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Planetarium might not be stars for new Bassick  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Stargazing is still among the plans for a new Bassick High School, but students will probably have to settle for the real kind. The idea of adding ...



SEEN: Bassick High School prom 2019  CT Post

Bridgeport's Bassick High School held its prom at Anthony's Ocean View in New Haven on May 23, 2019. Were you SEEN? Photo: Dawn Kubie. Buy photo.



Bassick family wants their name, and school, preserved  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — While the $115 million Bassick High School replacement project inches forward, members of the family the school is named after have stepped ...



Will the city pay for a bigger new Bassick?  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — City officials are poised to try to bump up the size of another high school on the premise that if they build it, students will come. The School ...



A new site for Bassick is floated  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Joseph Ganim is floating a proposal to build the new Bassick High School on an alternate site. The idea would avoid the need to ...



New Canaan Named CTs 2nd Best Public High School: New Ranking  New Canaan, CT Patch

CT's Top Public High Schools: New Ranking - New Canaan, CT - Niche.com recently released its annual list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



Bomb threat at Bridgeport’s Bassick High School prompts early dismissal  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A bomb threat at a city high school prompted an early dismissal on Thursday morning. According to dispatch reports, police responded to ...



City wants a brand new Bassick  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The call to preserve at least some of the Bassick High edifice is growing stronger — but it may be a moot point. The city council's Budget and ...



Darien Named CTs 3rd Best Public High School: New Ranking  Darien, IL Patch

CT's Top Public High Schools: New Ranking - Darien, CT - Niche.com recently released its annual list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



Bassick High School gets its turn at a makeover  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Bassick High School is ready for its $115 million makeover. Whether it will take the form of a new building, a renovation or something in ...



A new Bassick is the option the state will fund  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A brand new Bassick High School is the preferred option of the state, officials say. The decision pleases many familiar with the protracted ...



Old Harding to be temporary Bassick  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The school board is formally asking the city for $2.5 million to make the old Harding High School a temporary home for Bassick students while ...



Bassick High School graduation 2019  CT Post

The Class of 2019 Bassick High School Commencement Exercise, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Central High School, Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: H John Voorhees ...



School consolidation a factor to CT construction project funding  Middletown Press

The General Assembly voted in special session Monday for a bill that provides funding for the state's share of local school construction projects, effectively ...



Charles Brilvitch: Bassick High School — Built for the ages  CT Post

Bassick High School is a building that deserves to be preserved. It is a masterwork of Neoclassic architecture from an era that many consider the absolute ...



Bridgeport’s tiger gift has some school supporters roaring  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A $2.5 million gift — really an IOU from the city to the Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo — helped Mayor Joseph Ganim become a hero among tiger ...



City School Board wants a new Bassick that pays homage to 1929 design  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Count a majority of the city school board in. They want a brand new Bassick High School too. After a rare Friday evening public hearing, the ...



Design for a new Bassick is authorized  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Hearing that the new Bassick High School is one of just eight projects currently on a priority list sent to the governor and legislature for 2019, ...



Bassick Cracks Top 5 of Boys Basketball Poll  Bridgeport, CT Patch

Bassick Cracks Top 5 of Boys Basketball Poll - Bridgeport, CT - Members of the Connecticut sports media have voted on the top high school hoop teams in the ...



No. 3 Bassick cruises past city rival Central  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Trap game. It is a cliché to some, but a rather scary prospect for basketball coaches. Bassick High School boys coach Bernie Lofton, however, ...



No pressure, but ... another principal takes over at Bassick  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — There is a *fresh* optimism that permeates the principal's office at Bassick High School each August. This one is no different. The office door is ...



East Catholic squeaks past Bassick  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — It was what you would expect from the top boys basketball game of the season to date. East Catholic and Bassick, the second- and ...



Bassick High School reinvention under way  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The wheels have been put in motion for a new Bassick High School. Not just a much-needed new building to replace the leaky one built as a ...



Potential Bassick principal change challenged  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Inconsistency in Bassick High School leadership has been the only thing parents, students and staff at the city's smallest comprehensive high ...



Bassick rolls over Hillhouse behind Crawford’s 32 points  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — One cannot miss the banner behind one of the baskets inside the Bassick High School gym: “1989 Boys Basketball State Champions.”.



New Bassick plan advances to the state  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — The wheels have been set in motion for a new Bassick High School. How new is up for debate. The city school board on Monday gave a near ...



Lamont’s scuttled visit to Bassick debated  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — On a campaign swing through the Park City last week and before attending a Democratic fundraiser at Testo's Restaurant, some wanted ...



Op-Ed: Bassick descendant objects to characterization  CT Post

I am E. Webb Bassick IV, the oldest survivor of Edgar Webb Bassick who contributed the property for the construction of Bassick High School in Bridgeport.



Report: Bridgeport parents pushing back against proposed change for Bassick High School  WTNH.com

Growing unrest in Bridgeport as city parents push back against a proposed change in leadership at Bassick High School, according to reports.



SEEN: Bassick High School Prom 2018  CT Post

Bridgeport's Bassick High School held its senior prom on May 24, 2018 at the Waterview in Monroe. The senior class graduates June 22. Were you SEEN at ...



Bassick High School graduation 2018  CT Post

Image 1 of 53. Graduation for the Bassick High School Class of 2018, held at Kennedy Stadium in Bridgeport, Conn. June 22, 2018. Graduation for the Bassick ...



Bassick gets new principal  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — A good number of Bassick High School's 250 first-time freshman filled the bleachers of the school's gymnasium for orientation Thursday and ...



Bridgeport turns focus on student attendance  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A fall campaign to curb bullying seemed to work so well the city school district is launching a similar effort to improve student attendance.



Bridgeport to lose another schools superintendent  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Schools Superintendent Aresta Johnson has told the city's Board of Education she will only be in the position for another year. In a two-line ...



Planting seeds at Bridgeport school gardens  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Nelson Hernandez, 11, doesn't mind getting his hands or his white shirt dirty. Kneeling on the front lawn of Beardsley School, garden tools in ...



Displaced Bridgeport school leaders reassigned  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Budget cuts have led to more administrative reassignments than usual in a school district that is used to rearranging the deck chairs each ...



Cutting district athletic director comes at a cost in Bridgeport  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The district's athletic director was one of the positions the school district had to part with because of budget cuts, a savings of $150,000 off of ...



Why Is a High School in One of America's Richest Counties Still Failing?  The Atlantic

For 50 years, Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Connecticut has been neglected and underfunded—despite being just a few miles from extreme wealth.



Officers Remained at Bridgeport's Central and Bassick High Schools After Investigations  NBC Connecticut

Central High School in Bridgeport was on lockdown as police investigated a social media threat that turned out to be a reference to a school in New Mexico ...



Bridgeport school budget conversation off to an early start  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Filling City Council Chambers hasn't given the schools superintendent the budget she says is necessary run the district properly. Neither have ...



Bassick losing another principal  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Bassick High School's string of bad luck when it comes to keeping a principal appears to be continuing. Tomas E. Ramirez, who came to the ...



Fights At Bassick High School Lead To Lockdown, 10 Arrests  Bridgeport Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Several fights broke out at Bassick High School in Bridgeport on Thursday, leading the school to be placed on lockdown mode and ...



Bassick principal pick doesn’t please everybody  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — He wasn't the pick of the School Governance Council or teachers. He was rejected for the job once before. Still, Byron Williams will become ...



A flash course in engineering sparks excitement  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Most people have heard of flash mobs. In Room C-210 at Central High School on Wednesday, there was a flash course in engineering, ...



Bassick High School graduation  CT Post

Image 1 of 74. Grads Yarrell Battle, left, and Raymond Benson celebrate during the Bassick High School graduation at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, ...



Bridgeport school board member to lobby for school choice movement  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The vice chairman of the perpetually cash-strapped public school board is now also a lobbyist for the school choice movement. Jessica ...



Bassick could get $113 million makeover  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT -- When it comes to selling city officials on the need to give Bassick High School a $113 million makeover, Interim Schools Superintendent Fran ...



Connecticut's Shame: In One of America's Richest Counties, a High School Has Been Failing for 50 Years  The 74

Updated May 17 “What's wrong with Bridgeport is that for quite a few years now not enough people in Washington have cared what's happening here — and in a ...



A charter school puts out the “Students wanted” sign  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Perhaps it is the competition. The city is now home to six charter schools, a half dozen traditional high schools and a smattering of private ...



Central High ribbon-cutting shows off makeover  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Until a couple of weeks ago, Central High School could brag that it was the city's newest local high school — cold comfort for a building that ...



School board finally accepts Fairchild Wheeler as complete  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT —The city school board has finally accepted its five year old Fairchild Wheeler campus as complete, clearing the way for the city to collect up to ...



Bassick loses its choice for principal  CT Post

Marie Allen, a principal at an alternative school in Norwalk, has notified the Bridgeport school district she is no longer interested in the Bassick job offer which ...



Bassick's Top Choice For Principal Backs Out | Bridgeport  Bridgeport Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – A Norwalk principal who was tapped to be the new head of Bassick High in Bridgeport as withdrawn her name from consideration, ...



Principal supporters seek answers  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Supporters of Bassick Principal Byron Williams say they will hold a press conference on the steps of City Hall, 45 Lyons Terrace, in search of ...



Bassick High School graduation 2017  CT Post

Image 1 of 69. Graduation Exercise for the Bassick High School Class of 2017, held at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. June 20, 2017. Graduation ...



Changes ahead for Bassick High School  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT -- It must have seemed like de ja vu for Bassick High School seniors at a Friday assembly, listening as the principal assigned to their class, Linda ...



Ex-Bassick HS football player, coach donates equipment, uniforms  News 12 Connecticut

A former Bassick High School football player is giving back to the sports programs there.



Lamont’s plan for education calls for regionalization, promised state aid  CTPost

HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont told the General Assembly his budget plan — which encourages school district regionalization, asks municipalities to pick up ...



Bassick cancels baseball season  CTPost

The season is over before it began for the Bassick High School baseball program. The Lions have canceled the upcoming season due to a lack of players.



Controversy over Bassick parent election  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Bassick High School has its share of problems. Low graduation rates, a new principal just about every year and frequent fights. The latest ...



Bassick boys overwhelm Central  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Bassick's Rajohn James tossed up a high-arching 3-pointer that hit nothing but net and drew a roar from the home crowd late Monday against ...



Bridgeport’s Bassick High School gets an interim principal  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Peggy Moore, 65, who retired two years ago as principal of Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven, has been tapped to become the interim ...



Bridgeport PD hosts summer camps  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — More than 200 kids have been able to stay active and off the streets while engaging with police officers through three police department-run ...



Connecticut’s shame: Failing schools amidst wealth  CT Post

When veteran Bridgeport journalist Nancy Hendrick greeted the start of 1961 with a blistering column called “What's Wrong With Bridgeport,” the inequalities that ...



Harding, Central, Bassick and Bullard-Havens Graduation Rates Released  Patch.com

High School's Graduation Rates Released - Bridgeport, CT - The state has released town-by-town data concerning how many local students are graduating from ...



Fairchild Wheeler to remain three schools  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A proposed merger of the Fairchild Wheeler campus into one school is off, but frayed nerves and mistrust linger. Parents who heard Schools ...



New Harding springs a leak, lacks outdoor sound system  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Say it ain't so. The city's brand new $107 million Harding High School has sprung a leak. Sometime on the morning of Oct. 10, water poured ...



Bridgeport protestors want better communication between school staff and Latino parents  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — About 25 parents and children staged a protest in front of City Hall Thursday morning demanding that the city's school district improve services ...



Candidates say Bassick election called off  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A controversial parent election scheduled for Friday at Bassick High School has been called off, according to two of the candidates running for ...



Bassick upends East Hartford in Division I basketball tourney  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Bassick began Friday night's Division I Tournament game against visiting East Hartford with a flurry, scoring the matchup's first 10 points.



Bassick hires Mella as football coach  CTPost

Bill Mella was eager for a challenge. Based on his latest move, it appears that the former Southington and Avon Old Farms football coach found what he was ...



Ben Walker: Bridgeport school board fails test of leadership  CT Post

On Feb. 13, Bridgeport Board of Education Chairman John Weldon presented in a special meeting an all new, massively rewritten set of bylaws to govern the ...



Boys Basketball: Bassick 73, Central 70  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — A lot has happened recently to Bassick High School and Bridgeport Central, two boys basketball rivals that once dominated the FCIAC scene, ...



New principal headed to Bassick High  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Bassick High School will get another new principal next year. The city Board of Education on Monday unanimously named Tomas E. Ramirez, ...



After teen’s homicide, more gunfire in Bridgeport  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — The 17-year-old killed Tuesday night in a drive-by shooting was a junior at Bassick High School, a quiet young man who enjoyed riding and ...



Judge resolves high school bullying situation  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Stepping into a role that city school officials either couldn't or wouldn't take on, Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis on Thursday brokered an ...



A jump start on school budget conversations in Bridgeport  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A school district that has had to cut millions from its budget proposal for three straight years wants to get the community talking about properly ...



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 ...



Lamont: Cut back on bonding, to manage debt  CTPost

As part of a new effort to cut the state's long-term debt on Connecticut's “credit card,” Gov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday warned that he will be pulling back on big ...



Man charged with sexually assaulting children from mother’s daycare  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - A local man is accused of sexually assaulting three young children from his mother's daycare. Franklin “Boosie” McKinney, 41, of Newfield ...



HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Trumbull girls improve to 10-0  CT Post

TRUMBULL — The Trumbull girls basketball team improved to 10-0 in the FCIAC with a 61-39 victory over Westhill Friday night. Allie Palmieri scored a ...



School board slams bullying report  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Either city schools could teach other public schools a thing or two about bullying or someone is lying. That was the blunt assessment from the ...



Bassick gets new observatory dome  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — When the city finally got around last summer to putting a new roof on Bassick High School's old wing, it also replaced the school observatory's ...



Fairchild flaws called cosmetic  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Cracks found in the stairwells and roof of the Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet Schools complex are cosmetic in nature and shouldn't ...



Bridgeport interested in adding five schools to Commissioner’s Network  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — At the urging of the superintendent of schools, a somewhat skeptical city school board gave the go-ahead Wednesday for five city schools to ...



Bassick High School headed for new leadership again  CT Post

Bridgeport — It looks like Bassick High School is getting another new principal. The city school board will get a recommendation when it meets Monday evening ...



State SAT scores stumble  CTPost

Math and reading scores for Connecticut public high school juniors took a tumble in 2018, according to school-administered SAT results released Wednesday.



Bridgeport School-By-School Vaccination Rates Released 2019 | Bridgeport  Bridgeport, CT Patch

School-By-School Vaccination Rates Released 2019 - Bridgeport, CT - The State Department of Public Health released a school-by-school breakdown of ...



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.



Harding, Bassick warned, avoid probation  Ct Post

In an inflatable planetarium set up in the school gym, astronomy students at Bassick High School are learning look to the heavens and know what they are ...



Connecticut prom trends 2019 - Connecticut  CT Post

Prom season comes to a close this year, and by now we have a pretty good idea of the types of fashions we are going to see this weekend. We scoured through ...



Obit: Eugene Haba, Longtime Trumbull Resident  Trumbull, CT Patch

Obit: Eugene Haba, Longtime Trumbull Resident - Trumbull, CT - He served in the U.S. Navy as a part of the submarine *service*.



Family grieving, no funeral arrangements yet in death of Marine  CTPost

Funeral arrangements have not been finalized for a hero U.S. Marine who died in a motorcycle crash outside San Diego. Although early reports said 33-year-old ...



Man Arrested After Sending Bridgeport School Into Lockdown: PD  Bridgeport, CT Patch

Man Arrested After Sending School Into Lockdown - Bridgeport, CT - The man was found with a BB gun that resembled a real gun, police said.



Memorial Service Planned for Ruth Wardrop Lyons, 85, of Ridgefield  HamletHub

Ruth Wardrop Lyons, 85, of Ridgefield, CT, passed away peacefully at home on April 10, 2019, following a brief illness. She was born April 29, 1933 in ...



District wants to renovate three schools  Ct Post

The school district's ambitious school replacement and renovation plan, which has targeted 15 schools since 2006, is looking to add three more schools to its list ...



High school students seek court order against alleged bullies  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - Two female Bassick High School students have filed for civil protection orders against four students they claim are bullying them. The two girls, a ...



Obit: Frank Russo Jr. Of Bridgeport  Bridgeport, CT Patch

Obit: Frank Russo Jr. Of Bridgeport - Bridgeport, CT - He was a U.S. Army staff sergeant and worked in property management after his *service*.



Bridgeport school district mourns beloved security guard  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city school district and particularly Curiale School are mourning the sudden loss of a beloved security guard, Terra Holloway who passed ...



State Voters’ Guide  CTPost

PAM STANESKI. Party: Republican Job: State Representative for House District 119; EDUCATION: Old Dominion University: Office/Community Groups: former ...



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