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Feb
06

24-Hour Environmental Justice Hackathon

The City of Hartford and Upward Hartford invite you to a 24-Hour Environmental Justice Hackathon that is open to the public, including students and families. This is not a coding hackathon – it’s about solutions and everyone is welcome! Join us in solving the important challenge of Environment Justice! We are calling on members of […]

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Feb
06

Great Path Named Finalist in STEM Competition

Congratulations to Great Path Academy at Manchester Community College in Manchester, CT for being named one of six State Finalists in Connecticut in the 13th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition. Great Path received a $2,500 prize package. Solve for Tomorrow is a national competition that challenges U.S. public school students in grades 6-12 to […]

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Feb
06

NEW DATE: Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences + Tips for Supporting Youth & Family Health & Wellbeing

Please join us on Thursday, February 23, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM for a virtual learning session called Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences + Tips for Supporting Youth & Family Health & Wellbeing. This workshop is designed to highlight key aspects of adverse childhood experiences including many factors that contribute to families entering the McKinney-Vento […]

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Feb
03

 Superintendent Update – February 3, 2023

February 3, 2023   Dear Families,   Thank you for your continued partnership. Please see below for some updates from Hartford Public Schools. <NEW> Celebrating Black History Month This week is the start of Black History Month, the annual celebration of African Americans and their contributions to our country. At Hartford Public Schools, this month […]

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Feb
03

HARTFORD TO OPEN EMERGENCY DAYTIME WARMING CENTER THIS WEEK

The City of Hartford announced that temporary daytime warming centers will be open today, Thursday, February 2nd and Friday, February 3rd due to extremely cold conditions forecasted for the remainder of this week. “We’ve enjoyed relatively warm weather this winter season, but with this blast of extremely cold weather, we want to make sure every [...]
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Feb
03

Join us at the F.A.C.E.S. Community Conversation for Families!

  F.A.C.E.S is a new parent group, led by HPS parents! We are hoping to increase parent engagement to hear more voices to enhance students’ experiences! After a very successful conversation on 2/2/23, we’ve scheduled a second HYBRID Community Conversation on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 5:00-6:30pm in-person at Burr School, 400 Wethersfield Avenue, Hartford, […]

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Feb
02

Kinsella’s 6th – 8th Grade Students Stage “Pandora’s Fire”

Congratulations to Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts (PK-Grade 8) for a successful week of performances! Students in 6th through 8th grade performed the play, “Pandora’s Fire,” which is inspired by the Greek myth, “Pandora’s Box.” Students also played important roles backstage, including designing pieces for the set, managing the lights, and more.  Kinsella’s Drama […]

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Feb
02

Statement from the Superintendent: The Tragic Death of Tyre Nichols

I care deeply about our students, staff, and families. The videos and images showing the savage beating of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five police officers are agonizing. These images yet again are a piercing reminder of our country’s unhealed wounds and our continued struggle for racial and social justice. They are a stark […]

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