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|School Governance Council |Two student nominees are Diamond Allen and Koraima Cedeno.
The five elected teacher/staff members are Shaun Mitchell, Ann Trepasso, Andrew McConnell, Luciana Purcell, and Joe Jeffrey.
The five parent nominees are Glenda Perry, Tanya Whitley, Eon Lynch, Keisha Griffiths, and Susan Errichetti
Administrative designee is Mr. Curtin
We need a few more parents to volunteer to be on the Council. Please contact Mr. Curtin (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested
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Central had nine students receive $2500 scholarships from the Connecticut Higher Education Trust Advance Scholarship Program.
The Winners were:
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"Service is the core of buildOn’s mission, an instrumental vehicle for youth development and empowerment. Through service, students address problems in their communities while developing personal leadership and teamwork skills." - buildOn.org UConn Early College Experience
The buildOn office is located in e221 upstairs.
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Coach Cadelina Retires
After sixteen years and 93 victories, Coach Cadelina has retired as the Central football coach.Click Here
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Central High School is proud to offer support for students that are struggling with substance abuse issues. Counselors and social workers are available at ALL times during the school day to provide support. Small groups meet periods 1, 2, 3, 6, and 7 in room E107A, or students may seek individual counseling or referrals to community based programs. Additionally, there is a Substance Abuse Counselor available every day after school from 2:30-4:00 with whom students may meet if they do not wish to miss important class time during the day or if they would like support that is more intensive. Please contact any administrator, counselor, or social worker for more information.School Uniforms
Pants/Shorts/Skirts/Skorts = black or tan/khaki
Polo shirts = black, red, or whiteSchool Uniform Letter (Click here)All students must be in school uniform, effective August 29, 2011
Central High School has unveiled the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS). PBIS is a systems' approach to discipline that emphasizes prevention, instruction on social skills, and data-based decision-making to both reduce problem behavior and improve academic performance. Adult Education
For more information, like our behavior matrix and how PBS works, please click on the link :Link
BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport Adult Education is currently holding registration for fall classes, including high school diploma classes, GED classes and English as a Second Language classes. All are free to Bridgeport residents, ages 18 and older.Letters
Day classes are offered at the Adult Learning Center, located at 48 Kossuth Street. For more information on this program, please call 203-576-8097.
Evening classes take place at Central High School. For more information, call 203-275-1509.
SAT and ACT Schedule
Test: Jan. 25
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ACT SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR
Test: Dec. 14
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Mykel Morris was selected First Team All FCIAC. Dom Hancock and Juawn White both made the FCIAC All-Division West Team.
Blithe SpiritHilltoppers Help at the Rescue Mission
BULLETIN FOR DECEMBER 9-20
The football team helped out the Bridgeport Rescue Mission.Click here
Seniors who are ranked in the top 20% of the class, or have a combined 1,800 on the SAT or a minimum of 27 on the ACT should apply for The Governor's Scholarship Program. The deadline to apply is February 17. Please see your counselor if you are eligible to apply. Also, you must submit the FAFSA by February 17. On the FAFSA students should list as their first choice of colleges to which they wish to attend as the first college listed in step 6 of the FAFSA.
If you are a senior with a documented disability or with a 504 designation, you may be eligible for the Governor's Coalition for Youth with Disabilities Scholarship. The deadline to apply is December 13.Please see your counselor immediately if you are eligible.
Camille Goes to Carnegie Hall
DRAFT of Central High School Core Values - Mission Statement
On December 5, Camille Di Bella performed at Carnegie Hall as a member of the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras' (GBYO) Principal Orchestra. The Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras, regarded as one of the best orchestral programs in the region, serves over 240 students from all over Fairfield County. The Principal Orchestra, GBYO's top orchestra, is led by Christopher Hisey and contains the 70 best musicians in the program. It is highly competitive and extremely difficult to be accepted into. Camille is currently a second violinist in this orchestra. The Principal Orchestra will be performing at as a part of world-renown composer Tim Janis' benefit concert, "The American Christmas Carol," alongside famed flutist Sir James Gallway and America's Got Talent runner-up Jackie Evancho.
Based on feedback from teachers, community service providers and parents, some changes have been made to the belief statements attached to core values around which our Mission Statement is constructed. 10/30/2013
As members of the Central High School learning community we seek to hold ourselves and one another accountable for performing at a high level as we strive to achieve academically and socially, and to demonstrate civic responsibility. We are empowered to make choices that direct our lives. Our belief is that we make a meaningful contribution when we choose to work together. When we choose to learn, we increase our potential. When we reflect on our actions, we make our next choices clearer. When we consider how our actions affect ourselves and others we make our community stronger. We are our most reliable advocates in the shared pursuit of life-long learning.
Reflection –As we think about our actions we raise our awareness of the fact that what we do is a reflection of what we believe and who we are as a person, and in a larger sense, as a community.
Empowerment –We are increasingly aware that each of us has the power to choose to move toward our potential. We have a responsibility to make sure that not even one of us is alone and disconnected. Each of us has the power to help every other one of us to find a place, to feel the benefit of belonging. We are strongest when we work at learning and helping one another.
Accountability – All of us are responsible for our actions. We must be diligent in our pursuit of excellence for ourselves, our families our community and the next generation.
Life-long learning – Every day we commit ourselves to speaking the truth and to searching for the truth. We are in an endless endeavor to understand how others think and how our world works.
Gabriela Rodriguez(Right) received a certificate of Commendation for her exceptional academic promise and outstanding performance on the PSAT. Sam Cheng(Left) was named a Semifinalist in the Merit Scholarship competition.
Yoricka Powell has been recognized as an Outstanding Participant in the 2014 National Achievement Scholarship Program.
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Central Wins FCIAC Basketball
School Governance Council (SGC) Information
Overview: School Governance Councils were created by the state’s recent education reform law (Public Act 10-111) to enable parents, school staff, students (where appropriate) and community leaders to work together to improve student achievement in the state’s lowest performing schools. School Governance Councils serve in an advisory capacity and are charged with assisting the school administration in making programmatic and operational changes to improve the school’s achievement.
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Central Alumnus Wins Congressional Gold Medal
Central defeated Trinity Catholic 75-67 to win the FCIAC Boys Basketball Championship.
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Central High Alumnus Knighted
BRIDGEPORT -- Shortly after graduating from Central High School in 1943, 17-year-old Lavell Lynch heard African-Americans could join the U.S. Marine Corps. He figured he would try it out. "I was an adventurous type of young man," he recalled.Lynch's parents didn't know their 5-foot-7-inch, 130-pound son had enlisted. "My father had a fit," Lynch said. His mother simply said, "Let him learn for himself."
On Tuesday, Lynch, now 85 years old, will receive a Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, D.C., for his service as one of the first African-American Marines in the country.
Lynch was a member of the Montford Point Marines, a segregated group of African-American Marines based in Jacksonville, N.C.
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Bridgeport's soon-to-be British knight eschews shining armor -- and for that matter, he doesn't often wear white tie and tails, which is the usual getup for a man in his position.But on Tuesday, May 15, Antonio "Tony" Pappano -- a 1977 graduate of Central High School -- has an invitation to join Queen Elizabeth at London's Buckingham Palace. And for the occasion, he will be "dressed to the nines," wearing a morning outfit -- daytime formal wear that includes full tails, a waistcoat, tie, striped or black trousers and a top hat.
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