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Update from S.A.N.D. School!

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE     November 2014   Update from S.A.N.D. School            

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Literacy Leadership Teams Provide Processes to Help Organize School Improvement

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE    November 2014     Literacy Leadership Teams Provide Processes to Help Organize School Improvement     Melissa Hickey, Director of Literary Arts (second from right)  who spearheads the LLT's with Director of the Humanities, Alicia Willet (not pictured) discusses systems of collaboration with Bulkeley High School history teacher, Justin Taylor.   […]

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Betances STEM Principal Tyrone Richardson Publishes His Second Book

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE   November 2014   Betances STEM Prinicpal Tyrone Richardson Publishes His Second Book Congratulations to Principal Richardson on the publishing of his book, "Saturday."  This book was created to start conversations about American cultural epidemics like single parents, incarcerated parents, minority males with little guidance and extended families. Readers can add their […]

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Toward Reducing Chronic Absenteeism HPS Health Services Partners with CCMC to Support Families with Asthma

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE   November 2014   Toward Reducing Chronic Absenteeism HPS Health Services Partners with CCMC to Support Families with Asthma   Building Bridges is an asthma program at S.A.N.D. School that is a cooperative effort between our nurses and Connecticut Children's Medical Center. The goal is to reduce absenteeism for children with asthma […]

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Hartford Community Volunteers Visit 9th Grade Classrooms to Share Stories of Personal Journeys

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE     November 2014   Hartford Community Volunteers Visit 9th Grade Classrooms to Share Stories of Personal Journeys         In recognition of College and Career Readiness Awareness Month, on Friday, October 10, volunteers from the Hartford Community visited grade nine English classes throughout the district to share the stories of their […]

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Our Own Dr. Sandra Inga, Pk-12 STEM Director Inducted into Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE     November 2014   Our Own Dr. Sandra Inga, Pk-12 STEM Director Inducted into Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame   Dr. Inga at the ceremony with 2014 Grant Recipient, Nehan Saleem from the University of Connecticut.   Sandra Diana Inga, Ph.D., our PK-12 STEM Director at  Hartford Public Schools was inducted into the […]

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Breakthrough South Students Run the Hartford Half-marathon

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE     October 2014 Breakthrough South Students Run the Hartford Half-marathon Leah Gustafson, Marcus Gustafson, Lindsay Rhodes, Sa'Nai Harris-Blake, and Desiree King with their principal, Julie Goldstein. 5 Breakthrough South students ran the last 1.1 miles of the Hartford half-marathon with their principal on Saturday!  Last year, several of our students ran the last […]

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Hartford’s Patricia Kelly: Ebony Horsewomen CNN Hero of the Year Nominee

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE     October 2014   Hartford's Patricia Kelly: Ebony Horsewomen CNN Hero of the Year Nominee   Dear Friends,   Every year, CNN recognizes ten everyday people doing extraordinary things, giving one of them the opportunity to receive $100,000 and be named the CNN Hero of the Year. And this time around, a Hartford woman is […]

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