Teaching and Learning

Apr
09

Superintendent Message about Spring Break

April 9, 2020 Dear Families, Today, Governor Lamont announced that public schools will not reopen until at least May 20. We hope all our students and families have a relaxing, joyful, and healthy Spring Break. We encourage you to use this time to take care of yourselves and loved ones. Eat healthy foods, be active, […]

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Apr
09

HPS Selects 3 Finalists for 2020 Teacher of the Year

After an intensive screening and interview process, Hartford Public School’s 2020 Teacher of the Year choice is down to three District Teacher of the Year Finalists. A special districtwide committee selected Shakira Perez, an 8th and 12th Grade English teacher at Classical Magnet School; John Tusch, an English and Computer Science teacher at Global Communications Academy; and […]

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Apr
08

2021 Paraeducator of the Year Award Nominees

This month Hartford Public Schools recognizes the hard work and dedication of our paraeducators. We are happy and proud to announce our list of nominees for the 2021 Anne Marie Murphy Paraeducator of the Year Award.  Let’s offer our congratulations and good luck to them! Paraeducator of the Year 2021 The award is named in […]

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Apr
07

Student Devices and Technology Support Update

April 2, 2020   Dear Families, I hope this message finds you well. We continue to miss being in schools and with your students. On Monday, we began implementing distance learning as part of our Continuation of Learning Plan (CLP).  Many families are actively learning in this new way, yet we know some families still […]

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Apr
07

Student Athletes Honored by CAS-CIAC

More than three hundred fifty senior student athletes were to be honored as CIAC Scholar Athletes at the 37th Annual CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete Banquet on May 3rd. The event is the largest of the many honors programs CAS-CIAC hosts each year. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 the event has been cancelled but we still want to recognize them and this honor as it’s most deserved. […]

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Apr
06

HPS Teachers Earn Fund for Teachers Fellowships

Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy Spanish Teacher, Jennifer Augsberger, McDonough Middle School Counselor, James Gorss, and Bulkeley High School English teacher, Casey Cunningham have been named 2020 Fund For Teachers Fellows and are the recipient of grants which they will use in the summer of 2021 for travel. Mrs. Augsberger of HMTCA will travel to […]

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Apr
06

Take our Technology Survey

We strongly encourage students to use E-learning and are committed to supporting this transition for our students. However, if you do not have a device, internet access, or if you would prefer a technology-free option with printed learning materials, please complete this form https://bit.ly/hps_hometech. Home Technology Survey Please complete the survey below to help Hartford Public […]

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Apr
06

National Assistant Principals Week

April 6, 2020 Dear Colleagues, This week is National Assistant Principals Week, a chance to celebrate the contributions of assistant principals to the success of our students. I’d like to thank our APs for their commitment to providing high-quality teaching and learning to all our students, every day. Assistant principals play key roles in our […]

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