The PTO will be holding their annual raffle basket fundraiser on November 8th for Parent/Teacher Conferences. Please consider donating a basket or a raffle item. Send donations in with your child by this Friday, October 20th. Thank you from the PTO!
Teen Science Caf├ęs are a free event where teens get to discuss cutting-edge science and technology with local scientists and engineers, try hands-on activities, and socialize. This program involves input from a core Leadership Team of teens. Some of the topics this year that will be covered is water quality, computer science, astronomy, exercise science and others to be announced. Read the full article for all the details.
Submit your college essay to the annual Voices of Hartford Success Essay contest. Your essay should show how you have worked through obstacles in your pursuit of higher education. This contest is open to all college-bound HPS students graduating in the Spring of 2018. Read the full article for all the details.
Join us in celebrating College & Career Awareness Month at Pathways throughout the month of October. Each Friday staff and students are allowed to wear College gear to show off their future college choice. Check out the full calendar for the variety of events and activities planned throughout the month. One of the first events will be this Thursday when we hear a presentation about the Hartford Promise scholarship. Full details in the article.
The SGC is looking for new members for the 2017-2018 school year. The Pathways SGC meets just six times a year and assists school administration in decisions impacting students' education. Read the details in the full article and respond by October 10th to Ms. Maldonado in the Main Office.
Connecticut has several events around the state to promote College Goal Sunday. At College Goal Sunday, students and parents can talk to experts and get in-depth help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In addition to receiving assistance in filling out the FAFSA, participants will receive general information regarding state and federal financial aid programs.
Each Friday in the month of October, there will be a bake sale to collect donations for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Attention Sophomores and Juniors: Early Bird Internship Application Season has begun. Early Bird Opportunities include: American Eagle Financial Credit Union, Aetna, Cigna, Travelers, and the Hartford. The deadline for the Early Bird Opportunities is by Friday, October 27th. Read the full article to download the application packet and details.
Pathways News
Congratulations to our Students and Staff Member for the Month of September. Scholar of the September was Jatin Ponnathota; Leader of the Month was Makiydah Berry, and Citizen of the Month was Brian Bedon. Congratulations to Ms. Chelsea Usher was was our Staff Member of the month. Read the full article for all the details.
The Birds of Prey had a great showing this weekend. They ended up going into eliminations as the 4th alliance captain, and ended up in 3rd place overall (out of 14). We also brought home the "Teacher's Pet Award" trophy, which is the judges' award. Read the full article to see all the details and more pictures.
Pathways Academy of Technology and Design hosted their 2nd Internship Presentation Day on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. More than 40 professionals from more than 25 unique organizations came to hear more about the internship experiences of 75 students. Over the 2016-2017 school year and summer, more than 113 students had paid internships in and around the Hartford area. Read more for the full details.
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 2017
    • FriOct20 Freshmen Only: Last Day of Tech Rotation #1
    • FriOct20 Mrs. Maziarz on field trip to Witch City Walking Tours in Salem, MASS. 7:45 AM to 4:45 PM
    • FriOct20 College Rep Visit - Wellesley College 8:00 AMSign Up on the Bulletin Board on the 3rd Floor
    • FriOct20 Bake Sale at Dismissal - Proceeds to Benefit Susan G. Women Foundation and Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2:15 PMSee Kene Hardy to Contribute
    • MonOct23 Freshmen Only: First Day of Tech Rotation #2
    • MonOct23 College Rep Visit - Wesleyan University 9:00 AM4th Floor Presentation Space
    • MonOct23 Author Series @ Pathways - Elise Kova 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMRoom 423
    • TueOct24 Freshmen Career Day 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • TueOct24 College Rep Visit - RPI 12:00 PM
    • TueOct24 College Rep Visit - New England Institute of Technology 1:30 PMSign Up on the Bulletin Board on the 3rd Floor
    • WedOct25 PSAT Make Up Testing for Sophomores and Juniors 7:45 AM to 11:45 AM
    • WedOct25 Student Picture RETAKE Day - Lifetouch will be here to do retakes 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM4th floor presentation room
    • WedOct25 College Rep Visit - Massachusetts College of Art & Design 9:00 AM
    • WedOct25 College Rep Visit - Bay Path College 10:00 AM
    • WedOct25 The 4th Annual HPS Transition Expo 4:30 PM to 7:00 PMPathways Academy of Technology & Design

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