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

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

Unfiltered: Stories from Educators and Staff of Color

To celebrate Black History Month, we invited our staff members to share their personal stories about Black and African-American Heritage. Please read our Superintendent's message about Black History Month here. Enjoy some of our stories here, then come back often to see new stories! I Know I Can…The heritage I want to share is about [...]
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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
25

The School Selection Process for the 2022-2023 School Year has Begun!

Hartford Public Schools is committed to ensuring our families are engaged and inspired by the school options we have to offer. Our school choices include specialized district schools and theme-based magnet schools; each offers a unique curriculum that prepares our students to be successful in and beyond school.  Explore the possibilities! The HPS District Choice […]

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Jan
25

Free Pfizer Vaccination Event for HPS Students Ages 5 and Above, Monday, 1/31/22

Please see the flyers below for a free Pfizer vaccination clinic for Hartford Public Schools students ages 5 and above at Global Communications Academy (85 Edwards Street, Hartford), Monday, January 31, 2022, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Vaccinations include: 2nd doses for ages 5 and above – Appointments required Booster shots for ages 12 and […]

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