Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

As nearby protesters chanted, Eva Moskowitz, CEO of the Success Academy charter school network, announced on Thursday that she would not be running for mayor of New York City in 2017. … Full Article

NYC: Pre-K health violations have been cleared up

New York City officials assured parents on Thursday that community-based pre-K classrooms are healthy and safe. … Full Article

P.S. 95 speed bump will make kids safer, parents predict

Motorists driving up Van Sicklen Street in Gravesend will have to slow down when they get to P.S. 95 or risk hitting a speed bump and getting a big jolt. … Full Article

CEC 20 re-elects Laurie Windsor as president

Summer is in full swing and kids are off enjoying their vacation time, but there is still plenty of action going on behind the scenes in Bay Ridge’s school scene. … Full Article

St. Patrick Catholic Academy Honors Class of 2015

Eighth-graders at St. Patrick Catholic Academy celebrated their graduation on Friday, June 12 with a special mass and brunch in the morning and a commencement ceremony later that evening. … Full Article

P.S. 127 dance festival celebrates Disney

The 19th Annual Dance Festival at P.S. 127 in Bay Ridge had an international flavor, as students from all grades performed dances from countries all over the world for a large crowd of teachers and parents who applauded their every move. … Full Article

P.S. 102 kids enjoy visit from NYPD K-9 Unit

It’s not every day a kid gets to see a dog in school. But the dogs that third graders at Bay Ridge’s P.S. 102 got to see on Monday weren’t just any pooches. … Full Article

NYC public schools to honor Lunar New Year

New York City public schools will soon honor Lunar New Year as a holiday. Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted Monday night that the school system would begin to recognize the holiday next year. … Full Article

Visitation Academy students enjoy Field Day on school grounds

When Visitation Academy hosted its Field Day on a recent Saturday, Principal Arlene Figaro didn’t have to find transportation for the students, teachers and parents to a public park. That’s because the academy’s bucolic campus served as the setting for the Field Day festivities. … Full Article

P.S. 102 kids run for fun and health

When students at Bay Ridge’s P.S. 102 wanted to show the importance of getting regular exercise and eating healthy foods, they didn’t just talk the talk. They walked the walk. Actually, they ran the race! … Full Article

‘Wild Things’ invade Maurice Sendak School

The life and legacy of Brooklyn native Maurice Sendak was celebrated on June 10, the late author’s birthday. … Full Article


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