Operational Effectiveness

Oct
14

Public Forums about the 2020-2021 School Year Budget

Hartford Public Schools announces the dates and locations for Budget Forums about the 2020-2021 School Year Budget. HOME-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP SERIES Budget Development Engagement Sessions Please Join Us! Goals: To review the Hartford Public Schools budget development process. To review preliminary information about the FY 2020-2021 budget.   Open to the public: Thursday, 11/21/19 – 6:00 […]

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Oct
11

HPS Participates in “CT Grown for CT Kids” Week

Statewide Initiative Asks Students to Take the HardCORE Apple & Pear Challenge   Students across Connecticut will be eating local foods as a part of their school lunch October 7-11th, 2019 for CT Grown for CT Kids Week, a statewide celebration encouraging students, families, and schools to support local Connecticut agriculture. On Tuesday, October 8, […]

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Oct
10

October 21-25 Is School Bus Safety Week!

Held during the third full week of October each year, National School Bus Safety Week is an active and evolving public education program and an excellent way for parents, students, teachers, motorists, school bus operators, school administrators, and other interested parties – to join forces and address the importance of school bus safety. Designed to […]

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Oct
02

The Renovated Weaver High School and Kinsella Magnet School Host Re-opening Celebration

On September 19, 2019, students, teachers, school staff, members of the Weaver Steering Committee, government officials, architects, contractors, and community partners gathered at the entrance to the beautiful new school facility to officially cut the ribbon and symbolically open the school.   Students led the Pledge of Allegiance. The Kinsella Dance Troupe wowed the gathering. […]

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Oct
02

HPS Athletics K-8 Online Registration!

HPS Athletics recently launched the online athletics registration for K – 8 students. It will eliminate paper and help families with students in elementary and middle school register for sports online. DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, 10/3/19!!!! To register your K – 8 child for fall sports click here. https://hartfordms-ar.rschooltoday.com   Support Our Athletics Department and Purchase […]

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Sep
30

Trinity College and Hartford Public Schools Expand Partnership

Republished from the Trinity College newsletter.  POSTED SEP 19  BY ANDREW J. CONCATELLI The start of the school year marked the start of plans for an expanded Early College program at the Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA), thanks to a new 10-year partnership agreement between Hartford Public Schools and Trinity College. Approved earlier this summer by the Hartford Board of […]

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Sep
26

Important Message about Mosquito-borne Illnesses

Dear Families,   This letter is to advise families about preventative measures for mosquito-borne illnesses – Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV).   Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Illness Mosquito-borne diseases are spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Although it is rare, some mosquitos in Connecticut have been found to carry Eastern […]

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Sep
11

An Important Attendance Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, September is National Attendance Awareness Month. In Hartford Public Schools, attendance is crucial because we have a Chronic Absenteeism challenge in our district. Missing at least 18 days of school, a full 10 percent of the school year, is known as Chronic Absenteeism. Chronic Absenteeism has a direct effect on our students’ academic […]

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