Saturday, April 6, 2013

Agriculture Science “Open House” Event

From Megan Nesci, Middletown Public Schools.
The Middletown Agriculture Science and Technology Center will be hosting its annual “Open House” event on Thursday, April 11, with two sessions, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and also from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The center is located at Middletown High School, 200 LaRosa Lane. The public is invited to attend this free event! The day session is geared towards preschool and elementary age children. The evening session is for the general public. There is no admission fee or registration required, although groups of 20 or more are encouraged to pre-register by calling (860) 704-4599 X 4594.

The purpose of the Open House is to showcase the Agricultural Science and Technology Center through student displays, demonstrations and hands-on activities, highlighting key curriculum areas of plant science, animal science, agricultural mechanics and environmental science.

The Middletown Regional Agriculture Science & Technology Program is available to high school students from Chester, Clinton, Clinton, Deep River, Durham, East Hampton, Essex, Guilford, Haddam, Killingworth, Madison, Middlefield, Middletown, Portland, Rocky Hill, Old Saybrook and Westbrook. The program is currently accepting applications for enrollment from students with an interest in agriculture and its related occupations for the 2013-3014 academic year.
For further information on the Open House or the Agriculture program, call (860) 704-4599 X 4594. You may also visit our website.

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