Attention All Students & Parents: We will be holding another College Planning Session this year at Pathways Academy of Technology & Design. Learn all about the college planning process sponsored by ECMC. There will be dinner and a chance to win up to 3 $500.00 scholarships. It will be on Thursday, March 9th at 5:30pm at Pathways! We look forward to seeing you there.
Attention Juniors: The Spring of your junior year is the perfect time to begin planning and drafting your college essay. Visit the School Counseling website to download the 2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts. Make sure you have your English teacher, school counselor, or parent proofread your essays before your officially submit them to colleges.
The School Governance Council (SGC) is looking for a few more parents and students. The School Governance Council is a governing body that makes collective and consensual decisions advising, guiding, and counseling the Administrative Team. Currently, the Governance Council consists of parents, students, teachers, and the principal. The SGC meets once a month. Read the article for more details and visit the SGC website to read the latest meeting minutes. If you are interested in joining, please contact Ms. Ciaffaglione, Mr. Suarez, or Mr. Goldblum.
We know the school is not yet over, but the Board of Education approved next year's calendar. Download the Hartford Public Schools' District Calendar for 2017-2018 in the full article for future planning.
Attention Seniors: The Travelers EDGE Application is OPEN! If you need assistance, speak to your school counselor. Travelers EDGE is a unique opportunity only available to three area high schools, including Pathways. This scholarship includes funding toward tuition and books to UCONN or CCSU and numerous job opportunities with the Travelers Insurance Company. Please read the full article to find the application link and apply.
There is an opportunity available at the CT Science Center for anyone entering 10th up. It is a PAID internship to learn more about STEM and support the programming the Science Center offers. Ambassadors in the Teen Innovation Program have the opportunity to spend six weeks during the summer creating original programs and exhibits that teach others about science, technology, engineering, and math. Read the full article for the details and application.
Pathways News
Congratulations to all the students who performed at the Pathways Got Talent Show on Thursday, February 23rd. Student performers included: Tucker McMann, Enogieru Ohenhen, Sawyer Baran, Laila Yost, Ve'Shawn Henry-Melius, Sean Clarke, and BENSH - Stephen Pawlak, Rex Thurstan, Nick Smith, and Jordan Charlow. Thank You to Mr. Givoni and Ms. Sarafin and the freshmen class for organizing and supporting this terrific show for the school community. Read the full article to see pictures.
Several students from Mr. Hay's U.S. History classes are participating in the National History Day Competition. Jessica Colin & Angelica Ortiz are doing a project on Vivien Thomas, who was an African-American surgical technician who made advancements in the field of heart surgery. As part of their documentary, they interviewed Dr. Bill Marshall, a trauma surgeon from St. Francis. Keep up the great work. We can't wait to see your final project. Read more in the full article.
Intern candidates at Pathways had the opportunity to prepare for an upcoming summer internship at the Internship Preparation Event held on February 23. One more session will be offered next Thursday, March 2 so any students interested in participating who have yet to be signed up should inform the main office or of their interest and they should send along their resume. These three hour sessions expose students to: Resume and Cover Letter Editing, Revising and Polishing with Professionals; Mock Interview Training and Practice; Professionalism Dos and Don'ts from Young Professionals.
Pathways Academy of Technology and Design holds its Annual Themed Project Presentation Day in May. This year it will be held on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017. The theme of this year is Character. New for the first time this year is the debut of our Pathways ePortoflio. Students at Pathways have been using the Weebly platform to create an online ePortfolio that is filled with such content as their resume, classroom projects, internship experiences, goals and aspirations, college acceptances, Pathways coursework, and more. If you are interested in being involved in the Portfolio Presentation Day on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 as an evaluator or guest, please contact Dr. Jessica Fitzgerald.
The Birds of Prey competed in their first Robotics scrimmage of the season this past Saturday at Suffield High School. Coach Poon says they were able to test our their mechanisms and have a better idea of which game play strategies they will use. They completed work on their robot this past Tuesday, and they are prepping for their first competition March 3rd-March 5th at Wilby High School in Waterbury. Good luck BOP!
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School Calendar
  • February 2017
    • TueFeb28 Junior Class Ring orders taking place 10:45 AM to 12:30 PMCafeteria
    • TueFeb28 CPR Training-Senior Students 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM4th floor presentation room
    • TueFeb28 All School Assembly 1:35 PM to 2:15 PMPathways School Cafeteria
  • March 2017
    • ThuMar02 3rd Marking Period Progress Reports being distributed during Advisory
    • ThuMar02 Professional Internship Preparation Event 8:30 AM to 11:00 AMPresentation Space
    • ThuMar02 CPR Training - Senior Students 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM4th floor presentation room
    • ThuMar02 9th Grade Class Assembly 1:35 PM to 2:15 PMPathways School Cafeteria
    • ThuMar02 Course Selections in Advisory 1:35 PM to 2:15 PM
    • MonMar06 Start of Spring Internships
    • TueMar07 12th Grade Class Assembly 1:35 PM to 2:15 PMPresentation Space
    • WedMar08 Early Dismissal for Students at 11:15am 7:45 AM to 11:15 AM
    • ThuMar09 CPR Training - Senior Students 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM4th floor presentation room
    • ThuMar09 11th Grade Class Assembly - Class Rings 1:35 PM to 2:15 PMPresentation Space
    • WedMar15 IAB Meeting 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM2nd Floor Conference Room

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