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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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Nov
29
Nov
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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Nov
28

Family Code Night (Grades K-5) on December 11th!

Hartford children grades K-5 and their parents or guardians are invited to “Family Code Night,” the delightful free event at which kids and their parents or guardians pair up to do their first hour of coding, together! It’s a fun self-paced introduction to computer programming — and no tech background or coding experience is required. Playing puzzles from Code.org, […]

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Nov
27

Renzulli Students Recognized with Governor’s Reading Challenge Award

On November 21, 2019, Renzulli Gifted & Talented Academy students, Dah, in 8th grade, and Adrianna, in 6th grade  represented their school as it was recognized by Governor Ned Lamont, the Connecticut State Commissioner of Education, Dr. Miguel Cardona, and our State Librarian, Kendall Wiggin for excellence in reading.  The students’ prolific reading habits elevated […]

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Nov
26