Operational Effectiveness

May
07

Join Us for a Virtual Town Hall about our New Three-Year Plan

Please join us as Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez presents a Community Conversation on our new Three-Year Plan for school years 2021 – 2024.  The virtual town hall takes place on Thursday, May 13 in English at 5:30 PM and in Spanish at 6:30 PM. You can submit questions in advance!  Click here! Watch the live-stream at: hartfordschools.org/TownHall Or […]

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May
07

Expanded Summer Programming: Registration Deadline 5/21/21!

HPS is offering free, expanded summer programming to students. Both academic and enrichment opportunities are available at 30 school sites across the district for the convenience of our families. In addition to grade-level academic support in reading, writing, math, science, and social-emotional learning, enrichment experiences include athletics, and music and art lessons. More details are […]

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May
07

Announcing Our 2022 Paraeducator of the Year

Hartford Public Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Kevin Copeland of Kennelly School is our 2022 Paraeducator of the Year! On May 6, Mr. Copeland received a surprise visit from Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Principal Cahill and may of his Kennelly colleagues to announce the great news. The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) [...]
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May
07

Celebrating Our School Nutrition Heroes

Dear Families, Staff, and Partners, I am so pleased to share that Friday, May 7, has been officially declared Connecticut School Nutrition Hero Day by Governor Ned Lamont. On this special occasion, I would like to highlight the contributions of our Food and Nutrition Services team, who provide nutritious, well-balanced meals to our students. Over […]

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May
06

Announcing the “May You Be the Biggest Loser” Attendance Challenge!

Let’s have fun, get collaborative and compete ending the year strong.  May is a time to support culture and climate, add in the joy, work together as a school community and end the year with long lasting relationships. “May You Be the Biggest Loser” is a district-wide Attendance Challenge for all schools and students; everyone […]

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May
05

HPS Creates Robust Virtual College Fair for our Juniors & Seniors

The Class of 2021 and Class of 2022 attended the full-day HPS Virtual College Fair on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Students received the link from their School Counsleors.  Families were able to join too!  HPS organized the Fair in partnership with Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc. & Career Beginnings. Offerings included: Class of 2021 Workshops It’s […]

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May
04

Free COVID-19 Block Parties and Mobile Clinics for Vaccinations 5/8 – 5/22

Please join us for the Hartford Recreation Division’s Block Parties occurring in Goodwin Park, Keney Park and the Metzner Rec. Center & Early Learning Center. Saturday, May 8, 12-2pm Goodwin Park Pond House Goodwin Park Road, Hartford Saturday, May 15, 12-2pm Keney Park Pond House 383 Edgewood Street, Hartford Saturday, May 22, 12-2pm: Grand re-opening […]

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Apr
30

Celebrating Our Amazing HPS Principals!

  Dear Families, Colleagues, and Partners,   National School Principals Day 2021 Celebrating Our Amazing HPS Principals!  May 1 is National School Principals Day. On this special occasion and especially after this tough year, I would like to express my tremendous gratitude to each of our Principals. I am thankful for their leadership and deep […]

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