Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

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

Fariña: Progress on programs to prepare NYC students for college and careers

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Tuesday described the progress the city has made on an ambitious bundle of programs designed to better prepare the city’s students for college and careers. … Full Article

Kids invite grandparents to tea at St. Anselm Academy

Students at St. Anselm Catholic Academy decided to forgo milk and cookies in favor of tea and biscuits on Thursday morning, but it wasn’t because their tastes in snacks had suddenly changed. It was because they had some very special guests they wanted to impress. … Full Article

NYC pilot program aims to foster greater school diversity

Gentrification has been coming fast to Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood. The influx of wealthier, white residents is being reflected in the hallways of P.S. 705. … Full Article

CEC rejects city’s Bay Ridge Pre-k site

Charging that the New York City School Construction Authority selected an inappropriate site to construct a new pre-K school in Bay Ridge, the Community Education Council of School District 20 has voted against the plan. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Pre-k proposal subject of two hearings

A proposal by the New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) to open a pre-kindergarten center in the former offices of Community Board 10 has raised concerns for Bay Ridge educational leaders because of the location’s closeness to the Gowanus Expressway. … Full Article

City eyes opening Bay Ridge pre-K site next to expressway

Roaring trucks and 4-year-olds aren’t a good combination, according to a Bay Ridge educational leader who is raising objections to a proposal by the city’s School Construction Authority (SCA) to open a pre-K center next to a Gowanus Expressway exit. … Full Article

Holy Cross volunteers take New Year’s Day plunge

Fundraising is going swimmingly at the Dimitrios and Georgia Kaloidis Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School in Bay Ridge. And when we say it’s going swimmingly, we mean it literally! … Full Article

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