Teaching and Learning

Oct
23

Attendance Still Matters

  October 23, 2020   Attendance Still Matters   Dear Families, Despite the pandemic, it’s important to remember that students who Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow! Daily attendance is critical whether your student is learning in-person at school or online at home. Attendance has been a challenge in our district, but it is especially a concern […]

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Oct
21

University High School Earns College Success 2020 Award

Our nation’s high schools play a vital role in preparing students to succeed in college and beyond. For the third straight year, Great Schools is proud to honor public high schools that have a successful track record of going beyond simply graduating students to helping them enroll in college and succeed once they get there. […]

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Oct
19

Latest Update on Our Learning Models: HPS Will Continue Operating in Yellow Status

  Dear Families, Colleagues, and Partners,  I am writing to you from Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy where I spent my day visiting the school and interacting with our students and staff.  Throughout all our schools, teachers and staff remain committed to providing high-quality instruction and supports while also ensuring the health and safety of […]

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Oct
19

Free Books for Children Under 5 Delivered to your Home

ENROLL TODAY! Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library FREE BOOKS FOR HARTFORD KIDS UNDER 5 — DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR HOME Register your Hartford child at birth and we do the rest! Imagination Library will send them a new, age-appropriate book each month for FREE. If you sign up when your child is born, that’s a total of 60 free […]

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Oct
16

ICYMI: Virtual Town Hall for Families

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, we presented two virtual Town Hall sessions about Updates for the 2020-21 School Year; in English: 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM, and in Spanish: 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM. You can watch the Learning Sessions below and explore their useful informational presentations in English and in Spanish. In English:   […]

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Oct
15

Techstars and Launc[H]artford Invite HS Students to Virtual Startup Week

Techstars Startup Week Hartford to be held Oct. 19 to Oct. 23 Techstars Startup Week Hartford, a celebration of entrepreneurs and innovators throughout greater Hartford, was initially slated to be held in late March. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, the free five-day event cosponsored by Launch[H]artford and Techstars will now instead be […]

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Oct
14

Important PSAT/SAT Testing Information for Grades 9 – 12

September 30, 2020 Dear Families, I am writing to make you aware of the College Board testing that is coming up in October and will impact all students in grades 9 – 12.  Hartford Public Schools will be administering the SAT School Day, PSAT/NMSQT, and the PSAT 8/9.  Each high school has established its own […]

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Oct
14

Hispanic Heritage Month at Breakthrough Magnet School-South

Hispanic Heritage Month at Breakthrough Magnet School- South has brought many opportunities for creative learning.  The Art teacher has the 7th grade students make Day of the Dead masks in celebration of HHM. Principal Holly Gustafson has been incorporating quotes, facts, videos and pictures in the daily Morning Message video to celebrate and highlight various aspects [...]
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