School Climate and Culture

Mar
05

Weekly Update from the Superintendent – March 5, 2021

Dear Families, Thank you for your ongoing commitment to your child’s education and for your partnership. I’m writing with key updates and other important reminders. <NEW> 10-12 In-person Students Will Attend Full Time Beginning Monday, March 15 (Remote-only 10-12 students will continue with remote for now)    Beginning on Monday, March 15, our in-person 10-12 […]

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Mar
04

Parkville Community School Creates Song & Video about Math Tool Zearn

Zearn Math is a top-rated math program created for teachers that unites hands-on instruction and immersive digital learning. It is aligned to Eureka Math.  Parkville Community School teachers and students collaborated on this catchy video called When You Zearn You Learn, composed and sung by teacher Nicholas Hochfeld. Watch the video here! Welcome back, Parkville […]

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Mar
03

Celebrating School Social Work Week 2021

Dear Colleagues and Friends, The second week of March is School Social Work Week. On behalf of everyone at Hartford Public Schools, I would like to express my deep gratitude for our dedicated school social workers and all they do to support the success of our students and families. School social workers contribute in many […]

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Feb
25

Black History Month 2021 at Hartford Public Schools

We are sharing just a few of the many of the activities, events and celebrations created by our students, teachers, and schools during this Black History Month. Betances Learning Lab All of their classes’ Black History Month projects became part of a wonderful virtual showcase on the  @BetancesOWLS Facebook page. Two virtual Kindergarten classes at […]

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Feb
24

Sport & Medical Sciences Academy Roberto Clemente Committee Hosts Virtual Event

The Sport & Medical Sciences Academy (SMSA) Roberto Clemente Commemoration Committee released their virtual event on Sunday, February 21 at noon. The committee consists of teacher, Mr. Mercado, seniors Gabriel Custodio, Javier Custodio, Dolan Cassone, and Michael Infante, among other community members. The committee has persisted through many obstacles this year to put together a […]

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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
15

Act Up Theater Presents Black Lives Matter Workshop for Students in Grades 5-12

This Black History Month, ActUp Theater hosted a workshop on Black Lives Matter for our Hartford families grades 5-12 on February 25th 2021 at 5:30 PM. All  grades 5 – 12 students and their parents and guardians were welcome to ACTIVATE! (Parental discretion advised for viewers younger than 10.)  ACTIVATE is a series of virtual arts […]

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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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