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Montessori Students Grow Award-Winning Crystals

Three students from CREC’s Montessori Magnet School recently grew crystals that won awards in the U. S. Crystal Growing Competition. One award-winning crystal was a collaborative effort between two fourth-grade students. Anna Maria Tippner, of Cheshire, and Jayla Walker, of Hartford, and it won first prize in the overall competition in the divisi

CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Presents REmerge

“REmerge,” a dance performance that features the works of CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts High School students and faculty, will be held February 12 and February 13. The performance is directed by Alexa Melonopoulos, a faculty member at the school. Faculty members Corrine Bates, Thomas Giroir, Christine Perry, and Judi Tolomea contrib

CREC University of Hartford Magnet School to Hold Take Apart Lab Night

CREC’s University of Hartford Magnet School will hold its annual Take Apart Lab Night on February 11. The event will teach the school’s second and third-grade students and their families more about what is inside every-day inventions, such as phones, computers, DVD players, and broken toys. At the event, they will be able to explore how these

Aerospace and Engineering Helps to Preserve History

This year, CREC’s Academy of Aerospace and Engineering in Windsor is helping CREC celebrate its 50th anniversary. To mark the momentous occasion, students and staff at the school designed a memory chest that was unveiled at CREC’s 50th anniversary kick-off event held January 26 at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford. During the even

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