In Our Schools

Sep
18

An Important Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, We care deeply about our students and families. As we come to the end of this second week of school, please know the entire team at Hartford Public Schools is here for you to ensure all our students have access to learning and supports in safe environments.  COVID-19 Update This week, our schools […]

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Sep
18

Hispanic Heritage Month Learning Resources

Colorín Colorado celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with dynamic booklists, classroom activities, and multimedia resources. These are great materials for the curriculum year round! For more great ideas, see our resource section on “Día,” or Children’s Day/Book Day (El día de los niños/El día de los libros). Booklists & Author Interviews Booklists for Children and Teens […]

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Sep
18

i-Ready Diagnostic Assessment Dates for Grades K-5 At-Home Learners Only

The i-Ready Diagnostic Assessment window will open for AT-HOME LEARNERS ONLY  in Grades 1 through 5 on Monday, September 21 and close on Friday, October 9. For AT-HOME LEARNERS ONLY in Kindergarten, the assessment window opens on Monday, October 5 and closes on Friday October 16. This message is to provide background, resources, and information for […]

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Sep
18

A Farewell Message from Retired Teacher, Bobby Abate

In late August, after struggling all summer with the thought of whether I would return to school or not, my wife and kids convinced me that the health concerns relating to Covid-19 were too real for me, being that I was in the “at risk” age group. Teaching in a virtual classroom, although effective for […]

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Sep
11

Updates on Health and Safety, and the Cyberattack

Dear Families, As this first eventful week of school comes to an end, I write to thank you again for your patience, flexibility, and commitment to your child’s education. Please rest assured that the entire team at Hartford Public Schools continues to work hard to provide teaching and learning while ensuring our students, staff, and […]

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Sep
11

Return to School Student Health Video Series

The following educational videos on hygiene were developed by the National Association of School Nurses (NASN).  They are provided for school nurses as they return-to-school during COVID-19.  School nurses can use these as a tool to educate the school community including students, staff, and parents. The three videos are titled Washing Your Hands, Wearing Cloth Face Coverings, [...]
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Sep
10

A First Day Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, As our first day of the school year draws to an end after an unexpected delay, I write to express my sincere gratitude to you for your patience, flexibility, and commitment to your child’s education. The team at Hartford Public Schools has worked incredibly hard to prepare for a new school year that […]

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Sep
09

Student Health Checklist for Families

Dear Families, As the new school year begins, it’s important that you do not send your child to school if he/she is sick. Please use the attached symptom check list to monitor your child’s health daily before school. It is also very important that you do not send your child to school if he/she has […]

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