Stamford fourth-grader Sophia Scorziello was one of only two Stamford students to be named finalists in the 2011 Letters About Literature Contest. The other Stamford finalist was fifth-grader Tajae Medley. Both attend Davenport Ridge School.
Sophia, Tajae and the other Connecticut finalists were honored Sunday at the University of Connecticut Greater Hartford campus. In addition to receiving the award, the finalists got to meet author Catherine Gourley, who was the guest speaker.
Sophia’s letter was written to author M.J. Auch about her ...
The Davenport Ridge School teachers were brought to tears Monday when they found that a pipe had not burst in the staff lounge on Thursday afternoon. It had all been a ruse as more than 30 parents redecorated the break room for the first time since the school was built in 1971.
“Teachers were overwhelmed this morning … some even cried,” Kim Kempton, of the PTO at Davenport Ridge, said in an email Monday. “It was a huge success.”
With Principal Carol A. Puccella and Vice Principal John Coperine retiring at the end of the school year, the PTO wanted to do more to show they ...
Fourth-grader Sophia Scorziello was one of 86 Stamford students honored at the Ferguson Library on Sunday as part of the 26th Annual Literacy Competition. Sophia was joined by her teacher Sara Kane from Davenport Ridge Elementary School when she received honorable mention for her fiction story, “A Moment with Edison.”
Children in grades 3 to 12 who live in Stamford or attend school in Stamford were allowed to submit original works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry in the contest. The Friends of the Ferguson Library sponsored the competition.