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Feb
08

Hartford Public Schools Hosts Family Fun Event: Hopes, Dreams & Visions

Mr. Abdul-Rahmaan I. Muhammad, Executive Director of My People Clinical Services and Dream Chaser #1, facilitated an engaging workshop entitled, “Ten Types of Dreams.”  It was a fun, interactive, and meaningful evening as families (youth and parents) created their very own Dream Boards.                     Mr. Muhammad […]

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Feb
07

Breakthrough Magnet School South Hosts Global Equity Day

As part of Black History Month, Breakthrough Magnet School South hosted a Global Equity Day. The event featured: Tony Vacca, World Rhythm Drummer and Founder of Senegal-America Project Massamba Diop, Talking Drum Master from Senegal who is featured in the Oscar Nominated Black Panther Soundtrack! and Abdou Sarr, an amazing dancer from Senegal. Global Equity Day raised […]

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Feb
07

Scholarships for Summer Arts Programs & Legal Protections for Students with Disabilities

Charter Oak Cultural Center has a few exciting opportunities coming up that we wanted all our families to know about! On Thursday, February 21st at 6:30 PM we will be hosting a free seminar about legal protections for students with disabilities.  ·         All children have the right to an equal education. We will have a representative from the State […]

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Feb
07

Deadline EXTENDED to 2/25/19: 4th Annual Hartford Creative Contest

Grades 4-12 students in HPS can enter the contest NOW through February 25, 2019. Essays, poems, and artwork can be submitted. Grand prize of $500! Visit hartfordcreativecontest.org for rules and information. The Hartford Creative Contest believes that good ideas can come from anyone, no matter your age or size. In fact, some of the best […]

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Jan
31

UHart Hosts Black History Month Film Series – Admission is Free

2018-19 Diversity, Inclusion, and Unity Events at University of Hartford The short month of February, 2019 includes a long list of events on campus that celebrate diversity, inclusion, civil and human rights, and the open exchange of ideas. If you are not familiar with various campus locations, download a map here. BLACK HISTORY MONTH MOVIE SERIES […]

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Jan
30

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Young People’s Oratorical Contest

Student participants from every Hartford County area school to participate by creating an original speech based on the theme. We’re scheduled to host a preliminary round on tomorrow February 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. For young people who are unable to make the preliminary contest, please register as soon as possible, before February 10th. A […]

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Jan
28

Hartford Public Library and Hartford Public Schools Launch Boundless Pilot Program at Rawson School

On January 25, 2019 at Rawson School, Hartford Public Library (HPL) CEO Bridget Quinn-Carey and Hartford Public Schools (HPS) Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez joined state and local officials, Blue Hills neighborhood community members, and Mr. Cobb’s 3rd grade class to officially launch the Boundless partnership and the Boundless library at Rawson School. This unique collaboration means […]

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Jan
25