Connecticut Technical High School System

100 Years of Excellence in Education

June, 2011

CTHSS Eco-Houses to be Featured on CPTV
The Eco-House Projects which began this school year at several CT Tech High Schools will be featured on Connecticut Public Television in June. The model being built at Goodwin Technical High School in New Britain, Connecticut will be part of a series on Green Technology.
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Abbott Tech Wins $20,000 CL&P “Live Green, Win Green” Grant
Abbott Technical High School in Danbury, Connecticut recently won the $20,000 Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) “Live Green, Win Green” Grant.
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Norwich Tech Wins Bob’s High School Heroes Blood Drive for the Second Year in a Row
Norwich Technical High School earned the Grand Prize from Bob's High School Heroes for the 2010- 2011 school year for the highest percentage of participation. This is the second year in a row that Norwich Tech has won a part of this competition.
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O’Brien Tech Students Work with Valley United Way on Harvest House Project.
Students from the Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) and Carpentry shops at O'Brien Technical High School in Ansonia have been working on a special project with the Valley United Way of Connecticut.

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Prince Tech Establishes Unique Partnership with UCONN School for Engineering and the Connecticut Science Center
Since 1999, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has been awarding the GK-12 (Graduate STEM Fellows in K-12 Education) grants to universities across the nation. In 2010, With this award the UCONN School of Engineering began a partnership with eight technical high schools including Prince Technical High School in Hartford. Through the GK-12 program, UCONN graduate students are able to present science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), to classrooms through hands-on and exciting activities. See More Details.


Homeless Awareness Poster Finalists Announced
In June, the two finalists in the first Homeless Awareness Poster Contest were announced. With over 160 entries, the coordinators were very impressed with the participation by students in the competition.

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Student Congress Holds Final Meeting of the 2010-2011 School Year
The Connecticut Technical High School System Student Congress held its final meeting of the school year on May 20, 2011.

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Ellis Tech Students Take Second Place in the State in Stock Market Competition
A team of senior students from Ellis Technical High School in Danielson, Connecticut came in second place in the state in the annual Stock Market Competition.
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Whitney Tech Culinary Arts Instructor Wins Competition on Food Network
Chef Heather Priest from the Culinary Arts program at Whitney Technical High School in Hamden, Connecticut recently won a culinary competition on the Food Network's TV show, "Chopped".
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Vinal Tech National Honor Society Donates Over Two Thousand Books
Working with other local high schools in the Middletown area, Vinal Tech National Honor Society members donated over a thousand books to a local elementary school.
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CTHSS Schools Have Strong Spring Sports Season
The following schools won Constitution State Conference (CSC) Spring Sports Championships:
Boys Track and Field Tournament Champions - Windham Technical High School
Baseball Champions - Wilcox Technical High School
Boys Tennis Conference Champions – Prince Technical High School
Girls Tennis Tournament Champions - Wilcox Technical High School
Softball Champions - Cheney Technical High School
Golf Champions - Norwich Technical High School

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