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Robotics Teams and Teens – It’s Not What You Think

Manchester, CT. November 19, 2019 - If you think robotics teams are reserved for the kids who win science fairs, you haven’t seen today’s robotics teams. Students on these teams are drawn to them because of their interest in everything from social media management to web design, photography, and graphic design. And yes, even the desire to build robots.

The Challenges of Parenting a High School Athlete

Manchester, CT, Nov. 6, 2019 - If you’re the parent of a high school athlete, you play a critical role in their success. High school athletics give kids a chance to experience the highs and lows of competition and the joys of being team members. At the same time, both the athlete and their parents face the challenges of balancing the demands of both sports and academics. The parents’ role can make all the difference, according to Jon Dahlquist, dean of wellness and athletics at East Catholic High School.

Are the Performing Arts Right for Your Child?

MANCHESTER, CT, Oct. 14, 2019 - Whether your child is the next Bradley Cooper or is simply interested in trying something new, taking part in the performing arts will change them for the better. That’s the advice from Jillian Quackenbush, director of the drama and dance department at East Catholic High School.

Five East Catholic High School Students Named as Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program

Manchester, CT. October 2, 2019 – Five East Catholic High School students have been named as Commended Students by the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

How to Prepare Your Child for School in the Fall

MANCHESTER, CT, Aug. 19, 2019 – The first day of school is approaching quickly. Getting children back into the school routine can be a challenge for many families.

About East Catholic High School

Students come from more than 35 towns in the Greater Hartford area and eastern Connecticut.

Summer Theater and Dance Camps at East Catholic High School

MANCHESTER, CT, July 9, 2019 – There are still openings for summer camps for children who are interested in theater and dance. 

Summer Prep for the College-Bound Student-Athletes – A Parent’s Guide

High school athletes headed for college sports in the fall need to make the most of their summer.

December 2019 Edition of ECHO


Éclat, the literary magazine of East Catholic High School, is now available.