In Our District

Feb
03

 Superintendent Update – February 3, 2023

February 3, 2023   Dear Families,   Thank you for your continued partnership. Please see below for some updates from Hartford Public Schools. <NEW> Celebrating Black History Month This week is the start of Black History Month, the annual celebration of African Americans and their contributions to our country. At Hartford Public Schools, this month […]

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Feb
03

Join us at the F.A.C.E.S. Community Conversation for Families!

  F.A.C.E.S is a new parent group, led by HPS parents! We are hoping to increase parent engagement to hear more voices to enhance students’ experiences! After a very successful conversation on 2/2/23, we’ve scheduled a second HYBRID Community Conversation on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 5:00-6:30pm in-person at Burr School, 400 Wethersfield Avenue, Hartford, […]

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Feb
02

Kinsella’s 6th – 8th Grade Students Stage “Pandora’s Fire”

Congratulations to Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts (PK-Grade 8) for a successful week of performances! Students in 6th through 8th grade performed the play, “Pandora’s Fire,” which is inspired by the Greek myth, “Pandora’s Box.” Students also played important roles backstage, including designing pieces for the set, managing the lights, and more.  Kinsella’s Drama […]

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Feb
02

Statement from the Superintendent: The Tragic Death of Tyre Nichols

I care deeply about our students, staff, and families. The videos and images showing the savage beating of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five police officers are agonizing. These images yet again are a piercing reminder of our country’s unhealed wounds and our continued struggle for racial and social justice. They are a stark […]

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Feb
02

Family & Student Advisory: Prevent Hypothermia & Frostbite

What is hypothermia? • Hypothermia is caused by prolonged exposures to very cold temperatures. When exposed to cold temperatures, your body begins to lose heat faster than it’s produced. Lengthy exposures will eventually use up your body’s stored energy, which leads to lower body temperature. • Body temperature that is too low affects the brain, […]

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Feb
02

Register for Free Saturday Academy for Grades K-12

Hartford Public Schools Saturday Academy is an extended learning opportunity that provides all (Magnet and District) K-12 students with enrichment activities as well as academic support in reading and math in partnership with our Community Based Organizations. Programming for each Saturday will be from 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM and includes breakfast and lunch. Saturday Academy […]

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Feb
02

Parent Teacher Conferences February 7 and 8!

Hartford Public Schools announces your Parent Teacher Conference schedule for the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year.  Teachers and schools will reach out to families to set up the appointments. However, families can also contact teachers to set up appointments for conferences. Prepare for parent/teacher conferences and orientation meetings here at the Parent-Teacher Conference Checklist. […]

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Feb
01

HPS Literacy Launches New Website

The English Language Arts (ELA) Department is excited to share our updated website for Hartford Public Schools Literacy! Meet the ELA Team Learn more about the Curriculum Review, Selection and Adoption Process Check out Literacy Events happening in our schools, across Hartford and the State The website also includes Home Literacy Resources for all grade levels. […]

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