Join us for an evening in downtown Hartford to explore College Planning. The Barum Financial Group in collaboration with Pathways Academy is holding a Financial Planning session on exploring resources for Merit Aid and Need-Based Aid Information. The session will take place on Thursday, November 3rd at 6pm at the Theater of the Performing Arts, 359 Washington Street, Hartford. See the attached flyer with the detailed information.
Our annual Career Day is taking place this Tuesday, October 25th for the entire freshmen class. This year Career Day is entirely focused on STEM. Students will be exposed to a multitude of engaging and interesting STEM career opportunities that will excite them to consider how their talents, hobbies and interests can enable them to be successful in a STEM related field! Read the full article to learn more.
Parents, is your child heading to college soon? Don't miss this free workshop! Join the HPS community to discuss strategies on how to pay for college; the FAFSA; picking financial aid packages and more. Read on to RSVP!
Calling all Seniors: All College Applications MUST be submitted by Friday, November 18th in order to participate in the "Senior Tailgate" on Wednesday, November 23rd and have the opportunity to participate in the college on-site Interviews and Acceptance Days in December. See the attached Senior College Application Checklist with all the information you must complete by November 18th. If you need help, make an appointment with your school counselor.
Do you want to earn college credit while still in high school? Please join the Hartford Public School Community for an AP Information Night hosted by the Office of College & Career Readiness. Various topics around the AP Experience will be covered. The event is being held on October 27th, 2016 from 6pm to 7pm at the Journalism & Media Academy, 150 Tower Avenue in Hartford. Refreshments will be served.
Join the Hartford Public Schools Community for a College & Career Family Fun Night at Burr Community School on Friday, October 28th, 2016 from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Activities will include: Financial Planning for College, Careers in Computer Science, College Fair, and more! Read more to view the full flyer and find the RSVP information.
Pathways News
Pathways Academy had the opportunity to partner with a start-up business and have 2 students, Hunter Harris and Jared Floyd worked with Bud Orange, based out of Washington D.C. but run by a Hartford native eager to engage and support learning in the area, to support the development of their new app by working in remote internships. Both students worked remotely, on laptops and leveraging Slack, an online communication tool, to support building the app as well as to learn about markets and competitors as Bud Orange determines how to bring their product to the public. Read more to learn about their experiences in this virtual internship.
"I loved what I did, I would love to continue with my work at Hartford Healthcare, I enjoyed the person I was working with as he taught me a lot," shared Raul Gomez after his first summer experience at Hartford Healthcare. Read on to find out about the experiences of the 10 Pathways' interns this summer at Hartford Healthcare.
We are pleased to introduce Ms. Jennifer Sarafin! Ms. Sarafin works with a specialization in Digital Arts and Design. She began her teaching career teaching fine arts and moved into her specialty area where she was able to build a large digital arts program in her last district. Read more to learn more about Ms. Sarafin and the classes she teaches her at Pathways.
Each year, a Pathways' student attends the Society of Information Management (SIM) fall event to share their internship experience in hopes of identifying additional internship and work-based learning partners. This year, we were honored to send a student and an intern manager to talk about their experiences as part of the program. Nick Furlow, a Travelers 2016 summer intern, shared how Pathways prepared him for his internship. Read on to learn more about the event and Nick's speech.
A group of Pathways students attended a "Future in IT" session last night at UCONN to learn more about Careers in Information Management and Business Analytics hosted by the SIM (The Society for Information Management) at UCONN. They had a great tour of UCONN by alumni Mr. Raul Vargas and met up with former Pathways' alumni and Travelers Edge Scholar - Alexander Martinez. Read more about their experience.
The Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests.. Any US high school woman in grades 9 through 12 is eligible to apply. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and interest in technology and computing, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education. Applications can be submitted anytime between now and early November. To apply, students must go to

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.

US News and World Report Bronze 2016
Upcoming Events
School Calendar
  • October 2016
    • TueOct25 Career Day for Freshmen 8:00 AM to 2:15 PMPathways Academy
    • TueOct25 10th Grade Class Assembly 1:35 PM to 2:15 PMPathways School Cafeteria
    • TueOct25 Jr. Apprentice Kick Off Event 5:30 PM to 7:00 PMPathways Cafeteria
    • WedOct26 Mr. Retano on field trip to State Capitol with 20 students 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • ThuOct27 Student Ambassador Activity in Advisories 1:35 PM to 2:15 PM
    • ThuOct27 Sophomore Student Government is hosting a Halloween Movie Night 2:15 PM to 4:30 PM4th Floor Presentation Room
    • FriOct28 Senior Class Hosting Halloween Movie Night 2:30 PM to 4:00 PMStage area of the cafeteria
  • November 2016
    • TueNov01 Mrs. Maurier on Field trip to The Hartford Stage w/ 35 students 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM
    • TueNov01 All School Assembly 1:35 PM to 2:15 PMPathways School Cafeteria
    • ThuNov03 Early Bird Interns: Professional Preparation Event 8:00 AM to 11:00 AMPathways School Cafeteria

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