In Our Schools

May
05

Bulkeley Students Sweep Hartford Creative Contest Awards

Bulkeley High School students were awarded 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Grand Prize in Hartford Creative Contest. The Hartford Creative Contest was founded by Tiana Hercules in 2014. Originally called the Hartford Youth Essay Contest, and focused mainly on the prevention of violence in the Hartford community. It was a way to provide a platform for […]

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May
04

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers for Students & Families

Scroll through our FAQ document below. You can also click here to link to our FAQ.  [En español]   Updated May 7, 2020  General Questions What is the current status of school closure? On Tuesday, May 5, Governor Lamont announced that public schools will not reopen for the remainder of the school year. This decision has been […]

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May
01

Seal of Biliteracy: An Update for HPS Seniors

May 1, 2020   Dear Students and Families, Hartford Public Schools is excited to announce the second year of eligibility for Connecticut’s Seal of Biliteracy, an award given to students who have demonstrated proficiency in two or more languages by the time they graduate high school. The Seal of Biliteracy will be placed on a […]

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May
01

HPS High School Students Respond to District Survey

Nearly 1,600 HPS high school students have responded to an online survey emailed to them by schools last week. The questions touched on a range of topics about distance learning, from video conferencing to preferences for an alternative graduation. Several students submitted comments and questions for the Superintendent. Students from 13 HPS schools participated in […]

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Apr
27

Students Coping with COVID-19 Crisis

The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council is an association comprised of 2 student representatives from each of our high schools and middle schools. Our high school Student Advisory Council members answered a few of our questions about how life is going for them amidst the changes caused by precautionary measures to help keep them safe from the […]

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Apr
22

Weaver Scholar Athlete’s Story Shared by CIAC Sports and Fox61

Weaver High School’s Olivia Deleon-Gaston’s story is just one among the hundreds of this year’s CAS-CIAC Scholar Athletes, and it is a remarkable one. Read her inspiring story of perseverance and hope. Olivia Deleon-Gaston Inspires As Weaver Scholar Athlete Posted on April 20, 2020 on CIACSports.com by jcookson It’s roughly 2,000 miles from Colorado to Hartford, Connecticut. When Weaver […]

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Apr
08

2021 Paraeducator of the Year Award Nominees

This month Hartford Public Schools recognizes the hard work and dedication of our paraeducators. We are happy and proud to announce our list of nominees for the 2021 Anne Marie Murphy Paraeducator of the Year Award.  Let’s offer our congratulations and good luck to them! Paraeducator of the Year 2021 The award is named in […]

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Apr
07

Student Athletes Honored by CAS-CIAC

More than three hundred fifty senior student athletes were to be honored as CIAC Scholar Athletes at the 37th Annual CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete Banquet on May 3rd. The event is the largest of the many honors programs CAS-CIAC hosts each year. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 the event has been cancelled but we still want to recognize them and this honor as it’s most deserved. […]

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