In Our Schools

Jul
06

Summer Enrichment & the Superintendent’s Reading Challenge

Summer Enrichment Opportunities Who: K-8 students What: Enrichment opportunities to help K-8 students continue to have fun learning and growing over the summer, including supports in reading, writing, math, and the arts Why: To provide opportunities for our K-8 students and families to engage and participate in continued learning over the summer. When: July 6th-August [...]
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Jun
26

Return-to-School Update

Dear HPS Students and Families, This evening, Governor Lamont and Education Commissioner Cardona announced that they are recommending that schools will reopen full time in the Fall. Their decision was based on the current outlook of COVID-19 in the state of Connecticut. However, safely reopening schools will require significant health and safety measures to be […]

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Jun
25

Extended Deadline for Early Start Summer School

The Early Start Program is a K-3 summer program offered to students demonstrating difficulty in the acquisition of basic early literacy skills as measured by the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS.) This year’s Early Start Program will be held virtually, July 6 – July 31, 2020. The program will offer learning opportunities […]

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Jun
23

Children’s Emotional Well-Being Amid Anti-Black Racism, Racial Violence & Trauma

Most Black children in the United States encounter racism in their daily lives. Ongoing individual and collective psychological or physical injuries due to exposure and re-exposure to race-based adversity, discrimination, and stress, referred to as racial trauma, is harmful to children’s development and well-being. Events that may cause racial trauma include threats of harm and injury, […]

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Jun
18

Watch our 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

With the arrival of COVID-19, the spring semester of 2020 was different and difficult. Our resilient and powerful students, families, teachers, school staffs, and district leadership pivoted accordingly, guiding our seniors safely through the culmination of their high school careers via distance learning, and then putting together unique, engaging virtual graduation ceremonies.  Watch them here. […]

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Jun
16

ICYMI: Watch our Virtual Town Hall about End-of-Year, Summer Learning and Fall 2020

In case you missed it, watch Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez present a Virtual Town Hall about the end of the 2019-2020 school year, Summer Learning, and Return-to-Learn: Planning for Fall 2020.  The event live-streamed on Wednesday, June 10  in Spanish from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM and in English from 6:15 PM to 6:45 PM. Miss the […]

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Jun
12

Summer Learning, Summer Meals & Resources 2020

Summer Learning Opportunities, Enrichment, and the Superintendent’s Reading Challenge Visit www.hartfordschools.org/SummerEnrichment to discover Summer Enrichment Opportunities registration, Summer Reading Lists for all ages, and registration for the our Summer Reading Challenge for grades K-12!   Summer Youth Programs in Greater Hartford Click here to explore the 2020 CT Youth (Summer) Directory. Summer is a wonderful […]

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Jun
12

Celebrating our Graduates – 2020

Join us in congratulating the Hartford Public Schools Class of 2020. 

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