In Our Community

Nov
24

Update about Student Meals for Thanksgiving Week

November 19, 2020   Dear Families,   Next week, in anticipation of the Thanksgiving break, our Food and Nutrition Services team will distribute meals on Tuesday, November 24, only. On that day, meal bags will contain enough meals to cover five days.   As a reminder, now that Hartford Public Schools is operating in Orange […]

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Nov
23

SAND School Nurse Receives Additional Materials from DonorsChoose

NBC and Telemundo CT are proud to be Supporting Our Schools. This year may look a little different for a lot of students and teachers, but the need for supplies is still there. Shreeja Joshi is a nurse who works inside S.A.N.D. Elementary School in Hartford. Joshi is using her Donors Choose project to ensure […]

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Nov
20

Free COVID-19 Testing Sites: 11/24 and 11/28/20

COVID-19 Outdoor testing sites for Tuesday, November 17 – Friday, November 20, 2020. The testing is: At no charge. Outdoors under tents and it will occur rain or shine. Open to the public. No insurance needed. No appointment necessary. All events are open to the public and there is no residency requirement for any of […]

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Nov
19

HPS TeleHealth Services for all HPS Students

Hartford Public Schools provides TeleHealth services for any Hartford Public Schools student, regardless of insurance status.  Every Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, parents, guardians, or families of Hartford Public Schools students can call (860) 695-8800 to schedule an appointment to: Seek reliable medical advice from our clinic staff Schedule virtual clinic appointments […]

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Nov
18

Celebrating Thanksgiving: New Guidance from the CDC

The article below was posted on the CDC website on November 19, 2020. The original article can be located here https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays/thanksgiving.html  More than 1 million COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States over the last 7 days. As cases continue to increase rapidly across the United States, the safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to […]

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Nov
18

ICYMI: A Family Information Session about Supporting Learners at Home

On Thursday, November 19, 2020, in Spanish and in English, the Hartford Public Schools Office of Family and Community Partnerships presented a Virtual Family Learning Session about strategies for supporting learners at home. Facilitated by Kate Schuler, School Transformation Manager for The Learning Innovation Catalyst (LINC), and Viviana Alvarado, Family & Community Service Support Provider for Hartford Public Schools […]

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Nov
17
Nov
16

Bulkeley HS Volleyball Team-members Discuss Sports in a Pandemic

Bulkeley High School volleyball team members were featured in this story about Connecticut high school athletes by Shawn McFarland and Lori Riley published in the Hartford Courant on November 15, 2020; excerpted below: High school athletes across Connecticut just experienced a challenging and often uncertain fall sports season unlike any other. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 […]

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