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Elections 2013 – Board of Education – Stacy Rosado (R)

By at October 4, 2013 | 10:05 am |

Elections 2013 – Board of Education – Stacy Rosado (R)

Born & raised in New Britain, I am a product of our city. My mother is Polish-American and my father is Puerto-Rican. I am very proud to represent both ethnicities. I attended New Britain schools and graduated from NBHS in 2004. A major reason why I am running for BOE is because my parents were skeptical about sending me to a public middle school in NB and I would more...

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Elections 2013 – Board of Education – Nick Mercier (R)

By at October 4, 2013 | 10:00 am |

Elections 2013 – Board of Education – Nick Mercier (R)

My name is Nick Mercier and I’m running for the Board of Education in New Britain. My first experience in education was as a scout leader. I was often in charge of teaching younger scouts first aid, cooking, hiking, and other survival skills. I found early on that I had a strong knack for education. I made education my career, obtaining both a Bachelors and Masters more...

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Elections 2013 – Board of Education – Judy Greco (D)

By at October 4, 2013 | 9:55 am |

Elections 2013 – Board of Education – Judy Greco (D)

I have taught in New Britain for 35 years. My background includes teacher, counselor, housemaster and principal. I moved to New Britain after my retirement and have continued to serve the children of New Britain. I graduated from Central Ct. University, Northeastern University and received a masters degree in special education/Spanish from the University of Hartford. I more...

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Elections 2013 – Board of Education – Daniel Davis (R)

By at October 4, 2013 | 9:50 am |

Elections 2013 – Board of Education – Daniel Davis (R)

My name is Daniel Davis and I am running for the New Britain Board of Education. For several months I have had the privilege of working as an interim teacher at New Britain High School. I have seen firsthand what the school district is doing well and not so well. I believe that with additional insight and materials we can prepare our students better for college and more...

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Elections 2013 – Board of Education – Sharon Beloin-Saavedra (D)

By at October 4, 2013 | 9:45 am |

Elections 2013 – Board of Education – Sharon Beloin-Saavedra (D)

I am seeking re-election to a third term on the New Britain Board of Education because I believe deeply in urban education. Education is the great equalizer in life. It levels the playing field of opportunity. I would like to continue working with Mr. Cooper in an effort to change the trajectory of student achievement. A process that began this year with the recapturing more...

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Hoops Showdown

By at April 6, 2012 | 8:45 am |

Hoops Showdown

Hey New Britain, it’s been awhile, but it’s Matt and Debbie again! Last week, HALS Academy held its last home basketball game this season. Every week, the middle schools in New Britain compete against one another in basketball. This week it was HALS vs. Slade, and boy, was it a nail biter. Of course, we all knew it would be; Slade is number one in the district more...

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Students Attend Health & Wellness Fair at NBHS

By at April 4, 2012 | 12:49 pm |

Students Attend Health & Wellness Fair at NBHS

Going from booth to booth students of all ages from New Britain had the chance to learn about everything health related Tuesday as the New Britain Health Academy held its second Health & Wellness Fair. “All schools from pre-school to middle schools to high schools were able to attend,” said MichaelKnight Zayas, health teacher at the academy. “This is our more...

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Robotics Team Honored by School Board

By at February 10, 2012 | 10:00 am |

Robotics Team Honored by School Board

The Slade Middle School Robotics Team were among those honored during Monday nights Board of Education meeting for their robot “Bugsy”. Jeff Bouchard, tech ed teacher at Slade, said that he felt privileged to work with talented students at Slade. “Over the years, we have been really consistent in excelling at STEM activities,” said Bouchard. “The kids are more...

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Student Corner

By at February 10, 2012 | 9:45 am |

Student Corner

Hey New Britain! It’s Matthew Lewicki and Debbie-Marie Brown. This is our first time writing in the New Britain City Journal (or any newspaper for that matter) and we’re honored by the opportunity handed to us. We’d like to start off by saying that we’re 8th graders at The House of Arts Letters and Sciences Academy. HALS is a small learning community in New more...

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