School Climate and Culture

Jun
11

Celebrating our Graduates – 2021

Join us in congratulating the Hartford Public Schools Class of 2021.

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Jun
08

HPS Celebrates Opening of Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School’s Erdkinder Program Facility at Auerfarm

On June 7, 2021, Hartford Public Schools and partners celebrated the official opening of the Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School’s Erdkinder Program facility at Auerfarm. Supported by a state grant, the Erdkinder (which means “children of the Earth”) Program provides Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School students in grades 7 and 8 with hands-on learning opportunities [...]
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Jun
07

JOY SQUADS Spread Joy in our Schools!

Select LanguageAlbanianAmharicArabicBengaliBosnianChinese (Simplified)CroatianDutchEnglishFrenchGermanGujaratiHindiIgboItalianJapaneseKannadaKoreanMalayalamMarathiMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliPashtoPolishPortugueseRussianSomaliSpanishSwahiliTamilTeluguTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnameseYoruba Re-energizing our Hartford Public Schools families with play, fun, and reflection! JOY SQUADS! As part of the ongoing district-wide Project Joy/Proyecto Alegria activities, HPS conducted in-person “Joy Squad” activities during the week of May 23, 2021. The Project Joy committee brought music and giveaways to the schools listed below, in coordination [...]
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Jun
04

Celebrating Pride Month 2021

  Dear Families, Colleagues, Partners and Friends, Celebrating Pride Month 2021 June is Pride Month and as your Superintendent, I would like to express the district’s support for all our LGBTQIA+ students, families, staff, and partners. This month is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of LGBTQIA+ members of our community. Hartford Public Schools believes […]

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Jun
03

Weaver Track & Field Student Athlete Captures Class S State Title

On June 3, 2021, Weaver High School Track and Field team’s student Anna-Sashia Jones captured a Class S State Title by winning the 100m finals.  Anna also finished 2nd in the 200m finals.  With these performances she has qualified for the State Open Meet next Wednesday in New Britain. Congratulations to Anna and Coach Andre […]

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Jun
02

WINNERS ANNOUNCED: “MAY You Be the Biggest Loser” Attendance Challenge!

“MAY You Be the Biggest Loser” is a district-wide Attendance Challenge for all HPS schools and students; everyone competes to GAIN the LOWEST Chronic Absenteeism rates!  Schools will compete against each other to determine who can reduce their Chronic Absenteeism rate the most each week. During the month of May, more than 25 schools reduced […]

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Jun
01

Hartford Public Schools CDA of the Year

The winner of the first ever District Childhood Development Associate (CDA) of the Year Award for Hartford Public Schools was announced on Tuesday May 25, 2021. HFT VP, Corey Moses, CDA Union President, Jane Johnson, Early Childhood Coach, Carolyn Havrda and District Lead for Early Childhood, Stacey Youmatz announced the winner, Megan Buonfiglio, CDA at […]

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May
28

Hartford Public Schools Announces 2021 Teacher of the Year: Victoria Shears, Teacher at S.A.N.D Elementary School

(HARTFORD, CT - Thursday, May 27, 2021) – The winner of the 2021 Teacher of the Year Award for Hartford Public Schools was announced this evening in an event hosted by Hartford Public Schools at Weaver High School and live streamed on Youtube.  Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez and 2020 Teacher of the Year Shakira Perez announced the [...]
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