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Blossom Parris, a student at Poly Prep Country Day School, is receiving international recognition for her efforts to help children in the South American country of Guyana to develop a love of … Full Article

Poly Prep student helps kids in Guyana

Blossom Parris, a student at Poly Prep Country Day School, is receiving international recognition for her efforts to help children in the South American country of Guyana to develop a love of reading. … Full Article

Registration opens for Hoban Run

A 5-mile race held in memory of a Bay Ridge police officer slain in the line of duty has become one of the most popular traditions in the neighborhood. … Full Article

CEO of Brooklyn Community Foundation to keynote 2015 PASE@PACE Conference

Cecilia Clarke, president and CEO of the Brooklyn Community Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at the Partnership for After School Education’s (PASE) 2015 PASE@PACE Conference on Tuesday, July 28th. … Full Article

Brooklyn principal to be removed after grade fixing probe

A public high school principal is being removed from her post after a 17-month probe into allegations of grade fixing. The city's Department of Education will replace Kathleen Elvin as principal of John Dewey High School in Brooklyn, schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said Wednesday. … Full Article

Community, Brooklyn leaders announce vision for public middle school at Atlantic Yards

A coalition on Tuesday announced M.S. OneBrooklyn, a community vision for a new public middle school to serve District 13. … Full Article

St. Patrick Parade committee awards $10,000 in scholarships

The Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee does more than just put together a parade every March. … Full Article

Genesis graduates ready for high school

Students at Genesis, the middle school program at Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge, recently completed an important step in their educational lives when they graduated and prepared for life in high school. … Full Article

Ray Kelly tells Bishop Kearney grads to ‘be ready’

Former police commissioner Ray Kelly was the commencement speaker at Bishop Kearney High School’s graduation ceremony, where he told the graduates to be ready to make a difference in the world. … Full Article

Teens use crowdfunding to pay for summer classes

Two ambitious teenage girls are turning to crowdfunding to help pay for entry into prestigious summer programs at top schools. The organization Wishbone is helping Daniella Omeruo and Corinne Stanisclaus with their efforts to raise enough money to make their summer dreams come true. … Full Article

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