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May
07

HPS Launches New Communication Platform to Support Stronger School-Home Connection

HPS Launches New Communication Platform To Support Stronger School-Home Connection  To unify all family communication from the district, schools, and classrooms under one umbrella, Hartford Public Schools is launching ParentSquare, a simple and collaborative school-home communication platform. The goal is to reach and engage families, ensuring all parents and guardians have the opportunity to actively […]

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May
07

Celebrating Our School Nutrition Heroes

Dear Families, Staff, and Partners, I am so pleased to share that Friday, May 7, has been officially declared Connecticut School Nutrition Hero Day by Governor Ned Lamont. On this special occasion, I would like to highlight the contributions of our Food and Nutrition Services team, who provide nutritious, well-balanced meals to our students. Over […]

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Apr
30

Superintendent Weekly Update – April 30, 2021

April 30, 2021 Superintendent Weekly Update Dear Families, Staff, and Partners, Thank you for your ongoing commitment and support of your child’s education. I’m writing to provide you with a few important updates and reminders.  <NEW> HPS Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences Hartford Public Schools has announced the Parent Teacher Conference schedule for the remainder of the [...]
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Summer Learning & Resources 2021

Select LanguageAlbanianAmharicArabicBengaliBosnianChinese (Simplified)CroatianDutchEnglishFrenchGermanGujaratiHindiIgboItalianJapaneseKannadaKoreanMalayalamMarathiMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliPashtoPolishPortugueseRussianSomaliSpanishSwahiliTamilTeluguTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnameseYoruba HPS is offering free, expanded summer programming to students. Both academic and enrichment opportunities are available at 30 school sites across the district for the convenience of our families. In addition to grade-level academic support in reading, writing, math, science, and social-emotional learning, enrichment experiences include athletics, and music and art […]

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Apr
28

ICYMI: Project Joy’s “Plate to Palette” Event Fun for All!

Select LanguageAlbanianAmharicArabicBengaliBosnianChinese (Simplified)CroatianDutchEnglishFrenchGermanGujaratiHindiIgboItalianJapaneseKannadaKoreanMalayalamMarathiMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliPashtoPolishPortugueseRussianSomaliSpanishSwahiliTamilTeluguTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnameseYoruba On April 23, Project Joy hosted its Plate to Palette event; free take-out dinners for 300 families from 8 of the area's most enJOYable restaurants, plus a Virtual Paint Night for 200 students, grades Pre-K through 12. Over 100 students attended the Grades 5 - 12 Paint Activity with HPS art [...]
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Apr
21

Celebrating Administrative Professionals Day 2021

    Administrative Professionals Day 2021 Celebrating Our Executive Assistants, Secretaries, and Office Assistants   Dear Colleagues, Today, Wednesday, April 21, 2021, we celebrate Administrative Professionals Day. I am pleased to take this opportunity to recognize and thank all our administrative professionals for their hard work and dedication to our schools, students, families, staff, and community. The support […]

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Apr
13

Project Joy

Select LanguageAlbanianAmharicArabicBengaliBosnianChinese (Simplified)CroatianDutchEnglishFrenchGermanGujaratiHindiIgboItalianJapaneseKannadaKoreanMalayalamMarathiMyanmar (Burmese)NepaliPashtoPolishPortugueseRussianSomaliSpanishSwahiliTamilTeluguTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnameseYoruba Enjoy this wonderful Tai Chi and meditation experience with Jedda Williams over and over!  Scroll down to see more amazing Project Joy Wonderful Wednesday events coming soon!   Re-energizing our Hartford Public Schools families with play, fun, and reflection! UPCOMING JOYFUL EVENTS   #HPSProjectJoy  We are sharing the social media posts [...]
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Apr
07

Celebrating Our Paraeducators & 10 Paraeducator of the Year Finalists

Dear Colleagues, Today, April 7, is National Paraprofessional Appreciation Day. At Hartford Public Schools, we are extremely grateful for the dedication and commitment of all our paraeducators. Their contributions support our mission to provide equitable access to high-quality teaching and learning for all our students. Paraeducators assist teachers and school staff in preparing our students [...]
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