In Our Schools

Jan
28

Superintendent’s Message: Celebrating Black History Month

Superintendent’s Message:  Celebrating Black History Month January 28, 2022 Dear Families, Colleagues, Partners, and Friends, Tuesday, February 1, is the start of Black History Month, the annual celebration of African Americans and their contributions to our country. At Hartford Public Schools, we look forward to elevating the achievements of Black Americans through culturally responsive teaching, […]

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Jan
28

Celebrating SMSA Boys Basketball, Currently 11-0 This Season!

Our Sport and Medical Sciences Boys Basketball team was featured in two Hartford Courant articles (see below.) They are undefeated with an 11-0 record! Tonight they play East Granby 6:45 PM – Click here to Watch Live for a game webcast on the NFHS Network. (There is a fee to SUBSCRIBE to the NFHS Network.; […]

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Jan
28

Welcoming our New Board Members

Please join everyone at Hartford Public Schools as we welcome our new board members, Francoise Deristel-Leger, Yahaira Escribano, and Tyrone Walker. They join current board members Shontá Browdy, Vice-Chair, Kimberly D. Oliver, Second Vice Chair, Yvette Bello, Rev. AJ Johnson, Philip Rigueur, and Jim Shmerling. Learn more about our new board members below: Francoise Deristel-Leger […]

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Jan
28

Meet our School Security Officer of the Year, Betances Learning Lab’s Tommy Williams

This year’s Hartford Public Schools’ School Security Officer of the Year is Tommy Williams from Betances Early Learning Lab Magnet School! School principal Darpan Patel, on behalf of all the students and school staff, states, “We are so proud of Mr. Williams for receiving the School Security Officer of the Year award.  Mr. Williams has […]

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Jan
28

ICYMI: Family Learning Session about Mathematics for Grades K-12

Select LanguageAlbanianAmharicArabicBengaliBosnianChinese (Simplified)CroatianDutchEnglishFrenchGermanGujaratiHindiIgboItalianJapaneseKannadaKoreanMalayalamMarathiMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliPashtoPolishPortugueseRussianSomaliSpanishSwahiliTamilTeluguTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnameseYoruba On January 27, 2022, Mathematics Director Mario Carullo and Mathematics Assistant Director Michelle Kellogg presented a Family Learning Session about Mathematics for Grades Kindergarten through 12. In case you missed it, you may watch the video and explore the presentation below for invaluable resources and information for engaging in your child's [...]
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Jan
27

ICYMI: A Family Town Hall about Substance Abuse Awareness and Prevention

Select LanguageAlbanianAmharicArabicBengaliBosnianChinese (Simplified)CroatianDutchEnglishFrenchGermanGujaratiHindiIgboItalianJapaneseKannadaKoreanMalayalamMarathiMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliPashtoPolishPortugueseRussianSomaliSpanishSwahiliTamilTeluguTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnameseYoruba On January 25, 2022, Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez and our Partners from Hartford Healthcare, CT Children’s, and the Hartford Police Department presented a Town Hall conversation about Substance Abuse Awareness and Prevention in English with simultaneous Spanish interpretation. Attendees learned about: Substance and opioid identification, awareness and prevention How to have [...]
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Jan
27

NEW EPISODE! “Lets’ Talk HPS” PODCAST with Mr. Rich: School Safety Officer of the Year, Tommy Williams

Please enjoy our latest podcast episodes of Let’s Talk, Hartford Public Schools with Mr. Rich. Mr. Rich discusses educational and life experiences in Hartford, Connecticut with our 2022 School Safety Officer of the Year, Tommy Williams from Betances Early Learning Lab Magnet School, who grew up in Hartford attending Mark Twain School, Fox Middle School, […]

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Jan
26

The CT Seal of Biliteracy 2022 for High School Seniors

January 24, 2022 Dear Families, Hartford Public Schools is excited to announce the fourth year of eligibility for Connecticut’s Seal of Biliteracy, an award given to students who have demonstrated proficiency in two or more languages by the time they graduate high school. The Seal of Biliteracy will be placed on a student’s diploma and […]

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