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Members of Bishop Kearney High School's Student Council collected, sorted and packed donated Thanksgiving food to be distributed to families in need. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney HS goes gold for alum’s daughter

Bishop Kearney High School held a fundraiser and tied gold bows on the fence surrounding the school in September to mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and to pay tribute to the courage of the young daughter of a Kearney alum. … Full Article

Fontbonne students guide Visitation girls through STEM

Two of Bay Ridge’s Catholic schools are working together on a project aimed at promoting the subjects of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as desirable courses of study for female students. … Full Article

Alicia Keys helps Murrow HS launch music tech program

Alicia Keys is helping to give Brooklyn students the “keys” to success…as in musical keys. The music superstar donated money to help Edward R. Murrow High School launch a new music technology program and then showed up at the school on Friday to sing with students. … Full Article

Xaverian HS wrapped in gold ribbon by students

Teenagers wrapped yards and yards of ribbon around their Bay Ridge school, but it wasn’t a youthful prank. These kids were serious. … Full Article

Fontbonne partners with Brown to promote STEM for girls

It’s a long way from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn to Providence, Rhode Island, but academic institutions in those two communities are teaming up to encourage girls to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). … Full Article

Edward R. Murrow HS teacher wins prestigious Sloan award

How do you teach complex macroeconomic concepts like supply and demand, balance of trade and inflation to high school students? … Full Article

Poly Prep begins search for new headmaster

In the wake of a surprising announcement from the headmaster of prestigious Poly Prep Country Day School that he plans to leave his job at the end of the 2015-2016 school year, the co-chairs of the school’s board of trustees said they will immediately begin a search for a new headmaster. … 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


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