Teaching and Learning

Feb
20

HMTCA Presents “Once on this Island, Jr.” TONIGHT!

Please come celebrate our talented Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy Middle School students in the HMTCA production of Once on This Island, Jr.! Showtimes: Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:00 PM Friday, February 21, 2020 at 7:00 PM Venue: Theater of the Performing Arts, 359 Washington Street, Hartford CT Directed by: Eddie Duran Choreographed by: […]

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Feb
20

Zero Waste Kids at Annie Fisher Montessori

It started with overflowing garbage cans in the classroom at Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School. Teachers were frustrated with the number of Styrofoam trays that filled the trash bins after breakfast and that there was no place to put the food waste from lunch. Classroom Teacher Teresa Chan worked with administration and the PTO to […]

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Feb
19

Weaver High School Sports Successes

Weaver High School Winter Sports teams enjoyed great successes over the long weekend of February 15 – 17, 2020: Indoor Track The indoor track team had a successful showing this weekend at the Class S State Championship Meet. Both Anna Jones and Shermour Parchment placed in the top 3 in the 300 meter final which […]

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Feb
19

Community Organization Helps Libraries Add Caribbean Books to Summer Reading Lists

The mission of Advocacy to Legacy, Inc. is to educate individuals, families and communities how to advocate for themselves for positive change. They are a small, but nimble and effective, organization and much of their work is accomplished by volunteers. Violette Haldane, the founder of Advocacy to Legacy, Inc. has collaborated with Hartford and Bloomfield Public Libraries […]

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Feb
19

Naylor Students Make Beautiful Music with MAPS Program

It’s not uncommon to hear students putting words to a beat in the cafeteria or hallways of any school. But at Naylor School, the 7th and 8th graders are turning poems into songs as part of the Music and Poetry Synchronized (MAPS), an enrichment program. MAPS teaches 7th through 12th grade students from different geographic, […]

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Feb
13

Superintendent’s Message about Black History Month

Dear Families, Colleagues, Partners, and Friends, Black History Month is a special opportunity to recognize and celebrate the many contributions of African Americans to our history and culture. At Hartford Public Schools, we mark the occasion by bringing this great history into the present for our students. Throughout the district, students and teachers have already […]

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Feb
13

Renzulli Students Win Music Honors

Renzulli Gifted and Talented Academy has had four of its music students accepted into outside performing groups in the greater Hartford area. Three Renzulli students were accepted into the Northern Region Music Festival to take place in March at Wethersfield High School. Two students were accepted into the Northern Region Band, and one into the […]

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Feb
12

Bulkeley High School Featured Artist – Shineyla Romero

Shineyla Romero Meet Shineyla Romero, our first ever Bulkeley Featured Artist. Shineyla is a senior currently enrolled in AP Studio Art with Ms. Lesser. An all-around creative soul, she is comfortable in both visual art and creative writing. Drawing is her favorite medium, but when we asked her what work she’s most proud of she […]

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