Announcements

May
07

Talking with Children about Coronavirus: a CDC Resource

As public conversations around coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increase, children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill with COVID-19. Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety […]

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May
06

HMTCA Student Nominated for Innovation Awards

The Connecticut Technology Council announced that Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy 12th grade student, Lola Kovalski is a 2020 Finalist in the Youth Innovation and Leadership category of the Women in Innovation Awards. Lola Kovalski was selected by a panel of judges from over 150 nominations. The complete list of Finalists will be posted at […]

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May
05

Bulkeley Students Sweep Hartford Creative Contest Awards

Bulkeley High School students were awarded 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Grand Prize in Hartford Creative Contest. The Hartford Creative Contest was founded by Tiana Hercules in 2014. Originally called the Hartford Youth Essay Contest, and focused mainly on the prevention of violence in the Hartford community. It was a way to provide a platform for […]

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May
04

Superintendent Shares Updates at Spanish Virtual Town Hall

On Monday, May 4, Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez joined Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and other city officials and experts for a Spanish virtual town hall meeting. The panel discussion was streamed live in collaboration with CT en Vivo on Facebook. The embedded video is below. From City Hall, the Mayor, City Council President Maly Rosado and […]

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May
04

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers for Students & Families

Scroll through our FAQ document below. You can also click here to link to our FAQ.  [En español]   Updated May 7, 2020  General Questions What is the current status of school closure? On Tuesday, May 5, Governor Lamont announced that public schools will not reopen for the remainder of the school year. This decision has been […]

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May
04

Online Recruitment Open House for STEM Teachers

Are you committed to urban education and believe that every child has the ability to learn? Are you passionate about equity and access for all students and their families? Do you feel you have the ability to positively change the lives of the children in your classroom?  If this sounds like you… we want to meet you!  Join […]

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May
01

Device Distribution Update and Thanks to Staff

Hartford Public Schools is committed to ensuring equity and access to online learning for all our students. Following the delivery of an order we placed for additional Chromebooks, we continued the distribution of these devices to the students who still needed one last week and this week. From April 21 through April 30, we distributed […]

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May
01

Seal of Biliteracy: An Update for HPS Seniors

May 1, 2020   Dear Students and Families, Hartford Public Schools is excited to announce the second year of eligibility for Connecticut’s Seal of Biliteracy, an award given to students who have demonstrated proficiency in two or more languages by the time they graduate high school. The Seal of Biliteracy will be placed on a […]

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