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Feb
12

Bulkeley High School Featured Artist – Shineyla Romero

Shineyla Romero Meet Shineyla Romero, our first ever Bulkeley Featured Artist. Shineyla is a senior currently enrolled in AP Studio Art with Ms. Lesser. An all-around creative soul, she is comfortable in both visual art and creative writing. Drawing is her favorite medium, but when we asked her what work she’s most proud of she […]

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Feb
12

HMTCA Swimmer Breaks State Record

On Saturday, February 1, 2020, Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy swimmer, Jocelyn “Jocie” Niemczyk, became the state champion in two events at the Connecticut Middle School State Open Championships held at Southern Connecticut State University, and in doing so set a new state record in one. Jocie, who is an 8th grader at HMTCA from […]

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Feb
12

No-cost Tax Preparation from VITA

VITA helps individuals and families with annual incomes up to $56,000 get ahead financially, pay down debt and work toward saving for the future. Also, in partnership with United Way Worldwide, those with household incomes of $66,000 are encouraged to file their own taxes online at MyFreeTaxes.com. VITA sites and the no-cost online platform will […]

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Feb
12

Bulkeley Bulldogs Cheer Squad Brings Home 1st Place Trophy

Congratulations to our Bulkeley Bulldogs Cheer Squad for bringing home the 1st Place Novice trophy at the 18th Annual Windsor Warrior Challenge held at Windsor High School on Saturday, February 8, 2020. Way to go, Coach Curtissa Burrell and cheerleaders, Natalie B., Adamaris G., Janine H., Tashyia H., Asia M., Kamilah R, and Mikayla W. Go-o-o, Bulldogs!!!   […]

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Feb
11

Black Alumni in HPHS History

Throughout much of Hartford Public High School’s history, several notable African-Americans have walked its hallways. The following is a short list of notable alumni dating back to 1861. They include a Tuskegee Airman, two actors, three journalists, a former mayor of Hartford, and a former treasurer for the State of Connecticut. The list was compiled […]

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Feb
10

University High Students Celebrate Black History Month with Speaker Series

Fifty students at University High School for Science and Engineering (UHSSE) filled seats at the Media Center on Friday, Feb. 7, to listen to a special guest speaker. The event was the kick-off to a series of Black History Month speakers organized by the UHSSE’s Black Student Union. The series’ first speaker was Richard Pinder, […]

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Feb
07

Superintendent Joins City and State Officials to Promote the 2020 Census

On Feb. 7, in the Center for Contemporary Culture at Hartford Public Library, city and state officials gathered at a press conference to promote the 2020 Census. Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez joined Senator Richard Blumenthal, Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Mayor Luke Bronin and our partners at the Hartford Foundation and the library to provide an update […]

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Feb
07

Kennelly School Students Imagining Ways To Help Puerto Rico

A middle school project is personal for students with family in Puerto Rico.    Students at Hartford’s Kennelly School are learning about designing and building an infrastructure in Puerto Rico to help protect the island in future natural disasters. Rocked repeatedly by earthquakes since the new year and still recovering from Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has been […]

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