Operational Effectiveness

Oct
16

ICYMI: Virtual Town Hall for Families

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, we presented two virtual Town Hall sessions about Updates for the 2020-21 School Year; in English: 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM, and in Spanish: 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM. You can watch the Learning Sessions below and explore their useful informational presentations in English and in Spanish. In English:   […]

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Oct
15

Free COVID-19 Testing for Week Ending 10/24/20

There will be COVID-19 outdoor mobile testing sites at various schools throughout Hartford, through the first week of November.  At the sites, we will also distribute COVID-19 information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and free Bluetooth smart thermometers for school aged children who live in Hartford or attend school in Hartford. Below is […]

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Oct
14

Important PSAT/SAT Testing Information for Grades 9 – 12

September 30, 2020 Dear Families, I am writing to make you aware of the College Board testing that is coming up in October and will impact all students in grades 9 – 12.  Hartford Public Schools will be administering the SAT School Day, PSAT/NMSQT, and the PSAT 8/9.  Each high school has established its own […]

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Oct
12

Cool Safety Videos from Our Schools

Our school staffs and teachers have created delightful safety videos for their students and families. Below is a collection of some of the videos to enjoy. Dwight Bellizzi Dual Language Academy's Back-to-School Video Let’s goo!! Back like Jordan wearing the 45 #buildingcommunity #sandstrong #ForTheKids https://t.co/4UwHyyfW8R — Dennis (@dannicelli10) September 4, 2020 Parkville Community School Welcome [...]
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Oct
11

Dual Language Teachers Support Remote Learning

Dwight Beliizzi Dual Language Academy Kindergarten Teachers, Kelly Harrigan and Milka Santos-Zayas, provided at-home learning bags for their distance learning students on Thursday, October 8th! Each bag contained learning manipulatives, books, writing materials, and even a learning buddy! Teachers had the opportunity to greet their students and families in-person as they picked up the materials […]

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Oct
10

Update on Learning Models: HPS Will Continue Operating in YELLOW Status

October 12, 2020 Dear Families, Colleagues, and Partners, To protect the health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff, Hartford Public Schools has continued to work closely with the Hartford Health Department. Our team has monitored COVID-19 data in the City of Hartford and Hartford County, as well as other local health trends. As […]

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Oct
09

HPS Community Celebrates MLK Campus Reopening with Ribbon Cutting

Above, flanked by community members and dignitaries, Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez (center) helps students, Marcus Edmonson, Kadian Megee, Kayden Glasgow, and Lauren Preddie with the heavy ceremonial scissors as the ribbon is cut. On Oct. 7, 2020, Hartford Public Schools celebrated the reopening of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Campus with students, teachers, principals, public officials, and […]

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Oct
08

Don’t Miss Student Meal Distributions at HPS Schools

  October 5, 2020   Dear Families, Hartford Public Schools is committed to ensuring that all our students continue to have access to nutritious breakfast and lunch meals. Our student meal distributions are convenient, economical, and a source of healthy fruits and vegetables. Meals are distributed on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 16 HPS school sites. […]

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