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95th Birthday celebration

July 6, 2018 by Alice Smith WoodsonDavis (Register to contact)

Alice (Smith) Woodson-Davis recently celebrated her 95th birthday with a ride on a Harley Davidson, courtesy of Thunderbird Harley in Albuquerque, NM, complete with leather jacket/chaps! Thunderbird was so impressed, they posted a Facebook video which got 900+ hits. Sporting pink streaks in her hair, Alice is getting younger every year!

Joe Brochin, 1954

June 28, 2013 by Faye Bodian Johnson (Register to contact)

Joe Brochin, Hillhouse 1954, passed away May 23,2013.

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New Haven primary: Get out the vote is the order of the day  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Primary Day is here in Connecticut. In Democratic New Haven, it would be difficult not to know that there will be a mayoral primary between ...



A New Haven ‘clown’ who brought joy to generations has died at 85  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Herman “Hy” Katz was never without a joke. But Katz, known as “Big Eyes” the klown (yes, he spelled it with a k) and as a longtime local ...



At Hillhouse Graduation, A Divine Milestone  New Haven Independent

After a motivational keynote address from U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes, Divine Mahoudi, 18, crossed the James Hillhouse High School graduation stage to receive ...



Recent gun violence prompts New Haven police presence near Hillhouse  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — City police stationed an officer on Sherman Parkway near James Hillhouse High School Thursday afternoon, aiming to watch over students ...



New Haven honors championship Hillhouse teams  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The city today honored James Hillhouse High School basketball and track champions at City Hall. Mayor Toni N. Harp, Superintendent of ...



Mr. P Passes On  New Haven Independent

Jack Paulishen, a beloved teacher at Hillhouse High School whose lessons extended far beyond the classroom, died Thursday morning at 54 years old.



Longtime New Haven BOE clerk claims wrongful termination  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — A longtime staffer in the city public schools recently sued the Board of Education, alleging she was wrongfully terminated for reporting a ...



Classmates plan reunions this summer, fall  New Haven Register

James Hillhouse High School class of 1954's 65th reunion will be held Sept. 8 at The Woodwinds in Branford. RVSP by Aug. 10 to Sandra Gardon Lublin at ...



New Haven Board of Education to consider new intervention program for at-risk Hillhouse girls  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The Board of Education will consider a new $19,000 behavioral intervention program at James Hillhouse High School for about 10 girls at ...



New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Meet the James Hillhouse High School band  WTNH Connecticut News

Dozens of marching units take part in the Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day parade coming up on Sunday. Meet one of the most fantastic acts: the James ...



You Did Good, Mr. P  New Haven Independent

At the front of three rows of chairs, at the center of the school library, Mr. P was wincing. He folded his hands and crossed his legs. Coworkers past and...



Incident Leads To Temporary Lockdown At New Haven School  New Haven, CT Patch

Temporary Lockdown At New Haven School - New Haven, CT - The lockdown was in effect during the late morning on Tuesday.



Hillhouse High School graduation 2018  New Haven Register

Image 1 of 122. Images of James Hillhouse High School commencement exercises at Bowen Field in New Haven, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Images of James ...



Hillhouse graduates dashing toward future  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Graduates of James Hillhouse High School, the high school track capital of the state, took one last glance over their shoulder Tuesday night ...



Male students at New Haven’s Hillhouse High School holding feminine products drive  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> A group of Kiyama Movement students at James Hillhouse High School have come up with a new approach for respecting womanhood.



Hillhouse High School Vandalized After Break-In  NBC Connecticut

New Haven Police and the city's school system are investigating following an apparent break in and vandalism at James Hillhouse High School earlier this ...



New Haven school administrator has edgy nighttime hobby  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — James Hillhouse High School Assistant Principal John Tarka slips out of bed in the wee hours of the morning under darkness, drives to an ...



New Haven’s Hillhouse High School class of ‘65 establishes scholarship for graduates  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> Every five years, members of the James Hillhouse High School Class of 1965 reunite to toast to their high school days and on the night of the ...



Wilbur Cross High School graduates 388 in New Haven  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The largest high school in the city graduated 388 students Friday in a ceremony that took slightly over an hour, in which savoring life's fleeting ...



Empowering portrait of city youth affixed to Dixwell firehouse in New Haven  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Two visions of James Hillhouse High School senior Makayla Dawkins appeared at the Dixwell Avenue firehouse Monday afternoon. In one, she ...



Top 50: New Haven is a city of champions  New Haven Register

Editor's note: This is the 23rd story in the Register's Top 50 series. Sitting between two of the largest professional sports markets in the country is this city, as rich ...



New Haven school board mulls student election snafu  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Whether New Haven high school students have an opportunity to vote on their elected representative depends on one student. The city's ...



Police identify man arrested in 2013 New Haven homicide cold case  FOX61 Hartford

NEW HAVEN -- New Haven Police announced Sunday an arrest was made in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Javier Martinez back in 2013, and on Thursday ...



53 New Haven teacher jobs spared, community calls for leadership change  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The Board of Education voted to spare 53 teacher's jobs Monday, officially calling off a proposal to cut those jobs and ask teachers to reapply to ...



State Pinpoints 3 Turnarounds, 3 Top Performers  New Haven Independent

The Connecticut Department of Education held up three local schools that exemplify academic achievement, at the same time that it pointed out three local ...



Hillhouse High School prom  New Haven Register

Scenes from the 2018 James Hillhouse High School Prom. Elegance and Style were on full display at Woodwinds of Branford on Thursday, May 31, 2018.



New Haven’s Freddy Fixer Parade Committee plans events; parade is June 2  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The Elm City Freddy Fixer Parade Committee recently announced that the annual Freddy Fixer Parade will be held June 2 at 1:30 p.m. Led by ...



Critics worry New Haven schools sacrifice counselors for security guards  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Critics worry city schools are becoming overly policed surveillance sites, but New Haven educators say they work effectively to balance security ...



New Haven’s Hillhouse grads told they’re ready to face challenges  New Haven Register

Isheeka Bruce, senior class president, told her fellow classmates at their Thursday graduation what they already knew: graduating from the school is a point of ...



New Haven BOE ponders equity, cost of magnet schools  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — As the Board of Education is soon to close its third consecutive fiscal year with a multi-million dollar budget deficit, its members are beginning to ...



New Haven Public Schools schedule second Hillhouse graduation ceremony for those turned away from first  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> As Kermit Carolina delivered wisdom and advice to the 300 graduates at James Hillhouse High School's June 16 commencement, his words ...



East Haven to honor Vietnam vet Coady at Memorial Day observance  New Haven Register

EAST HAVEN — Vietnam veteran James Edward Coady will be this year's “honored vet” at the town's annual Memorial Day observance on the Green May 27, ...



New Haven Freddy Fixer Parade Award winners revealed  New Haven Register

The Freddy Fixer Parade was held Sunday along Dixwell Avenue, delighting children and adults in the pageantry of the annual community event. Parade ...



Co-op’s Lihame Arouna elected to New Haven Board of Education  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Cooperative Arts and Humanities sophomore Lihame Arouna, 15, was elected Friday to a two-year term as a nonvoting student member of the ...



2 candidates share ideas in New Haven BOE student election forum  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Two high school sophomores running for a nonvoting seat on the Board of Education shared their visions and answered questions Wednesday ...



Arrest made in shooting of 14-year-old Hillhouse student  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> A 17-year-old is in police custody in connection with the shooting of a 14-year-old student outside James Hillhouse High School Monday night.



Greater New Haven students honored by Daughters of the American Revolution chapter  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The Greater New Haven chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution rewarded 10 high school students for good citizenship last month, ...



West Haven Memorial Day parade draws thousands  New Haven Register

WEST HAVEN — Thousands lined Campbell Avenue two-deep Sunday to honor the nation's war dead in a Memorial Day parade that included a military aircraft ...



New Haven student board member looks outside to better community  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Makayla Dawkins, a senior at James Hillhouse High School, has been much too busy for the beach. Over the summer, 17-year-old Dawkins ...



HANH Hails Her Graduates  New Haven Independent

Yaleija Jackson recently had a bad experience with a dentist. When he pulled her tooth, it hurt. A lot. That has only increased her career aspiration to be a dentist ...



New Haven school board settles sexual harassment case for $150,000  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The Board of Education approved a $150,000 settlement in a sexual harassment case filed against a former principal of Cooperative Arts and ...



New Haven families irate over teacher vacancy, other issues  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — About 25 parents from Worthington Hooker School got a meeting with members of the Board of Education this week after emailed complaints ...



West Haven Memorial Day parade to be led by Vietnam veteran  New Haven Register

WEST HAVEN — The city will pay tribute to the nation's fallen soldiers May 27 with a Memorial Day parade that will be led by Vietnam veteran William “Bill” ...



Hillhouse trio in New Haven headed to Ivy League schools  New Haven Register

The students last week discussed what it took to maintain 4.0-plus GPA while dealing with the school's negative image and their own self-esteem as minority ...



Can New Haven fix its election chaos?  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — James O'Connell got right to the point. To help elections run more smoothly, longevity as a poll worker is not the best credential to continue to ...



Hillhouse ROTC Cadets Honor Veterans  New Haven Independent

The following article was submitted by retired Lt. Col. John Hinrichs and retired Sgt. 1st Class Lisa Rodriguez. On a blustery cold December day, nine James ...



The March To Freddy Fixer Begins  New Haven Independent

The following was submitted by Petisia M. Adger, president of the Elm City Freddy Fixer Parade Committee Inc. (ECFFPC). The 55th Freddy Fixer Parade will be ...



Birks facing pressure over education, cuts, budget in New Haven  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — In her March 2018 transition plan, Superintendent of Schools Carol Birks said she would “right-size” New Haven's school district staff under her ...



Rising freshmen build bridges at New Haven’s Hillhouse High School  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> Perhaps the most essential part of preventing students from stumbling in high school is to ensure they start on the right foot. The Hillhouse High ...



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 ...



The victims of New Haven homicides in 2018  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Two women and eight men were the victims of homicide in 2018. The youngest victim was 21 and the oldest was 51, with most being lost to ...



Drill Torch Passed At Freddy Fixer  New Haven Independent

This year's Freddy Fixer Parade Sunday ended in tears ... of joy, as Nation Drill Squad and Drum Corps leader Douglas “Dougie” Bethea passed the baton to his ...



Field renovations complete at New Haven’s Bowen Field; official opening soon  New Haven Register

The project includes a newly renovated synthetic turf field, an eight-lane track, various lighting structures, locker rooms, bathrooms and bleachers. In August ...



National Teacher of the Year 2016 began her career in New Haven  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes grew up in Waterbury and taught social studies at James Hillhouse High School after obtaining her ...



Birks Moves To Close Riverside  New Haven Independent

Riverside Education Academy, the city's last alternative school, could close next school year amid the latest round of budget cuts.



Hundreds of New Haven families get freebies at Back to School Rally  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> Two hours before the doors opened at James Hillhouse High School, families lined up in the rain down Sherman Parkway for the annual Back ...



Black principals discuss critical leadership roles in New Haven schools  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN>> Joseph Johnson said he recalls that there were very few black educators with doctorates in the district when he attended New Haven Public ...



Spinnaker projects in New Haven stir debate on labor, community issues  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Devon McNeil wants to contribute to his hometown by working on some of the many construction projects underway or starting this year in the ...



New Haven black, Hispanic clergy endorse Harp; ex-fire, police officials back Elicker  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — A coalition of black and Hispanic clergy endorsed Mayor Toni Harp for re-election Tuesday, calling her a leader of experience and a woman of ...



Teen Trio Making Doo-Wop Waves  New Haven Independent

To raucous applause, Aveion Downs took the stage and began belting out James Brown's “Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine.”



New Haven students back in school, high fives abound  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — With backpacks in tow, thousands of children jumped on school buses Thursday morning for the first day of the 2018-19 school year. According ...



Native New Havener takes over the helm at Hillhouse  WTNH Connecticut News

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — It's a new beginning for New Haven's James Hillhouse High School. Glen Worthy grew up in the Newhallville section of the city.



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.



FBI probe, nation’s longest-serving prisoner, hiding OxyContin’s potency top weekend news  CTPost

Over the past four years, the city of Bridgeport has awarded G. Pic & Sons Construction more than $9.1 million worth of work. VAZ Quality Works has received ...



New Haven student-athlete tutoring program raises the bar  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Officials with the city's schools have a deal with its student-athletes: the trophies stay with the city, but they get to take the knowledge with them.



Trip to Washington D.C. for Million Man March anniversary inspires New Haven students  New Haven Register

This concept was foreign to these students considering their limited scope of the world outside of New Haven,” said Hunter, 30, a school counselor for the ...



SAT Scores Slump  New Haven Independent

Standardized test scores in New Haven's high schools sank last school year, leaving all but one school with lower scores than three years ago.



Teacher Cuts Targeted Humanities  New Haven Independent

Justifying her decision to pare back social studies, world languages, arts and music, reading intervention and basic elementary education, Superintendent Carol ...



New Haven schools seek standardized discipline; black boys punished at higher rate  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Threatening another student is against the rules in New Haven public schools, but whether the punishment fits the crime can be inconsistent ...



Grade Tampering Discovered at a New Haven High School  NBC Connecticut

An investigation has revealed instances of grade tampering and preferential treatment of student athletes at James Hillhouse High School in New Haven.



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.



Parent accuses former New Haven school staffers of making students fight  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> A staff-orchestrated fight between two James Hillhouse High School students in a school bathroom left at least one of the students with ...



Elicker Calls For New Priorities In City Schools  New Haven Independent

More early childhood education spots. More art classes. More vocational apprenticeships. More professionals on the school board. Less standardized testing.



New Haven Election Day chaos solution includes Yale University  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The city, in conjunction with Yale University, hopes to smooth the way for a better voting experience by opening a second site on Election Day ...



Union accuses New Haven official of threatening  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> Local 3144 President Cherlyn Poindexter is asking Mayor Toni Harp to terminate Chief Administrative Officer Michael Carter following an ...



Orest Tadey Dubno  Hartford Courant

Orest Tadey (Tom) Dubno passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. He was predeceased by his wife, Irina L. Dubno, and his son, Gregory B. Dubno.



New Haven Board of Education approves 6 principal moves  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The Board of Education approved six new elementary principals Monday, shuffling and promoting internal candidates to new roles to replace ...



New Haven’s Career, Creed, Cross, Coop schools hold commencement exercises  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — In the auditorium of Hill Regional Career High School, about 87 people graduated from Creed High School Monday evening; only half were ...



Amity Regional Among CTs Top 20 Public High Schools: New Ranking  Orange, CT Patch

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



Funeral Held for 15-Year-Old Killed in New Haven Triple Shooting  NBC Connecticut

The family of a 15-year-old killed in a triple shooting last week in New Haven gathered at a funeral Saturday in mourning of their lost loved one.



New Haven citywide science fair brings learners together  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Two science projects, one testing whether red and yellow will mix to form orange and the other an attempt to modify usnic acid's molecular ...



New Haven’s Hillhouse High School football team field repairs delayed  New Haven Register

In October, during a ground-breaking ceremony to announce rebuilding work, Superintendent of Schools Garth Harries said the goal was to have the field ready ...



Male Students Hold Feminine Products Drive at New Haven School  NBC Connecticut

A group of male students from James Hillhouse High School in New Haven is holding a feminine products drive through June 2 so they will be readily available ...



35 New Haven firefighters promoted to officer positions  New Haven Register

Parents, spouses and children filled the James Hillhouse High School auditorium Friday night as 35 firefighters were promoted to six different ranks. Fire Chief ...



New Haven school board to seek $30 million budget boost  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The Board of Education is asking Mayor Toni Harp to increase its operating funds by $30 million in the next fiscal year in the budget she will ...



Connecticut VA seeks to squash barriers as more female veterans seek services  New Haven Register

While the total veteran population is predicted to decline, the percent of women veterans is increasing. They constitute the fastest growing veteran population in ...



New Haven Superintendent of Schools Birks begins listening tour with school visits  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Carol Birks, New Haven's new superintendent of schools, is starting with the basics. Today was Birks' first day on the job, which began her ...



Murphy visits New Haven soup kitchen  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., seemed to enjoy his visit to the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen Tuesday — enough so that he's checking ...



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 ...



Contractors Scaffold Harp Reelection  New Haven Independent

After receiving contracts for building new schools and renovating public housing, Giordano Construction repaid the favor by hosting a top-dollar fundraiser for ...



New Haven High School Graduation Rates Released  Patch.com

Connecticut Graduation Rates - New Haven, CT - ​The state has released town-by-town data concerning how many local students are graduating from their ...



New Haven’s teacher of the year 2018 engages through art  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Art teacher Michael Pavano's students are not traditional, and neither is he. “We have such an eclectic group of kids that challenge us to think ...



New Haven Class of 2017 leaves its legacy, 1,300 seniors graduate  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> More than 1,300 students graduated from New Haven Public Schools this week amid smiles, family joy and countless photos. Although the ...



Stetson Library Campaign Gathers Student Momentum  New Haven Independent

If each of the 950 students at James Hillhouse High School puts just a quarter in the three wooden boxes fashioned by the young carpenters in wood shop, that ...



City Looks Within Ranks To Groom Teachers Of Color  New Haven Independent

A decade ago, Richard Cowes quit his high-paying job in the insurance industry to go into education. He started off teaching as a substitute, earning $50 a day, ...



New Haven teacher’s writing prize brings culinary tools to school  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> The voice carried over the scraping of metal wisks on metal bowls, the constant back and forth of peelers on pounds of potatoes, the sizzling of ...



20 Days Absent -- & Stay Back?  New Haven Independent

Toni Harp called for reinstituting a 160-day attendance rule at James Hillhouse High School—and in the process took a swipe at one of her rivals in the mayoral ...



Obituary: James L. Dahill, of Branford  Branford, CT Patch

Obituary: James L. Dahill, of Branford - Branford, CT - At age 26 he was appointed New Haven Fire commissioner by New Haven's Mayor Lee and served for 13 ...



Hillhouse High School Principal Kermit Carolina issues apology, settles defamation suit  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> The woman, whose charges set off a probe into alleged record tampering at James Hillhouse High School, has gotten an apology. Hillhouse ...



New Haven Fire Department officials, recruits share job details with students  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN >> A select group of James Hillhouse High School students got a glimpse of the life of a firefighter in training Thursday. It began with a tour of the ...



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