City high schools have plans to roll out new and robust after-school arts programs. A district-wide Afterschool Arts Academy, formally announced later this month, is slated to start in January. The program will run four days per week at Harding High School.
A science teacher at Bridgeport Military Academy had been charged with sexually assaulting two of her students. Samantha Peck, a teacher at the high school for six years, surrendered to police Tuesday after learning there was a warrant for her arrest.
Students could soon become competitive videogamers through their schools. The school board’s Students and Families committee heard a report on Thursday of the district’s sports offerings. Staff discussed a schools partnership with the Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders programs,