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Donuts For Dad

by Staff | Jun 19, 2016 12:41 pm | Comments (1)

Contributed Photos The following story and these photos were submitted by Veronica Douglas-Givan.

Proud fathers, uncles, father figures, along with members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and the New Haven Police Department packed two kindergarten classrooms at Edgewood Magnet School in celebration of Father’s Day and a very special event entitled, “Donuts for Dads Day.”

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Cross Grads Didn’t Forget

by Qi Xu | Jun 17, 2016 8:30 am | Comments (2)

Qi Xu Photos Three hundred twenty-one seniors were honored at Wilbur L. Cross High School’s graduation: 318 who received hard-earned diplomas, and three others who didn’t make it.

Halfway through the outdoor ceremony Thursday evening, the cheering paused for a moment of silence.

The school community was remembering three members of Class of 2016 who didn’t make it to graduation. Angel Montes, who was mentally and physically challenged, passed away in 2014. Edwin Gonzalez died of leukemia in 2015. Jericho Scott was killed in a drive-by shooting the same year.

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