Teaching and Learning

Feb
04

Upcoming Student Performances at Kinsella

Please mark your calendars and join us for these great performances by our hard-working and talented students: Wednesday, February 12th @ 5:30pm- Black Box at 65 Van Block Ave. Kinsella’s 1st & 2nd Grade Showcase: Aesop’s Fables Our 1st & 2nd graders have been rehearsing since before Winter Break to present their annual showcase.  This […]

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Feb
04

Children Can Explore Medical Professions at Black Doctors Day, 2/8/20

“If our children can see it, they can do it.” Join Senator Douglas McCrory on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM at Dunkin’ Donuts Park  for a free Black History Month educational event called Black Doctors Day.   REGISTER TODAY! Read more at the Hartford Courant.

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Feb
04

University High Track Brings Home Top Trophy at CRAL Championships

On Sunday, February 1, 2020, the University High School of Science and Engineering Indoor Track team excelled at the Capital Region Athletic League (CRAL) Championships over the other teams in the conference:  Parish Hill, Academy of Aerospace and Engineering, Academy of Science and Innovation, Civic Leadership High School, and the Metropolitan Learning Center.     The […]

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Feb
04

Student-Centered Learning at HPS

On January 29, 2020, in Kaitlin Sullivan’s 9th-grade science class at Bulkeley High School, about a dozen students were working in small groups in different areas of the classroom. On the far side of the room, three youths were poised in front of laptops, either following an online lesson or watching a video. In the […]

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Jan
30

Seal of Biliteracy: An Award Available to HPS Seniors

For the second year, Hartford Public Schools is offering the Connecticut Seal of Biliteracy, an award for students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation. The Seal of Biliteracy encourages students to pursue biliteracy, honors their skills, and serves as evidence of abilities that are attractive to […]

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Jan
29

ICYMI: DonorsChoose Partnership Helps HPS Teachers Fulfill Wish Lists

“Thank you for being so generous and helpful with basic necessities for our classroom! As we approach the middle of winter it’s important to have educational materials but also supportive materials for success such as warm gloves, tissues, snacks, and water bottles as well as brand new books and important books for our diverse students. […]

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Jan
28

Five HPS Schools Recognized by Magnet Schools of America

Five magnet schools in the Hartford Public Schools district have received National Merit Awards from Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools. This honor is given to magnet schools that demonstrate commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, successful desegregation and diversity efforts, and consistent delivery of high-quality educational services. […]

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Jan
28

Vote for Bulkeley HS Athlete Nominated for Courant Athlete of the Week; Classical Magnet Athlete Wins!

Outstanding high school sports performances are on display every week in Connecticut. To honor those athletes, each week the Hartford Courant sports staff will nominate three boys and three girls from local schools as CT Varsity Athlete of the Week finalists. Vote for this week’s finalist Bulkeley Bulldog below: Kobe Williams of Bulkeley High School […]

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