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Nov
07
Nov
07

Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at Wish School

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, students in the 2nd grade at the Fred D. Wish Museum School have been creating art and practicing their singing and dancing during music class. On October 31st, “Dia De Los Muertos,” students were painted like sugar skulls and performed a dance and song from the Disney movie, Coco.  […]

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Nov
07

THE ARTS: The 5th Annual Hartford Creative Contest

This is the 5th year of offering Hartford Creative Contest to the resident students of Hartford and those children from outside of Hartford who attend Hartford schools.  It is open to students in grades 4 – 12.  There have been wonderful entries in past years and we know this year will also result in many […]

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Nov
06

ATHLETICS: Hartford Middle School Students Win Cross-Country Championships

Congratulations to to all students and teams who participated in our Cross Country program and those who placed this weekend. Students from Kennelly School, Jumoke Academy, Global Communications Academy, Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School and Milner Middle School competed in the XC Championships at Bushnell Park on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Congratulations to our […]

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Nov
06

HPS teachers receive surprise donations for their classrooms

The holidays came early for two Hartford Public School teachers who received surprise classroom gifts from WFSB Channel 3’s Liberty Bank Surprise Squad and Donorschoose.org. Every Thursday, the Liberty Bank Surprise Squad strikes all over Connecticut, helping out deserving individuals and groups. DonorsChoose.org is an education-focused charity that connects would-be donors to projects requested by […]

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Nov
04

Inclement Weather Information for our Families

As Hartford Public Schools prepares for the winter months, we want to remind you of our inclement weather procedures. Extremely cold morning temperatures can cause delays on morning bus routes. A severe storm watch may also cause delays. Our transportation department works to pick up students as quickly as possible during these conditions. When extreme […]

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Nov
01

Rawson School Engages Students in 4th Annual “Skeleton Bee”

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, Rawson School hosted its 4th Annual Skeleton Bee, a fun, engaging, educational, science and bone-themed spelling bee for K – 2nd grade students in the morning, then for the 3rd through 6th grade students in the afternoon. The competition began at the classroom level in which two students from each class […]

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Oct
29

ARTS & WELLNESS: HPS Runs the Hartford Marathon!

On October 12, Hartford Public Schools teachers, administrators, and students, along with Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, came together to run various events in the Hartford Marathon! Students from Parkville School ran the Fit Kids Run with their PE teacher, Patrick Mairson. Six of those students trained to run the final mile of the Half Marathon […]

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