Students, faculty, friends and family gathered in celebration to recognize the achievements by black Americans and the central role of blacks in U.S. history. There were several student-led performances throughout the night. We were able to watch singing, dancing, poetry, and more. Many administrators and educators from around the district joined us in this special event!
Please watch these videos made by our Clemente Broadcasting students!
World Read Aloud Day 2020 2/5/2020
On Wednesday February 5th, Roberto Clemente Leadership Academy hosted an event recognizing World Read Aloud Day. The worldwide event from Scholastic and the global literacy nonprofit LitWorld calls attention to reading aloud and sharing stories. Local administrators, police and firemen, coaches, and scholars gave their time to come read to classrooms full of our students.
Hispanic Heritage Celebration 11/19/2019
On Tuesday November 19th, the Hispanic Heritage Celebration popped off at Clemente. There were two performances during the day and one in the evening for families and friends. People from around the district of New Haven joined us in the fun. The event was planned perfectly by Mrs. Rivera and Mrs. Rosa and it went off without a hitch. Students presented information about cultures from Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean. Younger students read poetry and the older students presented dances accompanied by songs. After the presentations, we were lucky enough to have professional Bomba dancers entertain us. We ended the night with delicious homemade Hispanic cuisine while listening to Latin music. It was an incredible experience for all!
3rd Annual Clemente Walk-a-Thon 11/15/2019
The Roberto Clemente Family hosted its 3rd annual walk-a-thon fundraiser on a crisp fall morning. The event began in the gymnasium where students watched the Hillhouse Marching Band perform. After the performance, the band led everyone out of the building and down the street toward the walk-a-thon route. Accompanied by police escort and the Clemente Band, students, parents, and staff walked down Howard Avenue, Spring Street and Washington Avenue and finished at the Ernest McClain park. There were many event and activities for students to enjoy!
Student/Parent Luncheon 10/17/2019
On Thursday October 17th, parents were invited to come in during their child's lunchtime to spend some time with students in the cafeteria. Many Clemente families were in attendance and everyone had a great time!
Clemente Winter Concert December 12, 2018
On the night of December 12th, family and friends gathered at Clemente as the student band and chorus hosted a wonderful winter concert. Students from grades K-8 sang many classic holiday songs led by Ms. Luppino. Meanwhile, in between the singing, the very talented Clemente band members kept the large audience engaged by playing several different holiday jingles, led by Mr. Niebels.