In Our Schools

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
09

Classical Magnet Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

At Classical Magnet, we celebrate the diversity of our students and embrace the different cultures that make up our student body and staff. For Hispanic Heritage Month, FCSSP (Family & Community Service Support Provider,) Samariya Smith, coordinated with the high school government council to include notable facts about Hispanics from around the world. Students start […]

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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

Bulkeley High School Students Create Paintings for Hartford Marathon Foundation

Bulkeley High School students have created wonderful paintings inspired by the Hartford Marathon for the Hartford Marathon Foundation. The paintings will be exhibited at the XL Center HMF Fitness Expo at the XL Center: Thurs, Oct 10: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM and Fri, Oct 11: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. The paintings will also be […]

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Oct
02

The Renovated Weaver High School and Kinsella Magnet School Host Re-opening Celebration

On September 19, 2019, students, teachers, school staff, members of the Weaver Steering Committee, government officials, architects, contractors, and community partners gathered at the entrance to the beautiful new school facility to officially cut the ribbon and symbolically open the school.   Students led the Pledge of Allegiance. The Kinsella Dance Troupe wowed the gathering. […]

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