Spotlight Submissions for Review

Nov
10

Free Computer Interface Design Class for High School Boys

BoysCode (BC) is a movement that focuses on increasing expectations and representation of boys and young men of color in tech; to be successful in navigating and succeeding in today’s technology ecosystems and accurately and positively drive content that dispel negative stereotypes. We strive to re-engineer the mindset of people of color and highlight the need […]

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Apr
16

Kick-off to Kindergarten Fair May 1

Is your child turning 5 years old by January 1, 2020, and not currently enrolled in a Hartford public school? If you answered yes, then please join us on May 1, 2019 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Global Communications Academy, located at 85 Edwards Street in Hartford, for our Kick-off to Kindergarten Fair! Kindergarten Fair May 1 […]

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Mar
28

HPHS & Pathways Academy Robotics Team Brings Home Prestigious Award

The Birds of Prey Robotics Team 181, the team– comprised of students and mentors from Hartford Public High School’s  Academy of Engineering & Green Technology, Pathways Academy of Technology and Design,  and Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy– earned the prestigious Engineering Inspiration award at the New England District event held at Western New England University […]

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The Rising Cost of Innumeracy: An Opinion by Mark Prelli, Classical Magnet School Math Teacher

As a math teacher in Hartford for ten years, I have heard the following phrase over and over. “I’m just bad at math. No one in my family can do it, I’m just never going to get it.” My response is always that of course they can, but it is a cultural problem that is […]

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Jun
13

Celebrating Batchelder School

The students, families and staff at Batchelder School continued to demonstrate their commitment to helping others throughout the school year. Some of these efforts included: -fundraising in September for hurricane victims in Texas and Puerto Rico, to include a contribution to the Connecticut Humane Society for the care and shelter of displaced pets. -student council […]

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Jun
08

Breakthrough Magnet School North Success Stories

Breakthrough North has many success stories from the 2017-2018 school year. They were a part of the Restorative Practice Cohort 3 this year. While full implementation was not set to begin until the 2018-2019 school year, Breakthrough North staff fully embraced the restorative model and began implementation this year. In partnership with the Character Curriculum […]

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Jun
08

HMTCA Model UN Club Excels at Yale Conference

In the fall of 2016 a group of 10 students from the Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy participated in the Model United Nations Conference at Yale University for the first time. Many of these students had first learned about Model UN in 8th grade when they attended a conference hosted by the Kingswood-Oxford School. After […]

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Jun
08