Illing Middle School Receives HVAC Indoor Air Quality Grant

June 3, 2024

The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) recently announced grant awards for public schools across Connecticut through the HVAC Indoor Air Quality Grants Program, including Illing Middle School in Manchester, to make upgrades to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. 

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April is Financial Literacy Month

April 11, 2024

April is Financial Literacy Month. Financial literacy is an empowerment tool and a foundational part of building a successful life. In 2023, the Connecticut General Assembly passed a bipartisan bill that requires students to complete a half-credit course in personal financial management and financial literacy in order to graduate from Connecticut public high schools. It also adds personal financial management and financial literacy to the state’s required program of instruction for public schools.

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Celebrating Women's History Month

March 5, 2024

March is Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to honoring the vital role women have played in American history. It’s also a time to celebrate their achievements and learn more about their contributions. This year’s theme is “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion,” which recognizes women throughout the country who believe a positive future can only be achieved by eliminating bias and discrimination from our society.

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A Top Priority: Childhood Nutrition Programs

March 4, 2024

I am thrilled to share exciting news about my commitment to promoting the health and well-being of our community’s families and children. In response to the need for improved childhood nutrition, we are crafting comprehensive legislation that ensures mothers and children who are eligible for federal benefits are enrolled in these programs with ease and confidence.

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