Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

Visitation dads have dandy dinner to help daughters’ school

Visitation Academy is a prestigious Catholic school for girls in Bay Ridge, but on Wednesday nght, it was the men associated with the place who grabbed the spotlight. … Full Article

Innovative program to improve kids’ relationships comes to Brooklyn

The philanthropist helping to fund a $30 million education initiative designed to improve children’s relationships visited Brooklyn’s P.S. 9 in Prospect Heights on Tuesday to see one of his programs in action. … Full Article

Adelphi’s young scientists put theories to the test

Students from Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn put their scientific theories into practice for the Annual Schoolwide Science Fair earlier this month, eagerly sharing experiments and research projects with their classmates, teachers and parents. … Full Article

Chancellor Farina announces new NYC school data tracking tools

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced the release of two new interactive data tools that will allow schools to more easily measure student progress, the city’s Department of Education (DOE) said on Wednesday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge school board backs parent demands for more half-day pre-K

A Bay Ridge school board is siding with parents who are demanding that the de Blasio administration offer more half-day pre-kindergarten classes for their children. … Full Article

St. Patrick Drama Club’s ‘Aladdin Jr.’ shows audience ‘A Whole New World’

Members of the St. Patrick Drama Club performed “Aladdin Jr.,” a musical inspired by the animated Disney movie “Aladdin,” to sold-out crowds inside St. Patrick Catholic Academy’s Aldo Bruschi Auditorium during its recent run. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s P.S. 102 boasts high number of male volunteers

Fathers are becoming more and more involved in the education of their children, according to a nonprofit group that works to get families and community leaders to take an active interest in New York City public schools. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Prep’s Tiger Trot raises $117,000

Running along Shore Road with the sun shining down on you, the wind at your back, and the warm breeze from New York Harbor greeting you…what could be better? … Full Article

Mismatch Day gives kids chance to make creative clothing choices

Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn’s Annual Mismatch Day event on April 17 created a lively atmosphere that helped to boost school spirit while encouraging creativity and acceptance. … Full Article

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