Teaching and Learning

Feb
24

Join Us for a Virtual Town Hall about Yellow Status Shift

Please join Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez for a Virtual Town Hall about our March 1 Shift to Yellow Status for Grades Prek – 9 In-school Learners. Learn more:  Weekly Update from the Superintendent – February 19, 2021   Aprende más: Actualización Semanal de la Superintendente – 19 de febrero del 2021

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Feb
19

Boundless Chess Club with Hartford Public Library

Boundless, an innovative education partnership between Hartford Public Library (HPL) and Hartford Public Schools, is excited to announce a new free Chess Club for Hartford students and residents ages 13 to 19. Participants will learn from international chess masters and professional coaches and get the opportunity to play in tournaments. Players will also get a […]

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Feb
19

Weekly Update from the Superintendent – February 19, 2021

Dear Families, Thank you for your commitment to your child’s education and continued partnership as we look ahead to spring. Following the original guidelines in our Return-to-Learn plan, and in consultation with the Hartford Health Department and based on guidance from state health officials, we have decided to shift back to Yellow status as of […]

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Feb
18

Register Today! Black Lives Matter Workshop for Students in Grades 5-12

This Black History Month, ActUp Theater is hosting a workshop on Black Lives Matter for our Hartford families grades 5-12. And we are excited to have you join us on February 25th 2021 at 5:30 PM. All  grades 5 – 12 students and their parents and guardians are welcome to ACTIVATE! (Parental discretion advised for […]

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Feb
16

Seniors: Don’t Miss our Info Session about the Seal of Biliteracy

A FREE SESSION FOR ALL HPS SENIORS AND THEIR FAMILIES! Obtaining the SEAL OF BILITERACY Don’t miss it! Thursday, March 4, 2021 In English, Spanish & Portuguese 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM REGISTER TODAY! https://www.hartfordschools.org/rsvp-2 You will receive the event Zoom link on March 4, 2021 at 4:00 PM.    

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Feb
12

Weekly Update from the Superintendent

February 12, 2021 Dear Families, I hope you have had a safe and healthy week, and I am so grateful for your continued commitment to your child’s education. On Monday, February 15, all Hartford Public Schools are closed for the President’s Day holiday. Here are a few other important updates and reminders. <NEW> COVID-19 Cases […]

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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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Feb
12

Youth Climate Summit for High School Students

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection invites all high school students to attend a virtual two-day Youth Climate Summit on Zoom, scheduled for March 18-19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. High schools must register to allow 10 of their students to participate in the first Climate Change Youth Summit, March 18-19 2021. […]

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