling from Ansonia to the Olympic ring in China  CT Post

ANSONIA — Here in his hometown he's still Thomas James Ballester—the kid who sang chorus as a sophomore at Ansonia High School. But turn on the El Rey ...



Valley Sports Rewind  Valley Independent Sentinel

by STAFF | Jul 31, 2018 7:15 pm. Ron Luneau, a lifelong Derby resident, isn't known as a guy to shy away from sharing his opinion, and he doesn't disappoint in ...



Ansonia bans parking on city streets beginning tonight  CT Post

The ban was put into effect to allow members of the Public Works department unimpeded access to clear the streets. Additionally all levels of the city's municipal ...



Teen to be youngest Ansonia appointee  CT Post

ANSONIA — You could say the political bug bit David Papcin in March at Ansonia High School, during a public forum on the state budget. [...] Papcin, an ...



State grades every school district and three-quarters see a drop  The CT Mirror

The large majority of public schools and school districts in the state earned worse grades this year than last on the state's annual assessment of school ...



Ansonia Northenders relive the good old days  CT Post

there was “Whiskey Bill” as in Velms (because he hung around his uncle's bar), “Red” as in Thorpe (known for his flaming red hair) and “Boots” as in Jarvis (the ...



Gerald J. Heffernan  Hartford Courant

Gerald J. "Jerry" Heffernan, age 78, beloved husband of Carol A. Wailonis Heffernan, died peacefully on February 15, 2018 at the CT Hospice, with his family by ...



Volunteer with Seymour, Ansonia fire dies at 54  CT Post

The Seymour resident and graduate of Ansonia High School volunteered at fire companies in both communities until his death — Citizens' Engine Co.



Ansonia grads told to take risks, or ‘you may miss out on something wonderful’  New Haven Register

ANSONIA >> The 131 members of the Ansonia High School class of 2014 received their diplomas on a picture-perfect Wednesday evening at Jarvis Field.



Ansonia bids goodbye to Jack Hunt  Ct Post

Raising their battered blue helmets up high, 28 members of the Ansonia High football team saluted Jack Hunt, their school's legendary football coach, who ...



Funeral Monday for legendary Ansonia High football coach  Ct Post

ANSONIA -- After nearly 40 years of pacing the sidelines at Jarvis Field, Jack Hunt left behind more than a record of 193 victories and seven state ...



UCONN’s Lawlor to get key to Ansonia Sunday  CT Post

Lawlor's appearance along with bands like the Connecticut Hurricanes, the row of emergency response vehicles and the marching children will fill the parade ...



THE RIVALRY: Naugatuck vs. Ansonia, 118 years and counting  Waterbury Republican American

Chargers running back Markell Dobbs, playing his first full game of the season, rushed for 404 yards and six touchdowns to lead Ansonia at Veterans Field.



Ansonia Memorial Day parade to step off at 2 p.m. Sunday  CT Post

On Sunday, nearly 100 residents turned out on Woodbridge Avenue for the 75th annual celebration in front of the city's Veteran's Honor Roll memorial.



Newsome, Brockett get keys to Ansonia  Ct Post

In a ceremony, Cassetti presented Newsome, the state's record-setting running back, and Coach Tom Brockett, who coached his fifth state championship football ...



Terminated Teacher Sues Ansonia School Board  Valley Independent Sentinel

A former Ansonia High School teacher is suing the Board of Education, claiming she lost her job last year because she was wrongly accused of misappropriating ...



Markell Dobbs upholds Ansonia’s tradition of star running backs  CT Post

Markell Dobbs upholds Ansonia's tradition of star running backs Robert Lisi has been around the Ansonia sidelines for 43 years, which is long enough for him to ...



State SAT scores stumble  CTPost

Math and reading scores for Connecticut public high school juniors took a tumble in 2018, according to school-administered SAT results released Wednesday.



Seymour names new superintendent of schools  CT Post

SEYMOUR — Michael Wilson, 44, a longtime administrator in the Ansonia school system, has been selected as the new superintendent of the Seymour public ...



Obituary: Joseph Paul Klanko, 72, Formerly Of Oxford  Oxford, CT Patch

Obituary: Joseph Paul Klanko, 72 - Oxford, CT - An active member of the Oxford Lions Club, Mr. Klanko served as Treasurer for many years and was awarded a ...



Ansonia hosts Stafford/East Windsor/Somers in Class S football  CT Post

A traditional power meets Cinderella when the No. 2 seed Ansonia High School football team (10-0) hosts No. 7 seed Stafford/East Windsor/Somers Co-op (9-1) ...



Seymour school board chooses Ansonia educator as new superintendent of schools  New Haven Register

SEYMOUR >> A familiar face in the Valley school system will come onboard as the town's next superintendent of schools. Prior to that, he served as Ansonia ...



Ansonia Raises Thousands for Families of Young Crash Victims  NBC Connecticut

Community members in Ansonia have raised thousands of dollars for the families of two 6-year-old girls who lost their lives in separate car accidents days apart.



Valley Independent Sentinel — Ansonia 125  Valley Independent Sentinel

by Press Release | Dec 2, 2014 12:11 pm. CONTRIBUTED. Members of Ansonia High School's Art Club stand beside a sampling of their work recently after ...



Ansonia girls killed in accidents are mourned  CT Post

ANSONIA — The deaths of two little girls, killed in motor vehicle accidents two days apart, have sent this close-knit community into deep mourning. The parents ...



New Ansonia fire chief, assistants sworn in  CT Post

it took weeks of cajoling by veteran firefighters Joe Navin and Eric Roke when a teenage Adamowski worked at Derby's Klarides Supermarket before he even ...



Ansonia joins municipalities barring sex offenders from public places  CT Post

ANSONIA — The days when a registered sex offender can watch Ansonia High School play football at Nolan Field, participate in the Nature Center's program, ...



CCSU's Tajik Bagley on team's NEC chances: "We're the team to beat"  WTNH.com

The defending Northeast Conference champion Central Connecticut State Blue Devils will wrap up their spring practice on Saturday with their annual spring ...



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