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Chef Cheryl Fights Childhood Hunger

HSC’s own Chef Cheryl Barbara speaks about hunger at the Four Seasons in NYC with the FoodNetwork’s Marc Murphy. Her commitment to social justice inspires us all!      

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Jazz and Justice

Our band students put on a great show yesterday. We have so many amazing musicians and vocalists in our school community, and as we expect from HSC students, they used their talents to promote social justice by collecting canned food and donations for those in…

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Out of Many We Are One

HOT teaching artist Thomasina Levy visited HSC yesterday to teach our students her song, “Out of Many We Are One.” To listen to this stirring song and to learn more about it, visit Ms. Levy’s web site: www.thomasina.net –Cari

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Student Entrepreneurs at HSC ALSJ

Innovate New Haven, a Yale student organization founded by young entrepreneurs, has come to HSC! Ben, Taisha, Daryah, Amy, Azucena, Shyheme, and Victor J. spent this past Friday afternoon learning about finding a passion, developing a mission, and taking action. Stay tuned for what they…

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Saturday Learning: Yale’s Afro-American Cultural Center

HSC ALSJ wants to thank Kesewaa, Wesley, and the other members of the Yale Afro-American Cultural Center for sharing their wisdom about the college admissions process and about the college experience. The ten high school students, three parents, and three HSC teachers who attended the…

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Big Kids Helping Little Kids

HSC students had a great time reading to kindergarteners at Troup School. We’re proud of our students for their leadership and their commitment to our community. Great work, guys! –Cari        

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Eagle Day!

Remember Eagle Week (if not, click here to read the New Haven Independent’s coverage)? Well, we’re at it again. This Wednesday will be Eagle Day, an entirely self-directed educational experience. Students will determine which teachers they need to see and will have a chance to…

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HOT at HSC

Today was our first official HOT (Higher Order Thinking) day, run by Fran, our Library Media Specialist, and the HSC Future Fellows with Dream Director Christian. Within the hour and a half, we had an epic rock-paper-scissors contest, won by Alana, who represented the “HOT”…

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GO.HOT!

On March 20, HSC will have it’s first GO.HOT day! Mikata (pictured) will perform, as will HSC students. As the first HOT (Higher Order Thinking) high school in Connecticut, we’ve been having a great time incorporating strong arts and democratic practice across the disciplines. Students and teachers,…

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Truly a High School IN the Community

One of the key initiatives at HSC Academy for Law and Social Justice is to involve our students in experiences beyond our school walls. Whether they are attending a meeting at a local business, participating in an internship or job shadow, taking a college class, serving…

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