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Connecticut River Academy at Goodwin University Named National Secondary Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America

The Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) at Goodwin University has been named the 2020-2021 National Secondary Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools. The Magnet Schools of America Merit Award of Excellence singles out one … Continue reading Connecticut River Academy at Goodwin University Named National Secondary Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America

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Creative Scholar Spotlight: Damarilis “Dama” Rosado

Creative Scholar Spotlight: Damarilis “Dama” Rosado How this Latina activist, artist, designer, singer, and soon-to-be small business owner found success at Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) Expected graduation year: Class of 2021 Hometown: Hartford, CT Interests: Designing, drawing, music, painting, reading, singing, and … Continue reading Creative Scholar Spotlight: Damarilis “Dama” Rosado

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CTRA Students Add Their Voices to “Poetry on the Streets”

Melanie Pappadis Faranello first started Poetry on the Streets (POTS), “an interactive exhibit designed to engage pedestrians in writing spontaneous poetry,” at the Greater Hartford Art Council’s “Art on the Streets” festival. Public response to the innovative exhibition was so … Continue reading CTRA Students Add Their Voices to “Poetry on the Streets”