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Welcome Deborah Sullivan

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE December 2015 Welcome Deborah Sullivan I am excited to introduce you to Deborah Sullivan, who will be joining the Hartford Public Schools on January 4, 2016 as the new Executive Director of Special Education. Deborah is coming to us from Willington Public Schools where she has served as Principal since 2007. Prior […]

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University High School of Science and Engineering Students Aid Dominican Republic with Food, Housing and Medicine

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE December 2015 University High School of Science and Engineering Students Aid Dominican Republic with Food, Housing and Medicine UHSSE service trip members (Taylor Nogiec, Alexander Murray, Henry Davis, George Abunaw, Andrew Dorsey, Toby Sznaj, Ashley Peck and alum Philip Murray pictured) present a completed house to a grateful Haitian family. During Thanksgiving […]

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Classical Magnet Graduate Wins Milton Fisher Scholarship Honorable Mention for Documentary on Sex Trafficking

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE December 2015 Classical Magnet Graduate Wins Milton Fisher Scholarship Honorable Mention for Documentary on Sex Trafficking Kemani Harriott, a graduate of Classical Magnet last year, was awarded an Honorable Mention by the 2015 Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity.  Kemani produced a compelling short documentary about human trafficking in Connecticut. Leanr […]

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Hartford Public High School Earns Two Major Sportsmanship Awards at Central Connecticut Conference

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE December 2015 Hartford Public High School Earns Two Major Sportsmanship Awards at Central Connecticut Conference On November 30th, Hartford Public High School earned two great awards at the Central Connecticut Conference fall banquet. The first one was the sportsmanship award for our division and the second one was the sportsmanship award for […]

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Family Friendly Schools Forum Garners Interesting Results

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE December 2015 Family Friendly Schools Community Learning Session Garners Interesting Results A teacher shares her opinion in one of 13 breakout discussion groups, engaging with parents, families, staff and community partners, while, left to right, Family Engagement Manager Karla Cruz, Board of Education member Craig Stallings, and Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez listen intently. […]

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Great Path Academy Students Collaborate in Washington on Tools to Confront Hate and Bias

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE December 2015 Great Path Academy Students Collaborate in Washington on Tools to Confront Hate and Bias Great Path Academy students meet with Jonathan Greenblatt, the National Director of the Anti-Defamation League.  From left to right: Gifty Asante, Destiny Chiverton, Jonathan Greenblatt, Tahira Durant, and Bridget Shouldice   In Washington, D.C. on November […]

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Classical Magnet Costume Design and Construction Class in the News

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE December 2015 Classical Magnet Costume Design and Construction Class in the News Students in the Costume Design and Construction class model their newspaper costumes.  The dresses reflect their research of the 1950’s.  The activity was part of a full design coached project for the high school production of The Children’s Hour.    […]

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Sport and Medical Science Academy Middle School Volleyball League Champions Again

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE December 2015 SMSA Middle School Volleyball Repeats as League Champions   The Hartford Middle School Magnet League features two of the top Middle School Volleyball teams in the greater Hartford Area.  Hartford Middle Trinity College Academy opened the 2015 season against the SMSA Tigers, who had won the 2014 league championship last […]

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