Teaching and Learning

Oct
17

Global Communications Academy Students Honor Local Hispanic Heroes at Board Meeting

On the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, October 15, 2019, students from Global Communications Academy presented some of their favorite Hispanic heroes at the Board of Education Meeting. The students were guided by their Spanish teacher, Juanita Crispin, who moved to Hartford from Puerto Rico in 1986. Ms. Crispin also hosts a Facebook presence […]

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Oct
15

HPS Receives $300,000 Barr Foundation Grant to Promote Post-Secondary Success

Hartford Public Schools has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Barr Foundation to support the district’s Planning for Post-Secondary Success for All Students project. The goal of the project is to deepen understanding of high school students’ experiences and develop strategic plans that promote post-secondary success.   The grant supports the second phase of […]

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Oct
09

Classical Magnet Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

At Classical Magnet, we celebrate the diversity of our students and embrace the different cultures that make up our student body and staff. For Hispanic Heritage Month, FCSSP (Family & Community Service Support Provider,) Samariya Smith, coordinated with the high school government council to include notable facts about Hispanics from around the world. Students start […]

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Oct
02

Center for Latino Progress Offers FREE English-as-Second-Language Classes!

Parents/families of HPS students can benefit from FREE ESL classes.  There are 3 options, two that meet mornings, and one that meets evenings.  They are all starting over the next 2 weeks, and there is open enrollment for the first 2 weeks of each class. One of the morning classes is a Family Literacy program, […]

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Oct
02

Bulkeley High School Students Create Paintings for Hartford Marathon Foundation

Bulkeley High School students have created wonderful paintings inspired by the Hartford Marathon for the Hartford Marathon Foundation. The paintings will be exhibited at the XL Center HMF Fitness Expo at the XL Center: Thurs, Oct 10: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM and Fri, Oct 11: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. The paintings will also be […]

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Oct
02

Hartford Public High School Students Assist Knox/UTC/Engineers Without Borders in Construction

Republished from United Technologies news, 9/20/19 United Technologies CEO, Greg Hayes announced a partnership expansion between UTC and Engineers Without Borders during a community event with EWB-USA in Hartford, CT. Both organizations joined local non-profit KNOX in building a rainwater catchment system that will provide low-cost sustainable water access for a community garden. The project is part of an […]

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Oct
02

HPS Athletics K-8 Online Registration!

HPS Athletics recently launched the online athletics registration for K – 8 students. It will eliminate paper and help families with students in elementary and middle school register for sports online. DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, 10/3/19!!!! To register your K – 8 child for fall sports click here. https://hartfordms-ar.rschooltoday.com   Support Our Athletics Department and Purchase […]

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Oct
02

Breakthrough Magnet School South Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

Breakthrough Magnet School South has been celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in so many fun and creative ways – thanks in large part to their staff Culture Committee! Some of the many and varied events and activities have included: parent guest speakers in classrooms and at Community Meeting, cafe staff playing Latin music during lunch waves, […]

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