Teaching and Learning

Nov
20

HPS Partners with DonorsChoose to Support Classroom Projects

Hartford Public Schools is proud to announce a new partnership with DonorsChoose, the national nonprofit charity that helps educators raise funds for classroom projects. The collaboration provides several benefits, including a dedicated landing page for the district on the DonorsChoose website that features teacher requests for donations. Through the DonorsChoose District Partnership Program, HPS teachers […]

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Nov
19

Lessons from Teacher of the Year Narciso Moquete

Last year, SAND School fourth grade teacher, Narciso Moquete was named Teacher of the Year.  Well into this new academic year, Moquete continues to exemplify the qualities that made him a standout, emphasizing the home-school connection with every single student and family. Hartford Public Schools talked to him about how the year is shaping up; […]

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Nov
14

Don’t Miss It: Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts presents “Urinetown”

Kinsella Magnet High School of Performing Arts would like to invite you to their musical production of “Urinetown”. The public performance will be on Thursday, November 21st at 7:00pm & will be the inaugural show for the new black box performance space on the Weaver Campus at 415 Granby Street.  See you there!

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Nov
14

Family & Schools Partnership Series Launches with Successful Family Curriculum Night

On November 12, 2019, dozens of Hartford Public Schools parents and family members gathered at Rawson School for an evening of collaboration with curriculum directors and instructional coaches in Mathematics and the English Language Arts.  The HPS Office of Family and Community Partnerships and the Office of Academics planned the event, “How Is my Child Doing? […]

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Nov
13

Kinsella Receives 750 Books from Read to Grow

On November 13, Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts (PreK – 8) received 750 books for readers in grades Kindergarten through 5 from non-profit, Read to Grow.  Read to Grow, based in Branford, CT, promotes language skills and literacy for children, beginning at birth, and supports parents as their babies’ first teachers. WATCH THE VIDEOS The […]

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Nov
13

HPS Students Participate in Model UN Program

On United Nations Day, October 24, students from University High School of Science and Engineering (UHSSE) took a field trip to the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York City.  The trip was part of the school’s Model UN Program, launched with the support of a grant from the World Affairs Council of CT. At […]

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Nov
07

HPS Promotes Literacy with Read for the Record Event

On November 7, Hartford Public Schools joined with United Way, volunteers, and partners from across the city to celebrate reading. Jumpstart Read for the Record is an annual event that highlights the importance of early literacy in student success. It brings adults into the classroom with students to spend some focused time reading together. At […]

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Nov
07