Education & Kids
Junior High / High School

Carole King’s gift to her high school, a "Beautiful" piano

Sing for Hope, the nonprofit organization famous for placing pianos in public spaces around New York City to allow everyday residents to enjoy music outdoors, has a special gift for Brooklyn’s James Madison High School. … Full Article

Chef Vincent Tropepe says teens cooked up good app

A famous TV chef is busy this summer spreading his love of the culinary arts to schools in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Adelphi Class of 2017 boasts 100% college acceptance rate

The Class of 2017 of Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn is marching forward into the future after having maintained the school’s rich tradition of ensuring a 100 percent college acceptance rate.  … Full Article

Fontbonne students take dream trip to Dominican Republic

Students took a special trip from Bay Ridge down to the Caribbean but they didn’t go on the journey to just enjoy the beautiful beaches. … Full Article

With failure of Albany to extend mayoral control of schools, school boards may come back to NYC

With the failure of the state Legislature Wednesday night to approve the extension of mayoral control of the New York City school system by the end of its formal session, the city could return to the old Board of Education system, with 32 different community school boards. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney team raises $4,000 for cancer research

Students from Bishop Kearney High School became warriors in the war against cancer and raised $4,000 for the effort to find a cure for the devastating disease. … Full Article

Fariña launches plan to desegregate NYC public schools

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Tuesday announced a plan to lessen segregation and increase diversity in New York City public schools. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney’s top grads head to Yale, Stony Brook

The Class of 2017 at Bishop Kearney High School is headed by two students whose futures will include attending top schools like Yale and Stony Brook universities. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney students enjoy wonders of Ireland

Trinity College in Dublin was among the stops on a nine-day tour of Ireland, England and Scotland taken by a group of Bishop Kearney High School students this spring, a journey that gave the teens the opportunity to see sights they will remember for the rest of their lives. … Full Article

Fontbonne students join ranks of science elite

Fontbonne Hall Academy seniors Keara Donahue and Isabella Grillo impressed the judges at the recent New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF), a competition that attracted students from high schools across the city. … Full Article

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