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Construction on Bridgeport’s Harding High nears finish line  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Peering out from the floor-to-ceiling window in the assistant principal suite down to the pristine Warren Harding High School football field a ...



Warren Harding High School opens to students for first time Thursday  News 12 Connecticut

A new high school in Bridgeport will open its doors to students for the first time Thursday.



Lamont gives Harding High a shout-out as he takes office  CTPost

HARTFORD — Bridgeport's Harding High School got frequent shout-outs from Gov. Ned Lamont during his inaugural addresses on Wednesday. “From here, we ...



Harding alumni say goodbye to their old school  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — It was on Warren Harding High School's scuffed, hardwood stage that Maria Pereira learned to believe in herself more than three decades ago ...



Harding High School to keep name  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT —Warren Harding High School is not being replaced, merely changing its address. By a 8-0 vote with one abstention, the city school board ...



Cleanup at old GE site, now home to Harding High, finished  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The lead, arsenic and petroleum-based chemicals have been removed or buried. Tests, according to a new mound of paperwork filed with the ...



A ribbon cutting for the new Harding High School is set  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city school district will celebrate the opening of the new Warren Harding High School with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The celebration is ...



Construction on new Harding High School officially completed  News 12 Connecticut

Bridgeport officials and students celebrated the completion of construction on the new Harding High School.



SEEN: Harding High School senior prom 2018  CT Post

Bridgeport's Harding High School held its senior prom at the Omni New Haven Hotel on May 24, 2018. The senior class graduates June 22. Were you SEEN at ...



Different attitudes, same pride at the new Harding  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Everyone at the brand new Warren Harding High School on Thursday was a freshman. It was new territory for both the 14-year-olds in full ...



No. 3 Hand rolls to win at Harding behind Billings  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Harding High School football team knew they were in for a rough night before visiting Daniel Hand High of Madison got off the bus.



Harding High School graduation 2018  CT Post

Image 1 of 43. Graduate Thalia Valencia waves to family in the stands as she walk in to the Harding High School graduation at Kennedy Stadium in Bridgeport, ...



Harding High School placed on lockdown  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Warren Harding High School was placed on lock down Monday afternoon. Central office would not immediately say why. Police officials say ...



Connecticut not among finalists for National Teacher of the Year  CTPost

Four finalists for National Teacher of the Year have been announced and Connecticut Teacher of the Year Sheena Graham is not on the list. The finalists ...



Harding employee found not guilty of school threat  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - A Harding High School employee, accused of threatening in the school to “kill all white people,” was found not guilty of criminal charges on ...



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 ...



No more “interim” for Harding principal  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — It took two years and four months but Dane Brown is no longer the interim principal at Warren Harding High School. From now on, call him ...



School board debates new name for Harding and more  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Naming rights take up a big chunk of time at city school board meetings these days. A committee is already in place to recommend names for ...



Obituary: Edward D. Warrek Jr., 93  Milford, CT Patch

Obituary: Edward D. Warrek Jr., 93 - Milford, CT - He faithfully served in the United States Navy during WWII, was a member of the American Legion, and retired ...



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. Created with Sketch. An Error ...



Group pushes to keep name of Warren Harding High School in Connecticut  Seattle Times

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A group of students, a teacher and local residents have voted to keep their Connecticut high school's name when it moves to a ...



Bridgeport Teacher Wins Connecticut Teacher Of The Year  WSHU

A woman who has taught music in the Bridgeport, Connecticut, schools since 1983 has been honored as Connecticut's Teacher of the Year.



Broke school board finds money for freshman football at Harding  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A city school board still trying to find millions in cuts to make next year's school budget balanced added $3,500 to the bottom line to fund ...



New Harding High could house day care for teen parents  CTPost

When the new Harding High School opens next fall, it will not only welcome just shy of 1,000 teenagers, but as many as 24 infants and toddlers as well.



Police: Bridgeport high school locked down after staffer threatens killing spree  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - Harding High School was put in lockdown Wednesday after police said a school employee threatened to go on a killing spree. Carl Lemon, 63 ...



Obituary: George Fetcho, 96, of Milford  Milford, CT Patch

Obituary: George Fetcho, 96, of Milford - Milford, CT - George was an active member of the Milford Senior Center and was past president of M.A.L.E.S., a senior ...



Fact checking Lamont’s ties to Harding High  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Considering how often Ned Lamont tells voters about volunteer teaching at Warren Harding High School in 2005, one might assume “Lamont ...



Obituary: John P. Kelly, 91, of Stratford  Stratford, CT Patch

Obituary: John P. Kelly, 91, of Stratford - Stratford, CT - John, a U.S. Army veteran and longtime Sikorsky Aircraft employee, was a generous supporter of the ...



Officials mull new name for Bridgeport school  News 12 Connecticut

Bridgeport school officials are looking to re-name a school.



Choir makes a comeback at Bridgeport’s Harding High  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — For the first time in years, the sounds of choir warm-ups are spilling out of from a second floor performing arts wing into the drab hallways of ...



Charter school gets the students it needed  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridge Academy reached its 280 student enrollment cap and won't be losing any state revenue. The charter school picked up 13 students ...



Bridgeport music teacher wins top state teaching award  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Students call her Momma Graham. Now Sheena Graham has a new title: 2019 Connecticut Teacher of the Year.



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 ...



Harding’s gym on its way out, but memories will live on  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Connecticut high school boys basketball coaching royalty gathered courtside last Friday for the penultimate regular-season game at ...



’39 Harding grad recalls flying with a legend  CTPost

EASTON — Anne Fiyalka remembers a noise so loud no one could talk on that 15-minute plane ride over the Stratford airport on Nov. 5, 1936, and not much ...



Bridgeport PD: Teen sexually assaulted while walking home from school  News 12 Connecticut

Police are asking for the public's help to track down two men they say sexually assaulted a 15-year-old while she was walking home from Harding High School ...



Bridgeport’s flooded Warren Harding High set to reopen on Wednesday  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT— A busted flush-o-meter at Warren Harding High School caused water damage to six upstairs classrooms and a teacher work room on Tuesday.



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.



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 ...



Central boys shut down Harding  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Central boys basketball team sent Harding-Miska Gymnasium out in style Thursday night. In what very well could be the last ...



Football: Harding feels good to be home  CTPost

These are exciting times for Harding. They really, really are. A new season beckons, one rife with optimism as the program that Eddie Santiago has worked so ...



Harding High School graduation 2017  CT Post

Image 1 of 75. Warren Harding High School's Ninety First Annual Commencement held at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn., on Tuesday June 20, ...



Thousands Of Students Stage Nationwide Walkout To End Gun Violence  WSHU

High school students on Long Island and in Connecticut walked out of their classes today in solidarity with students around the country in a nationwide.



Bridgeport’s Harding High students to get laptop upgrade  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Students who enter the new Warren G. Harding High School in fall 2018 won't be supplied with Chromebooks. Instead they will get the latest ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bridgeport teacher among state Teacher of the Year finalists  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — For the second time in four years, a local educator has made the final round in the Connecticut Teacher of the Year competition. Sheena ...



Groundbreaking for new Harding High campus  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — After years of debate and planning, the city Monday broke ground on a new Warren Harding High School. “The Harding High School ...



Bridgeport Schools set graduation date and locales  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city's Board of Education is forgoing a daylong graduation marathon at the Webster Bank Arena this year in favor of a much more ...



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 ...



Bridgeport Hoop Legends Selected Gold Key Winners  Bridgeport, CT Patch

Bridgeport Hoop Legends Selected Gold Key Winners - Bridgeport, CT - Five prominent figures from the world of Connecticut sports have been chosen to ...



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.



Bassick’s run to state quarterfinals best in school history  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — When the Bassick boys soccer team got together for its first practice this fall, few around the state would have anticipated a run to the Class L ...



Bridgeport school worker denies threat to kill white people  News 12 Connecticut

The Bridgeport school worker accused of threatening to kill white people at Harding High School denied the charges Wednesday and argued he is the victim of ...



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 ...



High School Employee In Bridgeport Threatens To 'Kill White People'  Bridgeport Daily Voice

Comments by a Harding High School employee caused a brief lockdown of the school Wednesday after the man threatened to kill "white people."Carl Lemon ...



Amphitheater missing from Bridgeport high school’s design  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The striking new Warren Harding High School taking shape off Boston Avenue may not have a key feature some school board members say ...



Bridgeport students protest length, conditions of walking to school  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — About 30 protesters gathered in front of City Hall Monday to protest how hard it is to get to school on foot. Many of the protesters were of high ...



High school placed on lockdown after staffer threatened to 'execute every white man,' police say  Fox News

A high school in Connecticut was on lockdown Wednesday after a school employee who wanted to “execute every white man” threatened to go on a killing ...



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 ...



Harding baseball making solid progress  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Longtime coach Gary Diaz and his assistant, Anthony Bonaventura, ran through various types of pickoff plays to begin practice inside ...



Bassick’s dream season ends on penalty kicks  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — For 100 minutes Saturday night Bassick and Avon pushed one another to the absolute limit in their Class L boys soccer quarterfinal.



Some newness to education in 2018  CTPost

The year 2018 will go down as another year of budget cuts for many public school districts in the state, but that's nothing new. It is something Bridgeport has ...



Harding principal suspended as substitute teacher accused of inappropriate behavior  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — A substitute teacher has been fired and the principal at Warren Harding High School has been put on a paid administrative leave as an ...



Jeff Jacobs: Jack Cochran’s back as an assistant, coaching without stress  CTPost

KILLINGLY — In the growing darkness of an early September evening, up in the state's Quiet Corner, a familiar voice began counting. “One Mississippi!



Bridgeport's Warren Harding High Closed Due To Flood  Bridgeport Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Students at Warren Harding High School in Bridgeport were sent home Tuesday morning due to a water a leak on the second floor, ...



Bridgeport SROs ready for back-to-school  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city's School Resource Officers have been hard at work to prepare for the first day of school on Aug. 30. The Bridgeport Police ...



Former Harding High basketball star convicted of murder  CT Post

A former Harding High School basketball standout turned drug dealer is facing up to 65 years in prison after being convicted Monday of killing a rival drug dealer ...



Harding makes the step up to SCC football  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Eddie Santiago has never been the type to shy away from competition. He embraces challenges, like the one his football team will soon be ...



John Bagley determined to bring stability, winning attitude back to Harding  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Wes Matthews still remembers the hotly contested practices at Harding High School in the 1970s that were more competitive than the actual ...



Harding school project — and price — grow  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — A bigger Warren Harding High School will mean a much pricier Warren Harding High School. The price of the long-awaited project, which ...



Harding High site draws interest  CT Post

With the state clearing the way for a replacement for Harding High School to be built on the former General Electric site on Boston Avenue, attention has turned ...



School teams get creative to fund Bridgeport sports  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — If Warren Harding High School wrestlers get to face off this winter, the $18,000 tab will be footed not by taxpayers, but by contributors to a ...



Harding High School In Bridgeport To Re-Open Wednesday  Bridgeport Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Harding High School in Bridgeport will re-open on Wednesday after a flood forced a closure on Tuesday.The school had been forced to ...



Bridgeport school board debates criminal background limits to employment  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The husband of a city school teacher says it is inconceivable to him that the school board would consider giving work to someone he said ...



Lamont, Ganim play political football  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — Politics can be pretty brutal. So can football. Bridgeport's cash-strapped high school football teams seem to be benefiting from this year's ...



Connecticut quarterback Phommachanh eager to prove he can help Clemson football  Anderson Independent Mail

For Connecticut native Taisun Phommachanh, playing football at Clemson University will be more than a golden opportunity to showcase his athletic talents.



Bridgeport BOE sets new goals for superintendent  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — It was an overall positive rating for a freshman superintendent who oversees what arguably is the toughest school district in the state.



Harding High School graduation  CT Post

Image 1 of 62. Jeffrey Rogers get his photo taken by Helen Longo, Medical Assistant for Optimus Healthcare School Based Health Center at Harding before the ...



School districts battle budget woes  CTPost

The new school year will start this week with fewer school administrators in Bridgeport, fewer school buses in Stratford, fewer schools in New Haven and fewer ...



Young men learn job - and life -skills at Harding High  CT Post

Tyqwan Gardner has long known what he wants to do with his life. [...] Friday, the Warren Harding High School senior didn't know how to sum up his passion for ...



Bridgeport resident lands guest role on TV show 'Empire'  News 12 Connecticut

A 19-year-old from Bridgeport has landed a guest role on the Fox television series "Empire."



Toxic fill stirs concern at Bridgeport school site  CT Post

FAIRFIELD — The sole supplier of fill to the future Harding High School construction site in Bridgeport is the same company that managed a Fairfield stockpile of ...



Prep takes care of business against Harding  CTPost

FAIRFIELD — Next week Fairfield Prep hosts North Haven in a showdown of one-loss teams and looming further on the horizon is a Thanksgiving rivalry game ...



Racial disparity in school discipline to be addressed  The CT Mirror

Latino students in Connecticut are suspended from school at twice the rate as their white peers even though they are vastly outnumbered by white students, ...



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.



In Connecticut, a Wealth Gap Divides Neighboring Schools  The New York Times

Fairfield and Bridgeport sit side by side and spend more per student than the national average, but the quality of the education they offer is worlds apart.



Ex-Harding High basketball coach faces jury  Ct Post

Local basketball legend Charles Bentley was brought out of retirement Tuesday to face perhaps his toughest challenge -- claims he slapped a 14-year-old girl in ...



City schools will make do with less  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Who will city police call when there is a security concern in the school district? For the time being, the superintendent of schools. The assistant ...



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 ...



Graduates Laugh, Cheer At Warren Harding High's Graduation  Daily Voice

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The crowds cheered loud and proud as the graduating class of Warren Harding High School marched into the Webster Bank Arena in ...



Schools Superintendent mired in Ganim’s campaign  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Public Schools Superintendent Aresta Johnson's supporters praise her as being above politics. “It's 'students first',” said Howard Gardner, ...



Gang hitman sentenced to 53 years  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - Ruing that gang violence, once the purview of late nights in the city, has made it dangerous for citizens to walk city streets during the day, ...



In Bridgeport, cautious optimism about Lamont  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Two weeks after Connecticut's largest city helped elect Ned Lamont governor, the Greenwich Democrat made a brief, day-before-Thanksgiving ...



Flooding Issue Closed School in Bridgeport  NBC Connecticut

Students in Bridgeport had an unexpected day off when a plumbing issue caused flooding at Warren Harding High School.



Former substitute teacher charged with sex assault of student  CT Post

Former substitute teacher charged with sex assault of student BRIDGEPORT - A former long-term substitute teacher at Harding High School has been charged ...



Bridgeport School board wrestles with staff relations and each other  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The city school board met in private with its attorney Monday to discuss legal advice about board/staff relations but not before allowing its first ...



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 ...



Bridgeport BOE told to leave sports out of budget cuts  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A city school board faced with making $13 million in gut-wrenching cuts to an already underfunded budget was warned Monday that sports ...



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