School Climate and Culture

Nov
25

A Thanksgiving Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, Teachers, Staff, and Partners, I would like to express my gratitude for all you do for our beautiful and capable students. During these difficult times, together, we are rising to the challenge; ensuring that all our students are learning, connected, supported, and loved. To our dedicated teachers, administrators, and staff, you are crucial […]

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Nov
20

2 HPS Students Finalists for CT Kid Governor 2021

We are excited to announce that two Hartford Public Schools 5th grade students were selected as finalists for CT Kid Governor 2021: Nathan from Kennelly School (right) and Sameer from M.D. Fox School (pictured above.) You can watch their campaign videos by scrolling down the page. Connecticut’s Kid Governor® (CTKG) is a national award-winning statewide […]

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Nov
18

ICYMI: A Family Information Session about Supporting Learners at Home

On Thursday, November 19, 2020, in Spanish and in English, the Hartford Public Schools Office of Family and Community Partnerships presented a Virtual Family Learning Session about strategies for supporting learners at home. Facilitated by Kate Schuler, School Transformation Manager for The Learning Innovation Catalyst (LINC), and Viviana Alvarado, Family & Community Service Support Provider for Hartford Public Schools […]

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Nov
16

Bulkeley HS Volleyball Team-members Discuss Sports in a Pandemic

Bulkeley High School volleyball team members were featured in this story about Connecticut high school athletes by Shawn McFarland and Lori Riley published in the Hartford Courant on November 15, 2020; excerpted below: High school athletes across Connecticut just experienced a challenging and often uncertain fall sports season unlike any other. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 […]

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Nov
12

Join Us for a Family Information Session about Supporting Learners at Home

Please join us for a Virtual Family Learning Session about strategies for supporting learners at home. Thursday, November 19, 2020, in Spanish from 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM and in English from 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM. Presented by Hartford Public Schools Office of Family and Community Partnerships and facilitated by Kate Schuler, School Transformation Manager for […]

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Nov
09

Rawson School Principal Shares Leadership Experience on National PTA Podcast

Dr. Tayarisha Batchelor, Principal of Rawson STEAM School was excited to be this week’s guest on the new season of the @NationalPTA podcast, Notes from the Backpack! The episode features her perspective as principal on what it’s like to lead a school community during the Coronavirus pandemic. Listen to her episode of the #BackpackNotes podcast wherever […]

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Nov
06

Naylor School SSO Earns 2020 School Safety Officer Of The Year Award

Below is the content of the 2020 School Safety Officer Of The Year Award ceremony speech of Hartford Public Schools Director of Security, Daryl K. Roberts: The Covid 19 pandemic has brought a public health crisis in 2020 not seen in the United States for over 100 years. It has been a time of economic hardships, […]

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Nov
06

Sunday Night on Food Network-HMTCA Student, Sam Ochiogrosso!

Looking for a sweet escape from all the typical madness of our current situation? Tune into the Food Network this Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 9:00 PM for a Kids Baking Championship Reunion, featuring Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy’s own Sam Occhiogrosso. https://www.foodnetwork.com/shows/kids-baking-championship/episodes/seasons-sweetings Season’s Sweetings Five fan-favorite kid bakers compete to win a $10,000 baker’s dream […]

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