NHPS WEEK AHEAD

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2010
Mauro-Sheridan Jazz Performance
Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive
2:00 pm
Contact: Ellen Maust, Music Dept., (203) 946-6363
Mauro/Sheridan Magnet School Jazz musicians will be featured as preshow entertainment for “Ella, The Musical”
 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
Thula Sizwe The Group Zulu
Wexler Grant School, 55 Foote St., New Haven
9:00am – 9:45am & 10:15am -11:00am
Contact: Lisa Davis-Rucinski (203)946-7416/ Sylvia Petriccione (203)946-8974
African dance troupe; Thula Sizwe will perform for students.
 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
Cider and Donuts Meet and Greet
Barnard Environmental Magnet School (Cafetorium), 170 Derby Ave., New Haven
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Contact: Mrs. Abigail Evanko-Weber (203) 691-3500
Please join the 6th grade team at Barnard for our first annual event that will afford students an opportunity to showcase their literary book reviews and provide family, friends and Barnard staff a chance to come together as a community to celebrate their hard work and success!
 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
Thula Sizwe The Group Zulu
Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School, 150 Kimberly Ave.
6:30 pm-7:15 pm
Contact: Lisa Davis-Rucinski (203)946-7416/ Sylvia Petriccione (203)946-8974
Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School will host a goodwill performance to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. The African dance troupe; Thula Sizwe will perform with BRAMS 8th grade dance students. This presentation will be a result of a master dance class the troupe will offer BRAMS students prior to this production. In lieu of admission the audience is asked to bring non-perishable food donations which will be collected by BRAMS National Junior Honors Society members. The New Haven Public Schools’ Comprehensive Arts Program will sponsor this event. Please join us for this exciting and charitable evening.
 
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
MoRRI Parent Workshop
Bishop Woods School, 1481 Quinnipiac Avenue, New Haven 06513
Session 1: 9:45 am or Session 2: 5:00 pm
Contact: Jo Garrison (203)497-7353
MoRRI parents are invited to learn about New Haven’s Grade 1 and Grade 2 Literacy Intervention Program, Modified Reading Recovery Intervention.  Robyn Sweet, Literacy Intervention Facilitator, and Jo Garrison, Bishop Woods’ Literacy Coach, will give a brief overview of the program as well as share ideas that support the home school connection.
 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2010
Student Senate Elections
Edgewood Magnet School, 737 Edgewood Ave., New Haven 06515
9:00 am
Contact: Jennifer Quirk (203) 946-8611 ext. 139
Seventh and eighth grade student senate representatives will give speeches to students in grades 3-8. Students will then vote for the team that they would like to see represent our school.
 
OCTOBER 21-22, 2010
Metric Olympics
Edgewood Magnet School and Edgewood Park, 737 Edgewood Ave. New Haven 06515
10:00 am
Contact: Mr. Erickson (203)946-8611 ext. 119
Seventh grade will compete in team events using math and science to complete tasks. Teams consist of five to six members and an eighth grade advisor. The morning activities are held in the field. Afternoon activities are held in the classroom, where students work in groups to complete calculations from the morning events. The next day medals are awarded to the teams and individuals students.
 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010 
Junior Achievement for a Day   
Clinton Ave School, 293 Clinton Ave, New Haven, Ct 06513 
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM 
Contact: Lorrie Quirk, Math Coach 203-691-3300 
Volunteers from local area businesses will teach students in grades K-5 about financial literacy and the world around them during JA for a Day. Students will participate in hands on activities that they will be able to apply to their every day life ranging from; Ourselves, Our Families, Our Community, Our City, Our Region and Our Nation. Students bring home lessons they can share with their families and in class.
 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
Exonerated Death Row Inmate to speak at Hillhouse
Hillhouse High School, 480 Sherman Ave., New Haven
9:20 am
Contact: Jack Paulishen (203) 671-1684
Juan Melendez, who spent 17 years on Death Row in Florida for a murder he didn’t commit, will address Civics and AP U.S. Government and Politics classes. Mr. Melendez is the subject of a documentary film titled “Juan Melendez 6446” which students have viewed in class.
 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010 
Kindergarten Pumpkin Fest
Nathan Hale School, 480 Townsend Avenue. New Haven
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Contact: Ryan Reynolds (203)946-8669
Kindergarten students and their parents will participate in fun activities while learning about the fall, changing of leaves, apples, and pumpkins.  Some of the activities will include pumpkin decorating, pumpkin weighing, pumpkin art, leaf rubbings, scare crow making, and interactive stories.
 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
Project Opening Doors Reception
Wilbur Cross High School, 181 Mitchell Dr., New Haven
10:00 am
Contact: Linda Powell (203) 497-7468
Wilbur Cross High School and Hill Regional Career High School are pleased to announce an  AP Recognition Reception to honor 93 AP math, science, and English students who earned a score of 3 or higher on 127 AP math, science, and/or English exams. Cross and Career High School are all part of the Project Opening Doors AP Grant  organized by the National Math and Science Initiative(NMSI). On October 21, 2010 at 9:30 A.M., at Wilbur Cross High School, 181 Mitchell Drive, POD grant administrators Camille Vautour and Helen Weingart will present just over $32,000. to 93 students and 17 teachers from Cross and Career who have reached these academic targets. Mayor John DeStefano, Jr., Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Mayo,  Principal of Wilbur Cross, Peggy Moore, and Principal of Hill Regional Career High School, Michael Ceraso, will offer congratulatory comments to students, teachers, and parents.
 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
Rise and Shine Café
John C. Daniels School of International Communication, 569 Congress Ave., New Haven
8:20am
Contact: Gina Wells 203-691-3600
Every other Friday, the Daniels staff serves coffee and pastries to the community for $1 while our band or chorus students perform and student art is displayed for everyone to enjoy.  All are welcome.
 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
Annual Harvest Festival
Conte West Hills School, 511 Chapel St., New Haven
6:00PM – 8:00PM
Contact: Susan DeNicola  (203) 946-8613
The Annual Harvest Festival will take place on Friday, October 22, 2010 from 6-8.  It is open to all CWH’s students and parents. 
 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
It's About Time - Family Math Night
Clinton Ave School, 293 Clinton Ave, New Haven, Ct 06513
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
Contact: Lorrie Quirk, Math Coach (203)691-3300 
Families will gather to learn the importance of time and scheduling. Parents, Teachers and students will work together to unlock the mystery of time. During the evening participants will use a schedule of events from Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History to plan a day at the museum during one of their special events. The first 50 families to complete the activity will receive passes to the Yale Peabody Museum to use on a future date.
 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
Eighth Grade Parent Meeting
Edgewood Magnet School Library, 737 Edgewood Ave. New Haven 06515
6:30 pm
Contact: Dominique Duzant (203)946-8611 ext. 134
We will discuss graduation activities and the high school transition.
 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
Winter Bear
BRAMS Hall, 150 Kimberly Ave.
2:30 pm
Contact: Sylvia Petriccione (203)946-8974
In collaboration with the Yale University Class of 1957 ‘Music in Schools’ initiative, The New Haven Public Schools Music Department and Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School, an original story/play with original music will be performed. Last year a Yale student composer created original music for BRAMS Band and String Ensembles. This music complimented the original adaptation of Winter Bear. During the spring of 2010 BRAMS had an open rehearsal for family, friends and special guests. They viewed the process of putting the two components together. This performance is the culmination of BRAMS 8th grade theatre and music departments blending their talents and working diligently to produce this afternoon show.
 
 
 
 
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