Operational Effectiveness

Mar
17

April Intersession Offers Targeted ELA Instruction for 3rd & 8th Grade Students: By Invitation Only

April’s Intersession is a FREE 4-day academic session for targeted English Language Arts (ELA) instruction by invitation only to 3rd and 8th grade students. It takes place over April vacation week, Monday, 4/11 – Thursday, 4/14 (no class on Good Friday, 4/15.) Schools will be reaching out to families. Students will participate in targeted ELA […]

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Mar
16

Hartford Residents Can Order Free Trees Thanks to SMSA Student Santiago Gonzalez

Hartford News featured an article about Santiago Gonzalez and his senior Capstone project.  Santiago has collaborated with Tree Plenish, the city of Hartford, and the Knox Park Foundation to get 38 trees donated to city residents. "I am so proud of his work, and thankful to his mentor Donna Swarr, for helping him to make [...]
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Mar
16

7th Grade Career Week

HPS presents a  week of free virtual events for all HPS 7th Grade Students, sponsored by Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, the HPS Office of Enrollment and School Choice, and the HPS Office of Academics – Department of College and Career Readiness. Students should click links below to register: Monday, April 4 Tuesday, April […]

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Mar
16

Don’t Miss a Free Learning Session about Naviance for Grades 9-12

HPS Family & School Partnerships presents a Family Learning Session about Naviance for Grades 9 through 12, on Thursday, March 24, 2022; from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Interpretation in Spanish will be available. REGISTER TODAY TO GET THE ZOOM LINK! You may also watch the livestream at https://www.hartfordschools.org/familyinstitute/ or at https://www.facebook.com/hartfordpublicschoolsCT/ In advance of the […]

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Mar
11

Superintendent Update – March 11, 2022

March 11, 2022 Dear Families, I hope you are doing well and staying healthy. I wanted to provide you with some important news and updates. <NEW> Masks-Optional Status Effective Monday, March 28 HPS will change to a mask-optional status, effective Monday, March 28. Therefore, Friday, March 25 will be the final day that masks will […]

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Mar
09

Capital Prep’s Dr. Kitsia Ferguson Honored With 100 Women of Color Award

We are so proud of Capital Prep. Principal, Dr. Kitsia Ferguson, for being named to this year’s class of The 100 Women of Color! The 100 Women of Color Gala & Awards recognizes contributions from women in business, education, entrepreneurship, entertainment, government, public service and the impact they have made on the lives of people […]

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Mar
09

University High School’s ESports Program Featured in “Stay Plugged In” Magazine

Stay Plugged In’s Rene Monteserin recently spoke with Andrew Eaton about the University High School of Science and Engineering‘s esports team. UHSSE is a STEM magnet school located in Hartford, CT, and sits on the campus of the University of Hartford. The Hawks, who compete in the Play VS High School League are coached by […]

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Mar
08

You’re Invited to Review Middle & High School Mathematics Curriculum

Dear Families, Internal and external feedback on the district mathematics curriculum and a review of student achievement data in mathematics have lifted sufficient evidence to call for a review of district curriculum for middle and high school mathematics. The purpose of the Middle & High School Mathematics Curriculum Review process is to identify and recommend […]

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