Family and Community Partnerships

Jan
30

New Boys & Girls Club to Open in South End

In the country’s oldest Boys & Girls Club on Sigourney Street, city and state officials and community leaders gathered on Thursday, Jan. 23, to announce a campaign to open a new club in Hartford’s South End. The event brought together Governor Ned Lamont, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, City Council President Maly Rosado, and HPS Superintendent […]

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Jan
30

Family & Community Engagement Speaker Inspires with Talk on Urban Trauma

On Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Bulkeley High School, Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez and the Office of Family & Community Engagement welcomed over 200 guests to their free event, Hopes and Dreams 2020. Children were able to play in the attended Childcare Room, while adults went to the auditorium to be inspired by Dr. Maysa […]

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Jan
29

Census Job Fair – Thursday, 1/30/20 3pm – 6pm

Per U.S. Census 2020, for every person not counted in the census, our city loses $2,900.00 per year. Be a Census Worker and make great pay. ($23.50 – $26 per hour.)  Make sure you participate in the U.S. Census 2020!  Be counted! Find out more at the Parker Memorial Family Center, 2621 Main Street, Hartford on Thursday, […]

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Jan
29

ICYMI: DonorsChoose Partnership Helps HPS Teachers Fulfill Wish Lists

“Thank you for being so generous and helpful with basic necessities for our classroom! As we approach the middle of winter it’s important to have educational materials but also supportive materials for success such as warm gloves, tissues, snacks, and water bottles as well as brand new books and important books for our diverse students. […]

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Jan
29

ActUp Theater Presents “The Stand”

TIME :3:00PM & 6:30PM LOCATION: WEAVER HIGH SCHOOL BLACK BOX THEATER 415 GRANBY ST, HARTFORD, CT 06112 When you see injustice… STAND! When you feel like you can’t go on… STAND! When others say you cannot… STAND! When others will not… prove them wrong & STAND! Become a part of the movement to #changetheculture with […]

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Jan
28

Vote for Bulkeley HS Athlete Nominated for Courant Athlete of the Week; Classical Magnet Athlete Wins!

Outstanding high school sports performances are on display every week in Connecticut. To honor those athletes, each week the Hartford Courant sports staff will nominate three boys and three girls from local schools as CT Varsity Athlete of the Week finalists. Vote for this week’s finalist Bulkeley Bulldog below: Kobe Williams of Bulkeley High School […]

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Jan
23

Students who Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow

Attendance data from the first quarter of 2019-2020 reveals that Chronic Absenteeism at Hartford Public Schools has been reduced by 5.4% compared to the same period last year. The greatest improvement was in Kindergarten, and in the 6th grade, Chronic Absenteeism was at an all-time low. Some additional highlights to celebrate: 1,081 fewer students are chronically […]

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Jan
22

Family Meetings & Open Houses for 2019-2020 SY School Transitions

To make the transition easier for families whose students are in schools that are transitioning as part of the District Model for Excellence improvement plan, we are announcing upcoming Family Information Nights at your current school and Open Houses at your new home school. For Family Information Nights, refreshments, translation services, and childcare for children […]

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