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Feb
04

Harlem Globetrotters and XL Center Bring T.E.A.M. Program to SAND School

Special thank to Zeus, the Harlem Globetrotters and the XL Center for edutaining our 3rd and 4th grade students at SAND School on Friday, January 31, 2020.  The students had fun and they learned about the “T.E.A.M. UP AT SCHOOL” program designed by the National Campaign to Stop Violence. The program is presented in order to provide students with […]

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Feb
04

University High Track Brings Home Top Trophy at CRAL Championships

On Sunday, February 1, 2020, the University High School of Science and Engineering Indoor Track team excelled at the Capital Region Athletic League (CRAL) Championships over the other teams in the conference:  Parish Hill, Academy of Aerospace and Engineering, Academy of Science and Innovation, Civic Leadership High School, and the Metropolitan Learning Center.     The […]

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Feb
04

Battle of the Badges to Benefit United Way

Come out for upcoming Battle of The Badges event on Sunday, February 23rd at the University of Hartford. City of Hartford Police will compete against 7 other teams for the Championship! Teams include Berlin, Bloomfield, Bridgeport, Hartford, West Hartford, Simsbury Police Departments, as well as FBI and CT Dept. of Corrections.   Get your tickets […]

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Feb
04

Student-Centered Learning at HPS

On January 29, 2020, in Kaitlin Sullivan’s 9th-grade science class at Bulkeley High School, about a dozen students were working in small groups in different areas of the classroom. On the far side of the room, three youths were poised in front of laptops, either following an online lesson or watching a video. In the […]

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Feb
03

A Message about National School Counseling Week

Dear Colleagues and Friends, This week, February 3-7, 2020, is National School Counseling Week. On behalf of everyone at Hartford Public Schools, I’d like to express our deepest appreciation for all that school counselors do to ensure the success of our students and families. School counselors contribute to the continuum of supports that our students […]

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Feb
02

Preventative Health Update

Dear Families, Over the last few weeks, you may have seen reports in the media concerning the flu and the coronavirus. Therefore, we wanted to provide you with a preventative health update. The coronavirus is a contagious illness that is currently affecting a signficant number of people in Wuhan City, China. Those susceptible to the […]

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Jan
30

Seal of Biliteracy: An Award Available to HPS Seniors

For the second year, Hartford Public Schools is offering the Connecticut Seal of Biliteracy, an award for students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation. The Seal of Biliteracy encourages students to pursue biliteracy, honors their skills, and serves as evidence of abilities that are attractive to […]

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Jan
30

New Boys & Girls Club to Open in South End

In the country’s oldest Boys & Girls Club on Sigourney Street, city and state officials and community leaders gathered on Thursday, Jan. 23, to announce a campaign to open a new club in Hartford’s South End. The event brought together Governor Ned Lamont, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, City Council President Maly Rosado, and HPS Superintendent […]

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