Teaching and Learning

Jan
12

CT Science Center Offers Discounted Membership for Families

Did you know that the first Latinx NASA Astronaut is a UCONN graduate!?  His name is Franklin Chang Diaz!  Our Access Membership at the Connecticut Science Center is helping to inspire children and families to explore science learning because you never know who’ll be the next innovator or history maker in the STEM world.  For […]

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Jan
08

Update from the Superintendent

January 8, 2021 Dear Families, We are glad to have our students back in hybrid and remote learning. In keeping with our promise to regularly provide the community with information that guides our decisions about health and safety and our learning models, I’m writing with a few important updates. <UPDATED> COVID-19 Cases, Positivity Rates, and […]

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Jan
07

Don’t Miss our Learning Session about Improving Your Child’s Math (Grades K-12)

Hartford Public Schools Family and School Partnerships presents a Family Learning Session about Mathematics for Grades Kindergarten through 12, on Thursday, January 14, 2021; from 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM. Interpretation in Spanish will be available. In advance of the sessions, please send any questions to Viviana Alvarado at AlvaV001@hartfordschools.org.  Our Learning Sessions Facilitators will try to answer your […]

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Jan
06

Free Virtual Tutoring

Students are Encouraged to Take Advantage of the HPS Virtual After School Tutoring Program in 2021. Since November 2020 over 1,000 tutoring sessions have taken place reaching over 800 unique students Certified Teachers at each school are available on weeknights and Saturday mornings in ALL subjects Tutoring Support Available for Language Acquisition and Special Education […]

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Dec
23

Betances STEM Magnet School Shares Attendance Successes

Student attendance has always mattered when it comes to establishing a positive school culture, high academic achievement, and the social-emotional well-being of our kids.  This year, the challenges with student attendance are perhaps greater than ever before.  And yet, even with these unprecedented circumstances, opportunities to connect with students and families for their benefit still […]

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Dec
23

Kinsella High School Mini Holiday Vocal Showcase

Due to Covid-19, the students and staff of Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts were not able to go caroling or spread holiday cheer by singing in person this year. They wanted to share a little bit of holiday spirit virtually anyway, so please enjoy some solo performances from their Vocal Techniques classes. This video […]

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Dec
23

SMSA Capstone Project Featured in “The Hartford News”

The Hartford News highlighted this year’s Roberto Clemente Commemoration Committee from the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy (SMSA), led by Mr. Mercado, and students Javier Custodio, Gabe Custodio, Michael Infante, and Dolan Cassone.  The SMSA students (pictured above SMSA Students l to r, Javier Custodio, Gabriel Custodio, and Michael Infante, (Missing: Dolan Cassone)) and Mr. Mercado join […]

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Dec
18

Community Update from the Superintendent

December 17, 2020 Dear Families, Teachers, Staff, Partners and Friends, The safety of our students, staff, and families remains our first priority. I’m writing with an update that addresses some of the most common questions about our learning models, health and safety, and supports. Much of this information has been shared previously in family letters, […]

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