Op-Ed: Granby Schools Potential School Time Change

My name is Kelly Lewis and I am a Granby resident and mother of 3 (ages 3,7 and 9). Although I believe the science behind teenagers needing more sleep, I am completely opposed to the school time changes that are being proposed by The School Start Time Task Force.

GMHS DECA conquers Orlando

Granby Memorial High School DECA students John Grindal, David Migliaccio, Alessandra Boffi, Erin Moody and Daniel Litin were Ready For It as they joined over 22,000 other DECA members, advisors, and business professionals in Orlando, Florida, for the largest International Career Development Conference (ICDC) ever! 

GMHS DECA students in attendance gained first-hand professional, industry knowledge, tested their academic prowess against the nation’s best competitors, attained 21st century career skills through their events and DECA experiences, explored a global network of students and entrepreneurs, and took advantage of the hospitality and tourism that Orlando offers. 

Connecticut DECA students were housed at the Renaissance at Seaworld and enjoyed luxurious amenities and accommodations during their visit along with a few special days in the Disney, Universal Studios, and Seaworld theme parks in addition to their academics and studies. DECA’s motto: ​work hard, play hard!

GMHS Performing Arts brings home Halo awards

Granby Memorial High School Performing Arts is proud to announce the results of the Halo awards presented on May 28 at the Palace Theater in Waterbury.   Forty-eight high schools were represented and Granby was grateful to be one of them.

McLean entrance gets new look

The parking lot of the Barndoor Hills Road entrance of the McLean Game Refuge has been undergoing construction since June 4 and is temporarily closed.

GMMS students named scholar-leaders

Granby Memorial Middle School students, Isabel Gravlin and Taylor Henry, were recently honored for distinguished scholarship and leadership in their school and community. They were among 242 scholar-leaders from 121 middle schools honored at the 35th Annual Connecticut Association of Schools Middle Level Scholar Leader Banquet on June 3 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.