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Our Lady of Mercy School was named the winner of the Connecticut State Mock Trial Championship on March 12. Credit: OLM
rocklandwife March 20, 2014 at 07:23 am
GREAT JOB!! I know that was a lot of hard work :)
Patti Atwater March 20, 2014 at 09:09 am
Great job OLM! Proud to be a graduate! Patti Capaldo Atwater
Observor March 20, 2014 at 03:20 pm
Good luck with your race and congratulations to OLM.
C-HIT campers work on their stories in the UConn journalism lab.
JudithAnn March 16, 2014 at 09:41 am
I would love to know just what us being taught to journalists today. Do they cover things likeRead More "Biased reporting 101" or "Never Insert yourself or your personal views into your reporting" or make sure you verify both sides of an issue with at least 3 credible sources?" Or most important : you are the advocats of The People first and always seek the truth whether or not it's what you the reporter wants to believe or your editor wants you to write. Just curious.
Kate Farrish March 17, 2014 at 08:40 am
I teach journalism at UConn and at these workshops for high school students. I can tell you that myRead More students are taught to leave themselves and their opinions out of stories, to generally verify information with at least two credible sources, to interview people on all sides of an issue and that their aim is to serve the public. Thank you for your interest.
Tom March 18, 2014 at 05:26 pm
Maybe they could tackle the subject of whether it is ethical and legal to have gender-specificRead More programs that exclude one sex for another in publicly funded schools which are geared toward cariculum in the sciences. Nothing like picking and choosing winners and violating civil rights at the same time..
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Linda C March 27, 2014 at 11:16 am
James you have just proved my point. Of course it doesn't apply to ALL unwed mothers, just as anyRead More statement doesn't always apply to ALL! However I am stating FACTS and it does apply to more than it should; but just the mentioning of a Fact has you feeling uncomfortable. Ergo that is exactly why the problems will never be addressed; because the mere mention of it makes you feel guilty, uncomfortable and or insecure about discussing it! And the so Called Community Leaders are counting on just that!
James Bond April 10, 2014 at 10:42 am
Linda, Sorry to react to your post so late,I was away( not prison ). I reacted to what you saidRead More earlier about unwed mothers. To which you had no disclaimer because it said unwed mothers only. Now you say," of course it doesn't apply to ALL unwed mothers".To me you're the one sounding like you want it both ways and that sounds more like our fumbling politicans,than my post. That said, I do understand where you're coming from and posts are not the easiest way to state it sometimes.Your attack on how I feel is unwarrented just because I pointed out a flaw in your post. Sorry about that hope to hear from you soon.
Linda C April 11, 2014 at 12:09 pm
James glad you found your way home lol. I truly wasn't trying to attack your comment, merely tryingRead More to clear up the confusion on my earlier posting. In a nut shell James, we are (as tax payers) being forced to pay for whatever little program pops in their heads. Unfortunately the ones already in place aren't cancelled, it's just a process of adding more and more programs that have been proven not to work, as well as picking up the pieces of those who aren't doing their jobs. I'm all for helping, but lets find out what works, along with squashing those that don't - not double programs only to find out none work!! Enjoy whatever up and coming holiday you chose to celebrate. Not sure about you, but I'm not finding this new improved Patch as stimulating as when it was more focused on our individual town issues, so haven't been on much either!
State Rep. Larry Cafero, a Norwalk Republican and Minority Leader in the state House of Representatives, says he wants a public hearing on Common Core education standards. (Photo from Cafero's official statehouse website)
Danielle Bolliger April 1, 2014 at 09:14 am
I also came across this yesterday. There are 3 videos. The third one is a very concerned parentRead More from Arkansas. I hope more parents stand up to get rid of Common Core. http://patriotaction.net/forum/topic/show?id=2600775%3ATopic%3A6635270&xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_topic
CowDung April 1, 2014 at 09:18 am
How about actually going to the Common Core website to find out what the CC Standards are? ThatRead More parent in Arkansas is an idiot. She's complaining about the Singapore math curriculum--it has nothing to do with the implementation of Common Core. Common Core does not specify the use of any of the techniques, procedures, methods or formulas that people like the Arkansas mother are complaining about.
CowDung April 1, 2014 at 09:18 am
Please read the standards: http://www.corestandards.org/read-the-standards/
Winter Storm Pax has closed East Haven schools and threatens to make travel treacherous Thursday. Credit: Julie Weisberg
working mom February 13, 2014 at 08:24 pm
you might want to update and let people know that the boe has NOT said that school is closed for febRead More 14 they did not make a decision yet
Julie Weisberg (Editor) February 13, 2014 at 08:49 pm
Working Mom: Thanks for your comment. I actually received an email from another resident pointingRead More out the same thing! I have since gone in an updated the headline. I've been posting continuous updates on several sites throughout the day — and I forgot to update EH's headline here. Thanks again!
Flowers February 14, 2014 at 08:26 am
Large contingent of DPW trucks spotted at Memorial Field being used to build an ice castle.
madelung57 January 22, 2014 at 07:53 am
when it comes to plowing the roads in east haven . they don.t do a very good job.branford has schoolRead More east haven no school.get on the ball mayor. get more man power.thats why people pay taxes.mayor its your duty to take care of are town.hope to move back to branford someday.best town to live in.i grew up there.what a mistake moving here.\\\\\\\\\\\
madelung57 January 22, 2014 at 08:13 am
i wanna go to school and get on the ball mayor . you don.t do.a very good job. i.m 6 years old and iRead More love school.and stop sleeding down the hills.and stop playing arround . and get the roads plowed. please be nice.
East Haven Superintendent of Schools Dr. Portia S. Bonner. Credit: District Website
Lou December 22, 2013 at 09:32 am
I don't consider the scumbag shooter a person. So in my book, 1 dead
maria tonelli December 28, 2013 at 04:26 pm
just got through reading the google hits detailing the situation with Mr. Levy while employed inRead More Waterbury. Frightening. An old saying comes to mind: "where there's smoke, there's fire". Something happened in Waterbury, it's just a question of what. My heart goes out to the parents and children, and also the staff at Momauguin.
Kristy Turcio Porter December 28, 2013 at 06:40 pm
Maria, I Googled him the minute I found out he was hired and I asked specific members of the BOE, ifRead More they bothered to do the same before they hired him and I was told "no". I can only hope that some of the new members will demand a better explanation from both Bonner and Levy. I would like this story to go to the next level and find out why she lied about the events of that day.
Do you know a student named to the East Haven High School honor roll this quarter? Credit: Patch file photo
Janet A Cianelli November 23, 2013 at 07:41 am
congratulations to All named above! You do yourself and family an our Town proud! Keep up the greatRead More work!
Lance Coughlin November 24, 2013 at 04:31 pm
Congratulations! Unfortunately the education system is about to go in the toilet. Common Core isRead More another Obama Trojan horse, designed by guys like his weather underground terrorist buddy bill ayers. The real motivation behind it is to neutralize those pesky high performing white and Asian students. Don't listen to his jackass education secretary. That bitch had the nerve to say white suburban mothers are against common core because their kids aren't as smart as the mothers think they are. Seriously? Also common core will eventually distribute a federal lesson plan, which will serve as a propaganda based indoctrination tool. They are already putting textbooks out essentially saying that the white people who didn't vote for Obama did so because Obama was black!!! Time to get the democrats out of office, otherwise you will all find yourself enjoying a Cuban like quality of life.
Lee November 25, 2013 at 01:24 pm
Very proud to have a student listed here on the High Honor Roll!