by Lucy Gellman | Apr 28, 2017 7:27 am
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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by Lucy Gellman | Apr 26, 2017 2:25 pm
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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by Staff | Apr 25, 2017 3:00 pm | Comments (7)
U.S. News & World Report considers New Haven’s Amistad High School Connecticut’s best high school.
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by Allan Appel | Apr 24, 2017 3:45 pm | Comments (1)
In her 23 years as a teacher, advisor, and captain who takes her students out on the water, Kristi Otterbach said, she hasn’t sensed a moment so scary for the well being of Long Island Sound.
And she intends to do something about it.
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by Lucy Gellman | Apr 20, 2017 12:06 pm
In a quest to clean up the West River and green the city’s response to rainfall, four new bioswales are coming to the Dwight neighborhood.
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by Lucy Gellman | Apr 19, 2017 7:44 am | Comments (6)
When New Haveners march for science on Saturday, they won’t just be fighting climate change. They’ll be fighting for jobs in the state.
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by Staff | Apr 16, 2017 8:48 am | Comments (3)
Police arrested a Wilbur Cross High School teacher on charges of sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.
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by Staff | Apr 14, 2017 1:29 pm
Now that New Haven is ending another attempt to have outside private companies run a public school, a decision looms about what will happen with a group of teens come next fall.
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by Lucy Gellman | Apr 13, 2017 7:52 am | Comments (1)
Standing at the front of a small music classroom, David Perry rested his clarinet in his palms, glanced to colleagues Yevgeny Yontov and Bora Kim, and then uttered a word that seemingly had nothing to with the scales behind him or instrumental terms scrawled on a nearby wall.
“Hi,” he said.
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by Lucy Gellman | Apr 13, 2017 7:48 am
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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