by Allan Appel | Mar 27, 2015 1:05 pm | Comments (2)
Playing to a full house at the Shubert, Ammon Downer and Tanaiza Glass set the beat and a joyous tone for their talented crew of singers and dancers from the Edgewood School in “A Friend Like Me,” from the musical Aladdin.
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 27, 2015 8:22 am | Comments (7)
The president of New Haven’s Board of Education is charter network Achievement First’s (AF) newest board member—just a month after he argued against the two organizations partnering on a new charter school.
by Allan Appel | Mar 26, 2015 12:39 pm | Comments (1)
And kiss those you love every day.
Those were among the concluding messages that child Holocaust survivor Endre Sarkany delivered to a rapt of audience of 60 fifth-graders at Roberto Clemente Leadership Academy.
by Allan Appel | Mar 25, 2015 2:20 pm
Nearly three dozen actors, 20 student musicians, 12 techies, and a new all-student dramaturgy team have created a murder board in the lobby of Co-op High.
A murder board is a good thing. It’s all part of the school’s presentation of Curtains, a charming play-within-a-play backstage murder mystery musical comedy, as its all-school spring show.
by Staff | Mar 25, 2015 12:18 pm
Kids are turning in their report cards not just to their parents, but to the management of their public-housing complexes.
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 24, 2015 2:49 pm | Comments (4)
While giving a presentation in a high school classroom, Lola Garcia-Blocker had to ask a student being particularly disruptive to leave the room. Instead of sulking or causing a ruckus, the student left calmly—and later sought her out to apologize for misbehaving.
by Lewis Nelken | Mar 20, 2015 12:58 pm
This is the third of three essays about musician and composer Chris Brubeck‘s teaching in Wilbur Cross High School’s music classes from Feb. 27 to Mar. 5 as part of his artist in residency program with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra. The first essay, written by Brubeck, ran the day before yesterday. The second essay, written by Stephanie Persiani, a sophomore at Wilbur Cross, ran yesterday. Lewis Nelken is a junior and started playing trumpet in band last year, but now plays French horn, tenor and alto saxophone, trombone, and clarinet. He is also learning to play double bass. He is on the band leadership team and is drum major/band captain.
by Paul Bass | Mar 19, 2015 4:44 pm
An 8-year-old girl died Wednesday after suffering a possible heart attack on a school bus.
by Stephanie Persiani | Mar 19, 2015 2:02 pm
This is the second of three essays about musician and composer Chris Brubeck‘s teaching in Wilbur Cross High School’s music classes from Feb. 27 to Mar. 5 as part of his artist in residency program with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra. The first essay, written by Brubeck, ran yesterday. The third essay, written by Lewis Nelken, a junior at Wilbur Cross, will run tomorrow. Stephanie Persiani is a sophomore at Wilbur Cross and plays trumpet in the band and jazz ensemble. She is on the band leadership team and is trumpet section leader.
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 19, 2015 1:01 pm
Traumatized by a recent violent event, several Hillhouse High School students were skipping school, failing multiple classes and lashing out at their teachers and classmates.
So the adults in their lives gathered to hash out solutions.