Back to School
It will be Back to School time before you know it! The new school year begins on Tuesday, August 28th.
Every child should be there on Day One. If you have any questions about preparing your child for school, contact the Hartford Public Schools Welcome Center at 860- 695-8400, or visit at 960 Main Street in downtown Hartford.
Questions? 860-695-8400 Call today!
HPS Back to School Events
We welcome everyone to join us at our Back to School Celebrations! Download and share our flyer!
School Supplies . Backpacks . Lunch . Games
Saturday, August 11, 2018, 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.
In partnership with Youth on Fire
Parker Memorial Community Center
2621 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120
Saturday, August 18, 2018, 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Samuel V. Arroyo Recreation Center @ Pope Park,
30 Pope Park Drive, Hartford, CT 06106
Community Back to School Events
Saturday August 4th, 2018
Old School Riders 7th Annual Back-to-School Bookbag Run
12:00pm to 4:00pm at Our Lady of the Sorrows
16 Greenwood St., Hartford CT
Adults must have an ID; children must be present to receive a loaded book bag
Hartford Health’s 3rd Annual Back-to-School Community Health Fair
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Parker Memorial Family Center
2621 Main St., Hartford CT
First 100 youth are guaranteed backpacks (LIMIT: 2 youth per household)
National Night Out’s 35th Anniversary
5pm to 9pm at Ruby Long Playground
1 Nahum Drive, Hartford, CT
Contact Blue Hills NRZ Chairwoman
Chairwoman Donna Thompson-Daniel at 860 266 5039.
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Hartford Public Schools in partnership with Youth on Fire present a Neighborhood Back-to-School Celebration
12pm to 3pm at Parker Memorial Family Center
2621 Main St., Hartford, CT
There will be school supplies, games, lunch, and more
Iglesia Templo Fe presents a Back to School Rally
10am to 1pm at 1019 Broad Street, Hartford CT
Entertainment, school supplies and more.
Wednesday, August 16, 2018
Community Health Services will be hosting a Community Health Fair
500 Albany Ave., Hartford, CT
Back to School supplies
Child must be present to receive book-bag redemption card.
Saturday August 18, 2018
There will be a Community Block Party at 20 Battles
11am to 6pm at 20 Battles St., Hartford, CT
FREE for Families!
Back-to-school supplies and more will be available on a first come first serve basis
August 20th through the 24th. NOT ON THURSDAY, 8/23!!!
Hartford Public Schools Health Services will be holding school-based summer clinics including free school-entry physicals and immunization
Appointments can be made by calling 860-695-8780.
For more information, visit www.hartfordschools.org/summer2018
Saturday August 25, 2018
The Urban League of Greater Hartford invites you to “First Day, the Right Way”
11am to 2pm at 140 Woodland St., Hartford, CT.
Join them for a free family friendly summer event.
Hartford Police Hispanic Officers Association needs your help collecting back-to-school supplies
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Hartford Police Department 253 High Street, Hartford
For more information call Tamara at (860) 830-7348 or Hector Dones at (860) 655-0212
Microsoft Store Westfarms Back to School RALLY
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (line starts at 11:30AM)
Westfarms Mall, Farmington CT
School Based Events
*Contact the individual school listed for more information.
|Annie Fisher Montessori||Meet and Greet||27-Aug||860-695-3560||Meet teachers, visit classrooms|
|Annie Fisher STEM||Meet and Greet||27-Aug||860-695-5040|
|ASA||Back to School Meet and Greet||22-Aug||860-695-2400||meet teachers, class lists, newsletter, attendance info|
|Betances Early Reading Lab||Back to School event||27-Aug||860-695-2840|
|Betances STEM||Back to School event||27-Aug||860- 695-2970||CBOs, food trucks, etc.|
|Breakthrough North||Picnic||8/22 or 8/23||860-695-6380||All students|
|Breakthrough South||Meet and Greet/Parents as Partners||8/21, 8/22 and 9/5||860-695-5700||8/21 PreK/K info session; 8/22 Meet and Greet; 9/5 Parents as Partners|
|Burns LSA||Welcome Back Celebration||27-Aug||860-695-2840||Celebration includes CBOs|
|Burr||Back to School Ice Cream Social||TBD||860-695-3080||School supplies, ice cream social|
|Classical Magnet||Orientation||27-Aug||860-695 9100||Orientation for all students, schedules distributed, uniform vendors|
|High School Inc.||Freshman Orientation||1st week of August||860-695-7100||Joint with JMA|
|HMTCA||Ice Cream Social||23-Aug||860-695-7200||Yearly event in the evening, meet and greet, information tables, uniform vendors|
|JMA||Freshman Orientation||1st week of August||860-695-7564||Joint with High School Inc.|
|Kennelly||Ice Cream Social||27-Aug||860-695-3860||Yearly event; incldues Kinder orientation and Meet and Greet|
|Kinsella||Ice Cream Social||22-Aug||860-695-4140||Tour school, meet teachers|
|Mary Hooker||Ice Cream Social||23-Aug||860-695-3760||Yearly event|
|McDonough||Bridge Program||21-Aug||860-695-4260||New students 8/21 – Bridge Program, i.e. tours|
|MD Fox||BBQ and Give Away||24-Aug||860-695-7790||BBQ and give away.- finalizing details|
|Milner||Back to School Cookout||22-Aug||860-695-4380|
|Moylan||Backpack Giveaway||19-Aug||860-695-4500||Backpacks, supplies, etc.|
|Moylan Montessori||Meet and Greet||27-Aug||860-695-2600||8/27 Meet and Greet and week prior walkthrough for families|
|Noah Webster||Meet and Greet||27-Aug||860-695-5380|
|Parkville||Meet and Greet||22-Aug||860-695-4720||For all students|
|Pathways||Welcome Back BBQ – tentative||End of September||860-695-9450||Welcome Back BBQ end of September at Goodwin Park|
|PreK Magnet||Meet and Greet||27-Aug||860-695-5823||Meet and Greet with teachers, visit classrooms, etc.|
|Sanchez||Back to School Cookout||27-Aug||860-695-4940||Backpack giveaway|
|SAND||Back to school events||8/22 and 9/6||860-695-3500||Orientation for all students on 8/22 and Welcome Back Celebration on 9/6|
|SMSA||Info Session/Orientation||27-Aug||860-695-6900||Information Session for 6th and 9th graders; tour the school; schedules|
|West Middle||Back to School event||22-Aug||860-695-5480||At BGC from 1-3, Meet and Greet, schedules, CBOs|
|Wish||Back to School event||27-Aug||860-695-5600|