Bren Smith wins the Buckminster Fuller Innovation Award
Bren Smith has won the Buckminster Fuller Innovation Award! Bren is the owner of Green Wave, an ocean farming non-profit, and a longtime friend and partner of Bridgeport Aquaculture Science & Technology Education Center. He has been implementing a farm design which resulted from a research partnership between BRASTEC and UCONN and we are proud to process and package Bren's seaweed for sale in restaurants. Bren Smith is an innovative pioneer in the field of sustainable aquaculture in CT and we applaud him! Click the link to listen to the full story.
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Bridgeport Aquaculture School FFA at National FFA Convention
LOUISVILLE- Members of the Bridgeport Aquaculture School FFA Chapter in Connecticut were one of 34 teams participating in the National FFA Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE). The event was held in conjunction with the 88th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky. The team, led by advisor E.A. Kranyik, was awarded a Bronze emblem. Members also competed for individual awards with 99 other participants. Kylie Fawcett received a Gold emblem, Ben Faria received a Bronze emblem, and Taisha Rivera received a Silver emblem.
Report Card Conference November 18th and 19th,2015
Please note that the Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on the following days at the Aquaculture School.
Wednesday: Novemeber 18th from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday: Novemeber 19th from 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Please make sure you check your emails for directions on making an appointment, if you haven't done so already.
See you at the conference!
Advanced Engineering Team at Sikorsky STEM challenge 2015-2016 kick-off event
The Aqua Team went to the Chester airport for the Sikorsky STEM challenge 2015-2016 Kick-off meet, where they presented their first module. The team was thrilled to witness and experience the Black-Hawk in person. Looking forward to another successful year at the Sikorsky STEM challenge. Sharing some captured moments ...
We are happy to announce that the Open House will be held at the Aquaculture School on October 1st, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Please stop by to meet our staff and to see the wonderful things our students are learning at Aquaculture school.
Please note that the following teachers will be unable to attend the Open House on October 1st,2015. If you would like to meet with them in person, please contact them at their e-mail.
Jessica Bell (Aqua Biology)- firstname.lastname@example.org
Becky Gladych (Culture) - email@example.com
Jan Pikul (Chemistry) -firstname.lastname@example.org
See you at the Open House!
The Aqua Team.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 16th is a half-day for all Bridgeport Public Schools. This half-day was not originally on the calendar, so please note that all PM schools will not be attending Aqua on September 16th!
We will operate on a half day schedule today, September 9,2015 due to the intense heat and humidity. Students attending Aquaculture school in the afternoon, from the following schools and districts must are reminded to check edmodo for assignments/announcements: Shelton,Trumbull.Milford,Monroe,Bassick,Harding and BIA.
The Opening Day of Angie's Seafood market for the 2015-2016 school year will be Wednesday September 17th.
The school and Angie's Seafood market will be closed on September 23rd,2015 for Yom Kippur. Please stop by Angie's on September 24th,2015.
Our regular hours are 3:00pm-6:00pm Wednesdays & Thursdays.
If you would like to recieve a list of market products & prices each week please email:
email@example.com to be added to our mailing list
The start dates for the sending schools/districts at the Aquaculture school for 2015-2016 is as follows:
Central High School - August 27th,2015
Fairfield - September 3rd, 2015
Stratford - September 3rd, 2015
Milford - August 28th,2015
Monroe - August 28th,2015
Shelton - September 1st, 2015
BIA - August 28th,2015
Trumbull - September 1st, 2015
Bassick - August 28th,2015
Harding - August 28th,2015
If you have any questions, please contact the main office at 203-275-2929.
I am pleased to announce that the online Health course offered by Aquaculture is now available & free of charge. This course will be offered multiple times throughout the year so that all interested students can take advantage of the course at a time that works best for them. Students who are participating in multiple sports will receive preferential registration for the summer & vacation sessions.
Summer Session 2015: July 24th-September 8th Orientation July 24th 10:00am
Fall: September 10th -November 5th Orientation September 10th 2:45pm
Winter Vacation: December 21st-January 7th Orientation December 21st 2:45pm
Spring 1: February 4th – March 31st Orientation February 4th 2:45pm
April Vacation: April 7th-April 22nd Orientation April 7th 2:45pm
Spring 2: May 5th- June 30th Orientation May 5th 2:45pm
Fifty seats will be available during each session. Course work (approximately 15 hours) during these sessions is to be completed off campus; test sessions (9) will be scheduled at Aquaculture to demonstrate mastery. This is an “independent study” course, students are responsible for ensuring that work is completed by assigned deadlines.
Students are not required to take this health course, they may take a traditional health course at their sending school if they prefer.
To register for the summer session please email me the following information at: firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday July 23rd:
• Student Name (first & last)
• Email address (primary contact for Apex Health)
Registration for all other sessions will be available until September 9th.
Please choose the session which will work best for you.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this option please email me directly at: LCatherman@bridgeportedu.net or call on weekdays (Monday through Friday, 8AM - 2:30PM) 203-275-2926 or 203-275-2929.
Bridgeport Aquaculture School
We will operate on a half day schedule today- September 9,2015, due to the intense heat and humidity. Students attending Aquaculture school in the afternoon from the following schools and districts must are reminded to check edmodo for assignments/announcements: Shelton,Trumbull.Milford,Monroe,Bassick,Harding and BIA.
Half Day on September 9,2015
We will operate on a half day schedule today, September 9, 2015, due to the intense heat and humidity. The students attending Aquaculture in the afternoon, from the following schools/districts are reminded to check edmodo assignments/announcements : Shelton,Milford,Monroe,Trumbull, Bassick, Harding and BIA . Please call the main office at 203-275-2929 should you have any questions.
Thursday May 21st 6:00-7:30 pm we will be hosting an Orientation for newly accepted students. This session will provide you and your child with some general procedures & guidelines, answers to frequently asked questions, necessary forms in preparation for your child's enrollment, an opportunity to be measured & order lab coats & tours of the facility. Please come join us.
Thursday November 20th we will be hosting our second Information/Recruitment Session for prospective new students & parents. Interested parties should join us at Aquaculture (60 St. Stephens Rd., Bridgeport) from 6:30-7:30pm for an overview of the program and application process.
We will be collecting gently used coats for kids and families in Bridgeport who will be participating in Bridgeport Rescue Mission’s (BRM) Great Thanksgiving Project, which takes place on November 19th – 25th.
Families in need will receive a turkey, a bag of fixings, and a warm winter coat for everyone in the family who needs one. BRM needs coats in all sizes for children as well as for men and women. So, now’s the time to clean out your closets and donate a coat that no longer fits!
Bring your coats to school through November 11th. THANK YOU for working together to make sure families in our community receive the coats they need to stay warm and healthy this winter.
For more information about Bridgeport Rescue Mission’s Great Thanksgiving Project call 203-333-4087
To help Aqua seniors showcase their unique educational experiences here we are now offering an Aqua Program Transcript. This transcript will be tailored for each student's individual experience and will explain the courses they selected as well as provide an opportunity for them to summarize their SAE experience.
The directions for students to download and customize transcripts are available in the Applications & Forms section of the website.
Students & parents considering enrollment at Aqua beginning in the Fall of 2015 are invited to join us for an informational session on Thursday October 16th from 6:30-7:30pm. During this session we will present an overview of the program and the unique learning experiences we offer, provide you with applications if desired and answer questions regarding the application process & student experiences at Aqua.
If you are unable to join us this week, we are offering another session on Thursday November 20th 6:30-7:30pm.
Time flies when you're actively engaged in teaching & learning! Friday September 26th is the halfway point for marking period one already! Progress report grades will be updated in PowerSchool by the end of the day Friday. Students are encouraged to take advantage of this check in point to assess their progress & plan for successful completion of the marking period.
Don't forget to join us for Open House next Wednesday, October 1st from 6:30-7:30 - bring your child, meet their teacher and see the great things they are doing in class!
Have a great weekend!
Students should be bringing home information regarding parent access to PowerSchool today. If you are new to PowerSchool, I will be giving a brief tutorial on how to get started at the first APTSSO meeting on October 8th at 6:15pm.
Have a Great Weekend!
Good Afternoon Current & Prospective Parents & Students,
School is back in session at Aqua & we are very excited to share the good things that are happening here daily!
CURRENT parents & students are invited to join us for our Open House on October 1st, 6:30-7:30pm. This will be a great opportunity for you to meet your child's teacher, visit their classroom & learn about the course objectives and activities.
Parents and PROSPECTIVE students for the 2015-2016 school year are invited to join us for either of two Information Sessions to be held on October 16th and November 20th from 6:30-7:45pm. These sessions will provide you with an overview of the program and facilities and applications for admission as well as a little taste of some of the exciting projects we do here at Aqua!
We hope you will join us for these opportunities and look forward to seeing returning families and meeting future Aqua families and scholars.
It is the intent of all education professionals at the Aquaculture School to provide all students with every opportunity to learn. Therefore, in light of the changes to scheduling during a delay at Central/Central Magnet High School, Aquaculture students at CHS will now be provided a bus to Aqua to ensure that they can take advantage of available learning time.
For a 90 minute delay:
9:25 – Buses depart CHS to Aquaculture
11:00 - Buses depart Aquaculture to return students to CHS
2 hour Delay:
10:00 – Buses depart CHS to Aquaculture
11:00 – Buses depart Aquaculture to return students to CHS
This change will take effect starting today, Monday February 10, 2014. Thank you for your cooperation as we implement this change.
Check out the article in the CT Post!
"Aqua Cup boat builders look toward race"
by Linda Conner Lambeck
Photo: Ned Gerard
Thursday, January 9 ONLY
3 to 6 PM
WALK-INS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME - CASH SALES ONLY
E-mail orders, special requests, or large volume orders to email@example.com
Orders must be submitted by 8 AM on the day of pickup
Stuffed Shrimp - $9.95/tray of 4
Salmon Cakes - $5.49/tray of 4
Tilapia Fillet $ 7.49/lb.
Domestic Cod Fillet $ 10.95/lb.
Grouper Fillet $ 8.49/lb.
Salmon Fillet (skin on) $ 8.95/lb.
Sashimi Tuna $11.49/lb.
Swordfish Fillet $15.49/lb.
Fillet of Sole $10.95/lb.
Gulf White Shrimp (shell on 16-20) $12.49/lb.
Cooked Shrimp $15.49/lb.
Dry Sea Scallops (10-20 per lb.) $17.95/lb.
Lobster $ 8.49/lb.
FISH STEW $6.49/container
STUFFED CLAMS $ .75 each
CLAMS CASINO Please order in advance $ 4.49 for 8
Prices may vary based on market fluctuations
Please check out the link below to learn about an exciting opportunity to study global Aquaculture. This is a hybrid college level Aquaculture course (online learning and in-person lab experience) offered by CREC and Manchester Community College. Please see Mrs. Ernstberger for more information. The deadline to apply is December 10th.
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