November 25, 2020

Hartford High School News


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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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High School Picture Day

Hartford High School's Picture Day will be Wednesday, October 21st for the Blue group and Thursday, October 22nd for the Red group, from 9:00 - 2:30. All students need to have a Hartford High School photo. Photos will take place in the office, one classroom at a time, with one student entering the office at a time.  The students will...

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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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Required Medical Forms

Good morning HHS families! You will be receiving a packet of information in the mail.  Within this are some very important health related forms that I wanted you to be aware of.  Included are:  An information letter outlining some changes and expectations for the upcoming school year (the bottom of this needs to be sign...

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View from the Principal’s Office

August 21, 2020 I hope that you and your family are well.  This summer has been unlike any other I have experienced in my 35 years at Hartford.  Our administrators, working with our district leadership, have spent hundreds of hours in consideration of opening school while prioritizing student, staff, and community safety and well-b...

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Mask guidance from the nurse

Hello Hartford High School Parents and Guardians, As you have read in Mr. Fogg's email message last week, based on current guidance it will be an expectation that students will need to wear cloth face coverings while in school next year.  I am writing to encourage you to have your student start practicing/building stamina wearing the "m...

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Hartford High School's Plan for Reopening

Good afternoon, I hope that all of you are well.  I am sharing Hartford High School's plan for school reopening.  While the embedded letter is quite lengthy, it is my hope that you will read it thoroughly.  I am also asking each of you to complete the survey below.  This information will help us as we get deeper into...

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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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Graduation

Did you see the special Hartford Graduation insert in this weekend's Valley News?  It includes award winners, speeches, graduate information, and lots of photos! If you missed the print version, check out the fantastic e-version on the Valley News website .

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Class of 2020

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2020!  It was a unique graduation, for sure!  CATV recorded the graduation and put together this video. Enjoy!  

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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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A MOMENT OF SILENCE AND AN EVENING OF MUSIC

A MOMENT OF SILENCE AND AN EVENING OF MUSIC   Please watch this video message from Mr. Fogg first: Mr. Fogg's Video Message for Bill   Join us for the Spring 2020 HHS Performing Arts Department Awards and Senior Recognition Ceremony & HHS Virtual Talent Show! Tune in on Tuesday, May 19th at 6 PM, when these t...

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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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School Closure Update & April Vacation

Dear Hartford School Community, The past few weeks have been beyond words, hard to describe. We all face challenges, have worries and are concerned about the future. What I have seen is a community that has grown stronger, stronger together as we strive to continue our mission to provide for and educate our children. Our teachers and instru...

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Schools closed for the remainder of this school year

March 26, 2020 Good Evening Hartford!  By now I am sure most of you have heard that this afternoon Governor Scott ordered all schools closed for the remainder of this school year. We were all surprised by this sudden news but I know the Governor based his decision on the latest scientific data about how to combat this virus.  ...

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School Closure Update

Hello Hartford! By now you have heard that Governor Scott ordered Vermonters to stay at home until April 15. This means school will be closed until after April Vacation. April vacation will be a regular vacation, there is no change in the school calendar. Students and staff are working during this closure and the time is counted as part of t...

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Free Breakfast and Lunch During Remote Learning

The Hartford School District will begin providing free breakfast/lunch during remote learning. If you would like to pick up breakfast and lunch for your children, please make sure you complete this survey and follow these parental guidelines during pickup . For questions, please call the Superintendent's office at 802.295.8600 leaving a name...

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Internet Options for Families

If you need a stable internet connection to work from home or for your child to learn from home, please check out this article for assistance:  Are There Programs Available to Help Make Internet Service More Affordable?

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Hartford School Preparedness

Dear Hartford: This letter is to inform you about how the school district is informed about the COVID-19 Virus and what we are doing to prevent the spread of the disease in the Hartford School District. Read the full letter from Superintendent Tom DeBalsi

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Partnering with all learners

A View from the principal’s office – Partnering with all learners As the calendar rolls to March, I am reminded of the many seasons that we are about to experience.  In Vermont, we welcome spring, mud season, sugaring season, and, in schools, standardized testing season.  During the next weeks to months, our studen...

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