In Our Schools

Jun
08

Classical Magnet Student Earns Rank of Eagle Scout

On May 13, 2017, 12th grade Classical Magnet  student,  Christopher Ferraina received the rank of Eagle Scout. Eagle Scout is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). The designation “Eagle Scout” was founded over one hundred years ago. Only four percent of Boy Scouts […]

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Jun
08

Sport and Medical Sciences Academy Student Receives the H. Joseph Gerber Medal of Excellence from CT Center for Advanced Technology

Madison Lee is an 8th grader at the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy. She has been impressing her science teachers with her investigations into “Natural Plastic” (made out of milk products) since the 6th grade. Madison placed first in the school science fair when she was in 6th grade and took her project a step […]

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Jun
08

Special Education Teacher at RJ Kinsella School Receives a $500 Probus Club Grant for Wilson Reading Materials

Sally O’Brien, Special Education Teacher at RJ Kinsella School for the Performing Arts applied for and received a $500 grant for Wilson Reading materials from the Probus Club of West Hartford, CT.   At the school’s first performance of Antigone, Mr. O’Brien, Principal of RJ Kinsella Magnet School of the Performing Arts,  West Hartford Probus Members Mark […]

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Jun
08

OUR SCHOOLS: Academy of Engineering and Green Technology Students Embark on Third Nepal Power Project

Before landing in Nepal in late May and beginning the arduous trek to the remote Dolpa District near the Chinese border, philanthropist and world traveler Peter Werth first met with the students of Hartford Public High School’s Academy of Engineering and Green Technology. For the third consecutive year, AEGT students are reaching across the globe […]

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Jun
08

OUR PEOPLE: Bulkeley Students Praise Their ‘School Mom’ Hometown Hero Gretchen Levitz for Keeping Spirits High

“My passion is helping students,” says Gretchen Levitz-Kimball, program director at Bulkeley High School. “I am like the mom for all of the kids,” she adds.  Levitz-Kimball helps to provide students, including newly-arrived refugees, with donated toiletries and warm weather clothing. Vencent Hamilton-Bell doesn’t hesitate when you ask his opinion of Gretchen Levitz-Kimball, the program […]

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Jun
08

Governor’s Prevention Partnership Youth Council Applications due June 14

In 2016, The Governor’s Prevention Partnership launched the new Youth Council. 

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Hartford’s 2017 Teacher of the Year!

6th Grade Teacher Sonia Turner of Annie Fisher STEM Magnet School

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