Arts Middle School Family Update

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Hello Arts Middle Families!

Thank you to all the families who attended the performances over the past month! Thank you for making it a month to remember! We look forward to seeing students on stage again next week!

Important Dates

February 4- No School- Professional Development

February 5 at 6:30pm- Evening of the Arts at the Learning Corridor

February 5 from 5-6 - Open House for Prospective Families

Student Drop Off

Please do not drop your child off at school before 7:15. We do not have staff on duty prior to that time and it is not safe. If you have any questions or concerns. Please contact Mr. Hines at 860 214 2083.

Office Changes

Two weeks ago we said goodbye to Mrs. Danah. She has accepted a position at the CREC Central Offices as the Purchasing Assistant. Danah has been at Arts Middle since 2013 and has worked in our main office with our families, students, and teachers. Congratulations Danah!!

Today we welcome Michelle Joiner as our new office administrator. Michelle joins us from Civic Leadership Academy in Enfield.

Welcome Michelle Joiner

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Parent/Guardian Transportation Stipend Reimbursement

If you drive your child to school, and you live outside of the transportation zone, and other transportation options have not been set up with RSCO Transportation. You may be elgible for a reimbursement. Click the link below to find out more. Call the office with any questions.

8th Grade Families

8th grade students have a direct pathway to either the full day or partial day arts programs for next year. Please complete the Student Intention Survey for the high school. There is no need to complete a RSCO application for Arts High.

Landscapes from Mr. Friedman's class

Tell us your Why?

Collaborative Scoring in 8th Grade

Cafe Raffle Winners

Cell Phones

Reminder that cell phones are expected to be in lockers before homeroom and should remain there until the end of the day.
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Share Days

Student Leadership Team Projects!

News from the Office

Text Notification Opt-in: Please review the included letter for information about our text notification system for CREC families. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 860-724-0685.

Click Here for Information on how to opt-in:

Breakfast & Lunch Menus: Click the link below to find the menus for breakfast and lunch at Arts Middle this month!

Student Absences: As the season of colds approaches, it's important to be sure to know what to do in the event that your child will be out sick. If your student needs to be absent to school, there are three ways to let us know!

  1. Email us at (preferred method of notification)
  2. Call our office at 860-724-0685
  3. Send in a note on the day your child returns


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Arts Hotline 860 880-2787

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Arts Middle parents, we want to hear about the amazing, awesome, exciting things our students are doing outside of the school! We encourage you to use the link below to share about your amazing student! Submissions will be displayed on the Parent Bulletin Board in the Main Lobby.


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Share your thoughts using our new digital suggestion box!

Click Here:

The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School

ALL students will achieve at high levels both artistically and academically. ALL means ALL!

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