North Haven school news and notes

North Haven school news and notes


Locals in college

Georgia Institute
of Technology, 
Atlanta, Ga., has named Jake Hlavaty to its dean’s list for the spring semester.

New York Institute
of Technology, 
Old Westbury, N.Y., has named Alessandro Baglioni to its president’s list for the spring semester.

University at Albany, Albany, N.Y., has awarded Andrew Iovanna a master’s degree in higher education.

Prep school honor

Pomfret School, Pomfret, has named Melissa Montesi to its dean’s list for the spring semester.

School records

The North Haven Public Schools will destroy special education confidential records of students who either graduated in June 2012, or were exited or moved out of the district in the 2011-2012 school year.

This destruction is permitted by Connecticut state law. Confidential records include referral to special services, PPT-IEP records, speech/language testing and reports, psychological testing and reports, and correspondence with other agencies related to special education or special services.

These records may be needed in the future for Social Security benefits or other purposes.

In addition, North Haven Public Schools will destroy educational cumulative records of students who graduated in 1968 or earlier. This includes transcripts and immunization records. This is permitted by CT state law under the Municipal Records Retention Schedule for Education.

Anyone wishing to obtain their confidential records must call the North Haven Public Schools Student Services Department at 203-239-2581, and submit a request in writing before Friday, Aug. 30.

Nondiscrimination statement

It is the policy of the North Haven Board of Education that no staff, student, or parent on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, marital status, disability, relation or sexual orientation be excluded from participation, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity sponsored by its public schools.

Retaliation against any individual who complains pursuant to the board’s policy and regulations is strictly prohibited. The district will take actions necessary to prevent retaliation as a result of filing a complaint. 

The North Haven Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Jen Stewart, Interim Director of Student Services, has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: 203-239-2581,