Teaching and Learning

Oct
17

Let’s Celebrate our Administrators

Dear Colleagues and Friends, October is National Principals Month, when we honor the hard work and dedication of our principals. I would like to personally thank our Principals for their dedication and to celebrate them for the hard work they do every day. The key to student success is a high-quality education provided by a […]

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Oct
17

Capital Prep Students Are Finalists in Entrepreneurial Challenge

On Friday, October 11, 2019 students from Capital Preparatory Magnet School competed in the Junior Achievement “Be Entrepreneurial Challenge” at the University of Hartford.  Students learned from UHart business professors about promoting products to a target audience and creating a business plan, before pitching their ideas to current University of Hartford students.   We are very […]

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Oct
17

Representation as a Bridge

When more students can see themselves in advanced classes, we build stronger bridges to college—and the community benefits. Originally published in the Teach Connecticut Newsletter, October 13th, 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month may be officially over, but let’s continue to celebrate by highlighting our Hispanic/Latinx educators’ stories and sharing the article below: Daisy Torres, Hartford Public Schools’ […]

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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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