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Fontbonne students visit Triangle Factory fire site

Students from Fontbonne Hall Academy got a close-up view of a historic site when they recently took a walking tour of Greenwich Village and stood outside the building where the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire took place in 1911. … Full Article

Aly Raisman talks gold medals, body image, bullying

A willingness to work hard and a belief in one’s abilities to overcome obstacles are important keys to success, Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman told an audience during a candid discussion at a Carroll Gardens private school. … Full Article

Halloween art, kids and community service come together in annual Bay Ridge contest

Alexandra Emmerici knew she wanted to paint a witch for the Bay Ridge Community Council’s Halloween Window Painting Contest, but she also wanted to make sure her witch had a bit more pizzazz to her. … Full Article

NYC charter schools send 14 tons of supplies to Puerto Rico

Students and teachers from 27 of New York’s charter schools, including one in Bedford-Stuyvesant, came to the aid of hurricane-ravaged victims in Puerto Rico by collecting 14 tons of emergency supplies to be sent to the island, according to New York City Charter School Center. … Full Article

Teacher up for $100,000 prize in trade school contest

A maritime teacher from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School is a finalist in a contest that could net his school a cool $100,000. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy takes kids ‘Around the World in 155 Years’

Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn is giving students the chance to travel around the globe without ever leaving Brooklyn. … Full Article

With light touch, Comfort Dog program enhances NYC schools

There’s nothing like a cuddle and some furry kisses during a rough day at school. … Full Article

Repercussions? Schools fail to offer sex ed required by law as STDs inch upward

An increase in sexually transmitted infections (STI) and disease (STD) among teenagers since 2015 has alarmed at least one public servant, who has conducted a study which finds that city schools are failing to provide basic sex education courses required by state law. … Full Article

School year kicks off with free lunch, better safety, higher scores in NYC

School for the city’s 1.1 million students kicks off today, and it looks to be a promising year. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney HS hires new assistant head of school

Peter Devlin, the former assistant principal of Curtis High School on Staten Island, has been named the new assistant head of school at Bishop Kearney High School, school officials announced this week. … Full Article

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