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Mar
19

National Nutrition Month; a time to celebrate school food!

Posted on March 19, 2019 by UConn Extension When you think “local food” do you also think “school food”? You should. About 25% of food served by Hartford Public Schools is local. This helps the local economy, and bolsters hometown pride. Lonnie Burt, Senior Director of Child Nutrition for Hartford Public Schools explains that, “Purchasing local products is important […]

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Mar
13

Hartford Public High School Teacher Is Connecticut Council of Language Teachers’ Language Teacher of the Year

Richard de Meij was chosen as the Connecticut Council of Language Teachers’ Language Teacher of the Year for 2018-2019! Mr. de Meij is a Spanish and French teacher at Hartford Public High School’s Academy of Nursing and Health Sciences. Our Teacher of the Year Committee was impressed by the passion and energy that Mr. de […]

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Mar
13

Capital Prep Students Participate in “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Video Competition

Friday kicked off in a good way at HORST Engineering’s Cedar Street plant site in East Hartford. Three seniors from Capital Preparatory Magnet School showed up with their GoPro and iPhones to shoot some video. They are participants in the 2019 “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” Video Competition. Team HORST welcomed the students by putting on a big time show of manufacturing […]

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Mar
12

Hartford Public Schools to Recognize Students with CT Seal of Biliteracy

Hartford Public School recognizes bilingualism and biliteracy as an important asset for students to compete in a multicultural and multilingual global society.   Hartford Public Schools is proud to offer the Connecticut Seal of Biliteracy to our Hartford students for the 2018-2019 School Year.  The Seal of Biliteracy recognizes students who have studied and attained […]

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Mar
12
Mar
12

Kinsella’s Production of “The Tempest” Sweeps the CT Drama Awards

We are very pleased to report that the R.J. Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts Drama Squad’s production of The Tempest rocked the Connecticut Drama Association awards this year;  they came away with multiple awards for acting and technical excellence. For this year’s CDA entry, the Kinsella Drama Squad chose to do an adaptation of William […]

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Mar
12

FREE Prom Dress Give-away April 7th!

Attn: Hartford Public Schools Seniors & Juniors in good standing! Operation Prom is a FREE prom dress give-away that takes place on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Hartford City Hall, located at 550 Main Street!  PLEASE USE THE ARCH STREET ENTRANCE! Students must register at http://www.operationprom.org  Thank you to our […]

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Mar
12

HMTCA Students Advocate for Computer Science Curriculum

Students from Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy spoke at the Connecticut Education Committee’s March 6, 2019 Meeting and Public Hearing advocating for Computer Programming education in our schools. SB957 is an act concerning the inclusion of Computer Science Instruction in the Public School curriculum. At the link below you can forward to the following times […]

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