Teaching and Learning

Sep
25

COVID-19 Testing for Students and More News

September 25, 2020   Dear Families, As our third week of school comes to a close, the team at Hartford Public Schools continues to work hard to provide teaching and learning while protecting the health and safety of our students, families, and our community. We have good news and important updates to share with you. […]

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Sep
25

Join Us for a Virtual Learning Session about Google Classroom

Please join us for a virtual learning session about Google Classroom. Thursday, October 1, 2020 In English: 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM In Spanish: 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM ALL SESSIONS WILL BE VIEWED VIA LIVE-STREAM AT WWW.HARTFORDSCHOOLS.ORG/FAMILYINSTITUTE REGISTER TODAY! WWW.HARTFORDSCHOOLS.ORG/RSVP-2   OTHER UPCOMING FAMILY LEARNING SESSIONS: Thursday, October 29, 2020 Thursday, November 19, 2020 […]

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Sep
24

HPS Announces Coronavirus Testing for Students, More Social Workers in Schools

  HARTFORD, CONN (September 24, 2020) – Today at noon Mayor Luke Bronin, Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Board of Education Chair Ayesha Clarke, and hospital and city leaders announced that school nurses at Hartford Public Schools (HPS) and at the four Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) schools in Hartford have been trained to conduct coronavirus […]

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Sep
24

Celebrating Diversity Together: HPS Hispanic/Latino/a/x Profiles

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez invited our Hartford Public Schools colleagues to share their Hispanic/Latino/a/x heritage stories including a picture, country of origin, a description about their family’s journey to the United States, and something they love about their heritage. Enjoy some of our stories here, then come back every day to [...]
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Sep
23

Be a Part of Art in Action: Young Artists’ Vision of 2020

The Hartford Foundation is creating a virtual exhibit of young artists’ work that reflects the energy and emotions of the current moment in our history. They invite anyone 13-19 years old who lives in our 29-town Greater Hartford region to participate in this exhibit by submitting a piece of artwork expressing their vision of 2020. Have you […]

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Sep
22

HPS Rocks the Vote

In a few short weeks the presidential election will take place.  In prior years organizations would enter our schools to register our students to vote.  Due to the pandemic, this is not possible. But, an online voter registration option is available.  Below is a link for online voter registration.  Registration deadlines are fast approaching. Online […]

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Sep
18

An Important Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, We care deeply about our students and families. As we come to the end of this second week of school, please know the entire team at Hartford Public Schools is here for you to ensure all our students have access to learning and supports in safe environments.  COVID-19 Update This week, our schools […]

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Sep
18

Hispanic Heritage Month Learning Resources

Colorín Colorado celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with dynamic booklists, classroom activities, and multimedia resources. These are great materials for the curriculum year round! For more great ideas, see our resource section on “Día,” or Children’s Day/Book Day (El día de los niños/El día de los libros). Booklists & Author Interviews Booklists for Children and Teens […]

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