Education & Kids
Junior High / High School

‘Little Shop’ a big hit at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn

Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn’s John Lockwood Auditorium was transformed into Mushnik’s Skid Row Flower Shop and served as home to a giant, bloodthirsty, alien plant named Audrey II as the school recently presented the hit musical “Little Shop of Horrors.” … Full Article

In the battle for robot domination, life lessons learned

Alydia Wells, a member of the Bedford-Stuyvesant robotics team Robo-Rebels, sponsored by DIVAS for Social Justice, says she learned something important while competing at the FIRST Robotics Competition. … Full Article

De Blasio: Brooklyn’s Boys and Girls High symbol of progress

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña headed to Bedford-Stuyvesant’s Boys and Girls High School on Tuesday to highlight the early progress made at 94 of the city’s least successful schools in the city’s new  … Full Article

Bay Ridge luncheon raises money for scholarships

Hundreds of people turned out at the Bay Ridge Manor catering hall on Sunday to enjoy lunch, enter a raffle to win prizes and raise money for a scholarship fund for local students. … Full Article

Poly Prep senior wins Gold Key Award in 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing competition

Poly Prep artist and Rhode Island School of Design-bound senior Rowan McAllister (’15) won a Gold Key Award for a self-portrait in the photography category of the 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition. … Full Article

Xaverian High School is going co-ed

Xaverian High School, a Catholic high school in Bay Ridge that has been an all-male bastion in grades nine through 12 since it was founded during the Eisenhower Administration, is going co-ed. … Full Article

Fontbonne Hall starts guest speaker circuit to empower students

Fontbonne Hall Academy students have been exposed to a wide variety of viewpoints, thanks to the school’s Guest Speaker Circuit, a new program in which speakers are invited to the school to share tips on how to get ahead. … Full Article

Report: Don't rush to ax test for NYC specialized schools

New York City's elite specialized high schools have long been praised as bastions of excellence while facing criticism for their lack of diversity. … Full Article

NBA teams with Girls Who Code for Brooklyn project

On Wednesday, Feb. 11, Girls Who Code invited students from local clubs to present their innovative technology projects to a panel of executives from the NBA, Facebook and SAP, San Antonio Stars Center Jayne Appel and NBA Cares Ambassador Ruth Riley. … Full Article

High school introduces teen violence prevention classes

An innovative program aimed at preventing teen dating violence is going to become part of the curriculum at a Williamsburg high school. … Full Article

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