Announcements
There will be NWEA MAP testing for all 9th and 10th graders on Wednesday, January 25th and Thursday, January 26th. The schedule will be posted in the main office so students can check which rooms they are assigned. It is very important for all 9th and 10th graders to be present to complete testing. A letter went home to parents a few weeks ago regarding the testing. If you have any questions, please contact the main office at 860-695-9450.
The second semester begins on Monday, January 23rd, 2017. Students may have new classes for the second semester. They received schedules last week in advisory. All students should check their PowerSchool accounts to check their second semester schedule. If a student needs to make up exams, there will be time offered after school. Please contact the teacher directly to schedule make-ups as needed.
Check your child's progress at Parent-Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. We will hold two sessions from 1pm-3pm and from 5pm-7pm. This is your opportunity to receive your child's 1st semester report card and check in with teachers on your child's academic progress. Hope to see you on the 1st!
Join Hartford Public Schools for a fun-filled evening of hands-on activities, pizza, and prizes as we explore how Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics education prepares students to succeed in college, career, and citizenship. The event will be held on Monday, January 30th from 4:30pm-7:00pm at the CT Science Center in the Community Room. Read the full article for details and the registration link.
The ambassadors are holding interviews for anyone who is interested in being a peer mentor. As a peer mentor, you will be guiding and helping other students reach their full potential here at Pathways. The peer mentoring program offers you community service hours and leadership training (and it looks terrific on your resume!). The interviews will be held during advisory on Tuesday, January 31st. if you are interested, please sign up in the main office.
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) a company-sponsored employee network, is pleased to announce its scholarship program. The company is dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. The mission of Blacks as Microsoft (BAM) African American Heritage Scholarship is to encourage and enable black high school students to go to college, realize the impact technology has on the world and target a career in the technology industry. There is potential for a renewal of $5000 for up to four years for a total of $20,000. Find additional criteria and application details in the full article.
Pathways News
Attention Hartford Residents: Spring 2017 Paid Internship Opportunities are Available. Complete all of your application materials by February 24th and follow the detailed instructions in the article. Please contact Ms. NiCole Schlagheck, Work-Based Learning & Internship Coordinator, for details and questions at Nicole.Schlagheck@hartfordschools.org
Thirty seniors presented on Thursday, January 19th to their families, friends, and business partners of the Pathways Academy school community. All semester senior students have been working on their Capstone projects in Mr. Christie's and Mrs. Parasiliti's classes. On Thursday evening, they presented their projects in small groups to their families and also nearly a dozen Pathways partners. Read the full article for all the details.
Each year at Pathways, we have several students who are eager to get more experience in art and design. With more corporate partners and therefore more technology/business roles available, we have more difficulty solidifying more design focused internships. Fortunately, we can share programs like the summer Neighborhood Studios program offered by the Greater Hartford Arts Council to give students 6 weeks of a paid apprenticeship experience. This year we had three students participate in two of the six programs offered. Alexis Rivera and Aldane Reid were part of the KNOX program learning about planting and developing community gardens and Jordan Charlow was at the Amistad Museum working with the Wadsworth and learning about photography. Read more about their experiences in the full article.
Learn more about Pathways' music group, BENSH, in this exclusive inside look produced by junior, Jennifer Colon.
The University of Hartford came to Pathways for an on-site application and interview assistance day this past Thursday. Many students were accepted to UHART on the spot! Please see the full list of students in the article. Congratulations to all!

Pathways Academy empowers its diverse community of students to become active participants in our global, technology-driven society.

Through Project-Based and Work-Based Learning, students acquire technological and critical thinking skills that enables them to successfully compete in the growing, fast-paced and rapidly changing world economy.

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Upcoming Events
School Calendar
  • January 2017
    • MonJan23 Beginning of 3rd Marking Period
    • MonJan23 Make Up Exams Offered After School
    • TueJan24 Ms. Overton on field trip to Bow Tie Cinema 8:00 AM to 11:30 AMNew Park Avenue, Hartford
    • TueJan24 Freshmen Class hosting Pathways Got Talent-Competition 12:35 PM to 2:15 PMPathways School Cafeteria
    • TueJan24 Miss Poon on field trip to Mt. Southington Ski Area 2:45 PM to 8:45 PM
    • TueJan24 CT Youth Forum Trip with Mrs. Parasiliti 3:30 PM to 5:30 PMMLC Bloomfield
    • WedJan25 NWEA MAP Testing for 9th and 10th Graders
    • ThuJan26 NWEA MAP Testing for 9th and 10th Graders
    • ThuJan26 Speaker Series: Photo and Video - Preparing for a Photo Job with Peter Billard Photographer 12:45 PM to 1:30 PMTBD
    • TueJan31 10th Grade Class Assembly 1:35 PM to 2:15 PMPathways School Cafeteria
    • TueJan31 12th Grade Class Assembly - Travelers Edge Presentation 1:35 PM to 2:15 PMPresentation Space
  • February 2017
    • WedFeb01 Early Dismissal for Students at 11:15am 7:45 AM to 11:15 AM
    • WedFeb01 Parent/Teacher Conferences 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • WedFeb01 Parent/Teacher Conferences 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • ThuFeb02 Design Speaker Series: What to Expect with Mark Snyder (UHART) 11:30 AM to 1:00 PMPresentation Space

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