Teaching and Learning

May
18

YouthPitch Competition for Middle and High School Entrepreneurs

The Youth Pitch Competition is now virtual and will be held on Saturday, June 20 from 12:00 – 2:00 PM on Zoom. Think Junior Shark Tank! A panel of friendly judges (local educators and business leaders) will select the winners in two categories: Juniors (grades 5-8) and Seniors (grades 9-12). Eligible students could win a gift […]

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May
15

A Message Regarding Student Devices

May 14, 2020   Dear Families, A Message Regarding Student Devices Since mid-March Hartford Public Schools has distributed nearly 11,000 devices to students who needed them and we are happy to report that over 95% of our K-12 students have confirmed access to a device for online learning. Major distribution of devices concluded on May […]

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May
14

HPS PreK-8 Students Receive Free Books from Scholastic

Every PreK-8 Student to get free books to support independent reading at home Earlier this spring, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced a generous donation by the Nooyi Family of 185,000 high-quality, take-home book packs from Scholastic. This gift is a resource to support students learning at home due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Scholastic […]

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May
14

47th Annual Hartford Youth Art Renaissance Exhibit

The 47th Annual Hartford Youth Art Renaissance is a yearly student art show open to all Hartford Public School students PK-12, in partnership with the Wadsworth Atheneum. In typical years, the Wadsworth Atheneum opens their prestigious museum to our HPS students and dedicates a gallery especially to hang our students’ artwork on its walls, among [...]
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May
14

Join Us for the Virtual 2020 Teacher of the Year Awards

On Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM, please join the live-stream of the Virtual 2020 Teacher of the Year Awards at:   https://www.hartfordschools.org/TOY2020Live   Visit our online Event Program This event is made possible by the generosity of our Sponsors

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May
13

Kinsella Students Present Live-streamed Musical Event 5/16 7PM

This student-produced musical, Digital Traditional features students and teachers from Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts. Tune in on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 7:00 PM at https://www.youtube.com/donovanshaw. Watch the promotion now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09nOGpuxkbM

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May
11

DonorsChoose Offers Distance Learning Projects

In response to the coronavirus pandemic and closing of schools, DonorsChoose has launched Distance Learning Projects. These projects allow teachers to send materials funded through DonorsChoose to an address other than your school – such as your home address or a student home address. There are two types of Distance Learning Projects: Student-use Distance Learning […]

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May
11

HPS Teachers Nominated for CT COLT Language Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to University High School of Science and Engineering Spanish teacher, Jessica Serrano and Classical Magnet School Ancient Greek and Latin teacher, Catherine Bernoski. Ms. Serrano and Ms. Bernoski were each nominated for the 2020-2021 CT_COLT Language Teacher of the Year Award which celebrates world language education in our schools. The Connecticut Council of Language Teachers (CT_COLT) […]

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