In Our Community

May
29

A Message about the 2019-2020 School Year Budget from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, Colleagues, Partners, and Friends,   On May 21, 2019, the Hartford Board of Education voted to accept the Hartford Public Schools’ 2019-2020 Budget. I would like to thank the Board of Education for their support of the budget, and to reflect on some of the positive developments in the coming school year.   […]

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May
28

Noah Webster Drumline Performs at Yard Goat’s Game

Twenty-two students from Noah Webster Micro-Society Magnet School performed the pre-game show at the Hartford Yard Goat’s game on Thursday, May 16th. The PTA assisted in organizing a Family Night at the Yard Goat’s and arranged a block of seats for Webster students and families. Both the performance and the family night were a huge […]

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May
28

How We ShoulderUp to Help Students Succeed “To and Through” Middle School, High School and College

Higher education, corporate, philanthropic, and community partners gathered to ShoulderUp for Post-Secondary Success at the Centinel Hill Hall Auditorium of Capital Community College on Thursday, May 23rd. The gathering provided an opportunity for Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Superintendent of Hartford Public Schools, to share the findings of a data analysis of the class of 2016. The […]

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May
27

CT Science Center Offers Discounted Memberships for EBT and Husky A Participants

CT Science Center offers their Access Membership for Husky A or EBT recipients!   For more information, contact: Lisette Velasquez Access Membership Outreach Coordinator Connecticut Science Center 250 Columbus Blvd. | Hartford, CT 06103 860.724.3623 main | 860.520.2198 direct  

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May
14

LAW Camp for Teens Extends Application Deadline to May 31!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a lawyer? Do you want to argue a case in front of a judge? Are you just interested in learning more about the law? If you answered yes to any of these questions, apply to LAW Camp for Teens! LAW Camp for Teens is […]

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May
10

46th Annual Hartford Youth Art Renaissance; Exhibition through May 26, 2019

Please join us for the 46th Annual Hartford Youth Art Renaissance , presented by Hartford Public Schools, in collaboration with the Wadsworth Atheneum. Award ceremony and reception will be Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:00-12:30 at the Wadsworth.   The student artwork exhibition (grades PK-12) runs through May 26.   For more information, please contact: Tracy […]

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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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