Family and Community Partnerships

Feb
12

No-cost Tax Preparation from VITA

VITA helps individuals and families with annual incomes up to $56,000 get ahead financially, pay down debt and work toward saving for the future. Also, in partnership with United Way Worldwide, those with household incomes of $66,000 are encouraged to file their own taxes online at MyFreeTaxes.com. VITA sites and the no-cost online platform will […]

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Feb
07

Superintendent Joins City and State Officials to Promote the 2020 Census

On Feb. 7, in the Center for Contemporary Culture at Hartford Public Library, city and state officials gathered at a press conference to promote the 2020 Census. Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez joined Senator Richard Blumenthal, Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Mayor Luke Bronin and our partners at the Hartford Foundation and the library to provide an update […]

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Feb
06

XL Center Offering Discounted Tickets to Harlem Globetrotters Game on Feb 15

The XL Center is offering our families discounted tickets to the Harlem Globe Trotters game at on Saturday 2/15/20. Click here to get your tickets before February 12, 2020. www.groupmatics.events/group/HPS2020       Click here to get your tickets here before February 12, 2020. The link where you can buy discounted tickets is: https://groupmatics.events/group/HPS2020

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Feb
06

HPS Receives More Students from Puerto Rico

Since the devastating earthquakes hit Puerto Rico, Hartford Public Schools has mobilized to help students and families arriving from the island. By the end of January, the district’s Welcome Center had received nearly 50 school-age children impacted by the natural disaster. Of the total, there is at least one student in every grade level, from […]

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Feb
05
Feb
04

Children Can Explore Medical Professions at Black Doctors Day, 2/8/20

“If our children can see it, they can do it.” Join Senator Douglas McCrory on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM at Dunkin’ Donuts Park  for a free Black History Month educational event called Black Doctors Day.   REGISTER TODAY! Read more at the Hartford Courant.

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Feb
04

Harlem Globetrotters and XL Center Bring T.E.A.M. Program to SAND School

Special thank to Zeus, the Harlem Globetrotters and the XL Center for edutaining our 3rd and 4th grade students at SAND School on Friday, January 31, 2020.  The students had fun and they learned about the “T.E.A.M. UP AT SCHOOL” program designed by the National Campaign to Stop Violence. The program is presented in order to provide students with […]

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Feb
04

Battle of the Badges to Benefit United Way

Come out for upcoming Battle of The Badges event on Sunday, February 23rd at the University of Hartford. City of Hartford Police will compete against 7 other teams for the Championship! Teams include Berlin, Bloomfield, Bridgeport, Hartford, West Hartford, Simsbury Police Departments, as well as FBI and CT Dept. of Corrections.   Get your tickets […]

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