In Our Community

May
07

Four Hartford Students Wow Facebook by Pitching their App

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) — Four young women from Hartford visited the Facebook headquarters to pitch their tech idea to the social media giant. Channel 3 spoke with the students who said they spent last week in the Silicon Valley pitching their idea while inspiring countless people of color with their skill, spirit, and ingenuity. Last […]

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May
07

HPS Announces Series of Videos to Showcase the District Model for Excellence

Hartford Public Schools has launched a series of four videos that highlight the work being done in the major priority areas of the District Model for Excellence: Teaching & Learning, Family & Community Partnerships, Operational Effectiveness, and School Climate & Culture.   “The District Model of Excellence is Hartford Public Schools’ road map to success,” […]

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May
02

YES Academy Prepares Hartford Students for Business Success

City councilman James Sanchez teaching students how to tie a tie   The Connecticut Business & Industry Association Thanks Business Leaders who Taught Youth Employability Skills at April’s YES Academy at Hartford Public High School’s Academy of Engineering and Green Technology.   (Reprinted from CBIA’s newsletter)   Nearly 40 students from Hartford Public High School […]

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May
02

A Workshop for Families & Youth in Transition

The Hartford Public Schools Welcome Center, invites you to join us for a workshop for Families & Youth in Transition. Come and learn about strategies that help parents develop interpersonal skills, self-esteem and empowerment. Enjoy breakfast and an engaging, interactive presentation by Alice Farrell President & CEO of Olive Branch Clinical Services. This workshop will […]

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Apr
24

HMTCA-Trinity Hip Hop Collaboration with Internationally Renowned Choreographer Amirah Sackett

Republished from the CHER: Center for Hartford Engagement and Research at Trinity College  April 22, 2019, by Erica Crowley This semester, Rebecca Pappas, Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance organized a hip hop dance collaboration between Trinity College and Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy. Amirah Sackett, an internationally renowned B-Girl and choreographer who explores Muslim identity […]

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Apr
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Apr
18

2019 Summer Resource Guide is Here!

Let’s celebrate summer! This directory will help you find activities that your children and family can enjoy. Summer is a wonderful time for students to participate in a program that gives them new experiences, develops new friendships, and reinforces skills learned during the school year to support year-round learning. This helps to prevent summer learning loss, […]

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Apr
17

Virtual & Augmented Reality Training for 8th – 12th Grade Girls

REGISTER TODAY Calling Middle & High School Girls! Is your daughter interested in learning more about Virtual Reality? Join us starting April 13th for 5-weeks of education and training using VR/AR.   During these workshops she will: Learn to create 360 photos & videos Design Thinking 3-D Modeling Work in teams to create a virtual […]

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