2017 New England Oireachtas Results

Congratulations to all of our dancers who represented the Gray School at the New England Oireachtas, 2017 The New England Oireachtas took place November 17th – November 19th at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, and were chaired by Kathleen Boutin, ADCRG, Deirdre Goulding Blomberg, ADCRG and Helen O’Dwyer Lisacki, ADCRG. We were really proud

Happy Thanksgiving

Just a reminder of a few schedule changes: *Junior Level II/Senior Level I and Senior level II – on Monday and Wednesday only – there will be no classes after the Oireachtas (Mon 27th, Wed 29th) and in December (4th, 6th, 11th and 13th). Monday and Wednesday classes will resume on Wednesday January 3rd, 2018

It’s Yankee Candle time

and this year … it’s all about the Pumpkins! oh, and Halloween Horrors, Terrific Tea Lights, Jammin’ Jars, Fantastic and Fragrant Fire Starters or Superlative Samplers, there’s something for everyone in the Yankee Candle Collection. and our top sellers, exceeding $300 in sales will be put into a drawing for a $50 itunes gift card.

Irish Dance Championships – Fall 2017

The 2017 Fall Connecticut Irish Dance Championships will not be held this year as we were unable to secure an appropriate venue.  We have secured the Hilton  Hartford for our spring Connecticut Irish Dance Championships.  The date for the spring feis is Saturday April 7, 2018.  Thank you for your support in the past and

2017 Adelaide Gray Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2017 recipients of the Adelaide Gray Memorial Scholarship. Laura Lee Wayland a graduate of Lyme Old Lyme High School will attend Yale University.  Laura Lee was awarded $1000. Laura Lee is also the first place recipient of the IDTANA – New England Region INC. academic scholarship and awarded $1500. Hannah Eileen Mills is a graduate of East

2017 North American Irish Dance Championships

Congratulations to all of our dancers who represented the Gray School at the North American Irish Dance Championships. The North American Irish Dance Championships took place July 4th  – July 9th in New Orleans.  The North American Irish Dance Championships are  the highest level of competition in North American drawing top international dancers from all

New England Oireachtas 2016

Solo Results WQ – World Qualifier for World Irish Dance Championships NQ – National Qualifier for North American Irish Dance Championships Girls 18 and over Kaela Gray Milewski – 1st place Champions – WQ & NQ Girls Under 17 Laura Lee Wayland – 10th place – WQ & NQ Girls Under 15 Samantha Mihalko –

Connecticut Irish Dance Championships – Spring 2017 Results

Preliminary Boys and Girls Under 8 Place Dancer School  1. Maggie Lyden Anam Cara 2. Adele Kushner Woodgate-Shamrock – ON 3. Cora Kerr Kerri Smith Academy Preliminary Boys and Girls Under 9 Place Dancer School  1. Avery Condon Harney-Pender-Keady 2. Alexandra Klotz DeNogla – Ardmore 3 T. Annalia McCarthy Schade 3 T. Shannon Dewar Fay-Healy