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Oct
15

HPS Receives $300,000 Barr Foundation Grant to Promote Post-Secondary Success

Hartford Public Schools has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Barr Foundation to support the district’s Planning for Post-Secondary Success for All Students project. The goal of the project is to deepen understanding of high school students’ experiences and develop strategic plans that promote post-secondary success.   The grant supports the second phase of […]

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Oct
14

Public Forums about the 2020-2021 School Year Budget

Hartford Public Schools announces the dates and locations for Budget Forums about the 2020-2021 School Year Budget. HOME-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP SERIES Budget Development Engagement Sessions Please Join Us! Goals: To review the Hartford Public Schools budget development process. To review preliminary information about the FY 2020-2021 budget.   Open to the public: Thursday, 11/21/19 – 6:00 […]

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Oct
12

Support Hartford Parent University at Karaoke Night Fundraiser!

Last year’s First Annual Karaoke Extravaganza was such a great combination of fun and community camaraderie voicing support for Hartford parents that a sequel has been scheduled for Friday, October 25, 2019.  We hope to hear you there!   In the past year, Hartford Parent University (HPU) has engaged some 250 parents in workshops about […]

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Oct
11

HPS Participates in “CT Grown for CT Kids” Week

Statewide Initiative Asks Students to Take the HardCORE Apple & Pear Challenge   Students across Connecticut will be eating local foods as a part of their school lunch October 7-11th, 2019 for CT Grown for CT Kids Week, a statewide celebration encouraging students, families, and schools to support local Connecticut agriculture. On Tuesday, October 8, […]

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Oct
10

Call for Submissions: HPATV Photography Contest for Youth; Ages 11 – 25

“Amplifying Hartford Through the Lens of Our Youth” Will Showcase Creativity, Unique Perspectives of City Residents 11-25 Years of Age Hartford Public Access Television (HPATV) announced the launch of its Youth Photography Contest – themed “Hartford Through the Lens of our Youth”. The competition aims to collect photographs that best reflect the authentic perspectives and […]

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Oct
10

Hartford Athletic Offers Discounted Tickets to 10/26 Soccer Game!

Hartford Athletic presents an opportunity for Hartford Public Schools students and families, and the wider community, to purchase discounted tickets for the October 26 International Friendly soccer match between Portmore FC and Hartford Athletic. Below is the link for heavily discounted tickets to the October 26, 2019 match against Portmore United of the Jamaican Premier […]

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Oct
10

Pilot Program for Immediate Access to Attorney for Youth under 18

The Division of Public Defender Services (DPDS) has recently launched a pilot program funded by a grant from the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) that will provide immediate access to an attorney for any youth under 18 who is being questioned or interrogated by law enforcement in the City of Hartford.  […]

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Oct
10

October 21-25 Is School Bus Safety Week!

Held during the third full week of October each year, National School Bus Safety Week is an active and evolving public education program and an excellent way for parents, students, teachers, motorists, school bus operators, school administrators, and other interested parties – to join forces and address the importance of school bus safety. Designed to […]

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