Education & Kids
Junior High / High School

Students collect 9,215 food items for City Harvest

The generosity of Edward R. Murrow High School students knows no bounds. The school’s students recently hit a new milestone for their annual food drive, collecting and then donating an astonishing 9,215 food items to City Harvest, an organization that helps to feed the needy. … Full Article

Fontbonne opens Maria Bartiromo Broadcast Studio

One of Fontbonne Hall Academy’s most famous alums is giving back to her old school in a big way. Maria Bartiromo, the highly respected FOX Business Network (FBN) anchor, is sponsoring a new broadcast studio on the Fontbonne Hall Academy campus at 9901 Shore Road in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Commodore Barry Club essay contest focuses on naval hero

The life of the Revolutionary War naval hero Commodore John Barry will be the subject of a student essay contest sponsored by a Brooklyn-based group bearing the name of the patriot. … Full Article

From Brooklyn to Cuba with love

A group of Catholic high school students took the trip of a lifetime when they traveled from Brooklyn to Cuba on a humanitarian mission. … Full Article

Friends of Denyse Wharf want to teach kids on pier

A grassroots group that has spent years pushing the New York City Department of Education (DOE) to build a marine science lab on a historic Bay Ridge wharf to no avail is now trying to change its game plan. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton HS throws big bash to mark 75th anniversary

Judith Gordon, Elaine Fisher and Maxine Krantz were strolling through the corridors of Fort Hamilton High School on Saturday afternoon smiling and reminiscing about what it was like to be students there in the 1950s. … Full Article

Midwood High School celebrates 75th anniversary

Midwood High School alumni packed the Grand Prospect Hall on Saturday to celebrate the school’s 75th year as one of Brooklyn’s top-ranked public high schools. … Full Article

Community Board 10 approves new school for Bay Ridge Prep

After months of meetings and delicate negotiations, Community Board 10 has voted to recommend that the city approve ambitious plans by a Bay Ridge private school to build a new facility on 89th Street. … Full Article

NYC schools chancellor continues push to get more high schoolers college bound

Public high school educators across the city will be driving home a special message to their students this week: Think college. … Full Article

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