NPS MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOLS
Kelly STEAM MAGNET MIDDLE
Theme: Design & The Arts in the 21st Century
Focus: STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math)
Grades 6 - 8
Principal: William Peckrul
Phone: (860) 823-4211
Kelly STEAM Magnet Middle School offers students an interdisciplinary, project-based education embedded within an exploratory, standards-based core curriculum. The educational experience will center on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) through its theme, Design & The Arts in the 21st Century. Students will explore real-world problems through practical application to build a greater understanding of how things are connected. Students will learn in MakerSpace about innovation and invention by bringing their creative thinking to life. An educational model of exploration than specialization provides students the opportunity to develop skills and uncover their talents through a systematic process. Performances held for the local community throughout the school year teaches students how to be a well-rounded citizen by the value of giving back. The school will feature hands-on labs in media, coding and robotics, science, and music, as well as, a theater/auditorium and MakerSpace.
Teachers' Memorial Global Studies MAGNET MIDDLE
Theme: Global Studies
Focus: Global Competency through World Language Acquisition & Service Learning
Grades 6 - 8
Principal: Alexandria Lazzari
Phone: (860) 823-4212
Teachers’ Memorial Global Studies Magnet Middle School offers students an interdisciplinary, project-based education embedded within a rigorous, standards-based core curriculum. The educational experience will center on global competency in the 21st Century through its theme, Global Studies. Students will explore global issues through a local lens and develop Knowledge to Action Plan projects that focus on the personal impact of a problem in the local or larger global community. Students will learn more about their heritage and reach a greater understanding one’s relationship to others. A service learning component built into the program teaches students about their connection and responsibility to the community, both local and global. World Language will be offered in grades six, seven and eight. The school will feature labs for distance learning and language, a video production studio, greenhouse, and planetarium, as well as, virtual-reality learning through Google.