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Oct
13

Nuestros estudiantes están mirando: un mensaje de la Dra. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez y nuestra Junta de Educación

En inglés A nuestros estudiantes, familias, personal, socios y comunidad: Es posible que haya escuchado sobre este incidente en las noticias. El viernes 20 de septiembre, un estudiante de Guilford High School se presentó a un partido de fútbol contra Hartford Public High School con la cara pintada de negro. Fue detenido por un oficial […]

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Oct
13

Our Students Are Watching: A Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez & Our Board of Education

En español To our students, families, staff, partners, and community: You may have heard about this incident on the news. On Friday September 20, a Guilford High School student showed up to a football game against Hartford Public High School in blackface. He was stopped by a Guilford School Resource Officer and they had him […]

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Oct
11

HPS Receives $300,000 Barr Foundation Grant to Promote Post-Secondary Success

Hartford Public Schools has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Barr Foundation to support the district’s Planning for Post-Secondary Success for All Students project. The goal of the project is to deepen understanding of high school students’ experiences and develop strategic plans that promote post-secondary success.   The grant supports the second phase of […]

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Oct
10

Public Forums about the 2020-2021 School Year Budget

Hartford Public Schools announces the dates and locations for Budget Forums about the 2020-2021 School Year Budget. Snow dates are forthcoming!   Open to the public: Thursday, 11/21/19 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Parkville School’s River Room, 1755 Park Street Tuesday, 11/26/19 – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM – location t/b/d — SNOW […]

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Oct
10

Pilot Program for Immediate Access to Attorney for Youth under 18

The Division of Public Defender Services (DPDS) has recently launched a pilot program funded by a grant from the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) that will provide immediate access to an attorney for any youth under 18 who is being questioned or interrogated by law enforcement in the City of Hartford.  […]

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Oct
08

HPS Participates in “CT Grown for CT Kids” Week

Statewide Initiative Asks Students to Take the HardCORE Apple & Pear Challenge   Students across Connecticut will be eating local foods as a part of their school lunch October 7-11th, 2019 for CT Grown for CT Kids Week, a statewide celebration encouraging students, families, and schools to support local Connecticut agriculture. On Tuesday, October 8, […]

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Oct
02

Trinity College and Hartford Public Schools Expand Partnership

Republished from the Trinity College newsletter.  POSTED SEP 19  BY ANDREW J. CONCATELLI The start of the school year marked the start of plans for an expanded Early College program at the Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA), thanks to a new 10-year partnership agreement between Hartford Public Schools and Trinity College. Approved earlier this summer by the Hartford Board of […]

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Oct
02

Hartford Public High School Students Assist Knox/UTC/Engineers Without Borders in Construction

Republished from United Technologies news, 9/20/19 United Technologies CEO, Greg Hayes announced a partnership expansion between UTC and Engineers Without Borders during a community event with EWB-USA in Hartford, CT. Both organizations joined local non-profit KNOX in building a rainwater catchment system that will provide low-cost sustainable water access for a community garden. The project is part of an […]

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