Southington High School

720 Pleasant Street, Southington, CT 06489
PH: 860-628-3229 FX: 860-628-3397
Attendance: 860-628-3229 x11256

Letter Day Information

Today is Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Today is a shortened day. Classes will end at 12:15. All classes will be remote today. Click here for the bell schedule.

Technical Support for Students

If someone needs help with their SPS Device, click here to fill out the form and the technology department will help get the problem fixed.

Picture Day for Students

Cohort A will have make-up pictures on October 1st.

Opening Information for SHS Parents

Click here for Mr. Pepe's PSA #3.

For the PDF version of the above link Loom Presentation, click here so you can utilize the imbedded hyperlink.
To view Mr. Aroiran's freshman orientation presentation, click here.

Click here for Mr. Pepe's PSA #2.

Click here for the PDF version of the presentation so you can access the hyperlinks and QR codes.

Click here for a copy of the BOE policy referenced in the PSA. (posted Sept.3, 2020)

PSA #1
The information found in Mr. Pepe's PSA #1 for 20-21 has the top questions and answers based on August 22 correspondence. Please, click here to view the updates. Posted 8/25

Hello SHS families

Please accept my apologies for the length of this correspondence including essential links, but it serves as a compilation of months of work from too many people to name individually. First and foremost, the tenet which guides the following information is a result of the fluid balance between educating students and ensuring the emotional and academic well-being of our students, staff and families.

There is no way for this initial document to address all questions. As always, please reach out with concerns and embrace that SHS and the district will assess the success or failure of the “best laid plans” daily and make adjustments as necessary. As always, your questions/concerns pertaining to this correspondence will result in another document offering clarification as needed.

The only way to navigate this unprecedented time is together. Please click here for the updated document. Updated 8/25/20

Be well, Frank Pepe

Communicating with SHS

SHS Announces its Own YouTube Channel

Please subscribe to our Southington High School YouTube channel and you will be notified when the newest uploads happen. Make sure you watch the new 2020 Freshman Orientation video!

Program of Studies 2020-2021

The 2020-2021 Program of Studies is now available. Please click here to access the file.

Yearbook Information


Our response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation changing every day, we cannot guarantee that any yearbook pictures can be taken in the month of September. Therefore, senior pictures MUST be photographed in the month of August. We will do our best to accommodate those who may not be available during August. Art Rich Photography, along with the school wants to make this a memorable yearbook and see all students represented!

There are three options for senior yearbook photos.

1. Studio Sessions:

These are extended sessions at Art Rich Photography. Yearbook photos and casual photos will be taken. Please call the studio for more information, spaces are extremely limited, sessions are first come first served basis.

2. Basic Session:

·$26.59 includes sales tax

·8-10 poses total

This session is made up of 5-6 yearbook poses and 3-4 casual poses.

When booking please go to our website, click Book an Appointment, in the drop down menu find calendar for drive up studio and select Basic Session.

Our Drive up Studio is located at 30 Eden Ave. Southington, CT 06489

Photos are taken in the month of August. No outfit changes for this session. You will receive an email within 2 weeks of session from The Image Connection containing your gallery code and personal pin to choose their yearbook photo and order from this session if you choose too.

3. Yearbook ONLY session:


·1 pose

This session is just 1 formal pose taken for yearbook purposes ONLY. You will not get to view or receive any proof or order from this session.

When booking please go to our website, click Book an Appointment, in the drop down menu find calendar for drive up studio and select Free Yearbook Session.

Don’t wait book your appointment today. Please call us at (860) 621-6711.

Southington High School Dress Code:

Girls: Must appear neat wearing a dark solid long sleeve shirt (absolutely no cleavage or undergarments revealing) Please no off the shoulder tops. Please avoid any makeup bronzers or highlighters. We suggest using some face powder to avoid any shine that may occur in the photos.

Boys: Must appear neat wearing a dark solid collared button down shirt with or without a jacket & tie.

Hair is your responsibility! (Photographers DO NOT fix hair or clothing)

Any student NOT following dress code may be subject to a retake resulting in additional fees.

Glasses: We try our best to photograph you with your glasses and avoid glass glare, however we recommend alternative options such as wearing empty frames or contacts. This recommendation is to help you avoid any extra retouching costs.


A graduate of the Southington Public Schools will be college or career ready and prepared for life beyond by mastering the knowledge and demonstrating the skills to communicate effectively, think creatively and critically, and contribute to the global community.

SHS Celebrations


Non-Discrimination Statement

The Southington Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Non-discrimination Statement

Special Needs Registry

The Town of Southington in conjunction with the Commission of DisAbilities has established a Special Needs Registry at the Southington Police Department dispatch center to assist residents with special needs in the event of emergency or evacuation. Special needs flyer