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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

Brooklyn principal to be removed after grade fixing probe

A public high school principal is being removed from her post after a 17-month probe into allegations of grade fixing. The city's Department of Education will replace Kathleen Elvin as principal of John Dewey High School in Brooklyn, schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said Wednesday. … Full Article

Community, Brooklyn leaders announce vision for public middle school at Atlantic Yards

A coalition on Tuesday announced M.S. OneBrooklyn, a community vision for a new public middle school to serve District 13. … Full Article

St. Patrick Parade committee awards $10,000 in scholarships

The Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee does more than just put together a parade every March. … Full Article

Genesis graduates ready for high school

Students at Genesis, the middle school program at Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge, recently completed an important step in their educational lives when they graduated and prepared for life in high school. … Full Article

Ray Kelly tells Bishop Kearney grads to ‘be ready’

Former police commissioner Ray Kelly was the commencement speaker at Bishop Kearney High School’s graduation ceremony, where he told the graduates to be ready to make a difference in the world. … Full Article

Teens use crowdfunding to pay for summer classes

Two ambitious teenage girls are turning to crowdfunding to help pay for entry into prestigious summer programs at top schools. The organization Wishbone is helping Daniella Omeruo and Corinne Stanisclaus with their efforts to raise enough money to make their summer dreams come true. … 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


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