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from Dr. Tamu Lucero, Superintendent.

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SPS Students to Compete in 2023 Coolidge Cup Debate Tournament

Three students from SPS qualified for the 2023 Coolidge Cup debate tournament.  This is a prestigious, national, all-expenses paid tournament with thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money.  The tournament takes place in July 2023.

The students are Ryan Shoztic from SHS and Sarah Barry and Zoë Goldberg from AITE

SHS Students Present Research at GLOBE Science Symposium

Two teams of students from Stamford High School were accompanied by SHS teacher, Susan Doherty, as they traveled to Tyler, Texas to compete in the GLOBE Science Research Symposium.  One of the most prestigious Science Research Competitions, the students were invited on the all-expenses paid trip to present their student-focused research.  Offered to students in the fifth to 12th grades, the event offers the chance to discuss research projects with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals, share ideas and learn from peers, and explore STEM careers.

Students who participated are:

●      Rihan ThajeerShreyans DagaNitish Gannu

●      Molly ForkerPaige HochadelLucia Kempton, and Ryan Shoztic

MollyPaigeLucia and Ryan won Best Use of the Research Process for their project entitled, “The Efficacy of Graphene in Preventing Gamma Radiation on Cancer Cells”.  The team also won the Peer Review prize, an honor awarded to the team that received the most votes from their competitor peer reviewers. The team was presented with a Crystal Award, medals and now has the opportunity to have their research published on the NASA and GLOBE websites.

SHS Strawberry Hill Players Receive 8 Stephen Sondheim Awards Nominations

The SHS Strawberry Hill Players are very proud to announce that they have received 8 Stephen Sondheim Awards nominations for their production of The Prom!  Nominees will be honored at the awards gala at the Shubert Theater in New Haven on Monday, June 5th.  The nominees for Best Actor and Actress have also been invited to a musical theatre intensive boot camp as well as the opportunity to be entered into the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (Jimmy Awards).  Please help us congratulate our incredibly talented and hard-working cast and crew for their amazing accomplishments!

●      Best Supporting Actress: Chloè Naudet (AITE)

●      Achievement in Sound Design: Miles DeSantis (AITE)

●      Best Direction: Tommy DeSalvo

●      Best Choreography: Caitlin Roberts

●      Best Actor: Max Guttman (SHS)

●      Best Actress: Lola Duhov  (SHS)

●      Best Ensemble

●      Best Musical

SHS Students Recognized by National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

Congratulations to Alena SimonovaStamford High School 11th grader and IB Diploma Programme student, who has been selected for a 2023 Achievement Award in Writing with a Superior designation, given by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

The NCTE Achievement Awards in Writing is a school-based writing program established in 1957 to encourage high school students to write and to recognize some of the best student writers in the nation. Only students who are juniors may participate. Schools in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, US territories, Canada, and American schools abroad are eligible to nominate students for the writing program.

Alena's essay, "The Educated Person," captures her mature sensibility and worldview as she explores her thoughts on contemporary education and her optimism for the future. "Alena is a thoughtful writer who plans and reflects throughout the process," said English Department Head Beth Gillin, her writing coach for this contest.

Educational Partnership and Cultural Exchange in Action

Over the weekend, SPS alumni Chloe Simner was honored to sing with Kristen Chenowith at a concert in New Jersey.  Moving one step closer to her dream of performing on Broadway, Simner stepped into a green dress to take the the role of Elphaba for one night with the original Glinda on Broadway, Kristen Chenowith, at her concert. She sang to a full house of 1300+ patrons including Stephen Schwartz (the composer of Wicked). Chloe attended Davenport Ridge ElementaryScofield and Stamford High.

SPS Alumni Performs with Broadway Star

Marcela Aju Mejia (12) was awarded "Best Interview" at the high school level by the Connecticut Press Club for her interview with Dr. Lucero last year.  Marcela’s interview was featured on The Round Table, the Stamford High student-run digital news outlet.

Two other SHS students received "Honorable Mention" for their work - Daniel Campos (12), for his feature story on his childhood cancer experience, and Esther Jean-Charles (11), for her editorial on school bathrooms.

Marcela accepted her award from Thomas Renner of the CT Press Club on Wednesday night at their annual awards dinner in Westport at the Saugatuck Rowing Club.