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First Niagara Intern Spotlight: Victoria Williams

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Name: Victoria Williams Hometown: Bridgeport, CT College: Western Connecticut State University Major: Finance Favorite Children’s Book: Oh, The Places You’ll Go, by Dr. Seuss When I applied for an internship at New Haven Reads, I intended to help students… Read More

Fall Registration Reminder

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Registration is this Wednesday, August 21st, Thursday, August 22nd, and Friday, August 23rd.

First Niagara Intern Spotlight: Dareika Palmer

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Name: Dareika Palmer Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y. College: University Of New Haven Major: Criminal Justice (Juvenile and Family Justice) Tutoring Site: Science Park Clubs: Math I, Arts & Crafts and Drama Favorite Children’s Book: The Magic Tree House series, by Mary Pope… Read More

First Niagara Intern Spotlight: Diana Velasco

Name: Diana Velasco Hometown: Naugatuck, CT College: University of Connecticut Major and Minor: Human Rights & Political Science Favorite Children’s Book: The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein In December of last year, during my winter break, I thought to… Read More

First Niagara Intern Spotlight: Tyler Jenkins

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Name: Tyler Jenkins Hometown: New Haven, CT College: Wesleyan University Major and Minor: Perspective Computer Science & Government Tutoring Site: Dixwell Clubs: Math I & Chess Favorite Children’s Book: The Watsons Go to Birmingham, by Christopher Paul Curtis With one-fourth of… Read More

First Niagara Intern Spotlight: Ajay Culhane-Husain

Name: Ajay Culhane-Husain Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA College: Yale University Major and Minor: Economics and Education Studies Favorite Children’s Book: The Little Engine That Could, by Watty Piper My experience at New Haven Reads this summer has been incredible. I have… Read More

First Niagara Intern Spotlight: Deja Reid

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Name: Deja Reid Hometown: Columbus, OH College: The Ohio State University Major and Minor: Community Leadership, Education Favorite Children’s Book: The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt I applied to this internship at New Haven Reads with… Read More

Looking Back: A Year in Review

NHR students hold the number 600 to celebrate 600 students

This week we’re celebrating our community’s accomplishments by taking a look back at highlights from the 2018-2019 school year.

When the students shine

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Read about this year’s CORE test results, and learn what our students think about tutoring at NHR!

“New Haven Reads is family”

Check out our latest video, featuring some of our graduating seniors: Magaly, Deon,  Jeffrey, and Jordan!