Congratulations to the West Haven High School football team on defeating Greenwich, 26-13, in the CIAC State Tournament Semifinals! The Blue Devils advance to the Class LL Championship next Saturday, December 9th, and will face Staples at 5 pm. The game will be played at Central Connecticut State University.
3rd grade students at Washington got a chance to learn about our state’s geography with a huge floor sized map. They explored the various bodies of water, topography, located various cities, and used the map key to measure miles between spots.
Congratulations to Washington's November Students of the Month and Lexia Super Stars!
In today’s Then & Now #TBT post, we feature Lauren Plumèy, an English teacher at West Haven High School! https://bit.ly/414F6nm
Students in the Aeronautics class at West Haven High School trying out their new flight simulator!
The 2023 Toys for Joy request form is now open on PowerSchool. Toys for Joy is run by the West Haven High School Peer Advocate volunteer group and provides toys for West Haven Public School children aged 12 and under. Families who would like to request toys should fill out the Toys for Joy 2023 form on PowerSchool. Families may only request toys for West Haven Public Schools students, and up to two non-school-aged siblings. The form will close on December 8th, or once 350 families have signed up. Families who need assistance accessing PowerSchool should email Michael.James@whschools.org, or call 203-937-4300 x7129.
Bailey's new hybrid Team 9, comprised of awesome 7th and 8th graders, had the opportunity to team build in the most creative way! The whole team met in the cafeteria for two blocks and enjoyed 4 different challenges to stimulate their minds. By the conclusion of all activities, both students and teachers gained a new appreciation for each other.
Come out to Ken Strong Stadium tonight to support the WHHS football team as they take on New Britain in the CIAC Quarterfinals! Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. A few reminders: This is a CIAC event, and all tickets must be purchased online at GOFAN.CO; No re-entry; All students must have an ID to get in; No backpacks allowed. If you can’t make it, you can watch the live stream on nfhsnetwork.com by searching for West Haven High School.
WHHS parents of winter sport athletes, please see the flyer below!
Last week, Carrigan Intermediate School hosted a Carrigan Staff vs. Staff basketball game! The game included a halftime performance by the WHHS Cheerleaders, raffles, concessions, games in-between quarters for students, and DJ’ing by 5th-grade teacher Mr. Hughes!
Last week, 41 students in the WHHS criminal justice cohort observed court proceedings at Milford Superior Court. Students listened to defense and prosecuting attorneys as well as the judge. Additionally, 16 students sat in the jury box and got a feel for jury duty.
Check out some photos from Carrigan’s recent Caring Cougar assembly, in which they honored 5th and 6th-grade student leaders in areas like respect, outstanding academics, and being strong supportive friends. Congratulations to all our award winners!
REMINDER | There will be no school on Thursday, November 23rd, and Friday, November 24th in observance of Thanksgiving.
REMINDER | Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023, will be a half-day session for students.
The Mackrille Merriment Festival will take place Saturday, November 18th, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please see the flyer and schedule below for more information.
Health students at Bailey Middle School had the opportunity to meet two emotional support dogs today, Officer Finn and Officer Sunny! These dogs have gone through two years of training to become emotional support dogs with the New Haven Police Department. Students have been learning about Social and Emotional Health in their health classes, and Officers Finn and Sunny allowed our students a glimpse into the social and emotional benefits of therapy dogs. Thank you Officer Lambe, for bringing in Officer Finn, and thank you Detective Boyle, for bringing in Officer Sunny to meet our Bailey students!
Congratulations to the 741 West Haven High School students who made the honor roll in Quarter 1! Additionally, out of those 741 honor students, 465 earned high honors! 📚🧠
Student council members at Carrigan loaded a van full with donations of canned and non-perishable food items for WHEAT - The West Haven Emergency Assistance Task Force. The entire Carrigan community wishes the happiest of Thanksgivings to all of West Haven! 🦃🦃💙💙
In today’s Then & Now #TBT post, we feature Jolie Morrell, a teacher at West Haven High School! https://bit.ly/3ual8eD
6th grader Antonio won the best prize on Carrigan’s Wheel of Perfect Attendance – a ride to school in a WHPD Police car! Carrigan’s SRO Officer Fink rewarded Antonio with a sweet ride to school complete with enough lights and sirens to make Mr. Weber jump during morning bus duty! Carrigan students with perfect attendance from month to month have a chance at spinning the wheel for some great prizes including a cafeteria treat, a night off from homework, or even passes to a WHHS sporting event.