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Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts

 

An Artistic and Academic Immersion

Students interested in the arts will find a professionally oriented, highly structured, and academically rigorous curriculum at the CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. In addition to professional training in vocal and instrumental music, dance, theater, musical theater, creative writing/media arts, and visual arts, high school students learn about the history and criticism of the arts and the arts as a mechanism for social justice.

Interested in attending the Arts Academy? Learn about our Open Houses and application process on the Admissions Page.

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THE THEATER OF THE PERFORMING ARTS
The Theater of the Performing Arts houses a 600-seat, state-of-the-art proscenium theater, a 120-seat flexible theater, classrooms and support spaces. Visit the Theater of Performing Arts Page for rental information, event calendar, ticket information and more. Box Office: 860-757-6388

  

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS 


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2015-2016 END-OF-SCHOOL-YEAR SCHEDULE

Please Note: 

  • Juries start the afternoon of Wednesday, May 25. 

All students, full and half day, will take an arts final exam in the form of a jury.

All students must participate in the jury process.  During the jury, each student meets with his/her arts teachers and department chair to present independent work within her/his art major and to discuss the students’ progress. 

Each student is given a jury appointment. (check with your child, or the department chair, for their individual date and time).

  • Half-day students, the last day of afternoon arts classes is May 24th (half-day students must return for their jury appointment and for the All-School Awards Celebration) 
  • Full-day and Half-day students attend the June 7th All-School Academy Awards Celebration
  • Full-day students continue to have classes through June 10
  • Full-day students will take academic final exams, June 13 – 17
  • Full-day students – Through June 17 all classes, exam preparation and study sessions are required school programming. All full-day students are required to attend the full schedule of the day.  Students must return their books and other materials (or be prepared to pay for them) on the day of exams or they will not be allowed to take exams and will have to come in on June 17.

Schedule: 

May 25
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:15pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming
Students attend their jury appointments (full-day and half-day)

May 26
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:15pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming
Students attend their jury appointments (full-day and half-day)

 May 27
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:00pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming
Students attend their jury appointments (full-day and half-day)

 May 30 No School- Memorial Day

 May 31
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:15pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming
Students attend their jury appointments (full-day and half-day)

June 1  
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:15pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming
Students attend their jury appointments (full-day and half-day)

June 2  
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:15pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming
Students attend their jury appointments (full-day and half-day)             

June 3  
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:00pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming
Students attend their jury appointments (full-day and half-day)

June 6  
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:15pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming
Students attend their jury appointments (full-day and half-day)

 June 7  
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:15pm: All students (full-day and half-day) attend All-School Academy Awards Celebration            

June 8  
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:15pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming
6:30pm: Full-day and Half-day seniors attend Academy Awards Senior Ceremony

June 9  
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:15pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming         

June 10
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes
1:00 – 4:00pm: All Full-day students attend afternoon arts programming            

June 13                                                                
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes – Final Exams
10:30am: Early dismissal

June 14    
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes – Final Exams
10:30am: Early dismissal

June 15   
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes – Final Exams
10:30am: Early dismissal
5:00pm: All Full-day seniors attend Graduation (refer to Graduation Rehearsal schedule)

June 16               
7:30am: All Full-day students attend morning classes – Final Exams
10:30am: Early dismissal

June 17                                                                
7:30am: Make-Up Exams - only Full-day students who have to make-up exams need attend
10:30am: Early dismissal


 2016 School of Excellence Winner!

BestOf2016.jpgThe Arts Academy has been named a National Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools! 

 


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SPIRIT WEAR

Visit our rokkitwear site and choose from hundreds of designs and options. Represent your school while raising money for the Arts Academy! 15% of each order is given back to our school. Click here to check it out!


 

 

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