In Our Schools

Mar
12

Kinsella PTO Wins Healthy Breakfast Choice

Latasha Frett, PTO Parent Volunteer (pictured above) entered Kinsella into the drawing contest in PTO Today to see if our school could win 100 apples. Kinsella was selected to participate in this exclusive PTO Today offer; and out of hundreds of schools, Kinsella WON! On Thursday, March 7, 2019, the PTO, Teacher Eddie Duran, and […]

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Mar
12

Breakthrough Magnet School South Wins Legacy Foundation Prize

The Culture Club at Breakthrough Magnet School South created a Black History Month decoration of “African American Achievers” which won SECOND place in The Legacy Foundation of Hartford’s school contest!! The Legacy Foundation is thrilled with the students’ efforts and design in representing Black History Month at Breakthrough Magnet School South with their vibrant orange statement piece. […]

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Mar
09

Montessori Magnet at Batchelder Celebrates its First Read Across America Day

Montessori Magnet at Batchelder celebrated their first annual, Read Across America Day! With books in hand, the entire community was joined by parents and special friends to share the love of books. The Montessori Magnet community was thrilled to line the hallways of its new facility, combining PreK3 to 6 all together in one building! […]

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Mar
06

SAND School Raises Funds for American Heart Association

On February 1, 2019 SAND School celebrated Go Red and raised $430.00 through pins, magnets, and a Go-Red dress down day for staff and students for American Heart Association.

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Feb
27

Culinary, JMA & High School, Inc. National Honor Society Supports Children’s Hospital

On February 14, 2019, the National Honor Society Chapter for Culinary Arts Academy/Journalism and Media Academy/High School Inc. hosted a dress-down day for the high school students on Valentine Day in exchange for donating teddy bears to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The chapter collected over 100 teddy bears who were donnated to the hospital […]

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Feb
27

Sport & Medical Sciences Academy Students Raise Funds for International Rescue Committee

The students of the Marketing/Entrepreneurship class at SMSA raised funds for an organization that supports refugees the world over. Due to budget constraints, the students’ annual trip to NYC was cancelled and so the students decided to start a class business–they decided to sell pierogi for the holidays.  This 3 week sale netted a profit […]

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Feb
27

Birds of Prey Robotics Team FRC 181 in the News

The Robotics team FRC 181 (the Birds of Prey) created a robot in 2018 which was featured in an NBC Connecticut news story about the Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day event sponsored by Collins Aerospace at the CT Science Center on February 21, 2019. The robot was a huge hit and very engaging for […]

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Feb
27

Classical Magnet School Student Honored by Urban League of Greater Hartford

On February 21, 2019, Classical Magnet School student Petrina Robinson (’19) was honored by the Urban League of Greater Hartford at the 5th Annual Black History Celebration as the “Champion Youth Achiever”. See all the award winners at this link: http://www.ulgh.org/About/NewsEvents/CurrentEvents.aspx Petrina Robinson is a 17 year old student from St. Catherine, Jamaica. She lived […]

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