Teaching and Learning

May
08

Update about School Closures and More

May 6, 2020   Dear Families, Thank you for your patience and efforts to make sure your student continues to access learning from home. We know this has been a difficult time for families and we deeply appreciate your partnership and support. School Closures Yesterday, the Governor and Commissioner of Education announced that all public […]

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May
08

Announcing Our 2021 Paraeducator of the Year

Hartford Public Schools is pleased to announce our 2021 Paraeducator of the Year, Ms. Cheryl Johnson of Breakthrough Magnet School South. Ms. Johnson will represent Hartford Public Schools in the competition for the Connecticut State Anne Marie Murphy Paraeducator of the Year Award. The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) and the School Paraprofessional Advisory […]

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May
07

Teacher Appreciation Week – A Message from the Superintendent

May 4, 2020   Dear Families, Colleagues, and Partners, The first full week of May is Teacher Appreciation Week. On behalf of everyone at Hartford Public Schools, I would like to express my deep gratitude to our teachers for the work they do each day to ensure the success of all our students. Our teachers […]

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May
06

HMTCA Student Nominated for Innovation Awards

The Connecticut Technology Council announced that Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy 12th grade student, Lola Kovalski is a 2020 Finalist in the Youth Innovation and Leadership category of the Women in Innovation Awards. Lola Kovalski was selected by a panel of judges from over 150 nominations. The complete list of Finalists will be posted at […]

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May
05

Bulkeley Students Sweep Hartford Creative Contest Awards

Bulkeley High School students were awarded 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Grand Prize in Hartford Creative Contest. The Hartford Creative Contest was founded by Tiana Hercules in 2014. Originally called the Hartford Youth Essay Contest, and focused mainly on the prevention of violence in the Hartford community. It was a way to provide a platform for […]

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May
04

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers for Students & Families

Scroll through our FAQ document below. You can also click here to link to our FAQ.  [En español]   Updated May 7, 2020  General Questions What is the current status of school closure? On Tuesday, May 5, Governor Lamont announced that public schools will not reopen for the remainder of the school year. This decision has been […]

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May
01

Device Distribution Update and Thanks to Staff

Hartford Public Schools is committed to ensuring equity and access to online learning for all our students. Following the delivery of an order we placed for additional Chromebooks, we continued the distribution of these devices to the students who still needed one last week and this week. From April 21 through April 30, we distributed […]

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May
01

Seal of Biliteracy: An Update for HPS Seniors

May 1, 2020   Dear Students and Families, Hartford Public Schools is excited to announce the second year of eligibility for Connecticut’s Seal of Biliteracy, an award given to students who have demonstrated proficiency in two or more languages by the time they graduate high school. The Seal of Biliteracy will be placed on a […]

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