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#CYPSmartphoto Deadline to Submit

We are accepting submissions for this year’s Celebration of Young Photographers up until Fri., Oct. 7th.  Middle and High School students are encouraged to send us a photo taken with their phone. Professional photographers will review submissions and the top...

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Thank you Diebold Foundation, Inc.

The Diebold Foundation, Inc. has donated $25,000 to ASAP!® for Summer Programs and children in need, as well as, The Metamorphosis Project with The Children’s Community School in Waterbury, CT.  In addition, this grant has helped fund the Learning Through...

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Summer Theatre Intensive: Show Time!!

Tomorrow is show time! Grades K-5 will be performing a play they wrote based on the book Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt by Lisa Campbell Ernst.  These participants not only wrote the play, they decorated their costumes and painted a magnificent set. Grades 6-12...

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A peek inside ASAP Summer Camp

This Summer is going to be one your child will never forget.  Our teaching artists will encourage and inspire us all.  Here are some of the classes that will be offered at Camp Aug. 1-12. Using inspiration from the natural world, students will learn the art of...

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A wonderful Celebration Saturday

Thank you for joining us on Saturday for the 11th Annual Celebration of Young Writers at The Gunnery.  Your support of this event allows ASAP to continue to foster create hands on learning through the arts. .   Event Honoree Ellen McCourt pictured in center on left...

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Saturday’s Celebration of Young Writers!

The 11th Annual Celebration of Young Writers is two days away! Actor Jonathan Del Arco is on a plane preparing to host this year’s event and sent us this tweet. Our guest list includes Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Chris Murphy and Congresswoman Elizabeth...

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Learning Through Moschen

The Learning Through Moschen® (LTM) yearlong program serves the Torrington  Middle School 6th grade population thanks to a grant from Bank of America.  The program helps students explore the basic principles of math and physics using their own movements and complex...

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Celebration of Young Writers

Blog Celebration of Young Writers Archives September 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 Join us Saturday June 4th at 5:00pm at The Gunnery in Washington, CT. Celebrity host, cocktail reception, auction and of course exceptional poetry and prose!...

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The Mattatuck Museum Field Trip

The Buzz The Mattatuck Museum Field Trip Archives September 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 Yesterday we went to The Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury,CT with Region 12 students grades 2-5. We learned all about the history of the Brass City and...

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Inspirational Programs

Elaina and Anika are really looking forward to this trip to Weir Farm! Thank you for all you do to bring inspirational programs to the kids.

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New Found Confidence

Ryan and Zoe loved the Pilobolus dance program and the summer camp so much. Ryan said to me that after the summer camp she is not afraid to dance in front of other people. I love all the new found confidence that the ASAP programs instill in our children and I am so blessed to have my children apart of it.

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Programs Spark Curiosity

All of the programs that ASAP establishes and coordinates are high quality opportunities for our students. These grant-funded programs provide learning experiences students would never have had the chance to experience.
Our students have gotten to dance, perform plays and engage in real world science experiments with professional dancers, artists, writers and scientists.

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Local Region 12 Teacher is Impressed

I have seen many students enriched by the ASAP programs and definitely feel that students getting into highly competitive programs at Emerson, Berkeley School of Music, Tish at NYU, for example, owe their acceptance, in part, to the ASAP offerings starting in the primary schools.

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Amazing Experience for My Child

I want to thank you once again for an amazing fun learning experience for my daughter. She came floating home last night, not only because she was relieved to have accomplished the pieces that she had been given, but to actually play those pieces with no mistakes!!

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From a Proud Uncle

I recently had the pleasure of viewing my niece, Jane Light, in your production of The Land of Dreams. I just simply needed to let you all know it was an absolutely fantastic performance! Having myself worked with children in theater settings many times before, I can attest that this was top notch.

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Parent’s Appreciation After Summer Camp

I am grateful for the amazing experience and positive influence ASAP has given my daughter. As a parent, it is a most pleasing feeling to know she is gaining lifetime experiences that she can draw upon throughout her life.

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