Teaching and Learning

May
14

LAW Camp for Teens Extends Application Deadline to May 31!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a lawyer? Do you want to argue a case in front of a judge? Are you just interested in learning more about the law? If you answered yes to any of these questions, apply to LAW Camp for Teens! LAW Camp for Teens is […]

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May
10

46th Annual Hartford Youth Art Renaissance; Exhibition through May 26, 2019

Please join us for the 46th Annual Hartford Youth Art Renaissance , presented by Hartford Public Schools, in collaboration with the Wadsworth Atheneum. Award ceremony and reception will be Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:00-12:30 at the Wadsworth.   The student artwork exhibition (grades PK-12) runs through May 26.   For more information, please contact: Tracy […]

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May
08

University High School of Science & Engineering Earns College Success Award by GreatSchools

Re-published WFSB story: Dozens of CT high schools given ‘College Success Award’  by Kaitlyn Naples Dozens of high schools across Connecticut have won the 2019 College Success award by GreatSchools. Gov. Ned Lamont announced on Tuesday that 41 towns were recognized by GreatSchools, which is a nonprofit that provides information on education opportunities to parents. “I am determined […]

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May
07

Kennelly School Teachers and UConn NEAG School Team Up for the Best PBIS Ever

First-grader Emily Garcia holds up a UConn Nation banner during UConn Day at Kennelly School in Hartford on May 2, 2019. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo) Reprinted from the UConn Today newsletter, Community Impact section. Hartford School Children Enjoy ‘UConn Day’ May 7, 2019 – Shawn Kornegay – Neag School of Education   E.B. Kennelly School in Hartford, Connecticut, hosted […]

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May
07

Kinsella School 5th Grader is National Invention Convention Finalist

Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts 5th grader,  Niranjan Kumar is a 2019 National Invention Convention finalist. He will present on Wednesday, May 29th to judges and conclude with the award ceremony on Friday, May 31st at the US Nationals event, organized and hosted by The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. The venue for […]

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May
07

Four Hartford Students Wow Facebook by Pitching their App

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) — Four young women from Hartford visited the Facebook headquarters to pitch their tech idea to the social media giant. Channel 3 spoke with the students who said they spent last week in the Silicon Valley pitching their idea while inspiring countless people of color with their skill, spirit, and ingenuity. Last […]

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May
07

HPS Announces Series of Videos to Showcase the District Model for Excellence

Hartford Public Schools has launched a series of four videos that highlight the work being done in the major priority areas of the District Model for Excellence: Teaching & Learning, Family & Community Partnerships, Operational Effectiveness, and School Climate & Culture.   “The District Model of Excellence is Hartford Public Schools’ road map to success,” […]

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May
06

A Message of Appreciation for our Teachers from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

This week, we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week. I want our teachers to know how much they are appreciated. The success of our beautiful and capable students is dependent on their efforts, expertise, continuous improvement, and the relationships they build with our students. Our shared commitment is to ensure that each of our students is respected, […]

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