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Dec
23

CT Forum Delivers Holiday Cheer to Hartford Families

In lieu of its Annual Hartford Children’s Holiday Party this year, The Connecticut Forum, in coordination with Hartford Public Schools, will deliver special holiday gifts to some of Hartford’s most deserving families. In coordination with the Office of Family and Community Partnerships at Hartford Public Schools, and with the generous support of Target Stores and […]

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Dec
23

Betances STEM Magnet School Shares Attendance Successes

Student attendance has always mattered when it comes to establishing a positive school culture, high academic achievement, and the social-emotional well-being of our kids.  This year, the challenges with student attendance are perhaps greater than ever before.  And yet, even with these unprecedented circumstances, opportunities to connect with students and families for their benefit still […]

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Dec
23

Kinsella High School Mini Holiday Vocal Showcase

Due to Covid-19, the students and staff of Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts were not able to go caroling or spread holiday cheer by singing in person this year. They wanted to share a little bit of holiday spirit virtually anyway, so please enjoy some solo performances from their Vocal Techniques classes. This video […]

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Dec
23

SMSA Capstone Project Featured in “The Hartford News”

The Hartford News highlighted this year’s Roberto Clemente Commemoration Committee from the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy (SMSA), led by Mr. Mercado, and students Javier Custodio, Gabe Custodio, Michael Infante, and Dolan Cassone.  The SMSA students (pictured above SMSA Students l to r, Javier Custodio, Gabriel Custodio, and Michael Infante, (Missing: Dolan Cassone)) and Mr. Mercado join […]

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Dec
21

Student Meal Distribution: Seven Days of Meals on Tuesday, December 22

Dear Families, This week, HPS Food and Nutrition Services will distribute student meal bags containing meals for seven days on Tuesday, December 22. Please plan to pick up your student meals on Tuesday as there will be no additional distributions this week due to the holiday break. After the break, the next distribution date will […]

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Dec
18

Community Update from the Superintendent

December 17, 2020 Dear Families, Teachers, Staff, Partners and Friends, The safety of our students, staff, and families remains our first priority. I’m writing with an update that addresses some of the most common questions about our learning models, health and safety, and supports. Much of this information has been shared previously in family letters, […]

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Dec
18

HPS Receives Grant from Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Hartford Public Schools has been selected by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation to receive the “Supporting Districts Addressing Two Pandemics” grant. This one-year, $250,000 grant supports school districts that serve communities with large numbers of Black and Brown children and their families impacted by COVID-19. These funds will help address the complex interrelated problems posed […]

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Dec
17

ICYMI: a Learning Session about PreK Academics & English Language Arts Grades 6-12

On Thursday, December 17, 2020, Hartford Public Schools Family and School Partnerships presented a Family Learning Session about PreK Academics and the Seesaw learning platform, and English Language Arts for Grades 6-12, in English and in Spanish. You can watch the videos and explore the informational presentations here. English Language Arts for Grades 6 – 12 […]

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