Special Issue - Earth Day 2021

In Collaboration with The Earth Day Project

The Earth Day Project,
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SPRING ISSUE

The Model UN Club Voyages (Virtually) to Clark MUN

By: Grant Walters

Last Saturday, the Model UN Club at Conard participated in Clark MUN, an annual conference held at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Read about how they fared competing with other students from across the country (and the world)!

Returning to School in Person During the Pandemic: Is it Safe?

By: Gabriella Nobou

As we return to full in-person learning at Conard in the midst of the pandemic, COVID-19 restrictions and regulations will inevitably become more lenient in the school environment. Although it is a positive change from students being divided amongst cohorts, the return to a full in-person schedule could be detrimental to regulations regarding the pandemic and thus potentially jeopardize the health of students and staff at Conard.

Conard Sports: Reflecting on the Winter Season and Looking Forward to the Spring

By: Clare Gillis

Wrapping up winter sports and transitioning to the spring season

Conard Student Launches Hope for Human Rights Fundraiser

By: Clare Gillis

Throughout the past year, the coronavirus has devastated millions. Costing jobs and destroying the livelihoods of many, it is now more important than ever to help the community and all those in need. Inspired to provide aid to anyone that needed it, Conard student Maya Palanki started the Hands-on Hartford Club in 2020.

Clubs! Clubs! Clubs!

By: Sarah O'Leary

Do you want to have fun doing activities with other like-minded people?

If yes, then Conard clubs are for you!

 

Conard High School houses a myriad of clubs where students can further pursue their interests and passions.

Conard's Involvement with Black History Month

By: Maddie Brennan

As we near the anniversary of George Floyd’s death along with the resurgence of Black Lives Matter Protests, it’s important to reflect on what the Conard community has done to make black students feel heard, welcomed, and valued. 

Black and Hispanic Students are Severely Underrepresented in AP Classes: An Analysis

By: Alexandra Bernstein-Naples

Conard High School’s position as an academically and athletically excellent school is undeniable. Conard produces students equipped for a lifetime of hard work and success. But just like almost every public system in our society, Conard’s exceptional program of studies works better for some students than others. Despite an enduring commitment to racial equity, Conard’s Black and Hispanic students are massively underrepresented in Advanced Placement courses.

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Controversial GoGuardian Service Reportedly Trialed by WHPS, According to West Hartford IT Director

By: Ben Davis

West Hartford Public Schools recently trialed GoGuardian, a digital suite for educators and administrators including filtering and monitoring tools designed to keep students safe and on task. Other towns in the state, including Newington and Plainville,  already use GoGuardian.

Return to Mostly Normal: Conard's Journey Through Online and In-Person School

By: Samantha Bernstein-Naples 

The numerous transitions that students and faculty have experienced over the last year have undoubtedly taken their toll on members of the Conard community. To explore what is hopefully the final stage of the transition process, I sat down with English Teacher Rory Bryan, Science Teacher Mariah Cruz, Sophomore Gabriella Nobou, Junior Akshat Juneja, and Senior Arianna Fandozzi, to gain their perspectives on hybrid learning and the shift to full in-person school.

The Model UN Club Voyages (Virtually) to Clark MUN

By: Grant Walters

Last Saturday, the Model UN Club at Conard participated in Clark MUN, an annual conference held at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Read about how they fared competing with other students from across the country (and the world)!

Returning to School in Person During the Pandemic: Is it Safe?

By: Gabriella Nobou

As we return to full in-person learning at Conard in the midst of the pandemic, COVID-19 restrictions and regulations will inevitably become more lenient in the school environment. Although it is a positive change from students being divided amongst cohorts, the return to a full in-person schedule could be detrimental to regulations regarding the pandemic and thus...

Conard Sports: Reflecting on the Winter Season and Looking Forward to the Spring

By: Clare Gillis

Wrapping up winter sports and transitioning to the spring season

Conard Student Launches Hope for Human Rights Fundraiser

By: Clare Gillis

Throughout the past year, the coronavirus has devastated millions. Costing jobs and destroying the livelihoods of many, it is now more important than ever to help the community and all those in need. Inspired to provide aid to anyone that needed it, Conard student Maya Palanki started the Hands-on Hartford Club in 2020.