Monday, October 14, 2013

Agriculture Science Program Accepting Applications

From Amanda Thomson

The Middletown Agriculture Science and Technology program located at Middletown High School is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. The program, named the 2013 “Outstanding Agriculture Education Program” by the Connecticut Association of Agriculture Educators, offers instruction in Animal Science, Plant Science, Natural Resources and Agricultural Mechanics to complement a full program of academic study. Middletown High School is a comprehensive, fully accredited public high school with a tradition of academic excellence.

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. As part of the state “school choice” initiative, there is no tuition or transportation costs for students to attend the program.

A program representative will be available to meet with interested eighth grade students at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Middletown, and Thomas Edison Middle School in Meriden, October 21-24, 2013. The program will also be hosting an Information Night for interested students and their families on November 14th at 6:30 p.m. Interested students are also encouraged to contact the program office to arrange for a personal tour. For further information or to download an application, please call (860) 704-4599 or look online.

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