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Dec
31

Access Health CT Extends Insurance Open Enrollment Period & Offers Free Help at Open Enrollment Fairs

Access Health CT Extends the 2020 Health Insurance Open Enrollment Period and is offering free, in-person help at Open Enrollment Fairs in 5 locations open Monday-Friday in East Hartford, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury and West Hartford/Bloomfield. The Hartford Fair takes place on Monday, January 6, 2020  at the The Lyceum, located at 227 Lawrence Street. Open Enrollment Extension ends […]

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Dec
19

A Holiday Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, From everyone at Hartford Public Schools, I would like to offer our heartfelt season’s greetings and best wishes for the New Year.  Thank you so much for all you have done this year and continue to do every day to support your students and their schools. Over the winter break, with the extra […]

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Dec
19

Winter Break Meal Program 2019

This winter break, on December 23rd, the City of Hartford will offer meal bags at 2 Recreation Centers in the city. Meal bags are free and available to families. Meals bags will be first come, first served. Sign-up is required. An adult (18+) must be present at pick up. During pick up, you will be […]

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Dec
19

Student Advocacy Leads to CT’s “13th Amendment Day” Proclamation

Hartford Public High School history teacher, Bobby Abate clarifies, “The Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 only freed slaves in the southern states and the Juneteenth Celebration recalls when slaves in Texas, in June of 1865, finally heard the news that the war was over. It was not until December 6th, 1865, with the ratification of the […]

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Dec
19

Weaver Campus Hosts Winter Wonderland College Night

On December 9, 2019, the University of Hartford, Weaver High School, and Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts collaborated to present a Winter Wonderland College Night for parents, families, and students. At the event topics such as: Financial Aid, College Applications, and Student Campus Life were discussed. There was a large student panel made up […]

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Dec
19

HPS STEP Program Guides Young Adult Students through Transition to Job Market

The educators of the Hartford Public Schools STEP Program (Student Transition Education Pathways) are advisors who nurture and mentor our young adults.  The STEP Program is a job transition program for 18-21 year old students with an IEP. As teachers they value open collaboration with families and partners to create a safe and inclusive learning […]

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Dec
19

Kinsella Middle School Students Stage “On Strike” Play

On December 11 and 12, 2020, the talented middle school students at Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts staged a play, On Strike, that both delights and educated their young audience.     On Strike is a play about about animals saving their own habitat from industrial farming. The students were cast and crew; providing […]

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Dec
19

CT State DoE Designates Special Weather-related Early Release Times

Please know that the Connecticut State Department of Education has designated special Early Release times for Weather-related Early Releases ONLY. On normal Early Release days, like Professional Learning days for teachers, your student will be released at the NORMAL Early Release time. If the schools are closing early due to inclement weather, your student will […]

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