What's Happening

Below is a list of JUST A FEW of this year's gifted happenings across our district!

  • Creative Writing Workshops -Quinnipiac University creative writing professor Ken Cormier is back to conduct his innovative and engaging creative writing workshops at Bristol Central and Chippens Hill Middle School to engage our young authors and poets!
  • Invention Convention-West Bristol, Hubbell, Edgewood and Southside are in the midst of their school wide Invention Conventions, where young inventors create new inventions that solve common everyday problems!
  • Model UN- John Stavens and his Bristol Eastern students have been hard at work preparing for their trip to NY for the Model UN Program, where students act as ambassadors and debate topics such as climate science, gender equality and more.
  • Storytellers Cottage- West Bristol students return to Storytellers Cottage for a day of creative writing in this magical setting.
  • STEM Hands on Learning with Tinker Crates- CHMS students enjoy building STEM projects as part of after school enrichment.
  • Go Baby Go - Northeast students have been working with engineering students from CCSU as part of the Central CARES program, custom modifying electric cars that will be presented to children with mobility challenges.
  • National History Day - middle school students have been hard at work preparing historical research projects under the theme "Breaking Barriers", as they prepare for the CT History Day competition.
  • STEM EVENTS - Greene Hills students enjoyed the Multiply Your Options engineering event at UCONN and followed it up with STEM night at the CTSC!
  • KidsSpeak - middle school students are once again participating in the Kids Court essay competition and will enjoy a trip to UCONN Law for KidsSpeak, an exciting event offering students the opportunity to engage with students and leaders from around the state on current topics related to social justice.
  • Genius Boxes - Stafford students are enjoying after school enrichment using Genius Boxes. Genius boxes offer hands on collaborative STEM projects for our students. What a great opportunity for some fun, hands on learning!
  • Engineers Teaching Algebra - Northeast students have the opportunity to participate in enriching work in mathematics as they learn how math is used in the world of engineering.
  • Droneblocks - students explore computer coding through the programming of flight patterns using Tello indoor drones!
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