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Oct
14

Hispanic Heritage Month at Breakthrough Magnet School-South

Hispanic Heritage Month at Breakthrough Magnet School- South has brought many opportunities for creative learning.  The Art teacher has the 7th grade students make Day of the Dead masks in celebration of HHM. Principal Holly Gustafson has been incorporating quotes, facts, videos and pictures in the daily Morning Message video to celebrate and highlight various aspects [...]
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Oct
13

Halloween Guidance for COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the way we participate in many kinds of social activities, including ones that are tied to cherished holidays. However, Halloween can continue to be an enjoyable yet safe celebration if we follow some simple guidelines. Social distancing, wearing masks, and frequent hand-washing continue to be a core part of any successful event. […]

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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
11

Annual Hartford Creative Contest

Announcing the 6th Annual Hartford Creative Contest.  Express yourself!  Grand prize: $500! Participation and eligibility: Open to all Hartford residents grades 4 – 12, as well as non-Hartford residents attending Hartford schools Topics: To encourage a wide variety of responses, contest participants are invited to choose 1 of the following 3 topics: 1. Who is your racial justice […]

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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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