The following seniors of Wilbur Cross were chosen to be honored at the Future Leaders of Color 2016 Award: Taylor Nelson, Tyler Evans, MD Irfanul, Jordan Counsel.
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Wilbur Cross students Mike Natalino and Marvin Shaw were both the recipients of the Mike Savage Unified Teammate Award and received this honor at the Aqua Turf Club on the eventing of Monday, April 25th.
The Unified Sports Team at Wilbur Cross brings students with and without disabilities together through sports such as soccer, basketball, volleyball and track and field.
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5th ANNUAL VOICES OF HILL CENTRAL POETRY SLAM
WHO: Hill Central Principal, Lillian Fontan
SRBI Leader, Donna Delbasso
Grade 2 Teacher, Nicole Brown
WHEN: 10:00 a.m. – Noon, THURSDAY, April 14
WHERE: Hill Central Music Academy- Gymnasium, 140 DeWitt St., New Haven, CT 06519
WHAT: On Thursday, April 14, Hill Central Music Academy will present the fifth annual “Voices of Hill Central” poetry slam under the direction of Mrs. Donna DelBasso and Mrs. Nicole Brown. This event has evolved into a multimedia spectacular which showcases the spoken word talent of 6th - 8th grade students chosen through a personal audition. Entered literary pieces are written from personal and emotional student experiences, under the guidance of sixth grade language arts teacher, Stephanie Langlois. Former Hill Central student, Marquise Jagne and a current seventh grade student, Elijah Vann will host, four other students are helping with emcee duties, and Mr. Robert Glassman, Ross Woodward teacher will feature as DJ. The cover art has been designed by seventh grader, Yashira Colon.
The years judges include Dr. Bryan Crandall, Director of the Connecticut Writing Project Fairfield University, Ms. Attallah Sheppard, spoken word poet, Dr. Edward Joyner, NHBOE member, Mrs. Dina Natalino, Assistant Principal Wilbur Cross High School, Ms. Robin Metaj, Library Media Specialist, Mr. John Vigliotti, retired supervisor physical education, and Ms. Latrice Hampton, NHPS Press Officer. This event has motivated many young writers to share their stories and become more confident public speakers.
18 slammers will be evaluated in the following three areas: writing, interpretation, and performance to determine the final score. The top three slammers will receive prizes including: Dr. Dre BEATS headphones, BEATS ear buds, and a Kindle Fire tablet.
Hill Central is expecting many distinguished guests from central office and the community. We hope that you can join us for this inspiring event presented by the voices of Hill Central School.
There will be a Board of Education meeting Monday, April 11, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the Beecher School Cafetorium, 100 Jewell St., New Haven, CT.