October 25, 2021

OQS News

Retirement Reception

Hartford School District & Hartford Education Association Invite the public to an open reception to honor the following faculty & staff who are retiring or leaving the district after fifteen or more years of dedicated service.  Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:30-5:00pm (Presentation at 4pm) Hartford High School Tent P...

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World Languages at Hartford: A Look Ahead Survey

Dear Hartford Families, The Hartford School District places a high value on students learning a second language. Language learning expands our students' horizons and opens their minds to the cultures of the world. It also supports increased learning in other subjects and opens doors for students post-graduation. We currently offer program...

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Kindergarten registration now open

The Hartford School District's kindergarten registration process for the 2021/2022 school year is open.  If you have a child who will be five years old as of September 1st and want to enroll, please complete the following form and return it to your local elementary school (Dothan Brook, Ottauquechee, or White River) to start...

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Change to Student Day Calendar

Hello Hartford! I am writing because I recently became aware of an issue with our school calendar for this year. At the beginning of this school year the Governor closed school until September 8, due to the pandemic. Normally, without the pandemic closure, we would have had 9 student days prior to September 8th. Our students w...

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HHS Musical: The Drowsy Chaperone - Tickets Now On Sale!

Tickets for this year's hilarious musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, are on sale! This is our 40th Production!! Show Dates: Friday, April 9th @ 7:00pm & Saturday, April 10th @ 7:00pm Live-Stream ONLY Tickets: Single Viewing $10 (1 person viewing per household) Family Viewing $25 (3-4 people viewing per household) Ticke...

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BroadwayVentures summer camp

Is your rising 5th-12th grader interested in spending the summer learning to sing, act, and perform? Then begin your adventure with BroadwayVentures, offered through the Hartford Rec. Department . Whether this is your first theatre experience or your tenth, BroadwayVentures is for you! This summer's musical is You’re a Good Man Charlie B...

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Updated Guidance on Social Gatherings

Updated Guidance: Social Gatherings Starting March 12, 2021 Governor Scott is allowing 2 unvaccinated households to gather at a time. This means 1 unvaccinated household can get together with another unvaccinated household and people will not need to quarantine. You are not limited to gathering with just 1 trusted household. We must still...

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PreK for the 2021/22 school year

The Hartford School District is in the process of obtaining information for incoming Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) students for the 2021-2022 school year. Please review the following documents to get started: 2021-2022 Pre-Kindergarten Interest Letter 2021-2022 Pre-Kindergarten Program Placement Request Form You can learn mor...

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Hartford School District Health and Safety Guidance for Families

We return from holiday break tomorrow, January 4, 2021. We wanted to take a moment to refresh and remind everyone of the public safety measures that everyone needs to complete to minimize the risk of spreading the virus any further. As a district we started the school year very cautiously and it proved to be very safe. We do not want to be lax ...

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Holiday Travel

Hello Hartford Students and Parents! As we approach the upcoming holiday break, we wanted to thank everyone for their vigilance for the first part of the school year.  We also wanted to remind people of the current restrictions the Governor of Vermont has in place: Non-essential travel outside of Vermont and social gath...

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Updates to Health Screening Questions

Hello Hartford School District Students, Parents and Families! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday. As you know the guidance for school attendance during the pandemic changed last week to include a prohibition on multi-household gatherings. Governor Scott directed all schools to require students and staff who attended multi-household g...

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HSD Covid Update

Hello Hartford! Thank you for working so hard to make the first quarter of the year successful. Whether you are a student, a parent, a teacher or staff member, we appreciate it. As you most likely have heard Vermont is seeing a surge in new COVID-19 cases. Recent data has shown that social gatherings, both inside and outside, at homes, bars ...

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Hartford Schools Parent COVID Information Forum

Hello Hartford! I know there are many questions about school operations, safety and planning during the pandemic. I also realize the holidays are coming up and many families want to travel and there are restrictions you need to understand. The District COVID Coordinators; Andrea Davis, RN and Felicia Hayes, RN, Jeff Moreno, Athleti...

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Hartford Halloween Guidelines!

Here are some guidelines from the Town of Hartford for a Safe & Spooky Halloween!

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Kinsa FLUency

This year the Hartford School District schools will be participating in the Kinsa FLUency program.  This program allows you to download a free app to your smartphone through which you can track your child's temperature and any symptoms and it will also allow us to anonymously monitor the spread of illness in our school.  When you down...

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OQS Entry & Exit Procedures 2020-21

In order to maximize safety, our OQS community will use a variety of entrances and exits this year. Regardless of how they arrive at school, all children need to complete a health screening before arrival. In addition, all children will have a temperature check when they get to school.  Please read the full Entry & Ex...

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Elementary Reopening 2020

August 5, 2020 Dear Hartford’s Elementary School Families,  As we approach the start of the school year, Hartford School District’s elementary schools are working in district and school teams to develop a model for education that is physically safe, supportive of each child’s social and emotional needs, and academi...

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Hartford School District Community Survey--July 2020

Hello Hartford!  We need some help from you as we work to prepare for the re-opening of our schools and programs in the Fall.The school district staff has been working hard to prepare and now we are seeking your input. Please take a moment to complete the survey by 7/24/2020 at: https://forms.gle/6GG36hfCLaFMMRak7 Please fill out one...

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New Survey for Summer Lunch Program

The Hartford Community Coalition , in partnership with Fresh Picks Cafe , will continue providing breakfast and lunches every week day through August 14th.  Whether you are currently receiving or services or want to opt in, we need you to fill out this survey . If you have any questions, please contact Kassandra Bacon:  hccv...

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Retirement Celebration

Please join us in honoring our retiring teachers and staff this year.  We are very sad that we are not able to hold our Annual Hartford Education Association/ Hartford School Board Retirement Reception. We worked hard to create this video in an effort to reflect and honor all of the tremendous contributions these retirees have ...

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Summer Lunch Program

Here's a very quick update on summer lunches: 1.  Butler's bus will end deliveries on Friday June 12th. 2. June 15 - August 24(ish), The Hartford Community Coalition is partnering with Fresh Picks Cafe to provide breakfasts / lunches M-F both at local sites and, if all goes well, in deliveries along the bus routes (in a van or tw...

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Summer Wellness Resources

Stay safe and well this summer with this list of SUMMER WELLNESS RESOURCES compiled by the Hartford High School nurse and counselors.  We hope you stay healthy, strong and connected! Summer Wellness Resources  

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Vaccine Requirements

Parents and guardians: Please be aware that state vaccine requirements for school attendance will not be relaxed for the coming school year despite the COVID-19 pandemic. It is more important than ever that we avoid an outbreak of a vaccine preventable disease in our community!  Please contact you...

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Important Updates Regarding Distance Learning

Important Updates Regarding Distance Learning April 27-June 12 Attendance:  It is imperative that parents/guardians make sure your child checks in with his/her teachers regularly!   I am still required to monitor attendance and this is done by checking to see if your child has completed the assignments and by attending cla...

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Food Service Update

First of all, we hope all families are well.  We are adjusting some of the ways in which we assist families who are getting or may now need food.  Please go to the website below and complete the survey regardless of your need for food.   Some of the things we are changing include: As we have learned a lot over th...

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PreKindergarten Enrollment

The Hartford School District is in the process of obtaining information for the incoming PreKindergarten (PreK) students for the 2020-2021 school year. We offer PreKindergarten programs at the following locations/times: Dothan Brook School, M-F, 8:00 - 10:45 or 12:15-3:00 Ottauquechee School, M-F, 8:00-10:45 or 12:00-2:45 ...

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