Posted 04/18/2018 09:47AM
SAT and PSAT School Day is Tuesday, April 24th. Grades 9 and 10 will take the PSAT and Grade 11 will take the SAT on Tuesday, April 24th. All students must report to school by 7:45am. Seniors are excused until 11:40am when they can return for the beginning of Block 3.
Posted 04/18/2018 09:44AM
Wondering how and where to start with planning for college? Join the School Counseling staff at Pathways Academy for a Junior College Planning Night on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 from 5pm-7pm. Dinner will be served at 5pm with the presentation beginning at 5:30pm. For any questions, please contact the school.
Posted 04/17/2018 08:35AM
Senior Parents: You are invited to attend your child's Capstone Presentation on Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 5pm at Pathways. Students have been working all year on their Capstone project. Much work and effort has gone into these projects and your presence and support is appreciated. We look forward to seeing you at the presentation night on the 14th.
Posted 04/17/2018 08:30AM
Attention Parents: You are invited for our 4th Annual Themed Project Portfolio Presentation Day on Thursday, May 17th. The day begins at 8am with a school-wide assembly then student presentations begin at 9:15am. Download the information in the article and RSVP to the school if you would like to attend and see your child's ePortfolio presentation.
Posted 04/17/2018 08:08AM
There are many exciting, interactive, and challenging summer programs being held at Central Connecticut State University over the summer for students in grades 3-12. Read the article to find a list of all programs.
Posted 04/17/2018 08:07AM
Congratulations to the 140 Pathways students who qualified for Honors or High Honors in the 3rd Marking Period. High Honors is a 4.0 GPA or above, and Honors is 3.0-3.999. We will have an Honor Roll Celebration on Thursday, April 19th at 1:30pm in the Pathways Cafeteria. Join us to recognize your child's scholastic accomplishment.
Posted 04/13/2018 08:00AM
The last day of school for students and teachers will be on Monday, June 18, 2018. Please note that June 18, 2018 is a an exam make up day and will be a half day for students with a dismissal at 11:15am and a full day for staff. The Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 16th at 6pm a Goodwin College.
Posted 04/06/2018 09:00AM
Diversity Day is all about exposing students to the diversity of life after graduation, and with sessions on alternative paths to success, different religions, the power of being an individual, and self-acceptance (among others) Pathways students got to learn more about life from our business partners at Aetna, Cigna, and Travelers; our community partners at True Colors, and even some of our parents! Read the full article for more highlights of the day.
Posted 04/06/2018 08:00AM
Congratulations to Senior Brian Bedon, who was awarded the Fox Scholarship. He was chosen on the basis of scholastic achievement, financial need, outstanding character, demonstrated leadership, and a spirit of reverence. Congratulations to you Brian!
Posted 03/29/2018 08:56AM
CT Shirtman is now Inchworm Clothing. See the full article for new store hours and location.
Posted 03/29/2018 08:48AM
Several of our students showcased presentations at Achieve Hartford's 3rd annual Inspire Hartford event at the Hartford Hilton on Wednesday, March 28th. Students from Mr. Vargas' Mobile Apps class presented their mobile app creations to a big audience. Students, Enogieru Ohenehn, Jeffrey Larkin, DeShawn Palmer, Emily Claudio, and Sohib Sakoor did a terrific job. The Birds of Prey Team 181 was also represented at the event and they demonstrated their robot. A special thank you to Mr. Vargas and Ms. Jefferson for facilitating this opportunity for our students. Congratulations to all the students involved in putting on a great display of student achievement. See the article for more pictures.
Posted 03/29/2018 08:27AM
Congratulations to sophomores Xannia Simpson and Lazo Kociu. They were both accepted to Hartford Stage's Write On program earlier in the year, and for the past few months, they have been working with professor playwrights and actors to produce their original screenplay. Their plays were performed on Monday, March 26th, 2018. Their plays were creative and powerful. A special thank you to their English teacher, Mrs. Megan Maziarz, who has brought many new programs into Pathways. There are more programs like this available for students interested in drama. If you are interested, please see your English teacher. See the full article for pictures
Posted 03/25/2018 10:49AM
Mr. Kevin F. Flynn is a Work-Based Learning and Internship Coordinator at Pathways Academy of Technology & Design, where Kevin leads and coordinates the Work-Based and Internship Program. Kevin is an affable and talkative person who strives to communicate effectively. His desire to place the student first is quite evident. Kevin's top priority is to help others find out what their niche is. His belief is, a person will be most effective if they enjoy what they are doing. Read more about Mr. Flynn in the full article. Welcome to Pathways, Mr. Flynn!
Posted 03/21/2018 12:51PM
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 and pictures.
Posted 03/16/2018 10:47AM
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.
Posted 03/16/2018 08:46AM
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.
Posted 03/12/2018 09:50AM
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.
Posted 03/09/2018 08:43AM
Congratulations to Ms. Scott-Clue who was nominated as our Pathways' Paraeducator of the Year for 2017-2018! Ms. Scott-Clue has worked at Pathways the past two years, and does an excellent job in not only supporting her student, but also in building relationships with many other students and teachers in the school. Well done and congratulations Ms. Scott-Clue! We are very proud that you are a part of the Pathways Academy family!
Posted 03/08/2018 07:02PM
English Teacher Ms. Guidone passed away on March 6th, 2018. Ms. Guidone began teaching at Pathways this school year and in the fall went on leave to begin treatment for cancer. Though Ms. Guidone was with our school just a short time, many of our students and staff had great affection for her; including those who knew her from Noah Webster School where she had been an English teacher in the middle school for a number of years. There will be a celebration of life for Ms. Guidone on Saturday, April 21st at the Riverfront Community Center at 300 Welles Street, Glastonbury, CT. Our thoughts and prayers are with Ms. Guidone's family.
Posted 03/08/2018 01:39PM
The Health classes at Pathways have been learning about the issue of "teen dating abuse" and the various kinds of abuse, such as, emotional, physical and digital abuse. Students now know all of the subtle warning signs in a relationship that could indicate an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Read the full article for more details.
Posted 03/08/2018 01:34PM
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.
Posted 03/07/2018 02:00PM
Pathways Academy of Technology and Design will be holding its 4th Annual Themed Project Presentation Day in May this year on Thursday, May 17th, 2018. The theme of this year is Relationships. For the second year in a row, students will be showcasing their 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, 2018 as an evaluator or guest, please contact Ms. Leslie Sosa.
Posted 02/27/2018 08:29AM
Congratulations to Ms. Chelsea Usher, Pathways' Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018! Ms. Usher's passionate leadership inside and outside the classroom and her dedication to social justice is a model for all to emulate. From leading the 11th grade advisory team and being the 11th grade class advisor to organizing the school-wide Diversity Day in addition to her full time work as an English teacher, Ms. Usher promotes a range of activities that build academic scholarship and community. Congratulations Ms. Usher! Read the full article for more details.
Posted 02/24/2018 08:41AM
On Wednesday, February 21st, the AP Language and Composition class debuted their original twenty minute documentary (and I'm talking original script AND score) Further Than Night - a Holocaust documentary in response to reading Night. It was an awe-inspiring event for the students and their parents! Preview the film in the full article.
Posted 02/24/2018 08:30AM
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.