Glastonbury Public Schools World Language

Grades 6-12

Discover Russian STARTALK 2022

For students entering grades 7–12

The 2022 Programs run July 5-22, 2022

Glastonbury High School

330 Hubbard St, Glastonbury, CT 06033

Program Information

Health & Safety Information

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, our STARTALK programs will have a strict limit of 10 students per class. All students will be expected to wear masks throughout the entire program. Mask breaks will be given during the program day. Temperature checks will be required each morning before entering Glastonbury High School. Parents should ensure that their child(ren) are admitted to the program each day before leaving campus.


An intensive three-week non-residential program that will allow beginning and intermediate students of Russian to develop both speaking and writing abilities as well as the understanding of Russian culture. The program will include classroom instruction as well as cultural field trips (field trips may be offered in 2022, following COVID protocols.) This program is sponsored by Glastonbury Public Schools in collaboration with STARTALK.


Rising 7th – 12th grade students who are highly motivated and enthusiastic about learning Russian in an intensive program. This is a non-residential program for students who reside in the Glastonbury (CT) area.


Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT


July 5 - July 22 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Students accepted into the program receive a partial scholarship. There is a $200 registration fee due upon acceptance into the program. No transportation is provided for this program, however lunch is provided daily. No refunds will be issued after June 1, 2022.


Please see application instructions below. Remember to complete both the online application and to ask your world language teacher to complete the teacher recommendation form.

Applications for Summer 2022 are NOT YET Available.

To apply for this program, first click below to complete the online application. Then, print the Teacher Recommendation form and ask your world language teacher to complete the form and mail it to Mr. Wildman at Glastonbury High School. If accepted into the program, you will receive information regarding the tuition payment.

Click here for Discover Russian Teacher Recommendation Form for Students

Note: Glastonbury Public Schools students are NOT required to submit a teacher recommendation.

Application Deadline:
Friday, May 27, 2022

For more information contact:

Mr. James Wildman

Program Director

(860) 652-7200 ext. 12030

Ms. Rita A. Oleksak

Director of World Languages/English Language Learning

(860) 652-7954