September 28, 2022

OQS News

Transportation Update

Dear Hartford School District Community,  As many of you know there is a national shortage of school bus drivers. We have been working diligently with our transportation provider, Butler Bus Service, to try to resolve our local issues with transportation. In the spirit of collaboration, we have come up with some ideas that hopeful...

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Bus Routes

Bus routes for the 2022/23 school year are posted on the district website. --  Bus Routes

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Multicultural Celebration

Multicultural Celebration on Sunday, May 22nd from 11-2 The People's Barbershop and Touch by Sofie Hair Braids Beauty Bar will be there all day, doing ethnically diverse hair cuts and styles for our ethnically diverse district students. If you would like to make an appointment to get your child's hair done (or yours!), please em...

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HPAC - Rockumentary: The Evolution of Rock

Whether you like to dance, act, sing, play an instrument, or do it all, this is the camp for you! Hartford Performing Arts Camp is a week-long day camp ending with a public performance for students entering grades 6-9. Campers can select to participate in concert band and/or musical theatre. HPAC Deta...

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School Board Meeting on Masking

Good Morning Hartford! Many of you have asked this week about changes to Hartford's  COVID masking protocols, given the recent changes announced at the state level. The District has not made any changes to the Masking protocols. Masks will continue to be required in all Hartford Schools and programs un...

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BroadwayVentures summer camp

Registrations is now open for Hartford's BroadwayVentures - now a now a school run summer program! This year we are doing Beauty and the Beast. The program runs from July 11-22. BroadwayVentures is a two week-long, musical theatre intensive program for incoming 6th graders- outgoing 12th graders. The cost is $225 for Hartford r...

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Kindergarten registration now open

The Hartford School District is in the process of obtaining information for incoming kindergarten students for the 2022-2023 school year.  Early enrollment is important because it gives the schools time to plan for the incoming classes, allocate resources to fit the student needs, and best prepare for your child’s education. If you h...

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School Safety Tip Line

The school district has a safety team that includes representatives from schools and programs across the district, the Hartford Police Department and the Hartford Fire Department. We follow procedures and protocols that are used nationally to keep children and staff safe in school. Recently it was recommended that we initiate an&...

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BIPOC Family Resource Group

The Hartford School District BIPOC Family Resource Group (BIPOC: Black, Indigenous, People of Color) Family Resource Group and Affinity Space to provide a safe space for people with shared experiences as it relates to being BIPOC in the school district and the Upper Valley. The group provides an opportunity to share experiences, learn from...

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School Board Engagement Meeting

** UPDATE: The location of the school board meeting has been changed to the Hartford High School Cafeteria to accommodate for anyone who wants to attend in person and respect our COVID-19 practices. ** Please join your Hartford School Board, for it's regular "Community Engagement Meeting", to discuss possible changes in the Hartford sch...

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A Message from the Vermont Department of Health

It’s hard having a sick kid, but it’s important to keep them home from school until they get better. Get them tested if they have any COVID symptoms, may be a close contact, or have taken part in activities that could put them at risk. http://healthvermont.gov/testing

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Cinderella Tickets!

Tickets are on sale for this year's musical: Cinderella!! Performances are Friday, November 12th @ 7:00pm, Saturday, November 13th @ 7:00pm, and Sunday, November 14th @ 2:00pm! We are able to have an in person audience this year! Masks are required and we will be doing a 1 seat buffer in between families/pods. ...

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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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