Foote Students Bake For The Homeless

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 28, 2017 7:27 am

Lucy Gellman Photo Liv Streeter measured out four cups of flour, two tablespoons of baking powder, a cup of sugar. Behind her, Hugo Chung carried half a cup of butter from the microwave to the table. Veena Scholandy was waiting patiently to mix the wet into the dry. The resultant blueberry muffins had to be ready — for their debut serving New Haven’s homeless population.

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Girls Get Their Code On

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 26, 2017 2:25 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo Tayrene Rodriguez jumped into programming headfirst when she learned that she would be building, attaching wires to, and writing code for a robot from scratch. Emiya Pearse didn’t, but found that her four teammates helped her get through it.

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Hill Central Poets Slam Into Action

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 13, 2017 7:48 am

Lucy Gellman Photo Tyrese Dejesus ran onto the stage of Hill Central and lifted both hands in the air. He puffed out his chest and took a quick, deep breath. Then he looked out into a swelling audience, ready to make an announcement.

“I am not a poet!” he declared.

His peers raised their eyebrows and cocked their heads to listen closely. A few looked as though they were ready to call his bluff. Others waited to hear more.

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