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Sep
18

An Important Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, We care deeply about our students and families. As we come to the end of this second week of school, please know the entire team at Hartford Public Schools is here for you to ensure all our students have access to learning and supports in safe environments.  COVID-19 Update This week, our schools […]

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Sep
18

Tuesday, 9/22: Free COVID Testing, Thermometers & More

JOIN US at Dwight Bellizzi Dual Language Academy, 215 South Street, Hartford on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. FREE SMART THERMOMETER for school aged children who live or attend school in Hartford COVID-19 TESTING (no cost to you) COVID-19 Information ¡HAZTE LA PRUEBA DE COVID-19!!! SIN COSTO PARA USTED. RÁPIDO. FÁCIL. ESCUELA DWIGHT BELLIZZI, MARTES, SEPTIEMBRE 22 : 10 […]

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Sep
18

Application Open for Aspirations in Computing High School Award

The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) is pleased to announce that beginning September 1, 2020, applications are being accepted for the 2021 Aspirations in Computing awards.  The awards are sponsored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) which is an organization of more than 1400 universities, corporations, non-profits and […]

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Sep
18

CT Science Center Offers Free STEM Workshops for HS Students

Investigate is a yearly program hosted by Connecticut Science Center four times during the school year on Saturdays. This fall they are hosting two separate,on-site, fall sessions for teens. Following CDC guidelines and practicing social distancing, they were able to run a successful summer program this year without any incidents and are confident we can […]

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Sep
18

A Farewell Message from Retired Teacher, Bobby Abate

In late August, after struggling all summer with the thought of whether I would return to school or not, my wife and kids convinced me that the health concerns relating to Covid-19 were too real for me, being that I was in the “at risk” age group. Teaching in a virtual classroom, although effective for […]

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Sep
18

Burn-Scald Prevention

As we all know, parents are juggling so much during this pandemic. Supervision of children at all times can be a real challenge. Some of the unintended consequences like accidental injuries due to burns, and other injuries can result from all that families are juggling. Burn injuries can be quite severe and can happen very […]

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Sep
18

Hartford’s Census Week of Action

September 21-24 is Hartford’s Census Week of Action. Make sure you that you and your family are counted! It is safe, confidential, and very important to help neighborhoods and communities receive funding for schools, hospitals and roads. It is 5 questions, takes 5 minutes and will help you, your family and your friends. https://2020census.gov/en.html Del […]

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Sep
11

Return to School Student Health Video Series

The following educational videos on hygiene were developed by the National Association of School Nurses (NASN).  They are provided for school nurses as they return-to-school during COVID-19.  School nurses can use these as a tool to educate the school community including students, staff, and parents. The three videos are titled Washing Your Hands, Wearing Cloth Face Coverings, [...]
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