School Climate and Culture

Jun
13

Summer Message and Resources from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

­Dear HPS Families, Colleagues, Partners, and Friends:   I cannot believe that another school year has come to an end! On behalf of everyone at Hartford Public Schools, I extend my thanks to our students, teachers, families, community partners, and everyone in our district who worked together toward great progress. We are on track and […]

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Jun
12
Jun
12

Summer Meals Information for Schools, Libraries, Parks & Community Sites

Did you know that FREE Summer Meals are available when school is out throughout Hartford?!  Many locations are in schools, libraries, and parks right in your neighborhood!  The Summer Meals Program is a USDA funded program that offers kids & teens who eat meals at school healthy meals throughout the summer months.  The program serves […]

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Jun
10

Support your Student’s School; Become a School Governance Council Member

Each Hartford Public School has its own School Governance Council (SGC) to help support the school, somewhat like a board of directors. Within each SGC, half of the membership is made up of parents of students at the school, with the other members coming from the school (including students), community and/or other partners. By becoming […]

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Jun
10

Sport & Medical Sciences Seniors Create Video about their Capstone Projects

We are so proud of the work that our SMSA seniors did in their community.  Each student was required to create a project based on a personal interest or passion.  They started with a proposal, moved on to research and then completed a minimum of 15 hours of field work.  Most students completed twenty to […]

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Jun
07

Journalism & Media Academy Students Create Musical Tribute to their Principal

Talented Journalism and Media Academy students, Kaku Darko, James Johnson, and Tim Gibson composed a song and created a music video, “The School Is Better with You in It, Mr. Neal” for their principal, Neal Sheldon, who is retiring this June. The students excel in multimedia production including music production and recording, video production and […]

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May
08

University High School of Science & Engineering Earns College Success Award by GreatSchools

Re-published WFSB story: Dozens of CT high schools given ‘College Success Award’  by Kaitlyn Naples Dozens of high schools across Connecticut have won the 2019 College Success award by GreatSchools. Gov. Ned Lamont announced on Tuesday that 41 towns were recognized by GreatSchools, which is a nonprofit that provides information on education opportunities to parents. “I am determined […]

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May
07

Kennelly School Teachers and UConn NEAG School Team Up for the Best PBIS Ever

First-grader Emily Garcia holds up a UConn Nation banner during UConn Day at Kennelly School in Hartford on May 2, 2019. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo) Reprinted from the UConn Today newsletter, Community Impact section. Hartford School Children Enjoy ‘UConn Day’ May 7, 2019 – Shawn Kornegay – Neag School of Education   E.B. Kennelly School in Hartford, Connecticut, hosted […]

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