November 20, 2019

Hartford High School News


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NEASC Accreditations

Dear HHS families, The New England Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accredits Hartford High School.  The process of ensuring accreditation is lengthy and includes a significant self-study when we review every element of our school in light of NEASC’s five standard areas: Standard 1:  Learning Culture Standard 2:  Student Learning Standard 3:  Professional Practices Standard 4:  Learning Supports Standar...

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Host Families Needed!

Dear Hartford School District Families and Friends, I hope this message finds you well!  I am sending this email on behalf of our neighboring community of Hanover, NH. Hanover High School is hosting a very large music festival this March: The New England Music Festival (NEMFA). This festival needs to provide host families for over 400 high school musicians for 3 days!!! The communities of Hartford and Lebanon are stepping up to help host!  Please read the&...

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WeatherSTEM

Last Thursday we hosted an honored alum, Jim Cantore – class of ’82, and Weather Channel star, for an installation of a truly game-changing device. The Hartford High School campus now has the first WeatherStem station in the state of Vermont. Our school now has the same capacity to forecast weather, in real time, that can be found at major universities (including Syracuse, BC, LSU, University of Florida, to name a few) and professional athletic venues (Heinz Field, ho...

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Addams Family Tickets

Tickets are now on sale for the HHS production of The Addams Family!  Showtimes are: Friday, November 8th 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 9th 7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 10th 2:00 p.m. Get your tickets now!  $10 Admission $7 Students $7 Senior Citizens     Read more

Outstanding New Music Educator of Vermont

Big congratulation to Andrea Nardone, who was named the 2019 Outstanding New Music Educator of Vermont at this year's VT Music Educator’s Association Fall Conference. We are proud of all you do for the Hartford School District!  

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Samantha Gibbs to perform with 2019 All-National Honor Ensembles

During the 2018–19 school year, along with other accomplished music students across the United States and overseas in military base schools, Samantha Gibbs from Hartford High School, practiced with dedication to gain a part in the Vermont All State Choir as well as 2019 All-Eastern Honor Choir Ensemble.  And now Samantha Gibbs will join the “best of the best” for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) 2019 All-National Honor Ens...

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A Letter from the Superintendent

Dear Parent/Guardian of a Hartford School District Student: The safety of the students is our top priority. We want you to know that we have taken many steps to ensure that there are procedures and equipment in place to maintain the safety of everyone in an emergency situation. We also want you to know that the school district has a strong relationship with the Hartford Police Department and the Hartford Fire Department. We meet monthly to plan for any typ...

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Cast List and Rehearsal Schedule

Congratulations to all those who auditioned!! The Cast List is now available. Our first rehearsal will be on Monday, September 9th from 6:00-9:00 pm. See the full rehearsal schedule he...

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Brave Challenge

Brave Challenge The BRAVE CHALLENGE is coming to Hartford High School on Saturday, Sept. 21. This challenge is an obstacle course designed for people with cognitive, developmental, physical and emotional disabilities. Check out this great Valley News story about it: https://www.vnews.com/Out-and-About-28055923   For more information and to register online, visit: Read more

Musical Auditions

Auditions for this year's musical, The Addams Family, will be held on September 4th and 5th.  Find all of the materials you need here: Audition Materials  

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Bus Routes

Hartford Memorial Middle School and Hartford High School will be running five buses this year, shared between the two schools. Routes for each bus are as follows: Bus 30 Bus 31 Bus 32 Read more

Sensory UV

The Hartford Autism Regional Program has teamed up with folks from the Dartmouth Autism Research Initiative, the Special Needs Support Center and Keene Perspectives to create "Sensory UV." Sensory UV's mission is to create sensory friendly events around the Upper Valley to help strengthen the autism community and autism awareness around our region. Please check out the website at: www.sensoryuv.com  

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New Bell Schedule

Hartford High School will be operating on a new bell schedule for the upcoming school year.     Daily Bell Schedule 2019-20 Advisory 8:00 - 8:20 (Monday, Wednesday & Friday) Block 1 8:25 - 9:40 Block 2 9:44 - 10:59 "H" Block 10:59 - 12:14 "H" Block A 10:59 - 11:24 "H" Block B 11:24 - 11:49 "H" Block C 11:49 - 12:14 Block 3 12:16 - 1:31 Read more

Graduation Photos

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2019!!  View the photos here: www.allaroundtowne.photoreflect.com  All photos are available for purchase through All Around Towne Photography.  

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING MEASLES

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING MEASLES (Read the original letter in PDF form) Dear Parent or Guardian, The United States is seeing the greatest number of people with measles since the disease was declared eliminated from the country in 2000. So far this year, as of June 6, 2019, Vermont has not had any cases of measles, bu...

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Swim Team at Storrs Pond

Did you know that Norwich and the Upper Valley have a brand new, outdoor, summer swim team?  The Upper Valley Rapids is a multi-skill-level team for kids and teen ages six to 18.  Join us at our Open House at Tracy Hall Sunday, June 2nd at 4pm.  The team is run through the Norwich Recreation Department, and practice is at the pool at Storrs Pond in Hanover. If you can swim one-length of the pool without needing help, you can join the team! There are morning and evening pract...

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OQS celebrates 25 years!

You are cordially invited to help the Ottauquechee School celebrate 25 years of learning and growing.  If you know students or friends who attended OQS, please help us spread the word.  Please join us to celebrate if you can make it!

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Tickets for Little Women on sale now

Come Support the H-Term Musical Intensive' production of Little Women.   FRIDAY, MAY 24 2019 at 7:00 PM HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM 37 Highland Ave, White River Jct., VT 05001 Read more

Community Forum on School Equity and Ethnic Studies

The Vermont Coalition for Ethnic & Social Equity in Schools is hosing a Community Forum on School Equity and Ethnic Studies on Saturday, June 8th. Invitation details are as follows: We invite students, teachers, parents/caregivers, and community members to join the Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools. The goal of this event is two-fold. First, we would like to celebrate with you the passage of the Ethnic Studies and Social Equity Working Grou...

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Spring Exhibition Night

HHS Spring Exhibition Night is next Thursday, May 16, 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the HHS Gym.  Please come support our students at this exciting event! See the flyer for more details.  

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Alumni Association

The Alumni Association is a non-profit organization which coordinates the annual Alumni Day parade and festivities. Through your dues, the raffle, ads in the newsletter from local businesses, and fund raising at the picnic, we are able to continue the tradition of the Alumni Day parade and to fund the scholarships. Check out their new web page and find out how you can join in the fun!

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Congratulations to our local First Robotics Team!

Team 95, known as the Grasshoppers, have finished three district FIRST® Robotics Competitions and qualified  to attend the New England District Competition to be held at WPI this month! They were semi finalists at their first event, winners at their second, and finalists at their third event.  In addition, they received two awards: Excellence in Engineering by Delp...

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8th Grade Families Night

Families of current 8th graders, please join us for an information session at the High School today, starting at 5:45pm.  You'll have a chance to learn about the academics and extracurriculars available at the high school, plus time to ask questions.  Hartford High School 8th Grade Families Night agenda 

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PIZZAZZ tickets on sale now!

Come support Hartford High Schools annual variety show!  Two showings available: Friday March 29th and Saturday, March 30th!   Read more

A View from the Principal's Office

"A vision for our work communicates that which we hope, and are willing to work, for with our students  as they progress towards graduation and beyond.  I have tried to sum this up in the simple statement,  Partnering with all learners ."  Read more on Mr. Fogg's latest A View from the Principal's Office.

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