In Our Schools

Oct
07

 Superintendent Update – October 7, 2022: Growing Together

October 7, 2022 Dear Families, Hartford Public Schools is continuously focused on  growth! When we support each other and nurture our school community, we gain strength and opportunity. There are so many ways for us to grow together in October. <NEW> Share Your Voice: The HPS Fall 2022 Culture and Climate Survey for FAMILIES We […]

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Oct
07

CT Department of Agriculture Celebrates “CT Grown for CT Kids Week” at Environmental Sciences Magnet School

Officials Visit Environmental Science Magnet School in Hartford to Engage with Students  The Connecticut Department of Agriculture (CT DoAg), along with partners from the CT Farm to School Collaborative, Food Corps, and State Department of Education, visited Environmental Science Magnet School in Hartford today to celebrate Connecticut Grown for Connecticut Kids Week happening statewide through [...]
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Oct
06

Hispanic Heritage Month Arts and Culture at Milner Middle School

Students at Milner Middle School are working with two teaching artists from Bomba de Aqui to expand the Spanish curriculum to include dance, drumming, and other elements of Puerto Rican culture and arts. HartfordPerforms supported this cultural programming that started with students creating "vejigante" masks (folkloric characters featured in Puerto Rican festivals). The creativity culminated in a [...]
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Oct
06

Share Your Voice: Join the English Language Arts Curriculum Review Committee

Dear HPS Community.  This fall we are excited to launch a process to select a new Literacy curriculum for Hartford Public School Students in Grades PreK-12. Literacy curriculum has a big impact on student experiences and learning outcomes and we want your support in helping to select the best resource for our students.  Participating in […]

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Oct
05

Burr Students Share Voices at Senator Murphy Safety and Mental Health Roundtable

Re-published from Connecticut Public Radio | By Sujata Srinivasan Published September 30, 2022 Joe Amon/Connecticut Public Sixth grader Khyreem Williams asks, “What if that was me one day? What if I got shot?” during a roundtable discussion held in Hartford by U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy with Alfred E. Burr Middle School students on youth mental health […]

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Oct
05

Come and See HPS at the CCSU College Fair 10/11

Come and see us at the Central Connecticut State University #careerfair : Tuesday, October 11, 2022 from 1PM – 4PM at the CCSU Student Center! With 39 unique schools, we have a school that is right for you! Get the chance to connect and explore what a rewarding career can look like with Hartford Public […]

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Oct
01

Winter is Coming! GET CONNECTED with ParentSquare

DON’T MISS IT! A FREE Virtual Session for all Hartford Public Schools Families: GET CONNECTED with ParentSquare THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2022: 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM In this Instructional Session about ParentSquare, the new HPS family-school communications platform, you will learn about: Accessing the platform, getting logged in, and downloading the app Setting your notification preferences […]

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Sep
30

Superintendent Update – September 30, 2022

 Superintendent Update – September 30, 2022: Our Strength Lies in our Roots September 30, 2022 Dear Families, <NEW> Response to Devastating Hurricanes We were saddened about the devastation following Hurricane Fiona and Hurricane Ian, which have recently caused tremendous damage to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Florida and continue to impact residents in those […]

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