HKMS PTO to Hold Holiday Craft Fair Dec. 1, 2018

Submitted by Jennifer Favalora. Join the Haddam Killingworth Middle School PTO for our 31st annual craft fair featuring over 70 handmade artisans on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.   Come search for the perfect gift for everyone including your pets!  Jewelry, artwork, photography, bags, knitted items, soaps, candles, food products, dog treats, and much […]

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HKHS Named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

According to the U.S. Department of Education website, “The National Blue Ribbon Schools program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Every year the U.S. Department of Education seeks out and celebrates great American schools, schools demonstrating […]

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SMC: Cross Country Teams Take 2nd Place at State Meet

Submitted by Dominick Delello, St. Michael’s College. (Oct. 1, 2018) — Junior Abby French (Nashua, N.H./Academy of Notre Dame) became the fifth Saint Michael’s College women’s cross country runner in 11 years to win the Vermont Intercollegiate Championship as both the Purple Knight men and women took second out of eight schools at the state meet […]

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HKHS: September 2018 Update

By Donna Hayward, HKHS Principal. At Haddam Killingworth High School, we have enjoyed a fantastic start to the school year and are looking forward to a year full of growth and celebration. On the very first day of school, HKHS was featured in News Channel 8’s “What’s Right with Schools” segment. We hope you caught […]

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Obituary: James Larkin

James S. Larkin February 09, 1970 – May 31, 2018 It is with overwhelming heartbreak that the family of James Larkin announces his passing on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the age of 48 years. James will forever be remembered as the beloved husband of Jennifer Lynn (Jacques) Larkin and the incredible father of Emma, […]

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HKMS: Allies in Diversity

By Kathy Brown. The Allies in Diversity is a group of 44 eighth grade students at Haddam Killingworth Middle School who meet once a week to discuss ways to improve the school climate there by increasing acceptance and decreasing mean spirited behavior. Rebecca Degnan, a guidance counselor at HKMS and Haddam resident, started the group […]

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Meet the RSD #17 Board of Education: Joel D’Angelo

By Kathy Brown. In this series, we will introduce you to all eleven members of the Regional School District #17’s Board of Education for 2017-2019. Joel D’Angelo, Democrat from Killingworth, was first elected to the Board of Education six years ago. He spent two of those years serving as the Chairman, and two of those […]

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Scholarships and Where to Find Them

By AnneMarie LePard. “Scholarships and Where to Find Them” Article (March 7, 2018) — With college application season coming to a close and financial packets becoming the burden of many students futures, the rapid search for free money has begun. There are a lot of scholarships out there, local and nationwide; students just need to […]

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