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Apr
22

HPS Community Celebrates Completion of MLK Campus Renovation

On Thursday, April 22, HPS hosted a special event to celebrate the completion of the renovation of Martin Luther King Jr. Campus. A follow-up to the reopening ceremony in October, this event marked the final steps in construction – the restoration of the historic auditorium and gymnasium. In the auditorium, Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez was joined [...]
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Apr
21

Celebrating Administrative Professionals Day 2021

    Administrative Professionals Day 2021 Celebrating Our Executive Assistants, Secretaries, and Office Assistants   Dear Colleagues, Today, Wednesday, April 21, 2021, we celebrate Administrative Professionals Day. I am pleased to take this opportunity to recognize and thank all our administrative professionals for their hard work and dedication to our schools, students, families, staff, and community. The support […]

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Apr
21

Free Storytelling Event from Project Joy & Hartford Performs

Don’t miss two free storytelling/performance events for all families and students on Wednesday, April 21 at 2:00 PM and at 6:00 PM! Storytelling with Andre Keitt is part of a series brought to you by HPS Project Joy and Hartford Performs. Storytelling for over two decades, Andre Keitt spins tales from a list of over […]

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Apr
21

Statement from the Superintendent: Verdict in George Floyd Murder Case

It was nearly a year ago, on May 25, 2020, when the world witnessed the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the hands of law enforcement. On Tuesday April 20, the jury rendered a verdict of guilty on all counts for the former Minneapolis police officer. This verdict is an important step forward […]

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Apr
15

Superintendent Weekly Update 4/15/21

April 15, 2021 Dear Families, Staff, and Partners, I hope you are enjoying a restful Spring Break. As we look ahead to returning to school on Monday, April 19, I wanted to provide you with a few important updates and reminders.  <UPDATED> Vaccination Clinic for HPS Students 16 and Older – Completed!  Today, we partnered […]

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Apr
15

Saint Francis Hospital Partners with HPS to Vaccinate Eligible Students

Saint Francis continues partnership with City of Hartford to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to students ages 16 years and older. HARTFORD, Conn. (April 15, 2021) – Saint Francis Hospital, a member of Trinity Health Of New England, is pleased to announce a partnership with Hartford Public Schools (HPS) to provide eligible students with COVID-19 vaccines. On [...]
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Apr
14

Free Walk-Up Vaccine Clinics This Week in Hartford

There are 7 free, walk-up, no appointment vaccine clinics in Hartford over the next 6 days. Please bring friends and family and get vaccinated. The clinics offered by FEMA Friday – Monday are accepting appointments that can be made by calling 2-1-1. These clinics will offer the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, and second doses will [...]
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Apr
13

Getting Ready for Summer: A Free Virtual Event for Families

Please join our Welcome Center as they present a workshop about getting ready for summer: Thursday, 4/22/21 at 5:00 PM.  You will learn about: SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES FOR YOUR CHILDREN MAINTAINING ENGAGEMENT FOR YOUR CHILD DURING SUMMER BREAK This is a virtual workshop for McKinney-Vento Act families. All families are welcome to join us. […]

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