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Links to news stories regarding The Southington Education Foundation

December 15, 2016
Southington Observer
SEF recognizes accomplishments of grant winners
Members of the Southington Education Foundation recognized the accomplishments of last year's grant winners during a ceremony at the Orchards.

September 28, 2015
Bristol Press
200 attend Southington Education Foundation gala

April 7, 2015
Southington Heartbeat
5th Annual Community Spelling Bee

November 24, 2014
Foundations fund art program for Southington students

November 21, 2014
Southington students embrace grant-funded robotics program

November 21, 2014
Hartford Courant
Community Foundation, Southington Education Foundation Partner To Provide Hands-On Arts Experience for Southington Third Graders

November 18, 2014
Hartford Courant
Foundations, Museum Boost Art Programs For Southington Third-Graders

November 11, 2014
Southington-Cheshire YMCA hands out annual awards

October 29, 2014
Students study nature at Southington’s Camp Sloper

June 14, 2014
Bristol Press
YMCA holds ribbon cutting for new nature center

June 13, 2014
Southington Observer
Foundation Hands Out More Grants

June 12, 2014
Hartford Courant
Southington YMCA Opens New Nature Center

June 7, 2014
New Camp Sloper science center represents Southington community collaboration

June 6, 2014
Hartford Courant
Southington Group to help Science Teachers

June 5, 2014
Southington Education Foundation celebrates grant-funded projects

June 4, 2014
Hartford Courant
Grants Awarded to Innovative Projects in Southington

June 1, 2014
Fourth annual Community Spelling Bee

May 29, 2014
Grant creates online resource

May 2, 2014
Southington Observer
Southington students delve into the world of robotics with LEGOs

April 20, 2014
YMCA Camp Sloper gets donation from Southington Education Foundation for Nature Cabin Project

April 17, 2014
Southington Citizen
Science at Sloper

April 14, 2014
Southington Citizen
Former teacher will lead Southington Education Foundation

April 10, 2014
Southington Observer
Nature center under construction at Sloper

March 17, 2014
Garden club teaches Southington students to grow

March 16, 2014
Southington Observer
SEF looks to spell fundraiser

June 20, 2013
Southington Observer
SEF awards more grants; Foundation gives $6,000 to six proposals

June 8, 2013
Fox 61 News
Southington Drive-In Brings Out Civic Pride

March 3, 2013
Southington Observer
Spell Fundraiser with Education Foundation

March 1, 2013
Southington Citizen
Ukuleles bring generations together at Strong School

January 18, 2013
Southington Education Foundation funds six programs

December 8, 2012
Foundation-funded projects in Southington reviewed

November, 2012
Southington Magazine
The SEF was featured in the November issue of Southington Magazine. View the magazine online (flip to pages 34 & 35 to read the story)

May, 2012
Welcome to Genevieve's Teaching Garden!
Read an article from the NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) School website, submitted by Linda Reilly, the teacher and coordinator of the Teaching Garden at Thalberg School.
Download the article.

April 19, 2012
FOX 61 News
Southington Education Foundation Spelling Bee

April 9, 2012
Record Journal
The bee is back: SEF holds second annual adult spelling contest

April 5, 2012
Record Journal
New leader wants to raise Southington Education Foundation’s profile

February 18, 2012
Record Journal
- South End School pupils learn to play drums African style
- Watch the Video

October 29, 2011
Crowd enthusiastic at school foundation gala in Southington

January 24, 2011
New Britain Herald
‘Outside of the box’ projects get grants in Southington

January 2, 2011
Hartford Courant
Science Center For Students Planned

June 22, 2010
McDonald's Fill-Ins Share Laughs, Raise Money

May 6, 2010
Love of Science Transforms Empty Classroom

  Flanders Elementary School debuts its new science lab: Video, May 6, 2010

March 1, 2010
The Bristol Press
Donor funds Southington school programs

February 5, 2010
Southington Observer
Education foundation hands out grants

January 28, 2010
New Britain Herald
Teacher to start movie club at DePaolo Middle School

January 5, 2010
Hartford Courant
Fundraiser Hosted By The Southington Education Foundation

October 12, 2009
Hartford Courant
Residents In Southington Form Foundation To Help Pay For Educational Initiatives

September 4, 2009
Southington Observer
Getting ready for a new school year

August 7, 2009
Southington Observer
Education foundation looks for public input

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