In Our Schools

Jan
28

Vote for Bulkeley HS Athlete Nominated for Courant Athlete of the Week; Classical Magnet Athlete Wins!

Outstanding high school sports performances are on display every week in Connecticut. To honor those athletes, each week the Hartford Courant sports staff will nominate three boys and three girls from local schools as CT Varsity Athlete of the Week finalists. Vote for this week’s finalist Bulkeley Bulldog below: Kobe Williams of Bulkeley High School […]

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Jan
23

Students who Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow

Attendance data from the first quarter of 2019-2020 reveals that Chronic Absenteeism at Hartford Public Schools has been reduced by 5.4% compared to the same period last year. The greatest improvement was in Kindergarten, and in the 6th grade, Chronic Absenteeism was at an all-time low. Some additional highlights to celebrate: 1,081 fewer students are chronically […]

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Jan
22

Family Meetings & Open Houses for 2019-2020 SY School Transitions

To make the transition easier for families whose students are in schools that are transitioning as part of the District Model for Excellence improvement plan, we are announcing upcoming Family Information Nights at your current school and Open Houses at your new home school. For Family Information Nights, refreshments, translation services, and childcare for children […]

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Jan
22

98 Weston Street McDonald’s Family Donates to our Schools

Thank you to the Facey family and everyone at the 98 Weston Street McDonald’s Restaurant for donating $750 to  three of our schools: Wish Museum School, Milner Middle School, and to SAND School! As a part of the restaurant’s grand re-opening ceremony on January 14, 2020, the new owner of the franchise, Mr. Facey and […]

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Jan
22

SAND School Celebrates “Read to a Child” Volunteer Appreciation Week.

S.A.N.D. Elementary School Vice-Principal Courtney McCoy (center) joins 4th grader Jadiel T. and his Read to a Child volunteer Tom Baxter of the Yard Goats to celebrate Read to a Child Volunteer Appreciation Week. Read to a Child® offers a program designed to make volunteering easy: the Lunchtime Reading Program. One day a week, it […]

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Jan
22

Global Communications Academy’s Annual African Market!

Global Communications Academy invites you to attend their annual African Market and student performances on Friday, February 28, 2020 from 2:00 PM – 7:30 PM as we celebrate Black History Month 2020. Community entrepreneurs and artisans will showcase and sell jewelry, textiles, authentic African clothing, art, books, beauty and health products. There will be special performances and […]

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Jan
22

Holocaust Speaker Visits 8th Grade Classes

Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker students, Zachary Griffith, left, and Akilah Stewart, far right, pose with Holocaust survivor Endre Sarkany (above) after his emotional talk with the 8th grade class recently. Endre “Andy” Sarkany told students at the Environmental Sciences Magnet at Hooker School recently not to use the word, “hate.” ”It is […]

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Jan
20

HPS Athletes Nominated for Courant Varsity Athletes of the Week!

Outstanding high school sports performances are on display every week in Connecticut. To honor those athletes, each week the Hartford Courant sports staff will nominate three boys and three girls from local schools as CT Varsity Athlete of the Week finalists. Vote for this week’s finalists below: Vote for Briana Westbury of Capital Prep here. […]

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