Connecticut Technical High School System

100 Years of Excellence in Technical Education

March/April, 2011

CTHSS Students Do Well at CT SkillsUSA Competition
Description: 0055CTHSS students did extremely well at this year’s Connecticut SkillsUSA competition held on Friday, March 25th. Headquarters for the event was Vinal Technical High School in Middletown with competition also taking place at Wilcox Technical High School in Meriden and Prince Technical High School in Hartford as well as several other locations around the state.

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Teachers of the Year
The Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) is proud to announce this school year’s group of Teachers of the Year from each of the 17 schools. One instructor will be selected later this spring to represent the school system in the statewide competition. Congratulations to each of the instructors.
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Safe Driving Video Winner
Description: IMG_8862 Students from the Media Production program at Cheney Technical High School in Manchester, Connecticut  won the third place prize in a statewide safe-driving video contest. The winners were announced at the Awards ceremony on Monday, April 4th at Travelers Insurance, the sponsor of the event.

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CTHSS Instructional Staff Get Training for Use of IPODs in the Classroom
Description: DSC_0007Nearly 50 CTHSS instructors and media specialists received training in the use of IPOD Carts in the classroom. The training took place in one day sessions at Cheney Technical High School in Manchester, Connecticut.
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CTHSS Students Using Cutting Edge Virtual Reality System to Acquire Welding Skills
Description: vr-weldingStudents in some of the Connecticut Technical High Schools are using cutting edge Virtual Reality technology to learn welding skills. 
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Go Figure” Art Show
The CTHSS Art Departments are sponsoring the “Go Figure” Art Show running through the month of May at the Carousel Museum in Bristol, Connecticut. Opening night will be Friday, May 6 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm
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Winter Sports Champions
Description: 0054Congratulations to the following CTHSS schools that won Winter sports championships this school year:
Boys Indoor Track – Windham Tech
Riflery – Vinal Tech
Wrestling – Platt Tech, Vinal Tech

See More Information on the CSC Website.






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