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Jan
15

Update on Student at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy

Update on Student at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy January 15, 2022 Dear HPS Families, Staff, and Partners, With profound sadness, I inform you that our student from Sport and Medical Sciences Academy (SMSA), who was in grave condition at Connecticut Children’s hospital, has passed away. I extend my heart and offer my deepest condolences […]

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Jan
14

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  January 14, 2022 Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day Dear Families, Staff, Partners, and Friends, On Monday, January 17, we will honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  At Hartford Public Schools, we continue to draw inspiration from Dr. King’s call for justice, freedom, and equality. The […]

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Jan
14

Superintendent Update – January 14, 2022

Superintendent Update – January 14, 2022 Dear Families and Staff, I hope you and your family have had a safe, healthy, and productive week. On Monday, January 17, all HPS schools and Central Office are closed in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Please check your email for my full Dr. Martin […]

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Jan
11

NEW INFORMATION! Register for Free Saturday Academy for Grades K-12

Free Saturday Programming for all Hartford Public Schools Students in Grades K – 12. 16 Saturdays from 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM over the course of the school year  Saturday Academy Dates Starting December 4, 2021 16 Saturdays Month Date 1 Date 2 Date 3 December December 4th December 11th December 18th January January 22nd January […]

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Jan
07

Superintendent Update – January 7, 2022

  Superintendent Update – January 7, 2022 Dear Families and Staff, At the end of this first week of school in 2022, I once again wanted to express my deepest thanks for your partnership, support, and commitment to our students’ education. Even as the ongoing pandemic continues to bring challenges and uncertainties, the dedication of […]

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Dec
17

Superintendent Update – December 17, 2021

  December 17, 2021 Superintendent Update – December 17, 2021 Dear Families, This message will be my last weekly update for 2021. As a reminder, Winter Recess begins on Friday December 24, 2021 and all students and staff return on Monday, January 3, 2022.  In this final stretch, let’s make sure all our students attend […]

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Dec
17

Restorative Practices at Hartford Public Schools

Restorative Practices at Hartford Public Schools It was 8:00 AM on a Monday morning at Hartford Public High School. In the library, approximately 50 teachers and staff members were sitting in chairs arranged in two circles — a larger outer circle and an inner circle. Gina Sweet, a trainer with the International Institute for Restorative […]

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Dec
10

Superintendent Update – December 10, 2021

December 10, 2021   Superintendent Update – December 10, 2021 Dear Families, Thank you for your continued partnership and commitment to your child’s learning and success. Together, let’s make sure students attend school every day until the break. Please take a moment to review the following important information and updates. <NEW> Early Release for Winter […]

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