Teaching and Learning

Jan
13

SMSA Senior Keith Berrouet Connecticut’s Fastest Sprinter

SMSA senior Keith Berrouet won the 55 meter dash championship at the Yale Classic in 6.42 seconds on Saturday. (Shawn McFarland / Hartford Courant) (Story republished from the Hartford Courant. By SHAWN MCFARLAND | JAN 15, 2020 | 10:00 PM) Sports Medical Science Academy coach Graham Martin has seen a lot of track and field in his 48 years of […]

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Jan
12

HPS Welcomes Students from Puerto Rico

At Hartford Public Schools, we stand ready to respond to the earthquakes in Puerto Rico by receiving students who have arrived in Hartford and need to attend school. Since the natural disaster hit in late December, the district has received two students from Ponce, a city on the southern coast that was affected. We have […]

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Jan
08

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Message from our Superintendent

Dear Families, Staff, Partners, and Friends, On Monday, January 20th, we celebrate the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He believed in equality, freedom, and dignity for all people. His dream envisioned that all children would receive equal access to a quality education and here at Hartford Public Schools we are […]

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Jan
05

Free Books for Hartford Students

Hartford Public Library, a partner of Hartford Public Schools, recently received an award that will help provide free books to students in the district. With a $40,000 gift from First Book, a nonprofit focused on equal access to quality education, Hartford Public Library has joined forces with HPS to distribute more than 12,000 free books […]

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Jan
04

A Season of Service at Sport & Medical Sciences Academy

The students at Sport & Medical Sciences Academy are excelling in their service-based Capstone projects. Here are just a few of their stories.   Sameen Awan Sameen (pictured above) is working to combat the stigma associated with mental illness.  She has already coordinated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness to have a speaker come […]

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Jan
03

Extraordinary Winter Concerts in our Schools

The arts are alive at HPS! Hartford Public Schools hosted extraordinary concerts before our winter break.  Here is just a sample of the talent and the fun: A WINTER HOLIDAY CONCERT at NOAH WEBSTER MICROSOCIETY MAGNET SCHOOL On Tuesday, December 17, 2019 and Thursday, December 19, 2019, Noah Webster School presented concerts featuring the Concert […]

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Jan
02

HMTCA Hosts 5th Annual College Panel

Before a packed theater full of Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA) high school students, 10 recent alumni of the school talked candidly about their college experiences. It was the fifth year that HMTCA has hosted this event to raise awareness about college and career. The ten panelists were all either freshman or sophomores in […]

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Dec
31

Winter Sports Sign Up Season is Now

Tis the season for winter sports at Hartford Public Schools. The Hartford Middle School Athletic League will offer basketball and indoor track. The season begins at the end of January; the deadline to register is January 6. Elementary and middle-school students can register online by going to the Hartford Public Schools Athletics website, then clicking on […]

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