You can earn up to 40 hours of community service by volunteering at the FIRST Robotics District Event the weekend of April 7th and 8th at Hartford Public High School. If you are interested in this opportunity, please sign up in the main office.
Each year, a number of students are selected to win a CFM Foundation MVP Scholarship which includes a laptop computer or tablet, printer, and software package to help them begin the next chapter in their educational journey. The CFM Foundation Board selects winners based on academic and extracurricular achievement, as well as a strong commitment to community service. Each recipient must demonstrate a high level of character and a strong determination to succeed. The deadline to apply is April 30th, 2018. See the full article for details.
The Central Connecticut Chapter of the Society for Information Management is pleased to announce that two scholarships will be available to Pathways students graduating in 2018 who will continue their education at an accredited college or university and who plan to major in Science, Engineering, or Technology, including Information Technology. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 18th. Read the full article for the application link and other details.
Operation Prom 2018 will be held at Hartford City Hall on Sunday April 8th from 11:00am-3:00pm. Students must register for this free giveaway event at
Attend the "Think HBCU" College Fair at the Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth and Family Center on Saturday, April 7th from 10am-2pm. You will get to hear from a HBCU Alumni Panel and learn about scholarship and leadership opportunities. See the full article for more details.
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 2018-2019 in the full article for future planning.
Please see the documents attached to this article to learn about flu prevention to stay healthy this winter season.
Cancellations are simple: If Hartford or East Hartford Schools close then Pathways is closed. Delays are more complicated because delays depend on your bus company. See the full article for all the details.
Pathways News
Each year as a sophomore community we visit various companies for a Job Shadowing Experience. This is the opportunity for students to be part of the daily workings of an organization. This year we were fortunate to visit nine amazing organizations on Tuesday, March 20. Asnuntuck Community College, Cigna, Esteem Manufacturing, The Hartford, Microsoft, Stanley Black & Decker, United Healthcare, Upward Hartford and Pratt and Whitney opened their doors and shared information about their businesses, their industries, the opportunities that they offer and the educational requirements to pursue various roles and career paths. Please read the full article for more information
Pathways students participated in the annual Student Abolitionists Stopping Slavery (SASS) Abolitionist Fair at Metropolitan Learning Center in Bloomfield, CT. During the fair, students illustrated facts and concepts about past and modern-day slavery through a variety of presentations, student-created videos, artistic visuals, and hands-on activities. Pathways students ran an open-mic at the fair where student activists shared poems and stories about modern day slavery. See the full article for more details and pictures.
Pathways Academy of Technology & Design is among 68 career academies recently awarded NAF's distinguished level recognition. This is the sixth year in a row that Pathways Academy has been named a distinguished academy. This designation is given to a select few who have reached Model level on NAF's annual assessment, exhibiting strong fidelity to an educational design that prepares students for success in college and careers. Read the full article for more information.
Congratulations to our Robotics team, the Birds of Prey, who advanced to the quarterfinals this weekend at the Waterbury District Event.They won the Spirit Award for their terrific team spirit. What a great way to kick off the season! Check the article for a few more pictures.

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
  • March 2018
    • MonMar26 SGC Meeting 5:30 PM to 7:30 PMPathways Academy of Technology & Design
    • TueMar27 Student Training on Restorative Practices 4th Floor Presentation Space
    • TueMar27 Peer Mentor Monthly Meeting 1:35 PM to 2:15 PMPathways Library
    • WedMar28 Butter Braid Fundraising Pick up @ Dismissal -Class of 2019 Fundraister 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM
    • ThuMar29 3rd Marking Period Ends
    • ThuMar29 Ms. Bennett on field trip to National College Fair 8:45 AM to 10:45 AMCT Convention Center, Hartford
    • FriMar30 No School: Good Friday
  • April 2018
    • MonApr02 4th Marking Period Begins
    • MonApr02 APPL Testing 8:00 AM to 10:00 AMRoom 302
    • TueApr03 12th Grade Class Assembly 1:35 PM to 2:15 PMSchool Cafeteria
    • WedApr04 SGC Meeting 5:30 PM2nd Floor Conference Room
    • ThuApr05 Diversity Day 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • MonApr09 Spring Break
    • TueApr10 Spring Break
    • WedApr11 Spring Break


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The Hartford Board of Education complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws prohibiting the exclusion of any person from any of its educational programs or activities or the denial to any person of the benefits of any of its educational programs or activities because of race, creed, color national origin, ancestry sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, marital status, age or disability subject to the conditions and limitation established by law.

The preamble to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that:

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

Safe School Climate at Pathways Contact Information

Title IX and 504 Coordinator:

Dr. Jessica Fitzgerald, Assistant Principal

Work Phone: 860-695-9494

Work Email:

District Title IX Coordinators:
Kimberly Schulte
Director of Human Resources – Office of Talent Management
(860) 695-8615

Joanne Tremblay-Jackson
Director of Student Support Services – Special Education Department
(860) 695-8725

Click here to go to the Hartford Public Schools Non-discrimination page for additional information.

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