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SEEN: Central High School prom 2019  CT Post

Bridgeport's Central High School held its prom at Villa Bianca in Seymour on May 23, 2019. Were you SEEN? Photo: Alex Torres. SEEN: Central High School ...



Former Central star to be remembered at football camp in Bridgeport  CTPost

A former Central High School football and lacrosse star will be remembered at the annual June 15 football camp Christon Gill operates at the school.



Search for interim Bridgeport schools superintendent creates drama  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — At one point during interviews this past week for a one-year job as interim school superintendent, Board Chairman John Weldon asked a ...



Bridgeport superintendent to take job at UB  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Soon-to-depart city Schools Superintendent Aresta Johnson is going to work for the University of Bridgeport. Johnson will become the director ...



A sixth finalist invited to vie for Bridgeport Interim Schools Chief  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — And then there were six. After being blasted by the public during a blistering two-hour public session, the city school board agreed by a 5-4 ...



Heres How Every CT High School Ranks By County: U.S. News  Patch.com

Here's How CT High Schools Rank: U.S. News - Across Connecticut, CT - See how your high school compares to others nearby in this new list from U.S. News ...



Family seeks answers in San Francisco drowning of former star athlete from Bridgeport  News 12 Connecticut

Emmanuel Omari was laid to rest Sunday. The JPMorgan investment analyst been a star athlete at Bridgeport's Central High School.



Central High ribbon-cutting shows off makeover  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Until a couple of weeks ago, Central High School could brag that it was the city's newest local high school — cold comfort for a building that ...



Reports: Manhunt near Bridgeport’s Central High School dwindles  CTPost

UPDATE: 9:10 P.M.. BRIDGEPORT — Police are still on the lookout for the suspect of an earlier manhunt, but the active manhunt involving multiple officers has ...



Man charged with Stratford home invasion  CTPost

STRATFORD — A Bridgeport man was arrested after police said he broke into the home of his former girlfriend here and stole her jewelry before fleeing in her ...



A flash course in engineering sparks excitement  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Most people have heard of flash mobs. In Room C-210 at Central High School on Wednesday, there was a flash course in engineering, ...



Central High School graduation 2018  CT Post

Image 1 of 67. Central High School's Class of 2018 Graduation Exercises in Bridgeport, Conn., on Friday, June 22, 2018. Central High School's Class of 2018 ...



SEEN: Central High School senior prom 2018  CT Post

Bridgeport's Central High School held its senior prom at Cascade Fine Catering in Hamden on June 1, 2018. The senior class graduates on June 22. Were you ...



Bridgeport classroom turned into secret lab  WTNH.com

Students at one shoreline high school got a big surprise this morning. Sikorsky Aircraft, and parent company Lockheed Martin, took over a classroom with ...



City, school board sued over Bridgeport teacher’s sex assaults of student  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - A local teenager, who police said was repeatedly sexually assaulted by his special education teacher, claims local school officials negligently ...



Officers Remained at Bridgeport's Central and Bassick High Schools After Investigations  NBC Connecticut

Central High School in Bridgeport was on lockdown as police investigated a social media threat that turned out to be a reference to a school in New Mexico ...



No. 3 Bassick cruises past city rival Central  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Trap game. It is a cliché to some, but a rather scary prospect for basketball coaches. Bassick High School boys coach Bernie Lofton, however, ...



Bassick High School gets its turn at a makeover  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Bassick High School is ready for its $115 million makeover. Whether it will take the form of a new building, a renovation or something in ...



Bridgeport students surprised with hands on lesson from Sikorsky Engineers  FOX61 Hartford

BRIDGEPORT – Central High School in Bridgeport was one of five school chosen for the opportunity to learn from everyday engineers from Connecticut based ...



A move to block Bassick stay-over at old Harding High is underway  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Not everyone is sold on the idea of making the old Harding High School the temporarily new Bassick High School. City Council member ...



SEEN: Bridgeport's Central High School prom 2017  CT Post

Bridgeport's Central High School held its senior prom at Woodwinds Banquet Hall in Branford on May 18, 2017. Were you SEEN? Photo: Sara Collimore.



Central High School graduation 2017  CT Post

Image 1 of 40. Central High School Graduation at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Central High School Graduation at ...



Bridgeport teacher among state Teacher of the Year finalists  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — For the second time in four years, a local educator has made the final round in the Connecticut Teacher of the Year competition. Sheena ...



Bridgeport magnet school policy tweaked  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The school board has agreed to change its magnet school policies in an attempt to balance fairness and expected rigor.



Bridgeport Central to name court in honor of Barry McLeod  New Haven Register

Bridgeport Central will name its basketball court after longtime boys basketball coach Barry McLeod in Wednesday's season finale against Brien McMahon.



Former teacher gets 5 years for sexually assaulting special ed students  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — There were no tears from Laura Ramos. The eyes of the former Central High School teacher, who pleaded no contest to sexually assaulting ...



Bridgeport: Adult ed classes begin Sept. 4  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Registration for the Department of Adult Education fall semester evening classes will take place Monday through Thursday, August 27-30, from ...



Bridgeport students protest length, conditions of walking to school  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — About 30 protesters gathered in front of City Hall Monday to protest how hard it is to get to school on foot. Many of the protesters were of high ...



Bridgeport Schools set graduation date and locales  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city's Board of Education is forgoing a daylong graduation marathon at the Webster Bank Arena this year in favor of a much more ...



Former teacher pleads no contest to sexually assaulting students  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - A former Central High School teacher pleaded no contest Monday to sexually assaulting two special education students. Her hands folded in ...



Bridgeport police: Teen critical after bullet fragment hits brain  News 12 Connecticut

Bridgeport police added extra security at area high schools Friday after a teen was shot.



Alleged sex assaulting teacher gets brief detention  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The former Central High School teacher caught driving the special education student she is accused of sexually assaulting to the beach got a ...



Forum: Bridgeport school board members seek positive dialogue  CT Post

On Feb. 5, the Bridgeport Board of Education held a special meeting to discuss and possibly act on a series of Community Conversations related to Bridgeport ...



In Bridgeport, new curriculum widens students’ perspectives  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A month into a semester-long course on African American Studies, Damian Charriez was compelled to Google the name Mansa Musa.



Pair charged in Bridgeport teen’s homicide  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Two Bridgeport residents have been charged in connection with the February slaying of city teen Dyshon Williams. On Feb. 11, the 19-year-old ...



Former Bridgeport teacher accused of assaulting students pleads no contest  FOX61 Hartford

BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport special education teacher charged with sexually assaulting two students has pleaded no contest. The Connecticut Post reports ...



Group wants race gap between students, educators closed  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The only male role models Ryan Brown recalls while attending Danbury High School were his football coaches. “They had my back,” Brown ...



Cops: Ex-teacher caught with alleged student lover despite protective order  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A sojourn to the beach on a summer day may have cost the freedom of a former Central High School teacher accused of sexually assaulting ...



Central Named Among Connecticuts Best High Schools for 2017: U.S. News and World Report  Patch.com

Central Named Among Connecticut's Best - Bridgeport, CT - The annual list is out and 40 Connecticut schools rank among the best in the state.



Bridgeport police connect with city’s youth  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city police department's school resource officers are working to further connect with Bridgeport's youth through various events. On April 20 ...



Ex-teacher arrested on more sex charges  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT—A former Central High School teacher allegedly had sex with at least four of her male special education students, police confirmed Wednesday.



Displaced Bridgeport school leaders reassigned  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Budget cuts have led to more administrative reassignments than usual in a school district that is used to rearranging the deck chairs each ...



Special needs teacher admits to sexually assaulting two schoolboys because she wasn't getting enough sex at ho  MEAWW

A 32-year-old special needs teacher was reportedly sentenced to five years in prison after she admitted to sexually assaulting two schoolboys because she was ...



Arrest made in 12-year-old’s murder  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A teenager in custody in connection with an earlier assault at Central High School was charged Monday with the fatal shooting of 12-year-old ...



1 arrested following triple shooting in Bridgeport  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A juvenile arrested in connection with a triple shooting in the city Tuesday is the brother of one of four people arrested Monday following an ...



Central High School Class of 2014 Graduation  CT Post

Image 1 of 137. Scenes from the Central High School commencement ceremony Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Kennedy Stadium in Bridgeport, Conn. Scenes from ...



Teacher charged with sexually assaulting special ed student  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — A Central High School teacher has been removed from her job amid charges she sexually assaulted a special education student.



Teen pleads not guilty to killing 12-year-old  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Charged with killing 12-year-old Clinton Howell in a drive-by shooting last month, 18-year-old Tajay Chambers waived a hearing on probable ...



Some newness to education in 2018  CTPost

The year 2018 will go down as another year of budget cuts for many public school districts in the state, but that's nothing new. It is something Bridgeport has ...



Bridgeport protestors want better communication between school staff and Latino parents  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — About 25 parents and children staged a protest in front of City Hall Thursday morning demanding that the city's school district improve services ...



Bassick High School reinvention under way  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The wheels have been put in motion for a new Bassick High School. Not just a much-needed new building to replace the leaky one built as a ...



New school bus contract hits road block  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A new city school bus contract remains in limbo after one school board member — upset with restrictions the pact placed on drivers — got up ...



Central High fencing team foiled by zero funding  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — The sport of fencing gets its name from the word “defense,” and that's the stance the Central High School fencing team has had to take lately.



Police: alleged killer of 12-year-old confessed  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - Warned by his public defender not to talk to anyone - especially police, Tajay Chambers, the alleged killer of 12-year-old Clinton Howell, began ...



‘Gang hunter’ arraigned in murder of 12-year-old  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - They were out hunting members of the “BGs” -the Blitz Gang. Police said 18-year-old Tajay Chambers, 16-year-old Alexander Bolanos, ...



Schooled in construction  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Hard hats are not required by the Central High School dress code, but these days they wouldn't seem out of place. As students pour out into ...



Bridgeport teacher receive Yale Educator Award  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Shaun Mitchell never attended Yale University, but one of his former students does. As such, the award winning Central High School English ...



Boy’s alleged killers face judge  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - Charged with killing 12-year-old Clinton Howell in a drive by shooting last month, 18-year-old Tajay Chambers will have a choice. “I'm going to ...



Bridgeport SROs ready for back-to-school  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city's School Resource Officers have been hard at work to prepare for the first day of school on Aug. 30. The Bridgeport Police ...



School district welcomes new band director  The Wilton Bulletin

Following the retirement of longtime music educator John Rhodes, the Wilton Public School District has welcomed a new band director: Troy Williams.



See Where Staples High School Ranks Among States Best: 2019 List  Westport, CT Patch

CT's Best High Schools: U.S. News & World Report - Westport, CT - U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the best high schools in the nation and CT For ...



Central High enforces school uniform policy, a bit late  Ct Post

Wearing a thin white top with lacy sleeves and matching white plastic sunglasses, Central High School senior Kenji Johnson uttered a few choice words when ...



Bridgeport BOE adds student participation, subtracts meeting time limits  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city school board on Monday adjusted two parts of new bylaws it approved in a rush with no public comment. The first: Student ...



School board member arrested at Success Village meeting  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Often-controversial Board of Education member Maria Pereira has been arrested after a Success Village Apartments Board of Directors ...



Some call Bridgeport school budget forums “bashing sessions”  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The idea was to get ahead of what is bound to be another tumultuous spring budget season by holding community conversations in all 10 city ...



Inspiration Awards Recognize Bridgeports Best Teachers  Patch.com

'Inspiration Awards' Recognize Teachers - Bridgeport, CT - The awards include the prestigious Beard Award.



Man held on $1 million bond for allegedly stabbing girlfriend’s new boyfriend  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT- A West Haven man, accused of fatally stabbing a local man in a fight over a mutual girlfriend, was ordered held Wednesday on $1 million bond.



Bridgeport Council wrestles with tax, service cuts  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Police Chief Armando Perez looked across the meeting table at City Council members, intensity in his voice, as he sought to convey the lack of ...



School-By-School Vaccination Rates In CT Released | Across Connecticut, CT  Patch.com

CONNECTICUT — The State Department of Health released a school-by-school list of vaccination rates in Connecticut. The decision comes after a number of ...



African American, Latin studies required to graduate high school in Bridgeport  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — City high school students will have to take a half-year course in African American Studies, Caribbean/Latin American Studies or Perspectives ...



Look up how your school performs under Connecticut's annual statewide assessment  Hartford Courant

The Connecticut State Department of Education has released the latest results from the Next Generation Accountability System. See how your school did.



Harding music wing named after 2019 Connecticut Teacher of the Year  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The 2019 Connecticut Teacher of the Year and local music teacher will now be teaching in a music wing that bears her name. The city school ...



Tisdale School wins debate tournament  CTPost

New Haven — Students from Jettie S. Tisdale School in Bridgeport took first place in the inaugural Twin City Classic debate, held Jan. 25. Hosted at Yale ...



Bridgeport BOE sets new goals for superintendent  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — It was an overall positive rating for a freshman superintendent who oversees what arguably is the toughest school district in the state.



Twilight program caters to students having trouble at Bridgeport high schools  Ct Post

BRIDGEPORT -- As most students are exiting Central High School around 3:15 p.m., Rayshellie Rodriguez stops at the security desk to deposit her cellphone ...



Bridgeport Rallies Around Quadriplegic Teacher About To Lose Vital Benefits  Bridgeport Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Friends are rallying around a beloved Central High School teacher who recently learned that state budget changes might make it ...



Fairchild Wheeler High School graduation 2018  CT Post

Image 1 of 15. Information Technology graduate Jose Juarez, of Bridgeport, celebrates after getting his diploma during the Interdistrict Science Magnet School's ...



Broke school board finds money for freshman football at Harding  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A city school board still trying to find millions in cuts to make next year's school budget balanced added $3,500 to the bottom line to fund ...



Teacher’s union endorses Moore over one of their own  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Education Association's executive board has voted to endorse State Sen. Marilyn Moore, D-Bridgeport, for another term ...



Marilyn Moore to run for Bridgeport mayor  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Surrounded by a small crowd of allies that she must grow into a movement for change, state Sen. Marilyn Moore on Monday announced her ...



State Voters’ Guide  CTPost

PAM STANESKI. Party: Republican Job: State Representative for House District 119; EDUCATION: Old Dominion University: Office/Community Groups: former ...



Obama rallies crowd for Malloy in Bridgeport  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT -- Allies to the end on issues such as gun control and the minimum wage, President Barack Obama helped Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ...



Where Does Brookfield High School Rank Among CTs Top Schools?  Brookfield, CT Patch

You may be surprised to see how well Brookfield did, and what neighboring CT schools rank among the nation's best. By Rich Kirby, Patch Staff. May 1, 2019 ...



Judge scolds teacher for not staying away from alleged student lover  New York Post

Laura Calladio Ramos, who has resigned from at her position at Central High School in Bridgeport, Connecticut, spent about an hour in jail Thursday after a ...



Bridgeport teacher accused of having sex with student  WFSB

A high school special education teacher has allegedly admitted to having sex with one of her students.



U.S. presidents in Connecticut  CT Post

In honor of Presidents Day, we take a look back at some of the presidents that have visited Connecticut through the years. Click through the slideshow for a peek ...



Excellence in teaching awards announced  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Education Fund has announced its 2018 Inspiration Awards for city educators. Top prizes go to Natalie Liberty-Murray, ...



Laura Ramos: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Laura Ramos is the Central High School teacher from Bridgeport, Connecticut, who is accused of having sex with a special education student.



Reporter goes back to the future at Central  Ct Post

instead of going undercover like in the movies, I went as myself: a 2003 Central grad who went on to work at her hometown newspaper and has covered the city ...



Bridgeport Central High Toasts The Class Of 2016 At Graduation  Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Over 300 Hilltoppers — with the guys in black and the girls in red — marched into the Webster Bank Arena on Tuesday evening as ...



Harding, Central, Bassick and Bullard-Havens Graduation Rates Released  Patch.com

High School's Graduation Rates Released - Bridgeport, CT - The state has released town-by-town data concerning how many local students are graduating from ...



New K-9 Joins Bridgeport Police  Patch.com

New K-9 Joins Bridgeport Police - Bridgeport, CT - The 2 year old, Belgian Malinois joined the Bridgeport K9 Unit thanks to a donation from Sonitrol Verified ...



Bridgeport superintendent to be honored by CT NAACP  CTPost

Bridgeport Schools Superintendent Aresta Johnson has been chosen as one of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut for 2018 by the Connecticut ...



Connecticut's Shame: In One of America's Richest Counties, a High School Has Been Failing for 50 Years  The 74

Updated May 17 “What's wrong with Bridgeport is that for quite a few years now not enough people in Washington have cared what's happening here — and in a ...



U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Milford Schools Make Elite List  Milford, CT Patch

Best CT High Schools In America U.S. News - Milford, CT - U.S. News & World Report released its high school rankings. See how Joseph A. Foran and Jonathan ...



Choir makes a comeback at Bridgeport’s Harding High  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — For the first time in years, the sounds of choir warm-ups are spilling out of from a second floor performing arts wing into the drab hallways of ...



Bridgeport PD acquires police dog for bomb detection  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city has an additional line of defense when it comes to bomb detection now that Dennis, the police department's new bomb sniffing dog, ...



Danbury’s DiNardo earns 500th win  Danbury News Times

DANBURY — Jackie DiNardo stood near center court with a big smile on her face and a basketball that she'll cherish forever in her hands, receiving nonstop ...



Former teacher arraigned on sex charges  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT—A former Central High School teacher was arraigned Tuesday morning on charges that she sexually assaulted a special education student.



Maria Pereira: School board must reflect community  CT Post

Mayor Ganim and his cohort of Bridgeport Board of Education members, Chair John Weldon, Vice Chair Jessica Martinez, Hernan Illingworth, Christopher Taylor ...



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