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Nov
13

Kinsella Receives 750 Books from Read to Grow

On November 13, Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts (PreK – 8) received 750 books for readers in grades Kindergarten through 5 from non-profit, Read to Grow.  Read to Grow, based in Branford, CT, promotes language skills and literacy for children, beginning at birth, and supports parents as their babies’ first teachers. WATCH THE VIDEOS The […]

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Nov
13

HPS Students Participate in Model UN Program

On United Nations Day, October 24, students from University High School of Science and Engineering (UHSSE) took a field trip to the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York City.  The trip was part of the school’s Model UN Program, launched with the support of a grant from the World Affairs Council of CT. At […]

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Nov
10

Learn about the HPS 2020-2021 School Year Budget!

As part of the Family & School Partnership Series, please join us for one of two budget workshops where you can learn more about our budget process for the 2020-2021 school year. ATTENTION:  Today’s 1:00 PM Budget Presentation for Community and Faith-based Partners will take place at Hartford Public Schools Central Office at 960 Main Street, […]

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Nov
10

Don’t Miss the 96th Annual Turkey Day Game on Thanksgiving!

Work off some calories BEFORE Thanksgiving dinner! Come and cheer on our high school football teams at the 96th Annual Turkey Day Game at Dillon Stadium at 10 AM on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28th when the Hartford Public High School Owls take on the Bulkeley/HMTCA/Weaver Bulldogs! The gate – near SMSA– opens for spectators […]

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Nov
10

Free Computer Interface Design Class for High School Boys

BoysCode (BC) is a movement that focuses on increasing expectations and representation of boys and young men of color in tech; to be successful in navigating and succeeding in today’s technology ecosystems and accurately and positively drive content that dispel negative stereotypes. We strive to re-engineer the mindset of people of color and highlight the need […]

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Nov
09
Nov
08

Cheer on HPS Staff at Saturday’s City of Hartford “Employee Hoop Challenge!”

Come and cheer on our HPS staff members playing basketball for charity at the City of Hartford’s Employee Hoop Challenge!  Saturday, November 16 at 1:00 PM at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy at 280 Huyshope Avenue in Hartford!  The Fire Department plays Aetna and the Police Department takes on HPS employees!  All donations support local […]

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Nov
07

HPS Promotes Literacy with Read for the Record Event

On November 7, Hartford Public Schools joined with United Way, volunteers, and partners from across the city to celebrate reading. Jumpstart Read for the Record is an annual event that highlights the importance of early literacy in student success. It brings adults into the classroom with students to spend some focused time reading together. At […]

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