Teaching and Learning

Jun
07

Apply to ActUp Theater Arts Academy for Summer!

  Do you want to develop your talents in creative writing, dancing, singing or acting?   It’s time to dive deep into the art that interests you. At this summer’s ActUp Theater Arts Academy (ATAA) we will work with you to sharpen the skills that will propel your talent, improve your academic achievement, and empower […]

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Jun
07

Kinsella Middle School Theatre Students Present a Second Virtual Show

Congratulations tor Kinsella Middle School theatre department students and their teacher Ms. O’Grady for their second virtual show, “Trapped”. To view the show, please click on the two links. To view their first show, please visit our website (kinsellamagnet.org)   https://youtu.be/elstqGkxXVw L A Cast “Trapped” Presenting Kinsella’s spring drama virtual performance! youtu.be https://youtu.be/8B5QyCbtGFI New York […]

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Jun
03

Weaver Track & Field Student Athlete Captures Class S State Title

On June 3, 2021, Weaver High School Track and Field team’s student Anna-Sashia Jones captured a Class S State Title by winning the 100m finals.  Anna also finished 2nd in the 200m finals.  With these performances she has qualified for the State Open Meet next Wednesday in New Britain. Congratulations to Anna and Coach Andre […]

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Jun
03

Hartford Students, The Gifted Onez, Give Free Musical Performance from Project Joy & Hartford Performs

On Wednesday, June 2, artist and performer Kimberly Bridges produced a free musical event for all families and students.  Her dance, acting and music troupe, The Gifted Onez delighted the audience in their free performance which was part of a series brought to you by HPS Project Joy and Hartford Performs.  Watch the young artists […]

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Jun
02

Listen to our Podcast with HPS Assistant Director of Educational Initiatives and Innovation

Please enjoy our latest podcast episode of Let’s Talk, Hartford Public Schools with Mr. Rich. This week, Mr. Rich sits down with Justin Taylor, Hartford Public School’s 2014 Teacher of the Year, a teacher at Bulkeley High School for 10 years, and the current HPS Assistant Director of Educational Initiatives and Innovation, for an important […]

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Jun
02

WINNERS ANNOUNCED: “MAY You Be the Biggest Loser” Attendance Challenge!

“MAY You Be the Biggest Loser” is a district-wide Attendance Challenge for all HPS schools and students; everyone competes to GAIN the LOWEST Chronic Absenteeism rates!  Schools will compete against each other to determine who can reduce their Chronic Absenteeism rate the most each week. During the month of May, more than 25 schools reduced […]

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Jun
01

Hartford Public Schools CDA of the Year

The winner of the first ever District Childhood Development Associate (CDA) of the Year Award for Hartford Public Schools was announced on Tuesday May 25, 2021. HFT VP, Corey Moses, CDA Union President, Jane Johnson, Early Childhood Coach, Carolyn Havrda and District Lead for Early Childhood, Stacey Youmatz announced the winner, Megan Buonfiglio, CDA at […]

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May
28

Hartford Public Schools Announces 2021 Teacher of the Year: Victoria Shears, Teacher at S.A.N.D Elementary School

(HARTFORD, CT - Thursday, May 27, 2021) – The winner of the 2021 Teacher of the Year Award for Hartford Public Schools was announced this evening in an event hosted by Hartford Public Schools at Weaver High School and live streamed on Youtube.  Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez and 2020 Teacher of the Year Shakira Perez announced the [...]
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