Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

St. Patrick students make their own Easter hats

Hats off to creativity! Students at St. Patrick Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge celebrated Easter by making their own bonnets and participating in an Easter Hat Parade in the school auditorium. … Full Article

Visitation students get close-up view of government in action

Sixth-graders from a Bay Ridge Catholic school were treated like VIPs in the state Capitol when they paid a visit to their local lawmaker. … Full Article

Music mogul Diddy has a new job: Charter school founder

He’s been a rapper, actor, singer, entrepreneur, record producer and clothing designer. Now Sean "Diddy" Combs has taken on a new job as the founder of a charter school in New York City's Harlem neighborhood. … Full Article

Students offer advice on how to keep sidewalks clean

Three girls from Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst, who combined civic-mindedness with their writing talents and came up with bold ideas on how to keep streets and sidewalks clean, were named the big winners of an anti-littering essay contest sponsored by state Sen. Marty Golden. … Full Article

Reddit co-founder Ohanian joins ‘philanthropic flashmob’ to fund Brooklyn classrooms

The classroom needs of every teacher in Fort Greene and nearby neighborhoods who posted a request on the website DonorsChoose.org were funded on Thursday by Alexis Ohanian, Brooklyn resident and co-founder of the popular website Reddit. … Full Article

Schools mark birthday of magical Dr. Seuss

No one ate green eggs and ham for breakfast, but lucky students in two Southwest Brooklyn schools got the chance to enjoy the work of the famous Dr. Seuss, thanks to their teachers and some special guests. … Full Article

Pajama Day keeps kids awake at Adelphi Academy

Students and teachers at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn didn’t just roll out of bed and head to class on a recent Friday, but it sure seemed that way! The entire school dressed in pajamas to show their school spirit for Adelphi Academy's annual Pajama Day. … Full Article

Young scientists create excitement at St. Patrick fair

Young scientists created bold experiments and shared their findings with their classmates, parents, teachers and a panel of judges during a science fair held at St. Patrick Catholic Academy. … Full Article

Bay Ridge students write essays to fight litter bugs

Brooklyn students will be using the power of the pen to wage a fight for clean sidewalks, and one local lawmaker is hoping their message gets across to adults. … Full Article

Brannan wins Brotherhood Award from P.S.-I.S. 104

Justin Brannan was a professional musician for more than a decade, touring the world with his rock bands Indecision and Most Precious Blood. … Full Article

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