Family and Community Partnerships

Jun
16

ICYMI: Watch our Virtual Town Hall about End-of-Year, Summer Learning and Fall 2020

In case you missed it, watch Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez present a Virtual Town Hall about the end of the 2019-2020 school year, Summer Learning, and Return-to-Learn: Planning for Fall 2020.  The event live-streamed on Wednesday, June 10  in Spanish from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM and in English from 6:15 PM to 6:45 PM. Miss the […]

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Jun
15

Mas Camp: Carnival Costumes Summer Youth Employment Program

Mas Camp: Carnival Costumes Summer Youth Employment Program is a partnership between the Exotic One’s Band and the Connecticut Historical Society’s (CHS) Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program. During Mas Camp, students will learn the history and culture of Caribbean Carnival, create their own Carnival costume, learn authentic Caribbean cultural dance, and learn important professional job […]

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Jun
15

Free COVID-19 Testing Sites

COVID-19 testing open to the public at no cost to you on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the following locations: June 20 – 21 Hartford Spanish SDA Church 174 Russ St Hartford, CT 06106 June 27 EnVision Center at Parker Memorial 2621 Main Street Hartford, CT 06120 June 28 Urban League […]

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Jun
12

Summer Learning, Summer Meals & Resources 2020

Summer Learning Opportunities, Enrichment, and the Superintendent’s Reading Challenge Visit www.hartfordschools.org/SummerEnrichment to discover Summer Enrichment Opportunities registration, Summer Reading Lists for all ages, and registration for the our Summer Reading Challenge for grades K-12!   Summer Youth Programs in Greater Hartford Click here to explore the 2020 CT Youth (Summer) Directory. Summer is a wonderful […]

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Jun
12

HPS and Partners Break Ground on New Boys & Girls Club Hartford

Nearly six months after announcing a campaign to open a new Boys & Girls Club Hartford (BGCH) in the city’s South End, Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez joined BGCH and supporting partners to break ground at the site on Ledyard Street on Thursday, June 10. The event brought together a range of leaders and stakeholders, including Governor [...]
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Jun
12

A Day of Caring for the Milner Middle School Community

The Hartford Knights is a non-profit organization, founded in 2000 by Executive Director, Bernard Thomas.  It began as a basketball-centric association and grew into a mentoring service organization for at-risk youth.  They have spent the last several months organizing A Day of Caring, an event that took place on June 11th (the last day of the [...]
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Jun
12

UConn Huskies Offer Support to Kennelly 8th Graders

On Wednesday, June 10, eighth graders at the E.B. Kennelly School in Hartford were greeted by some special guests when they returned to school for the first time in months to clean out their lockers.  Squeals of delight in re-connecting and many air hugs abounded during this special, social-distanced meet-and-greet between 8th graders, families, teachers, staff [...]
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Jun
12

Library on Wheels Schedule

The Hartford Public Library's Library on Wheels will be offering the following services according to the schedule below starting on Monday, June 22, 2020: Holds Pick-ups Book giveaways Census Outreach Wifi Hotspot Mondays 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Wish School 350 Barbour Street Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Burr School 400 Wethersfield Ave. Fridays [...]
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