Teaching and Learning

May
28

Redesigned Distance Learning Webpage — Launching June 1

May 29, 2020   Dear Families,   Redesigned Distance Learning Webpage Launching Monday June 1   As we approach the end of the school year and turn to summer, we remain committed to providing quality distance learning to all our students. To support your efforts to keep your student engaged, on Monday, June 1, we […]

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May
28

AFM Teachers Deliver Books to Students

Seventh and eighth graders at Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School were each gifted two new books on Wednesday, May 20th. The middle school teaching team delivered the books around the Greater Hartford region. The books were purchased through a DonorsChoose Distance Learning project created by ELA teacher, Alexia Zuliani. “It was important to me that […]

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May
27

Naylor Students Share Music and Art Projects in Documentary

Earlier this academic year, students at Naylor School joined forces with peers from a school in Vermont to participate in a unique enrichment program. Their joint creations, which consisted of personal poems put to music, are highlighted in a documentary completed this spring. The program, Music and Poetry Synchronized (MAPS), brings together middle and high […]

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May
25

Judy Dworin Performance Project Offers Students Online Creative Activities

As a way to stay connected to their program participants, students, and families, Judy Dworin Performance Project has moved online! Each week their Facebook page features song, movement, and art activities designed for children and their families to do together! Every Wednesday at 3:00 p.m., Programming Coordinator Suzi Jensen, reads a children’s book and discusses art activities that can be […]

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May
22

Family Update: Graduations, Student Lockers and More

May 22, 2020   Dear Families, We hope you have had a safe and healthy week. We care deeply about our students and have some important updates to share with you regarding distance learning and other important topics. Graduation To plan celebrations for our graduates, the district convened a graduation task force including administrators, high […]

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May
21

Hartford Public Schools Announces 2020 Teacher of the Year

Virtual Teacher of the Year Online Event Celebrates the Excellence of Our Hartford Teachers. The winner of the 2020 Teacher of the Year Award for Hartford Public Schools was announced this evening in an online event hosted by Hartford Public Schools. In light of precautions surrounding the COVD-19 health crisis, the competition for Hartford’s 2020 […]

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May
18

YouthPitch Competition for Middle and High School Entrepreneurs

The Youth Pitch Competition is now virtual and will be held on Saturday, June 20 from 12:00 – 2:00 PM on Zoom. Think Junior Shark Tank! A panel of friendly judges (local educators and business leaders) will select the winners in two categories: Juniors (grades 5-8) and Seniors (grades 9-12). Eligible students could win a gift […]

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May
15

A Message Regarding Student Devices

May 14, 2020   Dear Families, A Message Regarding Student Devices Since mid-March Hartford Public Schools has distributed nearly 11,000 devices to students who needed them and we are happy to report that over 95% of our K-12 students have confirmed access to a device for online learning. Major distribution of devices concluded on May […]

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