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Fontbonne Hall Academy is introducing new classes in business entrepreneurship and journalism, according to Principal Mary Spicijaric, who revealed the school’s plans at a recent open house event. … Full Article

Dikembe Mutombo gets computer science lesson from Brooklyn students

Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo got a lesson in computer science from some bright Brooklyn middle schoolers on Monday. … Full Article

Edward R. Murrow High School to mark 40th anniversary

Edward R. Murrow High School, named after the legendary CBS newsman, turned 40 years old last month and officials are making plans for a big celebration during the spring semester. Murrow alumni will be invited to join the anniversary party in the spring. … Full Article

Bob Costas goes to bat for buddy at Xaverian gala

Legendary sports broadcaster Bob Costas, who has covered everything from the Olympics to the World Series for NBC during his long career, took on the role of surprise guest at the Xaverian High School Gala, where he introduced one of the evening’s award winners, his friend Dr. Andrew C. … Full Article

Fariña to speak at town hall in Bay Ridge school

City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña is coming to Bay Ridge for a town hall on Dec. 10, where she will likely face questions from parents about overcrowded classrooms and other issues. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy students give back for the holidays

Volunteers from Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn recently turned into Santa’s helpers for a good cause. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn celebrates Crazy Hat Day

Students at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn came to school on a recent Friday wearing all sorts of crazy things on their heads, everything from balloons to buttons. And their teachers didn’t mind a bit. They were wearing strange headgear too! … Full Article

California-based 'AltSchool' plans to open in Brooklyn Heights

A small, alternative private school is aiming to open on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights next September. The school will be located at 84 Montague St., in the second floor space over the Heights Cafe, and will eventually serve roughly 100 kids from pre-K through eighth grade. … Full Article

Xaverian students learn to live on $3 a day

What’s it like to live on a measly $3 a day? Students from Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge had the unique opportunity to find out when they took part in an urban retreat. … Full Article

Brooklyn District 13 CEC meeting to focus on middle and high school choice

School District 13’s Community Education Council (CEC) will be holding its monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. … Full Article

Teachers at 2 Brooklyn high schools to reapply for jobs

Teachers at two of New York City's most troubled high schools will have to reapply for their jobs if they want to keep them.
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