April 23, 2019
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Unique Classroom: Building a House

Unique Classroom: Building a House My name is Logan Raymond. I am a junior at Hartford High School who attends the Building Trades Program at the Hartford Area Career and Technology Center (HACTC). I am writing this article on behalf of my peers in the Building Trades Program. This writing will surround the word “Work”, the 4th word in our Mission Statement (Respect. Engage. Learn. Work. Serve. Grow.) and what it means to us. ...

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"I Want to Create Good Food"

"I Want to Create Good Food" By Haleigh Clark; When I was in elementary school, work was easy. I got good grades and understood everything that was being taught. I didn’t need to put any effort into school. As a result, I ended up with no drive to put any effort into my grades, and later on, this made my classes very difficult. When I got into the Hartford Area Career and Technology Center (HACTC) as a Career and Te...

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"Working as a Whole Class Enables Peak Operative Power"

"Working as a Whole Class Enables Peak Operative Power" By Matthew Fenner, Matthew Frizzel, Ruddock Smith and Julia Stahl; In relation to physics, the word ‘work’ means an exertion of force overcoming resistance; while Computer Science students don’t often come into contact with much physical resistance, favoring instead passive and sedentary lifestyles, they do have to overcome other obstacles. Work in Computer Science revolves around problem ...

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"The decision to join the HACTC was perfect for me."

"The decision to join the HACTC was perfect for me." By Evan Alsup, Industrial Mechanics and Welding. Around two years ago I made the best decision of my schooling career to join Industrial Mechanics and Welding (IMW) at the Hartford Area Career and Technology Center (HACTC). I have never really struggled in school but I have always suffered at staying attentive. I am most definitely a hands-on learner. So the decision to join the HAC...

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"I have learned so much here at the HACTC!"

"I have learned so much here at the HACTC!" By Hannah Schutzius, Design, Illustration & Media Arts. I’ve been homeschooled since first grade. I grew up learning in a different way than most kids my age. My classroom was my kitchen table, and my teacher was my mom. This meant that for me, learning was continuous rather than scheduled. My parents chose to approach learning based on my own interests. However, my mom wasn’t a...

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LEARN guides our day at the HACTC

LEARN guides our day at the HACTC By Hayden Tetreault, Career and Technology Exploration. LEARN guides our day at the Hartford Area Career and Technology Center (HACTC), and is arguably one of the most important objectives we have. This is because the other words in the HACTC mission statement are not possible without this one. It is why people can do amazing things here. To begin with, a person has to be a...

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Unforgettable Women Can Do Conference

Unforgettable Women Can Do Conference By Haleigh Grose and Jakya Ellison The Women Can Do Conference was held in Randolph Cent...

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Job Shadows Helped Prepare Me for My Future

Job Shadows Helped Prepare Me for My Future My name is Isabella Lukowitz, and I am a senior at Hartford High School. I am also a second-year student in the Business Administration Program at the Hartford Area Career and Technology...

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Health Sciences Students Attend HOSA Fall Leadership Conference

Health Sciences Students Attend HOSA Fall Leadership Conference By William Brannen and Brett Lamadeleine On October 30, 2018, our Health Sciences class at t...

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Respect for Animals, People, and Traditions

Respect for Animals, People, and Traditions By Carrie Comstock, Hartford High School.   As I walk into the barn every morning, I see all the animals lay...

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'Respect' to me is...

'Respect' to me is... By Zachary Dexter, Rivendell Academy.   Respect; to most it is a common courtesy, and to some it is a practice. Respe...

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Figuring out the Future

Figuring out the Future Ever since middle school I can remember people telling me that I have to start figuring out what I want to do after high school. I remember having absolutely no clue what I wanted to do. Thanks to my Career...

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