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A lot of people didn't see this coming. As a key assistant to Hartford school Superintendent Steven Adamowski, Christina M. Kishimoto helped develop the "portfolio schools" plan of themed schools that has dramatically improved test scores and graduation...
StatewideSenior year is a time of many memories and the Class of 2013 at the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy will be remembered as the first recipients of the SMSA PTO Scholarship Showcase Award. Three graduating seniors each received $2,000 for their...
The Hartford CourantWith tickets for summer shows at the Glastonbury East Hartford Magnet School's planetarium selling out in hours, the board of education is working on a policy governing the use of the facility. Superintendent Alan B. Bookman discovered the potential...
Tags: Glastonbury, Schools, East Hartford
The Hartford CourantAddressing a crowd of children, teachers and city officials in the gleaming new gymnasium, state Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor said the $10 million expansion of the DiLoreto Magnet School doesn't mean that work can stop. "Now we need to make...
Tags: Dannel P. Malloy , Students, Entertainment, Schools, CMT (tv network)
The Hartford CourantIt took a lot more than 15 shaky steps across the Classical Magnet School gym for senior Jacquelyn Santiago to receive her high school diploma. Santiago had been practicing those 15 steps for six months. Born with cerebral palsy, Santiago sat in a...
Tags: Graduation, Schools, Parkinson's Disease
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is scheduled to be in the city Thursday morning for the dedication of the $10 million expansion of the DiLoreto Magnet School. The state put up more than $7.9 million of the budget to build to six classrooms, two science labs,...
Tags: Dannel P. Malloy , Arts and Culture, Ceremonies, Culture, Schools
HartfordClassical Magnet School Principal, James Motes has announced Lindsay Cadwallader as Valedictorian and Alyssa Serrambana as Salutatorian of the Class of 2013. At Classical, Lindsay has shown a determination to excel in every endeavor. She embodies the...
FarmingtonOn Friday, May 31, a busload of fourth grade students from the Annie Fisher STEM Magnet School in Hartford traveled to the banks of the Farmington River in Burlington to observe the release of the trout fingerlings they had raised from the egg stage in...
The Hartford CourantFollowing two budget referendum defeats and protests from residents, the town council on approved a revised budget Tuesday night that restores some of the money that had been cut from the school board's proposed spending plan. As council members...
Tags: Budgets and Budgeting, Referenda, Schools, Elections, Politics
Greater HartfordIt is one thing for a teacher to believe that every child can learn. It is quite another for a teacher to persuade every one of his students that they can learn. Mario Marrero, a fourth-grade teacher at the Betances STEM Magnet School, is precisely that...
Hartford CourantAbigail Kehoe, Alyssa Slotnick, Christopher Snow, Joe Buchek and Jonas Shivers are the winners of Hartford Stage's "Write On" contest, its annual young playwrights' competition for students in grades nine to 12. The theater sent me information about each...
Staff WriterDressed in school colors and bright orange T-shirts, the students and teachers at De Anza Magnet School pledged to do their part in the fight against bullying here Tuesday morning. Each classroom created a chain made of paper links, which were connected...
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