In Our Schools

Oct
27

HPS, United Way, Hartford Public Library & Community Volunteers Gather to Kick Off City-wide Literacy Event

On October 27, 2022, Hartford Public School Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez joined community and city leaders at Betances Learning Lab to kick-off Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®, a campaign mobilizing volunteers to read to students in the classroom.  Volunteer readers all over Hartford read “Nigel and the Moon” by debut author Antwan Eady and artist [...]
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Oct
26

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tigers Bring Home Co-ed Middle School Soccer Championship

On Thursday, October 27, 2022, the co-ed soccer team for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School fought to win the championship title for middle school soccer in the Hartford Public Schools District.  The Kennelly Bees placed 2nd, and the Sport and Medical Science Academy Tigers brought home 3rd place. The champions, the Dr. Martin [...]
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Oct
26

Weaver Journalism and Media Students Tour College Production Facilities

A select group of students from Weaver High’s Journalism and Media Pathway went on a field trip to Middlesex Community College, October 18, 2022, with the Pathway Teacher and Program Manager, Oshane Thorpe of ReadyCT. The trip allowed them to tour the college’s production studio at Chapel Hall and learn more about the opportunities that […]

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Oct
25

Niece of Maria Sanchez Partners with Sanchez Elementary, SINA, and Hartford Public Library to Inspire Students

On October 25, 2022, Hartford Public Schools announced a new partnership between Maria C. Colón Sanchez Elementary School and Leticia Colón de Mejias, the niece of the school’s namesake. Ms. Colón de Mejias is a published author, entrepreneur, and CEO of Energy Efficiencies Solutions. Her aunt, Maria Colón Sanchez, was a legislator and advocate for [...]
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Oct
23

Halloween Health Advisory

Dear Parents, As Halloween approaches, please see tips below to ensure trick or treaters stay healthy and safe on Halloween night. General Tips: Children should not travel alone. Ensure that your child is supervised. Stay in familiar neighborhoods. Costumes: Flame Resistant Costumes: When purchasing costumes, masks, beards and wigs, look for the label “Flame Resistant.” […]

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Oct
21

Superintendent Update – October 21, 2022

 October 21, 2022 Dear Families, Thank you for your continued partnership. Please see the following update.  <NEW> Safety and Security Update Ensuring that all our students have access to safe school environments so they can learn and thrive to their full potential is our priority. In response to recent school safety-related incidents, we have purchased […]

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Oct
21

VOTE BY 10/28! HPS Fall 2022 “Arts for Attendance” Video, Visual and Slogan Contest

Select LanguageAlbanianAmharicArabicBengaliBosnianChinese (Simplified)CroatianDutchEnglishFrenchGermanGujaratiHindiIgboItalianJapaneseKannadaKoreanMalayalamMarathiMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliPashtoPolishPortugueseRussianSomaliSpanishSwahiliTamilTeluguTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnameseYoruba In September, the Hartford Public Schools District ACE (Attendance, Culture & Climate, and Engagement) Team invited all students in grades PreK-12 to participate in our 2nd Annual Arts for Attendance Visual, Video & Slogan Challenge. Schools voted for their winning poster, video and slogan during the first week of October Now [...]
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Oct
20

HPS Students & Families! Register TODAY for our Literacy Series Kick-Off Event – 11/5/22

Does your student love to read? Are you interested in learning more about your role in supporting your child’s literacy? If so, please save the date for our Literacy Series Kick-Off Event! WHAT: Join us for a celebration of literacy! You can participate in a wide variety of craft and literacy activities, connect with the […]

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