Teaching and Learning

Nov
07

Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at Wish School

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, students in the 2nd grade at the Fred D. Wish Museum School have been creating art and practicing their singing and dancing during music class. On October 31st, “Dia De Los Muertos,” students were painted like sugar skulls and performed a dance and song from the Disney movie, Coco.  […]

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Nov
07

THE ARTS: The 5th Annual Hartford Creative Contest

This is the 5th year of offering Hartford Creative Contest to the resident students of Hartford and those children from outside of Hartford who attend Hartford schools.  It is open to students in grades 4 – 12.  There have been wonderful entries in past years and we know this year will also result in many […]

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Nov
06

ATHLETICS: Hartford Middle School Students Win Cross-Country Championships

Congratulations to to all students and teams who participated in our Cross Country program and those who placed this weekend. Students from Kennelly School, Jumoke Academy, Global Communications Academy, Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School and Milner Middle School competed in the XC Championships at Bushnell Park on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Congratulations to our […]

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Nov
06

HPS teachers receive surprise donations for their classrooms

The holidays came early for two Hartford Public School teachers who received surprise classroom gifts from WFSB Channel 3’s Liberty Bank Surprise Squad and Donorschoose.org. Every Thursday, the Liberty Bank Surprise Squad strikes all over Connecticut, helping out deserving individuals and groups. DonorsChoose.org is an education-focused charity that connects would-be donors to projects requested by […]

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Nov
01

Rawson School Engages Students in 4th Annual “Skeleton Bee”

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, Rawson School hosted its 4th Annual Skeleton Bee, a fun, engaging, educational, science and bone-themed spelling bee for K – 2nd grade students in the morning, then for the 3rd through 6th grade students in the afternoon. The competition began at the classroom level in which two students from each class […]

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Oct
29

Great Attendance News about Hartford Public Schools!

Students who Attend Today Achieve Tomorrow Great news!  Attendance data from the first quarter of 2019-2020 reveals that Chronic Absenteeism at Hartford Public Schools has been reduced by 5.4% compared to the same period last year. The greatest improvement was in Kindergarten, and in the 6th grade, Chronic Absenteeism was at an all-time low. Some additional […]

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Oct
29
Oct
28

A Home for Teachers in Hartford

On Tuesday, October 29, Teachers Village celebrated the official opening of their apartments in downtown Hartford. Mayor Luke Bronin and other guests were on hand to cut the ribbon.  Located at 370 Asylum Street, the former historic bank office building will now provide housing and amenities to teachers and other members of the community. Certain […]

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