In Our Schools

May
06

Renzulli Gifted & Talented Academy Teacher Nominated for the MacGregor Award

Republished from the National History Day news:   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ms. Kara Ledger, a teacher at Dr. Joseph S. Renzulli Gifted and Talented Academy in Hartford, Connecticut was nominated for the Hannah E. (Liz) MacGregor Teacher of the Year History Teacher Award. The MacGregor Teacher of the Year award is sponsored by James F. […]

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May
02

Pathways Academy of Technology & Design One of the 88 Distinguished NAF Academies

In total, more than 100 NAF Academies Earn Model Level for Delivering High-Quality Educational Experiences for High School Students (March 29, 2019 – New York, NY) – Eighty-nine academies in the NAF network have reached Distinguished level and in total, more than 100 have reached Model level on NAF’s annual assessment, delivering high-quality educational experiences […]

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May
02

YES Academy Prepares Hartford Students for Business Success

City councilman James Sanchez teaching students how to tie a tie   The Connecticut Business & Industry Association Thanks Business Leaders who Taught Youth Employability Skills at April’s YES Academy at Hartford Public High School’s Academy of Engineering and Green Technology.   (Reprinted from CBIA’s newsletter)   Nearly 40 students from Hartford Public High School […]

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May
02

Pathway’s Assistant Principal Earns NAF Honor

Dr. Jessica Fitzgerald, Assistant Principal, Pathways Academy of Technology & Design is one of this year’s recipients of the Janet Linton Leadership Award from the National Academy Foundation, or NAF for exhibiting extraordinary leadership and achieving tremendous success. NAF states on Facebook: Dr. Fitzgerald is passionate about equity in education and providing opportunities for students from […]

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May
02

Don’t Miss Kinsella School’s Award-winning, “The Tempest”

On Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 5:30 PM Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts presents its award-winning production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest.  Adapted and directed by Ryan Howland. $5 suggested donation for admission to the Kinsella Concert Hall at 65 Van Block Avenue, Hartford.   In related news: Kinsella’s Production of “The Tempest” Sweeps […]

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Apr
26

Rawson School Engineering Club Mentored by National Society of Black Engineers

On April 17, 2019, Rawson STEAM School students in 3rd and 4th grade were celebrated and encouraged in an NSBE-Jr Chapter’s End-of-Year “Pinning Ceremony.”  The National Society of Black Engineers supports and mentors the students in the engineering club they have formed called NSBE-Jr.     NSBE-Jr. is the NSBE’s Pre-College Initiative (PCI) program which is […]

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Apr
25

Journalism & Media Academy Students Earn National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Awards

The High School Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Boston New England Chapter were just announced. Journalism & Media Academy/CT Public Learning won four honorable mentions; the sole Connecticut High School to be recognized!     HIGH SCHOOL-ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT/CULTURAL AFFAIRS Opportunities In America: In Music We Trust This well researched […]

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Apr
17

Bulkeley High School Student is Winner of Hartford’s Creative Contest

The Hartford Creative Contest was founded by Tiana Hercules in 2014. Originally called the Hartford Youth Essay Contest, and focused mainly on the violence of the Hartford community. It was a way to provide a platform for students to get their voices heard through their writing and give ideas on how to eliminate violence in […]

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