Accolades, News, and Information

 

Honor Roll
3rd Trimester
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  High Honors

Honors

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Video of 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony
Congrats Class of 2023!

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Stock Market

These students were honored on May 29th at the Hartford Courant.
Congratulations on a job well done!!!

Over 100 NHRMS students participated in this year’s Stock Market Game. 
Each team received $100,000 virtual dollars to spend on stocks. 
They had to learn what the Stock Market is, how it is organized, how to follow the daily trends, and which companies would make them the most money. 
Schools throughout the state competed.
 


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Summer Math Camp
Math Camp
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 CT Invention Convention Winner 2019

Stella Brown
Invention: Tidy Tank Gravel Tray

S. Brown

Stella was selected as of of 50 finalists to represent the state of CT at
The National Event hosted by The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. 
The event will be held beginning Wednesday, May 29th with an orientation and dinner and conclude with the award ceremony on Friday, May 31st.
She will be presenting her invention on the museum floor!

 Tidy Tank
Stella won two awards:

Best Invention Enhancing 
Businesses, Homes, or Lives 

Stella was honored with this prestigious award from 3M.   
Stella was the very first student out of all her competitors to be called down to receive this award.  Her invention is an innovative solution to cleaning fish tanks.  She also had a working prototype for the competition. 


CIC Recognized Inventor Award

Stella also won this award on Saturday.  This award is given to the top inventors in each judging circle.  

Good Luck in The Nationals!

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Sam Brown

2019 NHRMS
Geography Bee Winner

Sam Brown 2019
6th grader, Sam Brown

The National Geographic GeoBee is an annual competition designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world.

The GeoBee includes three levels of competition; school, state, and national. 

Students in grades four through eight (4-8) from nearly 10,000 schools across the United States competed locally in the first round of the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee.

The school winners, including Sam, then take a written test.

As a "top 100" scorer in Connecticut, Sam was eligible to compete in the state Bee on March 29, 2019, held at Central Connecticut State University. 

While Sam did not win that competition, he did make us proud!

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 CT History Day Winner 2019

Braeden Shizume
The Triumph and Tragedy of Japanese Internment Camps

B. Shizume


 

Braeden did a fantastic job of tracing his own family’s heritage. 
His own personal connection through his grandparents’ experience shed light on a dark time in American history. 

Awarded
Outstanding Entry Related to Civics, Government, or Citizenship Connecticut Democracy Center Award 
  
CPAN is committed to strengthening civic engagement and participation by providing comprehensive and unbiased educational programming and outreach on state government, civics and citizenship throughout the state of Connecticut. This prize is awarded to the outstanding entry (any category) that relates to an aspect of civics, government of civic 4 participation. Priority is given to projects focused on state government. 

400 students competed Saturday, May 4th at CCSU.



NHD 2019


~~~~Group Documentary~~~~

1st Place - Grade 7, Coltin Little and Oscar Gelston 
The Space Shuttle: Triumphs and Tragedies
 Coltin, Oscar

2nd Place - Grade 8, Michael Kraszewski and Logan German
Catskills of Connecticut (East Haddam Resorts Rise and Fall)

 Michael ,Logan


~~~~Individual Exhibits~~~~

1st Place - Grade 6, Catherine Tarnowski   
Breaker Boys

Cate Tarnowski

2nd Place - Grade 6, Erin Maneibo
Plastic

 Erin Manebo

 



~~~~Group Exhibits~~~~

1st Place -Grade 6, Sebastian Stricker and Cameron Spurgeon
Lou Gehrig

 Sebastian, Cameron



~~~~Individual Website~~~~

1st Place - Grade 8, Drew MacNeil
Destined to Lead, Destined to 
Fall: 
The Annexation of the Hawaiian Islands 

Drew


2nd Place -
 Grade 7, Braeden Shizume
Triumph and Tragedy in Japanese-American Internment

 Breadon



~~~~Group Website~~~~

3rd Place, Grade 8, Connor Young, Austin Sevigny, Drew Conroy  
Japanese American Internment Camps 

 Connor, Austin, Drew

All of these students will go on to compete in
the final state competition
at Central CT State University on Saturday, May 4th. 

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  Mock Trial

Congratulations go out to the Mock Trial Team for their success at competition in West Hartford at Kingswood Oxford School.  Our students conducted two separate trials, taking on roles of attorneys and witnesses to the crime provided by Civics First and the CT Bar Association.  During the first trial, they were the prosecution, and during the second trial were the defense.

Each trial consisted of a five minute opener, three witnesses that each had to face seven minutes of direct examination, seven minutes of cross-examination, rebuttal, and at the end, a seven minute closing. During direct examination, the students had to generate their own questions as attorneys, by reading between the lines to use the affidavit to their advantage.  They also had to face the challenge of being questioned by a different school, which required thinking on your feet at all times.  Students also had to admit evidence into the court as well as object to questions on the spot.   

For both trials, the lawyers gave wonderful feedback to our students. 

The majority of the team was brand new this year, and we are proud to say that they won one out of the two trials...and really won overall for taking the risk of such a complex and public activity.

 The best part, is these students did this for FUN! 
Congratulations!

 Wyatt Martin, Joseph Kalisz, 
Helena Gendreau, Alynna Karpiej
Kheli Ganesh, Mallory Gowac, 
Kara Hochdorfer

 


Recent News

Principal's Message

2018-2019 School Year

The spring is an exciting time for our students, especially with all of the educational field trips that are planned. Our adventures include a multi-day trip to Pennsylvania, a historic walk on the Boston Freedom Trail, team building on a high ropes course, a three day trip to Montreal, and many local outings! These trips would not be possible without the generosity of the board of education, our parents, and MPAC volunteers.

 

We also have several exciting end-of-the-year concerts. Our singers and musicians will play in a series of spring concerts. I’ll send out the details of the dates and times when they become available. Please visit our website often to remain current on all of our exciting events.

 

With the school year coming to a close, I would like to thank everyone for their support of our middle school. I would especially like to thank MPAC for their fundraising efforts and their help with our events ranging from first day to the book fair to the academic banquet. The students benefit tremendously from the close home to school connection that our community enjoys.

 

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MPAC (Middle school Principal Advisory Council) is actively seeking new members and volunteers. This dedicated group of parents will host conversations on topics such as bullying, internet safety, school nutrition, cultural arts, and other day-to-day operations. You can find information about MPAC such as how to join or when the meetings are by accessing the link through the schools website www.easthaddamschools.org 

 

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to email me at jason.peacock@easthaddamschools.org

 

 

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