Teaching and Learning

Jul
15

Addressing the Digital Divide: A Roundtable Discussion

Hartford Public Library, with its free access to computers and internet, was a fitting setting for a roundtable discussion about broadband availability and education in the age of distance learning. On Tuesday, July 14, Superintendent Torres-Rodriguez joined Senator Richard Blumenthal, Mayor Luke Bronin, community partners at Blue Hills Civic Association, HPS staff and parents to […]

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Jul
10

Hartford Youth Advisory Board Nominations Deadline 7/17/20!

Do you know a deserving Hartford youth between the ages of 13 and 18 who wants to make a difference in their community? Nominations are now open and being accepted for the Second Cohort of the Hartford Youth Advisory Board. Please consider nominating a deserving young leader for consideration of this honor. The deadline to […]

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Jul
09

DEADLINE 7/15: Connecticut’s Program for Free Community College

Connecticut State Community Colleges are offering free college tuition through the PACT grant for the Fall 2020 semester ONLY TO FIRST-TIME, FULL-TIME STUDENTS ENROLLING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE FALL OF 2020. PACT is “last-dollar funding,” meaning it covers the gap between the federal and state grants you receive (Pell and Roberta Willis grants), […]

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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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