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Jun
03

Chief of Schools Chosen as 2022-2023 Broad Fellow

Congratulations to our Chief of Schools, Evette Avila! She was selected for the Fellowship of Public Education Leadership Program run by the Broad Center at the Yale School of Management, an executive leadership program for senior-level public education leaders nationwide. 23 education leaders were chosen from across the country for the 2022-2023 cohort. Over the […]

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Jun
02

NEW EPISODE! “Lets’ Talk HPS” PODCAST with Local 566 Union President John Walton

Please enjoy our latest podcast episode of Let’s Talk, Hartford Public Schools with Mr. Rich. Mr. Rich discusses education and life experiences in Hartford, Connecticut with Local 566 Union President (Facilities & Food Services) and Naylor School Custodian John Walton.     You can also listen to the 15-minute show previews at WQTQ on Saturdays at 12:30 […]

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Jun
02

ICYMI: A Town Hall Conversation about the State of our District

On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez presented a Town Hall conversation about the State of our District in English and in Spanish.  In case you missed it, you can watch the videos, explore the presentations and enjoy our State of the District 2022 videos in English and Spanish.   Watch our new [...]
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Jun
02

2022 HPS Spring Showcase

The 2022 HPS Spring Showcase was held at Weaver High School on Wednesday, June 1. Parents, teachers, students, and members of the community were invited to celebrate student success. Panel discussions consisted of Freshman Success, Career Pathways, and Post-Secondary Success. Our panelists shared their experiences, success stories, and thoughts about engaging middle school and high [...]
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Jun
02

Celebrating Pride Month 2022

Celebrating Pride Month 2022 Dear Colleagues, Hartford Public Schools believes in promoting equity and creating a welcoming culture and nurturing climate for everyone in our community. June is Pride Month and, I would like to express the district’s support for all our LGBTQIA+ students, families, staff, and partners.  We know we have to continue to […]

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Say Something Anonymous Reporting System

Students in grades 6-12 have a new tool to make their communities safer. HPS launched the Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (SSARS), created by Sandy Hook Promise. It is the only anonymous system with a National Crisis Center line exclusively serving schools. SSARS is designed to prevent shootings, bullying, self-harm and other forms of violence. […]

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Jun
01

Rising 9th Graders! Get Ready for High School at Summer Bridge!

Starting high school next year?  What are you doing this summer? Come to SUMMER BRIDGE 2022 for All HPS Students Going into the 9th Grade for the 2022 – 2023 School Year: Have fun Make new friends See your middle school friends Check out your new high school Brush up on your Academics Get ready [...]
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Jun
01

FREE College Prep Program at Goodwin University!

This summer, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders can take advantage of Goodwin University’s 6 week, residential collegiate prep program called the Goodwin Youth Leadership Institute (summer) (July 18 – August 26, 2022) and learn the academic habits and life skills that will set them up for success in college and beyond. This program is FREE. The […]

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