Over 200 students completed a 4-week summer school program at West Woods wrapping up an intensive program including literacy, math, science and more geared at continued summer learning and providing enriching experiences to extend curricular concepts. One of the most exciting events was when summer school scholars stretched their brain with geometry in a Geodome […]
Students in the ASPIRE ELO class at FHS are participating in a variety of internships, student-led projects, and other experiential learning opportunities this summer. Rising 12th grader Lily Picard is working to improve bike safety and accessibility in Farmington for her ASPIRE ELO project. For just one of her many summer project activities, Lily attended […]
This summer, 18 FHS students are involved in the Cutting Edge program, which offers participants a combination of classroom seminars and hands-on research experience under the supervision of UConn Health PhD candidates. Participants learn about various topics including biotechnology, bioinformatics, molecular cloning and mutagenesis, and protein expression and purification. Students practice laboratory skills such as […]
Summer School is in full swing at West Woods this month. Students started the session with a 45-minutes drumming program- Drumming About You by Bob Bloom. Classes learned about rhythm, volume, beats and more and all students played at least three different percussion instruments! All classes have been visiting the Farmington Public Library to learn about Make a Splash– the […]
Farmington Summer String Academy celebrates their 25 Anniversary this summer!
Over fifty students participated in a two-week summer Theatre Academy production of Matilda Jr. From auditions to rehearsals and into performance, each student had the opportunity to hone their singing, dancing, and acting skills, as well as create props and set items for the production.
Our preschoolers have had a great summer adapting to change with resiliency. Every week our students are engaging in new topics and activities. Our students have had the opportunity to work with a variety of students not only from their own schools but other schools in the district. Each personality of a student that enters […]
Students, campers, or young entrepreneurs? This summer, our EXCL Summer Camp is collaborating in a camp store that involves planning, creating, and implementing different elements of entrepreneurship. The store will be built from the ground up by the campers. Amanda Michaud wrote and successfully was awarded a grant to bring to our EXCL Summer Camp […]
Watch out EXCL has been on the road this summer too! We have traveled to the Southwick Zoo, New Britain Bees Game, and so many more upcoming trips- Basketball Hall of Fame, Roger Williams Zoo, and Lake Compounce. On our trips, we are learning the components to accountability, what different communities have to offer, and […]