Enrichment Opportunities for Students

Students who are interested in additional STEM opportunities beyond the classroom are encouraged to explore the competitions below. Students may work on them indepenently of school, or, with parental and teacher permisson, may schedule a time to work with our theme coach, Ms. Poulakos, to work on these challenges during our "block 26" time. For more information please contact Ms. Poulakos.

young scientist

Discovery Education Annual Challenge: Are you America's Top Young Scientist?Students, grades 5-8, are invited to create a 1-2 minute video describing a new, innovating solution that could solve an everyday problem. Ten finalists will be chosen for their passion for science, spirit of innovation and ingenuity, and effective communication skills.  For more information visit:  https://www.youngscientistlab.com/challenge 

google science fair
The Google Science Fair is a global online science and technology competition open to individuals and teams from ages 13 to 18. Find out what you can win, and learn about the people involved in the competition. Click here to learn How To Enter, or click on the video above to learn more about the competition.

recycle rally
 Take recycling a step further with the PepsiCo Recycle Rally! see Ms. Poulakos (at lunch or in the library, room 221) for more details.

Hartford Public Library
Hartford Public Library
 - More than just books! Click on the Hartford Public Libray link to find about Hartford happenings, programs and exhibitions, their maker space and more!