Family and Community Partnerships

Dec
03

Burns Latino Studies Academy 3rd Grade Students Lead Book-House Project

On Friday, November 22nd, 3rd grade Burns Latino Studies Academy student, Scarlet was very happy.  Her vision had come to fruition; the Neighborhood Book-House she and her classmates ideated, advocated for, and designed was finally installed outside of their school. Ms. McGill’s 3rd grade class at Burns Latino Studies Academy loves reading and they wanted […]

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Dec
01

WQTQ Hosts Annual Toy Drive on Dec. 7

For more than two decades, WQTQ FM Radio has been hosting an annual Children’s Toy Drive during the holiday season. This year, on Saturday, Dec. 7, the toy drive will be held at Weaver High School, from 10 am to 2 pm. (The snow date is Saturday, Dec. 14.) Donations can take the form of […]

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Dec
01

Families: CT Healthcare Plan Open Enrollment Ends December 15th

At Access Health Connecticut (AHCT), Individuals, Families & Small Businesses can shop, compare and enroll in quality healthcare plans from brand-name insurance companies. And it’s the only place where you could qualify for financial help, to lower your costs. Open Enrollment ends December 15, 2019. Click here to learn more: https://www.accesshealthct.com/AHCT/LandingPageCTHIX AHCT is Connecticut’s official health […]

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Dec
01

University High Opens Society of Hispanic Professionals and Engineers Jr. Chapter

University High School of Science & Engineering (UHSSE) opened its first junior chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professionals and Engineers (SHPE JR.) this year.  Students are being mentored by UCONN’s SHPE chapter and are working hard to develop goals of community outreach, leadership, STEM and college readiness for the chapter.   Students are being mentored by […]

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Dec
01

Hopes & Dreams Essay Contest for Hartford Public Schools Students

In anticipation of the Office of Family & Community Partnerships Hopes & Dreams Parent event scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2020, we want to hear from our students on what hopes and dreams mean to them. Four winners will be recognized at the Hopes & Dreams event.  Prizes will be awarded to the winners.

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Nov
30

Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth & Family Center Announces Opening of Teen Tech Center

The Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth & Family Center is proud to announce the debut, in collaboration with Best Buy and The Clubhouse Network, of Connecticut’s first ever Best Buy Teen Tech Center. Our center, located at 444 Albany Avenue, includes technology and multimedia for music and video production; interactive programming; digital photography; graphic design; digital animation; and so […]

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28

SparkHart CT Hackathon for Middle & High School Boys & Girls!

Calling all youth in 8th-12th grade in the Greater Hartford region! Join us for a two day program (on 12/14 – 15) built to spark students creativity and build something that improves the lives of others! A hackathon is an event where individuals come together to code and “hack” a technical project. During SparkHartCT students […]

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