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May 26, 2020

Metropolitan Business Academy senior Adrian Huq came up with an alternative idea for marking graduation in lieu of in-person commencement or good-byes: a parting gift in the form of a class tree.

Huq, who cofounded New Haven Climate Movement, is a school outreach intern...

April 1, 2020

 Every day can be pajama day, Metropolitan Business Academy Principal Mike Crocco told his students over a YouTube video released on Tuesday.

As New Haven schools have closed to slow the spread of Covid-19, students have had to adjust to spending an entire sch...

February 24, 2020

MBA students can tryout and compete on teams at their neighborhood or town high schools. Many of our student athletes attend school at MBA and leave at dismissal for practices, games and meets.

Congratulations to the MBA students competing alongside their Hillhouse and...

February 14, 2020

This Black History Month, students at Metropolitan Business Academy chose a project that shed light on people they don’t often hear about, and put them on display for the whole school to see.“My part of the project focused around slaves who sued for their freedom,” sai...

Alyssa Washington couldn’t stop thinking about the multi-colored map of New Haven on her classroom wall: the narrow green around Prospect Hill and Westville; the swathed yellow, like a waning moon, from Beaver Hills to City Point; the foreboding red around Dixwell and...

October 29, 2019

Youth politics came to a New Haven high school Monday — and students saw up close how running for office can make a difference.

The occasion was a visit by two 23-year-old legislators Westport State Sen. Will Haskell and Hamden Councilman Justin Farmer —to juniors at Me...

September 19, 2019

Adrian Huq has translated a lifelong interest in a greener world into organizing fellow students to help save the planet.

Huq, a 16-year-old Metropolitan Business Academy senior, is one of the organizers of this Friday’s Youth Climate March Against Climate Death in New...

July 31, 2019

The Yale Club of New Haven (YCNH) honored more than 40 talented high school students from the New Haven region on Wednesday, Oct. 15 with Yale-Seton Book Awards, carrying on a key tradition for regional Yale alumni groups around the country and overseas.“ Malachi Bridg...

May 27, 2019

Saturday, members of the collective kicked off their eight to nine weeks of earth building by making a large pile of mud and straw, working it until the surface was thick, smooth and glossy. Watching professional earth builder Matteo Lundgren for tips, they began to bu...

In a speech at the rally, Adrian Adara Huq, 16, said that climate change “does not discriminate based on age, race or other parts of our identities. It is the biggest threat to humans as a species. We must keep climate action at the forefront our minds.” Click on the v...

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