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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

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
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

Charter Oak Cultural Center Offers Summer Programs

Charter Oak Cultural Center is pleased to announce their summer programs available this year to students of various ages. For children in middle and high school, ages 10 to 18, we have a free Funky Dawgz Jazz Camp from July 15th to July 26th, 9AM to 12:30PM. Children spend 2 weeks learning jazz music from the Funky Dawgz brass […]

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Mar
12
Mar
12

JDPP Offers Complimentary Admission to March 14 Dance/Arts Performance of (US)

As the kick-off event for its 30th year of advancing social justice through the Arts, the Judy Dworin Performance Project is bringing its newest dance theater performance to audiences in Hartford. (US) uses dance, images, and sound to tell the story of coming to America. The show explores how immigration, diversity, and identity can either […]

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Mar
12

Hartford Public High School Students Propose “The December Sixth Project” and Bill

Students Deserve Credit for Their Incredible Work:  My name is Bobby Abate. I was born and raised in the city of Hartford and it has been an honor and privilege to teach at Hartford Public High School for the past 34 years. Every once in a while, a group of students show up who are […]

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