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After 10 days of determined advocacy from parents, nurses, school administrators and elected officials, SUNY Downstate reversed its decision to close five School Based Health Centers (SBHCs) servin … Full Article

Commodore Barry Club essay contest focuses on naval hero

The life of the Revolutionary War naval hero Commodore John Barry will be the subject of a student essay contest sponsored by a Brooklyn-based group bearing the name of the patriot. … Full Article

From Brooklyn to Cuba with love

A group of Catholic high school students took the trip of a lifetime when they traveled from Brooklyn to Cuba on a humanitarian mission. … Full Article

Friends of Denyse Wharf want to teach kids on pier

A grassroots group that has spent years pushing the New York City Department of Education (DOE) to build a marine science lab on a historic Bay Ridge wharf to no avail is now trying to change its game plan. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton HS throws big bash to mark 75th anniversary

Judith Gordon, Elaine Fisher and Maxine Krantz were strolling through the corridors of Fort Hamilton High School on Saturday afternoon smiling and reminiscing about what it was like to be students there in the 1950s. … Full Article

Midwood High School celebrates 75th anniversary

Midwood High School alumni packed the Grand Prospect Hall on Saturday to celebrate the school’s 75th year as one of Brooklyn’s top-ranked public high schools. … Full Article

Community Board 10 approves new school for Bay Ridge Prep

After months of meetings and delicate negotiations, Community Board 10 has voted to recommend that the city approve ambitious plans by a Bay Ridge private school to build a new facility on 89th Street. … Full Article

NYC schools chancellor continues push to get more high schoolers college bound

Public high school educators across the city will be driving home a special message to their students this week: Think college. … Full Article

Food for thought: Telecom High School opens greenhouse

Students can grow their own vegetables and eat them too, now that a state-of-the-art greenhouse has opened at the High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Midwood High School’s 75th Anniversary Jubilee to honor former N.Y. first lady Matilda Cuomo

One of Brooklyn’s finest schools is celebrating a milestone birthday. Midwood High School is 75 years old, and the Brooklyn Eagle was there at its inception.  Since then, the Eagle has followed the school’s accomplishments from the start. … Full Article

Free wi-fi hotspots coming for disadvantaged NYC school students

In an age where the internet is ubiquitous and essential, it’s shocking to learn that a substantial percentage of New York City public school students lack an internet connection at home. … Full Article

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