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Junior High / High School

Increasingly, students at the Catholic high school for girls in Bay Ridge are showing an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects that used to be dominated by mal … Full Article

Poly Prep’s Jewish Caucus hosts Holocaust Panel

Poly Prep’s Upper School Jewish Caucus hosted a Holocaust Panel on May 15 in its Joseph Dana Allen Library and invited the Poly community to hear the recollections of two survivors and collectively honor the solemn promise, “never again.”
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Students create ‘Generations’ mural for Norwegian Christian Home

The Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center in Dyker Heights has a striking new mural outside its back door, thanks to students from McKinley Intermediate School and leaders of a non-profit group devoted to the arts. … Full Article

Bay Ridge students say prayers, tie red ribbons for missing Nigerian girls

At Fontbonne Hall Academy, the plight of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls hits home. … Full Article

Fontbonne Hall Academy inducts 40 students into National Honor Society

There were so many students to be inducted into the National Honor Society at Fontbonne Hall Academy, it wouldn't have been a surprise if the school had run out of citations! … Full Article

Teachers at International HS boycott mandatory exam

A group of teachers at the International High School at Prospect Heights refused to administer a city-mandated writing test they say is unsuitable for their students, many of whom are recent immigrants learning English. … Full Article

CEC 21 president says she fights for all kids, not just her own

Heather Ann Fiorica first became involved in educational advocacy when her daughter Brieanne was a student at PS 177 in Bensonhurst. … Full Article

Brooklyn students are named Horatio Alger Scholars

Two high school students from Brooklyn were among 104 teens from across the country to be named Horatio Alger National Scholars, a designation that earned them a trip to a national conference in Washington D.C. … Full Article

CEC 21 honors Recchia with songs, poems, portraits by children

The Community Education Council of School District 21 honored one of its predecessors, Domenic Recchia at its April 23 meeting in which students sang songs, recited poems and presented the former councilman with portraits they painted of him. … Full Article

Dr. Margaret M. Minson named president of Bishop Kearney

Dr. Margaret M. Minson, a product of Catholic education, who has spent the last several years providing access to such education to thousands of underserved students throughout New York City, has been appointed President of Brooklyn’s Bishop Kearney High School.   … Full Article

Bishop Ford High School to close

Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School, which for many years was a leading educational institution in Brooklyn, is closing, school officials announced Monday. … Full Article
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