In Our Schools

Jun
05

Our Commitment to Equity and Justice: Statement from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

June 1, 2020 We care deeply about our students. The death of George Floyd and resulting protests have agonizingly reminded us of our country’s unhealed wounds and the continuing struggle for racial and social justice. We condemn the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and many others that have come about through inequity and injustice […]

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Jun
05

Culture, Character, and Academics at Classical Magnet School Awards

On June 3, 2020, Classical Magnet School hosted it annual Awards Ceremony to celebrate the hard work of its students, faculty, staff and families. You can enjoy the virtual presentations by staff and teachers here: The awards winners are pictured below. Congratulations to our Classical students, teachers and parents!

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Jun
05

HMTCA Seniors Support the Black Lives Matter Movement

On June 5, 2020, Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA) seniors were preparing for their unique graduation by picking up their caps and gowns, lawn signs, and graduation information from school staff in the inner loop of the Learning Corridor (where they will also pick up their diplomas in a safe, rolling ceremony on June […]

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May
28

Meet our 2020 Teacher of the Year, Shakira Perez

Meet Ms. Shakira Perez, a teacher of 8th Grade Intro to Greek Drama and 12th Grade British Literature at Classical Magnet School — and our freshly-minted Hartford Public Schools’ 2020 Teacher of the Year. Ms. Perez is a “Hartford kid” and an alumna of the Classical Magnet program when it was housed at Quirk Middle School […]

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May
28

Capital Prep Celebrates Seniors with Unique Graduation

Hartford Public Schools’ Capital Preparatory Magnet School held a series of unique events May 15 through graduation day, May 22 to celebrate its 34 graduating seniors. To honor this year’s graduating class in ways that adhere to social distancing protocol, all seniors were treated to yard signs placed in front of their homes, videos by […]

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May
21

Hartford Public Schools Announces 2020 Teacher of the Year

Virtual Teacher of the Year Online Event Celebrates the Excellence of Our Hartford Teachers. The winner of the 2020 Teacher of the Year Award for Hartford Public Schools was announced this evening in an online event hosted by Hartford Public Schools. In light of precautions surrounding the COVD-19 health crisis, the competition for Hartford’s 2020 […]

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May
18

Parkville Teacher Entertains Students and Families

Parkville Community School 1st grade teacher, Mr. Hochfeld, created a delightful song/mashup video with all of his colleagues to surprise students and families during these difficult times, to lift their spirits, and tell them that the school staff and faculty care about them and love them.  

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May
14

47th Annual Hartford Youth Art Renaissance Exhibit

The 47th Annual Hartford Youth Art Renaissance is a yearly student art show open to all Hartford Public School students PK-12, in partnership with the Wadsworth Atheneum. In typical years, the Wadsworth Atheneum opens their prestigious museum to our HPS students and dedicates a gallery especially to hang our students’ artwork on its walls, among [...]
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