Teaching and Learning

Oct
07

Hispanic Heritage Month at Parkville Community School

Enjoy the descriptions and pictures about the art, books, culture, and heritage that Parkville Community School students have been creating, exploring, and learning about during Hispanic Heritage Month. 2nd Grade – Mrs. Hahn’s class. We are reading books that explore different cultures in Hispanic and Latin countries. In my room we have a lot to […]

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Oct
06

CT Grown for CT Kids Week 

CT Grown for CT Kids Week is an annual celebration every October in Connecticut that aims to showcase and support local agriculture, 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. This year the celebration was virtual and featured a video [...]
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Oct
04

Arts & Technology Virtual Learning Saturday Program

Register for online Saturday classes for students in grades 2-9:   10/31 – 12/19 (no class 11/28) 8 AM – 12:30 PM   REGISTER AT WWW.FPSCT.ORG/FCE

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Oct
02

ICYMI: Family Learning Session about Google Classroom

On Thursday, October 1, 2020, we presented two virtual learning sessions about Google Classroom; in English: 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM, and in Spanish: 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM. You can watch the Learning Sessions below and explore their useful instructional presentations in English and in Spanish. Our Family Learning Session in English about Google […]

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Oct
01

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
30

Don’t Miss Virtual NIGHTFALL Saturday, 10/3

Students at Environmental Science Magnet School at Mary Hooker were visited by two of Anne Cubberly's giants puppets from the yearly Autumn musical production, Nightfall. Usually presented live at twilight in one of our city parks, this year NightFall will be virtual. NightFall 2020, the Movie is FREE and OPEN to ALL on Saturday, OCTOBER 3 at  [...]
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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
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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