Celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday

Children made Cat in the Hat masks and sang Happy Birthday Feb. 27, at Cossitt Library to celebrate the children’s author’s birthday. The activity was part of the weekly Bedtime Stories program that is held there Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

Gran-bee canceled

In light of the unprecedented events surrounding the Coronovirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and the recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control that recommends cancellation or postponement of large public events, the Granby Education Foundation has made the difficult decision to cancel the Annual Gran-bee Trivia Contest scheduled for April 24.

Lions donate pants at Kelly Lane

On a recent Friday evening, the Kelly Lane Primary School nurse put out a request for new or gently used pants for students in need at her school. There was especially a shortage of boys’ pants.

Lions Club scholarship deadline is May 1

Granby Lions Club Scholarship applications for Granby resident high school seniors attending Granby Memorial High School or any other accredited high school, must be completed and returned to Julie Caruso, guidance department, GMHS, by May 1. Scholarships will be awarded to high school students planning to further their education by attending a college, university, technical or trade school.

Safe Grad Night art competition winners announced

Granby Parents for a Safe Graduation has announced the winners of its 2020 art competition. The first place entry will be used in the invitation design and for free tee shirts for all students attending Granby Memorial High School’s free graduation party.

CSAG scholarship deadline is May 1

Community Scholarship Association of Granby (CSAG) offers annual scholarships to graduating Granby Memorial High School seniors. Applicants must be Granby residents who are soon-to-be high school graduates accepted at an institution of higher learning approved by the selection committee.

Abigail Phelps essay contest winners named

Families, teachers and members of the Abigail Phelps chapter of DAR gathered on March 8 to recognize winners of the American History essay contest. The essay topic was in honor of the 400th anniversary of the voyage of the Mayflower and the founding of the Plymouth Colony. 

Students in grade 5–8 were to imagine being one of the passengers on the Mayflower.

Learning to Stop the Bleed

Granby Public Library and Granby Ambulance Association teamed up in February to offer the nationally recognized program, “Stop the Bleed” at Granby Public Library.