Arts Middle School Family Update

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Hello Arts Middle Families!

Important Dates

January 9 - Half day - 12:00 dismissal

January 9 at 6:30pm – Orchestra Concert at the Learning Corridor

January 10 at 6:30pm – Piano, Concert Choir, Performance Choir, and Songs from Musical Theater Performance in the Black Box

January 16 at 6:30pm – Beginning Band and Concert Band Performance in the Black Box

January 17 at 6:30pm – Musical Theater Ensemble and Theater Production Company Performance in the Black Box

January 19 at 2:00pm – Musical Theater Ensemble and Theater Production Company Performance in the Black Box

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.

Arts Middle is featured in ASCD’s Leadership Brief

The brief is sent to schools and organizations all over the world. In addition, if you click on the link below, you will connect to Solution Tree to see our story. The power of Book Studies and reading!
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Lost and Found

If your child is missing any clothing items, have them check the lost and found in the main lobby. We will be donating unclaimed items at the end of the month.

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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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

An Evening of Song

When: Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 6:30 in the Black Box

Featuring Piano 1 and 2, Songs from Musical Theater, Concert Choir, and Performance Choir

Participating students will stay after school on Thursday until the concert. Please have students bring $4 for pizza and juice OR have them pack their own dinner. Families are responsible for student transportation home after the performance.

Please email Mrs. Scalzo with any questions at, or Mrs. Struzynski at

Theater Production Company presents Hoodie January 17th and 19th

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Chess Club

6th Grade Social Studies

Re-reading a text to organize evidence and key details into a timeline of the British Colonization of India!
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Arts Middle Alums

Two former Arts Middle Superstars came back to speak to our Boys Leadership Group


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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.


Here it is! Has RAFT Rally videos!

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Share your thoughts using our new digital suggestion box!

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The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Middle School

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