Teaching and Learning

Mar
10

Notable Women in HPHS History

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’ve compiled a list of several notable female graduates of Hartford Public High School (HPHS). The list, which is not comprehensive, dates back to 1863. Initially, women were not admitted to the Hartford Grammar School, but when they were admitted in 1847 the result was a new name, the […]

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Mar
05
Mar
05

Understanding Coronavirus

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Mar
05

Student Voices Guide Hartford

Members of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council held their fifth meeting of the year on February 27. On the agenda was a discussion with the superintendent about the district’s uniform policy and a pizza taste-testing organized by Lonnie Burt, the Senior Director of Food & Child Nutrition Services, to inform next year’s lunch menu options. […]

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Mar
05

Neighborhood Studios Summer Applications Open for Teens

Applications Are Now Open! Are your students looking for summer opportunities in the arts? The Arts Council’s Neighborhood Studios program helps teens build their artistic skills, while working as paid apprentices at some of Hartford’s best arts and cultural institutions. Applications are due April 3, 2020. All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: No younger than […]

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Mar
05

McDonough Art Teacher Wins Education Innovation Award

Jason Gilmore of Guilford, Conn., an art teacher at Hartford’s McDonough Middle School, has been named the Neag School of Education’s 2020 Rogers Educational Innovation Fund award winner. Established by Neag School Professor Emeritus Vincent Rogers and his late wife, Chris, a lifelong teacher, this award provides $5,000 annually toward an innovative classroom project proposed by a […]

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Mar
04

Say ‘Hola’ to International World Languages Week!

Also know as National Foreign Language Week, since 1957 the first week in March is International World Language Week.  It is a part of  International World Languages Month! National Foreign Language Week was inaugurated in the Spring of 1957 by Alpha Mu Gamma. Sister Eloise Therese, the National President of Alpha Mu Gamma from 1956 […]

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Mar
04

HPS Joined United Way Volunteers for Read Across America

Dozens of volunteer readers gathered at Environmental Sciences Magnet at Mary Hooker School (ESM) to donate their time and effort for Read Across America on March 2. This national event celebrates a diverse nation of readers by organizing volunteers to read to students in classrooms across the country. To kick off the event, ESM Principal […]

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