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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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



State’s share of a new Bassick called into question  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The state office of School Construction Grants authorized the city to proceed with a brand new Bassick High School but not at the 78.9 percent ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.”.



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 ...



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. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality.



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

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) -- Growing unrest in Bridgeport as city parents push back against a proposed change in leadership at Bassick High School, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



10 arrested after fights at Bassick High School  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Ten people were arrested at Bassick High School after several fights broke out around lunch time on Thursday, police spokesman Av Harris ...



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 ...



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.



Bassick High gets ninth principal since 2010  CT Post

A school administrator with a reputation for improving the climate of Pathways Academy at Briggs, an alternative high school in Norwalk, Allen has been named ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



A move to block Bassick stay-over at old Harding High is underway  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Not everyone is sold on the idea of making the old Harding High School the temporarily new Bassick High School. City Council member ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto.



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Some call Bridgeport school budget forums “bashing sessions”  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The idea was to get ahead of what is bound to be another tumultuous spring budget season by holding community conversations in all 10 city ...



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 ...



Bridgeport to hold 47th Parent Convention in May  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The district's 47th annual Parent Convention will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Wednesday, May 29 at Housatonic Community College.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Inspired Class Of 2016 Celebrates Graduation From Bassick High  Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – On Tuesday morning, with the sun was shining outside and whistles blowing inside the Webster Bank Arena, 200 students from Bassick ...



Teacher’s union endorses Moore over one of their own  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Education Association's executive board has voted to endorse State Sen. Marilyn Moore, D-Bridgeport, for another term ...



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, ...



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*.



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*.



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.



Bridgeport BOE fights without meeting  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Sometimes it is the meeting itself that the city school board fights about. What was to be a rare Tuesday school board meeting ended up ...



State Voters’ Guide  CTPost

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bassick wins ninth straight, overcoming career night by Norwalk's Kane Jr.  CT Post

Despite a 4-5 start that left Bassick trending down in a crowded FCIAC race, Bernie Lofton publicly expressed confidence about his team's chances. Bassick ...



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 ...



Dan Haar: Stop & Shop strikers tell of fighting for better lives  CT Post

NEW HAVEN — Kevin Hall has had jobs that paid more than Stop & Shop, where he earns between $13 and $14 an hour after five years working in seafood, the ...



New text picked for Bridgeport’s African American Studies requirement  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city school district is switching to a more Afrocentric textbook for its mandated African-American course, but not enough to satisfy some.



FORUM: Two reams per month: The diary of an urban educator in Bridgeport  New Haven Register

Last Monday in the Connecticut Post, Katie Roy of the Connecticut School Finance Project said when discussing Bridgeport School District's drastically low ...



Deecken to challenge Moore in 22nd  Trumbull Times

Running for election as a Republican against a popular incumbent in a left-leaning district would be daunting for some. But for Trumbull resident Richard D.



Ex-Bridgeport schools chief among crowd running for mayor of Chicago  CTPost

There are about a dozen candidates running for mayor of Chicago, including Paul Vallas, Bridgeport's former interim superintendent of schools. And the race ...



Peggy Moore Enlisted To Helm Barnard  New Haven Independent

A schools superintendent has once again asked Peggy Moore to take the helm of a school in transition. Last time, that didn't work out so well.



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