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A Foundation Student’s Perspective

I’m Annabel. I’m 14 years young and I’m a foundation student (9th grader) at High School in the Community. When I first started attending HSC, I was a freshie with a billion questions. I wondered what my schedule would be like, how I was going…

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“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately . . .”

  –Liz and Daryah  

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Crawford Law Lunch

We were honored to have members of the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association join us for lunch yesterday. Our students can’t stop talking about how much they learned: “I learned that even though the amount of schooling that you have to go through may…

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Eagle Time

This is a picture of Alexus sitting in my office at 3:15 p.m. yesterday registering for a high school language program at Yale University. What, I’m sure you’re asking, is a student still doing in school at that time? You might remember David and Brandon’s…

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Math for Social Justice and HOT

Richard Hill, this year’s Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Teaching Artist at HSC ALSJ, met with students in three of our classes yesterday to discuss the social justice radio program he’s going to help us produce. Tom’s and my Math for Social Justice class had a…

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Mock Trial

Quinnipiac School of Law Mock Trial Association has joined forces with Danny’s Mock Trial class! We’re really excited about this partnership and look forward to sharing more as it progresses.   –Cari  

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New Haven students have the pulse of the teen community

From the New Haven Register: Editor’s note: Students in Matt Presser’s journalism class at New Haven’s High School in the Community worked with Register Community Engagement Editor Shahid Abdul-Karim to help hone their reporting skills. The students were publishing their work at the New Haven…

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Camp Cedarcrest

S’mores, campfires, rope courses, trust exercises, swinging through the air . . . we like to start the year off right for our Foundation students by taking them on a two-day overnight adventure at Camp Cedarcrest in Orange, CT. It may have rained (and rained…

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Dream Day 8.28.13

A shout out to HSC ALSJ student Ben Robinson for promoting school spirit by wearing this eagle costume yesterday and to teacher Kelly W. for driving all the way to Massachusetts to pick it up! ************************************************** Starting the school year on the 50th anniversary of…

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HSC ALSJ: “A bright spot among test scores”

The New Haven Independent’s latest article about school reform reports, “Commissioner Pryor highlighted one New Haven high school, High School in the Community (HSC), as a bright spot among test scores [. . .] School officials touted the results as an early success for ‘mastery-based…

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