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College Courses and Summer Programs!

Students who are demonstrating mastery in all of their classes can take college courses at Yale, Gateway, SCSU, Quinnipiac, or UNH! Interested and qualified students should see Cari for details. These courses are FREE, though students are responsible for books and transportation costs. Applications for…

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College Summit Peer Leader Conference

Above: Quamar (HSC), Superintendent Garth Harries, Kayla (HSC), Kendall (NHA) Kayla, Jen, Quamar, and Denasia spent time this past summer learning how to lead their peers down the road to college, and they had a great time refreshing their skills at the College Summit Peer…

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Support HSC while you shop!

Supermarkets are giving back! If you link your rewards card to the HSC code, you’ll be earning points to support our students. It’s easy, and it will make a big difference. Just click on the link for the stores you shop in and follow the…

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Shainah’s American Dream Tumblr

When Danny, an HSC ALSJ history teacher, asked his students to explore the American Dream, Shainah created this beautiful tumblr. You can see the complete project by clicking on the link in the previous sentence.  

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HSC ALSJ gets WILD

Check out School Counselor Chris L.’s video of the Wilderness Inspired Leadership Development (WILD) production company camping trip to Sleeping Giant: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B3Gyd-QUs5p8aTRLd2YzbUhGUk0/edit?usp=drive_web   And English teacher Liz’s reflection: Our kids are amazing. They hiked far, with 50 lb. packs on their backs, up steep and…

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Legal and Law Enforcement Day at HSC ALSJ

We would like to thank Chief Esserman (NHPD) and Chief Higgins (Yale PD) for serving as the keynote speakers for our very first Legal and Law Enforcement Day! It was an incredible event, starting with their wise words and with the opportunity to present our…

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NBC Reports on Mastery-Based Learning at HSC ALSJ

Check out this great video about mastery-based learning at High School in the Community Academy for Law & Social Justice:      

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HSC Student Receives CHET Advance Scholarship

Congratulations to Selene Esquivel for receiving the CHET Advance $2500 scholarship. School Counselor Diana Hernandez-DeGroat assisted Selene with her application and was present when State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier recognized Selene with her award. We’re so proud of you, Selene!       –Cari

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Fair Haven K-8 School has the HSC Blues (Band)

Fair Haven’s students have been studying Blues music from every angle. They painted pictures of famous Blues musicians, recorded biographies told from the musicians’ points of view, wrote about what Blues music means to them, and of course, listened to the Blues. Today, in celebration…

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High school students explore careers in the law at Quinnipiac

From Quinnipiac University News and Events: Oct. 29, 2013 – Twenty high school students from New Haven’s High School in the Community spent a morning at Quinnipiac School of Law Oct. 25 to learn more about law school and meet with law students. The visit…

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