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Police Explorers Visit

Detective Stone and three Police Explorers (including HSC ALSJ’s own Raziel and Ismael) visited a group of enthusiastic prospective officers today to share information about the program. Explorers go through the same training as the cadets and often work side-by-side with NHPD officers. If you…

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Voter Registration Drive

The HSC ALSJ Student Council held a voter registration drive during this week’s fun run. Nate, our music teacher, sounded his trumpet each time a new voter registered and council members held up signs and painted the faces of students too young to vote. We…

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WILD in the White Mountains

            This past weekend, HSC ALSJ’s Wilderness Inspired Leadership Development (WILD) group hit 3000 ft of elevation, hiked over 6.9 miles, dropped their gear at a hut, and pushed on for another 1.6 miles and 1200 ft of elevation to…

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Foundation Cohort: A Powerful Program

Instead of 9th grade or freshman year, HSC ALSJ uses a cohort model. Our Foundation students take math, English, history, and science together with four teachers who specialize in facilitating the transition from 8th grade to high school. Why did we start using this approach?…

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Flight Days

We were too excited about getting back to school to sit still, so instead of just running through schedules and going over syllabi, HSC ALSJ students got right to work.             Students selected pathways, participated in mini-lessons, and then worked…

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A New Year and a New Schedule!

Monday: Advisory: 7:35-7:50 Per. 1: 7:55-8:40 Per. 2: 8:45-9:30 Per. 3: 9:35-10:20 Per. 4: 10:25-11:10 Per.5: 11:15-12:00 Lunch: 12:00-12:25 SSR: 12:25-12:40 Per. 6: 12:40-1:25 Per. 7: 1:30-2:15   Tuesday/Thursday: Advisory: 7:35-7:50 Per. 1: 7:55-9:15 Per. 3: 9:20-10:40 Break: 10:40-10:50 Per. 5: 10:50-12:10 Lunch: 12:10-12:35 SSR:…

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New Haven students want police to “See Me” and not stereotypes

From the New Haven Register: NEW HAVEN >> Ariana Ellis didn’t know why she was being stopped by an officer downtown, but within moments, the officer flipped her bike over to read the serial number. “He asked me to flip my bike over, and before…

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Summer Reading 2014

This summer all HSC ALSJ students are required to read at least two novels. The first novel will be a title assigned to you by your current English teacher. You will complete an in class performance task on that assigned novel within the first two…

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National Honor Society

Congratulations to our 2014 inductees!

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Plant Sale and Tag Sale!

May 3 from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. at HSC ALSJ, 175 Water St., New Haven, CT 06511                        

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