Thank You, Mr. Clark!

Thank You, Mr. Clark!

This newsletter is dedicated to Will Clark, former COO of New Haven Public Schools. He has taken a position with Waterbury Public Schools and will be deeply missed by this department and so many others at NHPS. For over a decade, Mr. Clark has been the driving force behind making health and wellness a priority in […]

Building Inclusive Communities

Building Inclusive Communities

LGBTQ+ Youth Task Force In January of 2018, the City of New Haven’s Department of Youth Services launched an LGBTQ+ Youth Task Force, bringing together teachers, health professionals, youth-serving organizations, and LGBTQ+ advocates who “strive to build an affirming community and empower all NHV LGBTQ+ youth with resources and advocacy to lead healthy, open, safe, […]

Kefir Apple Pancakes

Kefir Apple Pancakes

INGREDIENTS 1 cup plain low fat kefir OR 1 cup plain whole milk kefir 1 cup flour 1 tbsp sugar 1 ¼ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda ½ cup unsweetened applesauce 1 large egg 1 tbsp butter, melted 1 apple, grated DIRECTIONS Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda together in a large […]

Phys Ed and Health Teacher’s Message for Her Students: You Don’t Have To Like It, But You Do Have To Try It

Phys Ed and Health Teacher’s Message for Her Students: You Don’t Have To Like It, But You Do Have To Try It

Interview with Mary Glickman, East Rock School Meet Mary Glickman, Physical Education and Health Education teacher at East Rock Community and Cultural Studies Magnet School. She has been working there now for 13 years, and as of today, trained more than a thousand New Haven kids. Mary says she always loved the idea of teaching, and […]

Four New Haven Public Schools Named to 2018 List of America’s Healthiest Schools

Four New Haven Public Schools Named to 2018 List of America’s Healthiest Schools

Four New Haven Public Schools have been named to the 2018 list of America’s Healthiest Schools by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, receiving national recognition for their commitment to students’ health and well-being.  A total of 461 schools nationwide were selected based on a rigorous set of criteria—from availability of nutritious foods to access […]

Potato Kugel Muffins

Potato Kugel Muffins

6 servings   1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons of functional oil, divided 3 tablespoons matzoh meal tossed with 1 teaspoon dried chives 2 medium all-purpose potatoes, pared and shredded 1 medium sweet potato, pared and shredded 1 medium onion, minced 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon white pepper 2 whole eggs, […]