Teaching and Learning

Oct
15

Superintendent Update – October 15, 2021

October 15, 2021   Superintendent Update – October 15, 2021 Dear Families, During this second month of school, I hope you are enjoying the change of season and beautiful fall foliage. I have a few important updates and reminders to share. <NEW> COVID-19 Safety Update: Booster Clinic for HPS Staff We care deeply about our […]

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Oct
14

Hartford Public Library & Brainfuse Offer Free Online Tutoring to All HPS Students Grades K – 12

In partnership with Hartford Public Library, Brainfuse brings tutoring from HelpNow to all Hartford Public Schools students in grades K – 12.  Brainfuse HelpNow offers free, live, online tutoring that is available every day from 2:00 PM – 11:00 PM.  All communication is chat messaging-based only; no live video. See how easy, intuitive and engaging Brainfuse […]

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Oct
14

Our DIP DAYS Attendance Incentive Winners Plus Perfect Attendance Parties!

Select LanguageAlbanianAmharicArabicBengaliBosnianChinese (Simplified)CroatianDutchEnglishFrenchGermanGujaratiHindiIgboItalianJapaneseKannadaKoreanMalayalamMarathiMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliPashtoPolishPortugueseRussianSomaliSpanishSwahiliTamilTeluguTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnameseYoruba Hartford Public Schools has been so excited to welcome back all our students for the 2021-2022 school year. Our schools hosted a special Attendance Incentive called the DIP DAYS CHALLENGE around the Indigenous Peoples Day holiday weekend offering incentives and contests to encourage students to come to school every day. (Dip Days [...]
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Oct
13

ICYMI: A Virtual Learning Session about Homelessness and Education

Select LanguageAlbanianAmharicArabicBengaliBosnianChinese (Simplified)CroatianDutchEnglishFrenchGermanGujaratiHindiIgboItalianJapaneseKannadaKoreanMalayalamMarathiMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliPashtoPolishPortugueseRussianSomaliSpanishSwahiliTamilTeluguTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnameseYoruba On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, Hartford Public Schools Family & School Partnerships and The Welcome Center presented a free, virtual Learning Session for all Hartford Public Schools Families called, Let’s Talk about Homelessness and Education  in English with simultaneous Spanish interpretation. In this Instructional Session about Homelessness and Education, families learned […]

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Oct
13

Environmental Sciences Magnet School Celebrates CT Grown for CT Kids Week

CT Grown for CT Kids Week is an annual event happening every October in Connecticut. This week aims to celebrate and support local agriculture, public education and our community commitment to the importance of healthy nutritious meals in schools. Each year, legislators, food service directors, farmers and students gather together through farm to school activities and consumption of local products. The students [...]
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Oct
13

Free Help for Finding Financial Aid for College

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) The 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) is now open for applications.  Students who plan to attend college between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023 should complete the FAFSA as soon as possible.  To assist students and parents in the process, the Department’s Federal Student […]

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Oct
08

DIP DAYS Incentive! Attend All Day Every Day Around this Holiday Weekend and Win Prizes!

Hartford Public Schools has been so excited to welcome back all our students for the 2021-2022 school year. Are you planning a family trip for the holidays? As you think about your arrangements, we want to stress the importance of sending your child to school every day possible. Every year, absences spike in the weeks […]

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Oct
08

Important PSAT/SAT Testing Information for Grades 9 – 12

October 1, 2021 Dear Families, I am writing to make you aware of the College Board PSAT/ SAT testing that is highly relevant to your child’s college and career planning.   Hartford Public Schools will be administering the SAT School Day, PSAT/NMSQT, and the PSAT 8/9. Each high school has established its own testing schedule and […]

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