Teaching and Learning

Oct
02

Breakthrough Magnet School South Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

Breakthrough Magnet School South has been celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in so many fun and creative ways – thanks in large part to their staff Culture Committee! Some of the many and varied events and activities have included: parent guest speakers in classrooms and at Community Meeting, cafe staff playing Latin music during lunch waves, […]

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Oct
02

Rawson School Students Help Bahama Hurricane Victims

On September 23, 2019, Violette Haldane, president of the West Indian Foundation of Hartford visited the Rawson School classroom of teacher, Amber Riley-Wilson. Ms. Riley-Wilson’s students had collected a car-full of supplies for Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas. Collection for Bahamas and Hurricane Dorian Relief (Left to right) West Indian Foundation President Violette Haldane, Rawson […]

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Sep
30

Trinity College and Hartford Public Schools Expand Partnership

Republished from the Trinity College newsletter.  POSTED SEP 19  BY ANDREW J. CONCATELLI The start of the school year marked the start of plans for an expanded Early College program at the Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA), thanks to a new 10-year partnership agreement between Hartford Public Schools and Trinity College. Approved earlier this summer by the Hartford Board of […]

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Sep
25

Hartford one of five U.S. cities launching language development program for young children

In this file photo, Jayce points out something in a book while volunteer Karen Lynch reads to children between the ages of one and two years old, at the YWCA’s Early Learning Center “Book Buddies” program. The city of Hartford is launching a new early childhood program that will aim to expose young children to […]

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Sep
20

Environmental Sciences Students Stage Climate Strike

As an environmental science school, Environmental Science Magnet School at Mary Hooker is passionate about the world climate and global issues. The Climate Strike event aligns perfectly with the school’s vision and theme. We encouraged our students to civically engage in real world problems and support their voices. On Friday, September 27th at 8:45am over […]

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Sep
16

Hartford Adult Education Center Invites You to Family Fun Night!

Please join the Adult Education Center for their Family Fun Night on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 6:00 PM. All families and friends from our district are welcome.  This is a fundraising event.  The Adult Education Center is also excepting donations and welcomes volunteers.       For more information, please contact: April Pullum-Eady, Executive Assistant Adult Education […]

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Sep
11

An Important Attendance Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, September is National Attendance Awareness Month. In Hartford Public Schools, attendance is crucial because we have a Chronic Absenteeism challenge in our district. Missing at least 18 days of school, a full 10 percent of the school year, is known as Chronic Absenteeism. Chronic Absenteeism has a direct effect on our students’ academic […]

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Sep
08

HPS Kicks off the School Year with Pep and Professional Learning at Convocation 2019!

                                                                            Milner Middle School in the house!   Hartford Public Schools officially welcomed back teachers, staff, and community […]

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