School Climate and Culture

Feb
18

Bulkeley Bulldog Alumnus to Receive Monument Marker

The Bulkeley High School Hall of Fame has planned for a monument marker, pictured at right, to be placed at Bulkeley High School to honor and remember Michael Curry, Class of 1976 who had been inducted into the Bulkeley Hall of Fame. On November 11, 2015 at the young age of 58, Michael Curry died [...]
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Feb
18

Register Today! Black Lives Matter Workshop for Students in Grades 5-12

This Black History Month, ActUp Theater is hosting a workshop on Black Lives Matter for our Hartford families grades 5-12. And we are excited to have you join us on February 25th 2021 at 5:30 PM. All  grades 5 – 12 students and their parents and guardians are welcome to ACTIVATE! (Parental discretion advised for […]

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Feb
12

Hartford Principal Leading Next Generation of ‘Movers and Shakers’

By SHARON JOHNSON  POSTED ON FEB 11, 2021 Channel 3 continues to celebrate Black History Month by honoring African Americans who are making a different in their community.   Principal Tayarisha Batchelor went from playing “school” with her dolls as a child in Hartford, to leading Rawson Steam School in Hartford. “When I think about teaching, [...]
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Feb
11

UHSSE Black History Month Speaker Series Returns

As part of its ongoing celebration of Black History Month, University High School of Science and Engineering is once again inviting local Black professionals to share their experiences and insights. Although an in-person program is not possible this year, guests will be speaking to our students virtually throughout the month. This year's speakers have backgrounds [...]
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Feb
05

Be Well HPS: Staff-Focused Health & Wellness Opportunities

We care about the health and safety of our entire HPS family and in response to the feedback you provided in the Fall Learning Survey we are happy to announce the launch of these new initiatives to support staff health and wellness. Introducing Be Well HPS, staff-focused offerings for the body, mind, and spirit so […]

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Feb
02

The CT Seal of Biliteracy 2021

February 1, 2021   Dear Families, Hartford Public Schools is proud and excited to announce the third year of eligibility for Connecticut’s Seal of Biliteracy, a prestigious award given to students who have demonstrated proficiency in two or more languages by the time they graduate high school. The Seal of Biliteracy will be placed on […]

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Feb
01

Celebrating National School Counseling Week 2021

Dear Colleagues and Friends, This week, February 1-5, 2021 is National School Counseling Week (NSCW). On behalf of everyone at Hartford Public Schools, I would like to express our deepest appreciation for all that school counselors do to ensure the academic success and well-being of our students and families. The theme of NSCW this year […]

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Jan
29

Update from the Superintendent 01/29/21

January 29, 2021 Dear Families, As the first month of 2021 draws to a close, I am writing again with a few important updates in keeping with our promise to regularly provide the community with key district news and information. <NEW> Expanding Academic and Social-emotional Learning Opportunities To address the learning loss and diminished engagement […]

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