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Jun
12

End-of-Year Message from the Superintendent

June 11, 2020   ­Dear HPS Families, Colleagues, Partners, and Friends: Another school year has come to an end and we are going to miss our students more than ever. On behalf of everyone at Hartford Public Schools, I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to all our students, families, teachers, staff, and community partners […]

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Jun
12

Celebrating our Graduates – 2020

Join us in congratulating the Hartford Public Schools Class of 2020. 

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Jun
12

HPS and Partners Break Ground on New Boys & Girls Club Hartford

Nearly six months after announcing a campaign to open a new Boys & Girls Club Hartford (BGCH) in the city’s South End, Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez joined BGCH and supporting partners to break ground at the site on Ledyard Street on Thursday, June 10. The event brought together a range of leaders and stakeholders, including Governor [...]
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Jun
12

SMSA Students Excel in Capstone Projects

Sport and Medical Sciences Academy students created some very strong Capstone projects this year that deserve attention and praise. Below are only two of the many projects. Keith Berrout created a very personal Capstone project. Keith is known as our State Champion track athlete, but he is also a champion for helping others. This young […]

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Jun
12

A Day of Caring for the Milner Middle School Community

The Hartford Knights is a non-profit organization, founded in 2000 by Executive Director, Bernard Thomas.  It began as a basketball-centric association and grew into a mentoring service organization for at-risk youth.  They have spent the last several months organizing A Day of Caring, an event that took place on June 11th (the last day of the [...]
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Jun
12

UConn Huskies Offer Support to Kennelly 8th Graders

On Wednesday, June 10, eighth graders at the E.B. Kennelly School in Hartford were greeted by some special guests when they returned to school for the first time in months to clean out their lockers.  Squeals of delight in re-connecting and many air hugs abounded during this special, social-distanced meet-and-greet between 8th graders, families, teachers, staff [...]
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Jun
12

Capital Prep Track Star Signs with Division 1 School

Capital Preparatory Magnet School’s track and field star Ghynaia Morgan signed her national letter of intent to run at the University of Tennessee Martin, a Division 1 school. Her emotional signing was featured in a news story this week on WTNH Channel 8. Surrounded by family and friends, she spoke tearfully of her achievement. “I’ve […]

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Jun
12

Library on Wheels Schedule

The Hartford Public Library's Library on Wheels will be offering the following services according to the schedule below starting on Monday, June 22, 2020: Holds Pick-ups Book giveaways Census Outreach Wifi Hotspot Mondays 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Wish School 350 Barbour Street Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Burr School 400 Wethersfield Ave. Fridays [...]
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