Superintendent’s Corner

Jan
28

Statement from the Superintendent: The Tragic Death of Tyre Nichols

I care deeply about our students, staff, and families. The videos and images showing the savage beating of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five police officers are agonizing. These images yet again are a piercing reminder of our country’s unhealed wounds and our continued struggle for racial and social justice. They are a stark […]

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Jan
27

Superintendent Update – January 27, 2023

January 27, 2023 Dear Families, Thank you for your continued partnership. Please see below for some updates from Hartford Public Schools. <NEW> Celebrating Lunar New Year This week, we celebrate the Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year. It is a holiday centered around welcoming in positive thoughts and actions for a fruitful year ahead. […]

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Jan
20

Superintendent Update – January 20, 2023

January 20, 2023 Dear Families, Thank you for your continued partnership. Please see below for some updates from Hartford Public Schools. <NEW> Register Now for Cycle II of Saturday Academy You can now register for the second cycle of Saturday Academy! Saturday Academy is open to all K-12 students and offers enrichment activities and academic […]

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Jan
13

 Superintendent Update – January 13, 2023

January 13, 2023 Dear Families, Thank you for your continued partnership. Please see below for some updates from Hartford Public Schools. <NEW> Attend the HPS Education Expo Hartford Public Schools District Choice Lottery is now open! If you’re interested in attending a different HPS school next year or know someone interested in attending one of […]

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Dec
23

A New Year Message of Gratitude and Celebration

Dear Students, Families, Staff, and Community Partners, As we reflect on the close of the school year, and look ahead to a New Year, I want to pause to celebrate all that our community has accomplished together. Every moment I enter a school and see our dedicated teachers, staff, and community partners, and our beautiful […]

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Dec
16

Superintendent Update – December 16, 2022

December 16, 2022 Dear Families, Thank you for your continued partnership. Please see below for some updates from Hartford Public Schools. <NEW> Community Budget Forum Thank you to the families who attended our second Community Budget Forum this week. Chief Financial Officer Phillip Penn and I discussed how the budget is created and what factors […]

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Dec
09

Superintendent Update – December 9, 2022

December 9, 2022 Dear Families, Thank you for your continued partnership. Please see below for some updates from Hartford Public Schools. <NEW> Registration Now Open for Saturday Academy Saturday Academy is back, and registration is now open for the first of three cycles. Saturday Academy is open to all students in Grades K-12 who would […]

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Dec
02

Superintendent Update – December 2, 2022

December 2, 2022 Dear Families, Thank you for your continued partnership. Please see below for some updates from Hartford Public Schools. <NEW> School Choice Application Period Opens It’s almost time to decide which school you want to attend next year! The Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) Open Choice and On-Time applications open on Monday, December […]

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