In Our District

May
07

Superintendent Weekly Update – May 7, 2021

May 7, 2021 Superintendent Weekly Update  Dear Families, Staff, and Partners, I hope you had a safe and healthy week. I’m writing to provide you with a few important updates and reminders.  But first I would like to say Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mothers, grandmothers, and caregivers of our students and in [...]
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May
07

Join Us for a Virtual Town Hall about our New Three-Year Plan

Please join us as Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez presents a Community Conversation on our new Three-Year Plan for school years 2021 – 2024.  The virtual town hall takes place on Thursday, May 13 in English at 5:30 PM and in Spanish at 6:30 PM. You can submit questions in advance!  Click here! Watch the live-stream at: hartfordschools.org/TownHall Or […]

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May
07

Expanded Summer Programming: Registration Deadline 5/21/21!

HPS is offering free, expanded summer programming to students. Both academic and enrichment opportunities are available at 30 school sites across the district for the convenience of our families. In addition to grade-level academic support in reading, writing, math, science, and social-emotional learning, enrichment experiences include athletics, and music and art lessons. More details are […]

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May
07

Announcing Our 2022 Paraeducator of the Year

Hartford Public Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Kevin Copeland of Kennelly School is our 2022 Paraeducator of the Year! On May 6, Mr. Copeland received a surprise visit from Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Principal Cahill and may of his Kennelly colleagues to announce the great news. The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) [...]
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May
07

Presenting Hartford Public Schools 2020-2021 Scholar- Athletes

Please give a big congratulations to all the Hartford Public Schools 2020-2021 Scholar- Athletes. It is a big honor and they are all extremely deserving of the recognition.   Bulkeley High School Amilya Williams Honore Munyaneza Capital Preparatory Magnet School Quincy Ferguson Anijah Hooker Classical Magnet School Reilly Fournier Matt Rivera HMTCA Sonya Parsons Jackson […]

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May
07

HPS Launches New Communication Platform to Support Stronger School-Home Connection

HPS Launches New Communication Platform To Support Stronger School-Home Connection  To unify all family communication from the district, schools, and classrooms under one umbrella, Hartford Public Schools is launching ParentSquare, a simple and collaborative school-home communication platform. The goal is to reach and engage families, ensuring all parents and guardians have the opportunity to actively […]

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May
06

Announcing the “May You Be the Biggest Loser” Attendance Challenge!

Let’s have fun, get collaborative and compete ending the year strong.  May is a time to support culture and climate, add in the joy, work together as a school community and end the year with long lasting relationships. “May You Be the Biggest Loser” is a district-wide Attendance Challenge for all schools and students; everyone […]

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May
05

HPS Creates Robust Virtual College Fair for our Juniors & Seniors

The Class of 2021 and Class of 2022 attended the full-day HPS Virtual College Fair on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Students received the link from their School Counsleors.  Families were able to join too!  HPS organized the Fair in partnership with Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc. & Career Beginnings. Offerings included: Class of 2021 Workshops It’s […]

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