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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 ...



Few upsets in Tuesday’s primary elections  CT Post

As results start to trickle in across Connecticut on Primary Day, the following is the most up to date information regarding the latest unofficial numbers for ...



Bridgeport solves its math problem from within  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — It's a math equation that in recent years the city school district has answered with longtime substitute teachers. Not this year at Central High ...



The (tentative and unofficial) 2019 Preseason Football Scrimmage Schedule  Gametime CT

With the first week and a half of 2019 football preseason completed, we now enter the scrimmage phase from now until the weekend before the season opener ...



Bridgeport teen hit by officer's pistol demands police accountability  News 12 Connecticut

A Bridgeport teen seen on cellphone video being struck in the head with a pistol by a city police officer is speaking publicly about the incident.



Torres Ocasio to lead the Post as managing editor  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A familiar byline will now be running the place. Keila Torres Ocasio, a former reporter and columnist for the Connecticut Post who grew up in ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 police SROs ready for summer of community policing, sports camp  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Police Department's school resource officers are prepared to do some community policing this summer while also overseeing a ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Bassick High School graduation  CTPost

Today's Top Insider Stories Exclusive access to in-depth local, regional, and state wide reporting and thought-provoking columnist commentary. Stories from ...



Inspiration Awards Recognize Bridgeports Best Teachers  Patch.com

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



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 ...



Acting Bridgeport school chief contract approved amid controversy  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city school board agreed on a $200,000-a-year contract for its acting schools superintendent. But the board might have to vote again.



Bridgeport police investigating two robberies  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Police are investigating two late Friday afternoon robberies in the city, according to reports provided by city officials Saturday. The first robbery ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



Summer Sports Camp in full swing in Bridgeport  CTPost

On Monday, the Bridgeport Police Department's Community Services Division and school resource officers kicked off its Summer Sports Camps at Central High ...



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.



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 ...



Search for interim Bridgeport schools superintendent creates drama  CTPost

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 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.



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 ...



Ganim pushes transfer to restore school busing cuts  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Joseph Ganim took to social media on Friday afternoon with a video showing him signing a requested budget transfer to restore school ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Staples Named CTs Top Public High School: New Ranking  Westport, CT Patch

CT's Top Public High Schools: New Ranking - Westport, CT - Niche.com recently released its annual list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



Bristol Central High School valedictorian encourages peers to appreciate education  Hartford Courant

Bristol Central High School's valedictorian, Yan Zhu, began her speech with a blunt admission. “People assumed I would be smart due to my appearance,” Zhu ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bridgeport homicide victim identified as 32-year Old Dathan Gray  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Detectives are working to establish a motive for an early Saturday morning shooting that left one 32-year-old resident dead. Lt. Christopher ...



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 ...



Former Bridgeport teacher sentenced 5 years for sexually assaulting 2 students  WTNH.com

A former Bridgeport special education teacher has been hit with a five year sentence for sexually assaulting two students.



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 ...



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: 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’s annual Puerto Rican parade is Sunday  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Puerto Rican Parade celebrates pride and culture Sunday in Bridgeport. “This is a time for all of us to show unity and to let the general ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Darien Named CTs 3rd Best Public High School: New Ranking  Darien, IL Patch

CT's Top Public High Schools: New Ranking - Darien, CT - Niche.com recently released its annual list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



Two Robberies Under Investigation In Bridgeport | Bridgeport  Daily Voice

Police are investigating two robberies that took place within a short time of each other but seemed to have been committed by different people in Bridgeport.



Former Torrington schools superintendent up for interim superintendent position in Bridgeport  Torrington Register Citizen

TORRINGTON — The former Torrington superintendent of schools is one of six people up for the position of interim superintendent of Bridgeport schools.



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.



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



Help teachers live in the cities and towns where they teach  The CT Mirror

When I decided to take time to travel after graduating college, I didn't think I would end up discovering my future career. While traveling, I met many people who ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



‘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, ...



Bridgeport parents upset after school fight video goes viral  News 12 Connecticut

Parents in Bridgeport say they are concerned about the growing trend among students of recording fights and then posting them on social media for all the world ...



Politicking blamed for Bridgeport BOE officer shake-up  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Behind the scenes politicking was in high gear Monday as the city's sometimes tumultuous school board re-elected John Weldon as its ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Bridgeport Teacher Accused of Sexual Relationship With Student Resigns  NBC Connecticut

A Bridgeport high school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student and has been arrested and has resigned from her position amid ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



These CT Schools Prepare Students Best For College: New Report  Patch.com

Top 169 CT Schools That Prep Students For College - Across Connecticut, CT - A new report ranks the top 169 schools in Connecticut on how they best prepare ...



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 ...



Court Documents Offer New Details on Killing of 12-Year-Old Bridgeport Boy  NBC Connecticut

The 18-year-old man charged with the murder of a 12-year-old Bridgeport boy faced a judge Thursday morning and according to newly obtained court ...



Teacher charged in sexual assault resigns  CT Post

Ramos, 31, of Pond Point Avenue, Milford, was charged Tuesday with second-degree sexual assault after police said she admitted having sexual intercourse ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Where Do Weston and Joel Barlow Rank Among CTs Top Schools?  Weston, CT Patch

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



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 ...



Photo Flash: First Look at PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN at Central High School in Bridgeport  Broadway World

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout previously announced that Central High School in Bridgeport, CT will present the regional ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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