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Sep
06
Sep
05

Hartford Teacher Nominated for the MacGregor Teaching Award

Ms. Kara Ledger, a teacher at Dr. Joseph S. Renzulli Gifted and Talented Academy in Hartford, Connecticut was nominated for the Hannah E. (Liz) MacGregor Teacher of the Year History Teacher Award. The MacGregor Teacher of the Year award is sponsored by James F. Harris in honor of his sister and is awarded to one […]

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Sep
05

Joanne Tremblay Jackson, Director of Student Support Services Named 2019 Bloomberg Fellow

We’re pleased to announce Joanne Tremblay Jackson, the Hartford Public Schools Director of Student Support Services, as a 2019 Bloomberg Fellow! Fellows receive a full scholarship to earn an MPH or DrPH, then use their new skills to continue tackling some of the toughest challenges facing US communities. The Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the […]

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Sep
05

Our School Nurse of the Year; Supporting our Students’ Attendance

In May, our own Maria Martinez, R.N., dedicated School Nurse for 25 years at Expeditionary Learning Academy at Moylan School, won the Connecticut Association of School Nurses Annual Connecticut School Nurse of the Year Award! Maria really goes above and beyond for her students and families. We are very proud! Hartford Public Schools knows that our […]

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Sep
04

Healthy From Day One Parent Leadership Summit

This free event is by the Parent Leadership Committee, by Elm City Project LAUNCH an initiative funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Date and Time Sat, September 14, 2019 9:00 am – 2:30 pm EDT Location Chrysalis Center, Inc. 255 Homestead Avenue Hartford, CT 06112 Where parent leaders can come to […]

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Sep
04

HPS Alumnus Presents a Musical Performance about Nat King Cole; Saturday, 9/21

Hartford native and Hartford Public Schools graduate, James Rich presents his musical salute to Nat King Cole on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the University of Hartford’s Lincoln Theater. James Rich has been a New York-based singer-actor for more than 25 years, adding playwright and historian to his experience. Mr. Rich states, “The concert I’m […]

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Aug
29

Free Competitive Rowing (Crew Team) for Hartford-Resident Students who Attend HPS

  Fall rowing is free for Hartford and East Hartford-resident students who attend a Hartford Public School. The fee is $250 for suburban students who attend a Hartford Public School. The fee is $750 for suburban students who attend a suburban school. No experience necessary. Learn more and register at riverfront.org/youth Questions? Contact Bryan Pape […]

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Aug
29

Rawson School Takes Home Regional Prize in Summer Reading Challenge

Rawson School students paricipated in KFFL’s Read to Achieve: Summer Reading Challenge; encouraging students to continue reading and improving their literacy skills during summer break. Rawson School is one of  the 12 regional winners based on the largest average student reading minutes entered into the Beanstack system during the four week challenge.   Program Name […]

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