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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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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 police make arrest in 2013 slaying of student  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — When Javier Martinez, 18, was killed in December 2013, his family lost a promising young man who was their “pride and joy.” With *fresh* tears ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Hillhouse High School graduation 2018  New Haven Register

Image 1 of 122. Members of the class of 2018 at James Hillhouse High School entering the military at commencement exercises at Bowen Field in New Haven, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



New Haven students getting ready to talk. In multiple languages that is  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — As they prepared for a test on their fluency in a language other than English, six Wilbur Cross High School students shared the reasons they ...



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 ...



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 schools chief spreads budget message  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — As Superintendent of Schools Carol Birks continues to face down a budget deficit that could grow to $30 million in the next fiscal year, she set ...



New Haven Board of Education committee lauds expanded tech growth in high schools  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — The Board of Education has placed numerous computers and devices in high schools with the largest need through numerous funding streams, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



New Haven Public Schools to offer Connecticut 'State Seal of Bi-literacy'  WTNH.com

There is a new initiative at New Haven Public Schools that encourages students to become bilingual.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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” ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Call It Pattie's Place Now  New Haven Independent

On Friday afternoon government department heads came out to pay her tribute and help dedicate a portion of City Hall to the city's administrative “matriarch,” ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Ed Board Member Resigns. Twice  New Haven Independent

At last week's school board meeting, President Darnell Goldson said that his fellow board member Frank Redente was out sick. That's partly true, Redente said a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



New Haven Board of Education to reconsider teacher layoffs  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — After more than an hour of testimony filled with tears and emotion , the Board of Education Monday night voted to reconsider three-dozen ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Murphy talks school safety with New Haven high school students  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Instead of talking at the heads of 100 teenagers in blue auditorium seats, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., was more interested in having a ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 students stage walkouts to protest gun violence  Yale Daily News

Joining a nationwide demonstration, New Haven public school students walked out of their classrooms on Wednesday morning to protest gun violence. To mark ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Six Principals Reshuffled  New Haven Independent

Six elementary schools found out about new principals over the weekend, in a district-wide reshuffling that's putting administrators closer to classrooms.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



NAACP Hosts Divine Nine Panel  Chargerbulletin

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at the University of New Haven hosted a Divine Nine panel on taking political action.



Single candidate emerges in student race for New Haven Board of Education seat  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Nico Rivera, a candidate for an elected two-year term as a student representative on the Board of Education, beat the competition when he ...



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 ...



New Haven Public Schools honors risk takers, hard workers, team players  New Haven Register

The T.A.P.S. Awards, a tradition that predates Mayo's own tenure as chief of the public schools for more than two decades, honors exemplary teachers, ...



Troubled Student, Teen Mom, Teacher of the Year: Is Connecticut Congressional Candidate Jahana Hayes the New Face of the Democratic Party?  The 74

EDlection 2018: From coast to coast, The 74 is profiling a new education-oriented campaign each week. See all our recent profiles, previews, and reactions at ...



New Light School students paint community piano as school prepares for consolidation  New Haven Register

NEW HAVEN — Students at the alternative New Light High School are no strangers to leaving some beauty in the community. On Thursday, the city Department ...



Daughters of Divine Destiny Academy help at-risk females in New Haven  WTNH Connecticut News

Daughters of Divine Destiny Academy in New Haven helps young women living in the inner city with educational opportunities, personal and professional ...



100+ CT Schools Have Measles Vaccination Rate Below Fed Guideline  Patch.com

CT Measles School Vaccination Rates - Across Connecticut, CT - The state Department of Public Health has released updated vaccination data for schools.



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