Teaching and Learning

Jul
08

Art Therapy Course for Ages 6-12

You are invited to join Charter Oak Cultural Center for a free, multi-week online children’s art therapy course, every Wednesday, July 8th through August 19th from 11 AM to noon. Creating art is a fun and natural way for children to express themselves. Making art helps us feel engaged and connected to one another. It can give […]

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Jul
07

HPS Students Win Popular Hartford Decide$ Votes for City Improvement Projects

Students on the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council (SSAC) submitted their Hartford Decide$ projects and the public vote ended on June 27. There were eight amazing projects on the ballot and Hartford Public Schools students won 1st and 3rd prizes for the projects they proposed. The vote was close, but here are the final results: 1st Place: $25.000 [...]
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Jul
07

Award-winning Soccer and Health Summer Camp for Ages 8-18

At UMBF’s  award-winning soccer and health summer camp is moving online for its 11th year, so we made sure to bring the best of the best with us. We’re taking the pros to you with special guest appearances and incredible soccer sessions you can experience from anywhere. Mon, July 20— Wed, July 22 8-18 year-old […]

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Jul
07

Join the Virtual Fit Flo Community Fitness Classes

Tune in to JeddaLaRue’s live Fit Flo Community Fitness class on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 AM. It will be an exploration of movement through Tai Chi postures which connect to animals and nature; while incorporating breathing techniques, visualization, stretching, calisthenics and guided meditation leading us towards an inner mindfulness of fitness that encourages self […]

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Jul
06

Summer Enrichment & the Superintendent’s Reading Challenge

Summer Enrichment Opportunities Who: K-8 students What: Enrichment opportunities to help K-8 students continue to have fun learning and growing over the summer, including supports in reading, writing, math, and the arts Why: To provide opportunities for our K-8 students and families to engage and participate in continued learning over the summer. When: July 6th-August [...]
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Jul
06

Register for UConn’s STEM Camps for Middle and High School Youth

Announcing SPARK, a ‘female only’ engineering camp for rising 7-10th graders and Explore Engineering (E2), a co-ed camp for rising 11-12th graders.  Both camps are hosted by the University of Connecticut’s School of Engineering Diversity and Outreach Center and are designed to teach students about STEM subjects (more specifically engineering) in a hands-on and fun way. […]

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Jun
26

Return-to-School Update

Dear HPS Students and Families, This evening, Governor Lamont and Education Commissioner Cardona announced that they are recommending that schools will reopen full time in the Fall. Their decision was based on the current outlook of COVID-19 in the state of Connecticut. However, safely reopening schools will require significant health and safety measures to be […]

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Jun
25

Extended Deadline for Early Start Summer School

The Early Start Program is a K-3 summer program offered to students demonstrating difficulty in the acquisition of basic early literacy skills as measured by the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS.) This year’s Early Start Program will be held virtually, July 6 – July 31, 2020. The program will offer learning opportunities […]

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