April 6, 2020
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COVID-19 Preparedness
Visit the COVID-19 Preparedness page for updated information on how the Hartford School District is addressing the situation and resources to help you and your family during this time.


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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.  Please trust that all school dis...

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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 the mandatory 175 school days required per y...

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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 Read more

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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"I’m so grateful for the job shadow opportunities..."

"I’m so grateful for the job shadow opportunities..." Exploring Careers with Job Shadow By Mollie Parent My name is Mollie Parent, and I’m a second-year student in the Business Administration Program at the Hartford Area Career and Technology Center. During the Fall semester, I completed a Career Research Report. For this project, I completed personality and skills assessments, investigated t...

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"It means a lot to me that I get to be a part of someone’s growth..."

"It means a lot to me that I get to be a part of someone’s growth..." Engaging in my HACTC Program and Beyond By Jordan Contois I am Jordan Contois, and I am a senior at Ledyard Charter School. I am also in my second year of the Collision Repair and Refinishing program at the Hartford Area Career and Technology Center (HACTC).  The second word in HACTC’s Mission Statement is “Engage”...

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"I am willing to take that extra step to expand my horizons..."

"I am willing to take that extra step to expand my horizons..." Building a Coffee Table in Industrial Mechanics and Welding By Blaise Martin The Hartford Area Career and Technology Center (HACTC) is nothing like a traditional high school. They give you examples of the work that would be out in the job market and then show you, or have you do something like it, in the shop or in some cases on paper.  ...

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Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - A Parent Resource: This document provides guidance to parents on how to provide accurate prevention information and facts to st...

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News from the Nurse

It is cold and flu season and with rising concerns about the Coronavirus, it is important to stay healthy and informed!  Please use the following links to the CDC and Vermont Department of Health for further information on Coronavirus. CDC:   https://www.cdc.go...

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Mutual Respect at the HACTC Encourages Growth

Mutual Respect at the HACTC Encourages Growth By Alexianna Merrill, Cosmetology I am Alexianna Merrill, a Senior at Windsor High School and at the Hartford Area Career and Technology Center (HACTC). I first found out about the HACTC during an 8th grade class trip. I had always found interest in the field of Cosmetology; therefore, the HACTC Cosmetology program caught my attention.  Upon first arrival at the HA...

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Respect is a Core Value at the HACTC

Respect is a Core Value at the HACTC By Josh Nicholson, Kate Henggeler, Liam Griffin and Quinn Arthur VonBaltzer Computer Science Respect is a core value at the HACTC. Here we believe that treating others with kindness and fairness is one of the most important things that we can do. Each individual in every HACTC classroom has their own quirks and their own needs, and has walked their own path in life and ...

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