Teaching and Learning

Apr
22

Environmental Sciences Magnet School Takes on an Eco-Challenge for Earth Month

To celebrate Earth Day, the team at Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker (ESM) decided to engage students, families, and staff in the DrawDown EcoChallenge, a free national program focused on reducing carbon in the atmosphere. The virtual tools provided by the program allow ESM to participate in the competition despite schools being closed […]

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Apr
21

Celebrate Earth Day 50 with Hartford’s Virtual Earthfest!

Earth Day turns 50 this week. On April 22, 1970 over 20 million Americans stepped up to demonstrate for environmental protection after 90,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into the Santa Barbara Channel in 1969, killing an estimated 3,500 sea birds and other marine animals. Each year, on Earth Day we remember and celebrate our strong beliefs about […]

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Apr
20

Social Impact and Business Academy for Girls Grades 7-12

As a response to the COVID-19 crisis, Girls With Impact is offering the Spring Academy Program online, and free* to all girls grades 7 – 12. Want to…. Stand out from the crowd? Create your own business? Boost your college resume? Impact your world? 8 weeks , 8 live, online classes . Grades 7 – […]

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Apr
20

Loving our Libraries

National Library Week (April 19 – 25, 2020) is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. From free access to books and online resources for families to library business centers that help support entrepreneurship and retraining, libraries offer opportunity to all. The theme for National […]

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Apr
17

HPS Superintendent Joined Hartford Mayor at Press Conference to Give Update — 4/17/20

On Friday, April 17, 2020, HPS Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez joined Mayor Luke Bronin at City Hall to provide an update about our schools. She shared what the district has planned in terms of continuing to provide student meals, distributing devices to students for distance learning, new telehealth services, a new task force of HPS partners […]

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Apr
17

Welcome Back! Distance Learning Continues Monday

April 17, 2020 Dear Families, I hope you enjoyed a restful Spring Break. We are excited to welcome our students back next week when distance learning resumes on Monday, April 20. Our team has been working hard to deliver the resources and supports that all our students need to access learning. We want to provide […]

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Apr
16

Online Recruiting Event: TESOL, World Language, and Bilingual Teachers

Hartford Public Schools is recruiting TESOL, World Language, and Bilingual Teachers for the 2020-2021 School Year. On Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT,  join us to explore what a rewarding education career can look like with HPS at our VIRTUAL Open House.  Attendees will have the opportunity to: Network with district leadership and […]

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Apr
16

It’s “Family Code Week” for K-5 Students: April 13-18

Please join us for “Family Code Week” from April 13-18. A fun, free and loving learning experience for families with K-5 children sheltering at home. A first hour of coding, together. Offered ten times, LIVE, April 13-18.   Schedule & Signup Here: http://www.familycodenight.org/   Spanish Language “Family Code Week” Programar e inscribirse aquí: http://www.familycodenight.org/espanol ¡Favor de acompañarnos! 13 al […]

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