2018 CABE awards given

This year’s Connecticut Association of Boards of Education awards for student leadership were presented at the May 16 meeting of the Granby Board of Education.

Chamber of Commerce scholarships

This year the Granby Chamber of Commerce has awarded three scholarships to 2018 high school graduates. The recipients were Aaron Belletsky, Northwest Catholic High School, who will be attending the University of Connecticut, Ethan Schock, Granby Memorial High School, who will be attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Simon O’Neil, Granby Memorial High School, who will be attending the University of Hartford.

Granby 4-H members win VEX competition

Six youth from the Granby 4-H Club won the State VEX Robotics competition and qualified to represent Connecticut at the VEX Robotics World Championship, April 29-May 1, in Louisville, Ky. At Worlds, the youth competed in teamwork, programming and driving competitions.

How CREC Choice benefits the whole school

For most students at Granby Memorial High School, the school day begins at about six in the morning. This gives them enough time to eat breakfast, get dressed, and catch their bus, the earliest of which comes around 6:25 a.m. They go to school until 2:20 p.m. and then go right home.

Middle school geography bee winner

Granby Memorial Middle School student Caelum Janski has been raising more than a few eyebrows among teachers and peers this year. Not only did the 8th grader win the school-wide geography bee, he qualified to compete against 100 of Connecticut’s best geographers in the state geography bee.