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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

Three students share valedictory honors at Bay Ridge Prep

Bay Ridge Prep had not one, but three students who were named valedictorian for the Class of 2015. The honor of being the valedictorian was shared by Solomiya Bavlovych, Monica Fainshtein and Hussna Javed. … Full Article

Students and mentors celebrate year of ‘iMentoring’ in Brooklyn

High school students and their mentors celebrated a year of successful “iMentoring” on Saturday with games, lunch from Panera Bread, and fun activities like tug-of-war and group dancing at a picnic in Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Learning Leaders group promotes parental involvement

The key to a successful student is to have a parent who is fully involved in the child’s education according to Learning Leaders, a non-profit organization that seeks to get moms and dads engaged in what goes on in the classroom. … Full Article

Autistic, disabled kids star in Downtown Brooklyn School Lunchtime Concert

Students from three Brooklyn schools drew cheers in Downtown Brooklyn last Wednesday at Borough President Eric Adams’ School Lunchtime Concert Series at Willoughby Plaza. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy graduates make plans for the future

Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn held its Upper School graduation ceremony on June 7, sending the Class of 2015 off to college. The Class of 2015 is the 145th graduating class in the history of the private school, located at 8515 Ridge Blvd. in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Fontbonne celebrates Class of 2015 with graduation, church liturgy

Fontbonne Hall Academy changed its graduation tradition this year to include not just commencement exercises but a liturgy in a church. … Full Article

Denyse Wharf cleanup crew gets close up view of harbor seal

Members of the Harbor Seals Swim Team got a chance to meet their namesake when a real life harbor seal swam up to the edge of Denyse Wharf while the swimmers were cleaning the Bay Ridge pier. … Full Article

Prospect Heights group wants input into new Atlantic Yards school

The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council (PHNDC) is urging residents to attend a joint hearing of Community Board 8 and Community Education Council 13 to demand input into a public school planned for the Atlantic Yards area. … Full Article

De Blasio restores funding for summer programs after push by parents, advocates

After an intense campaign by parents, youth advocates and city Councilmembers, the Mayor’s Office announced it would restore funding for summer programs 17,000 kids for one more year. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney senior tells how blood transfusion saved her life

A Bishop Kearney High School senior says she’s living proof of the importance of donating blood. … Full Article

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