Family and Community Partnerships

Jun
11

SSAC Students Complete Vote-Ready “Hartford Decide$” Projects

Students on the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council (SSAC) have finished their Hartford Decide$ projects and voting is scheduled to start next week. Hartford Decide$ is Connecticut’s first Participatory Budgeting Program where members of our community brainstorm ideas to improve our city.  The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council (SSAC) is made up of students from each school in […]

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Jun
11

Congratulations to our 2020 Lewis Fox Scholarship Recipients

The Jacob L. and Lewis Fox Foundation was established in 1936 by Lewis Fox, a graduate of Hartford Public High School and a local attorney, as a memorial to his father, Jacob L. Fox. The Foundation has awarded college scholarships to graduating seniors of Bulkeley, Hartford Public, and Weaver high schools annually since 1937, and […]

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Jun
10

Student Meals Summer Schedule

June 10, 2020   Dear Families, Student Meals Summer Schedule Providing nutritious food to all students who need it is another part of our commitment to supporting our students and families. We will continue to deliver student meals during the summer, through Friday, August 28, at our 17 school locations, three days per week. Meals […]

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Jun
05

Our Commitment to Equity and Justice: Statement from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

June 1, 2020 We care deeply about our students. The death of George Floyd and resulting protests have agonizingly reminded us of our country’s unhealed wounds and the continuing struggle for racial and social justice. We condemn the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and many others that have come about through inequity and injustice […]

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Jun
05

Culture, Character, and Academics at Classical Magnet School Awards

On June 3, 2020, Classical Magnet School hosted it annual Awards Ceremony to celebrate the hard work of its students, faculty, staff and families. You can enjoy the virtual presentations by staff and teachers here: The awards winners are pictured below. Congratulations to our Classical students, teachers and parents!

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Jun
05

Charter Oak Cultural Center FREE Virtual Summer Camps

Summer is nearly here, and Charter Oak Cultural Center is so happy to be able to offer a wide variety of FREE virtual summer camps for children ages 6-18. We are offering classes in music, art, dance, creative writing, and more! Virtual summer camps will allow us to offer the same fun, high-quality arts education […]

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Jun
05

Redesigned Distance Learning Webpage Is Live June 1

June 1, 2020   Dear Families, Last week, we shared that we would soon launch a redesigned website page about distance learning. Today that page is live and we invite you to visit and explore it at https://www.hartfordschools.org/distancelearning/. In response to feedback from students, families and staff, we have redesigned the page to provide answers to […]

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Jun
04

Statewide Student Survey on Improving Distance Learning

Dear Connecticut Student, We know that current events related to COVID-19 have caused major disruption in the lives of students. The sudden move to distance learning has been a challenge for all of us. As this school year comes to an end, we would like to hear ideas from students like you on how to […]

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