In Our Schools

Apr
03

Hartford Public Schools Announces Nominees for 2020 Teacher of the Year

The competition for Hartford’s 2020 Teacher of the Year has begun with thirty-seven teachers nominated by their schools to participate in this year’s selection process.  (Pictured above are last year’s 2019 Teacher of the Year Nominees.) Each 2020 nominee has undergone an intensive screening and interview process conducted remotely by a district-wide Teacher of the […]

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Apr
01

Free STEM+ Resources from Pennies for Patients

Pennies for Patients has developed resources containing fun and engaging STEM and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) activities students can complete at home.  The activities are FREE, fun and easy-to-do. They can be found on their website www.penniesforpatients.org  and via the links below. Pennies for Patients wants children to remain engaged and motivated by STEM during their time at […]

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Mar
13

Fun Read-alouds, Sing-alongs & Work-outs with our Teachers

Several of our schools are joining the joyous Reading-Aloud, sing-along, and work-out social media videos movement created by educators all over our country.  Enjoy some of these delightful opportunities with our teachers, principals, and schools staff, below.   8:13NOW PLAYING Parkville’s Panther Read-a- thon Pout-Pout Fish in the Big-Big Dark read by 1st gr. teacher […]

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Mar
12

Students Represent HPS at CABE’s “Day on the Hill” Event

Left to right, above, Student Advisory Council members, Jenallice and Marissa (7th grade) from Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, and Adrianna (11th grade) from Pathways Academy of Technology & Design were joined by Hartford Board of Education Chair Ayesha Clarke to represent Hartford Public Schools at the CABE Day on the Hill event. They [...]
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Mar
10

Weaver/Kinsella Campus Sings, Dances and Learns with VSU Chorale

The students of Weaver High School and Kinsella Magnet School of the Performing Arts were treated to an exuberant performance by the HBCU  award-winning Virginia State University Chorale on Friday, March 6, 2020. Students from both schools were invited on-stage to sing and dance with the choir.  The Hartford Public High School Chorus was also […]

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Mar
05
Mar
04

Say ‘Hola’ to International World Languages Week!

Also know as National Foreign Language Week, since 1957 the first week in March is International World Language Week.  It is a part of  International World Languages Month! National Foreign Language Week was inaugurated in the Spring of 1957 by Alpha Mu Gamma. Sister Eloise Therese, the National President of Alpha Mu Gamma from 1956 […]

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Mar
04

HPS Joined United Way Volunteers for Read Across America

Dozens of volunteer readers gathered at Environmental Sciences Magnet at Mary Hooker School (ESM) to donate their time and effort for Read Across America on March 2. This national event celebrates a diverse nation of readers by organizing volunteers to read to students in classrooms across the country. To kick off the event, ESM Principal […]

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