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Nolan Keegan, a sixth grader at Holy Angels Catholic Academy, wants to join the armed forces when he grows up. He’s not sure if he will become a Navy SEAL or if he’s destined to be Marine. … Full Article

Det. McDonald urges Bay Ridge kids to forgive

A police detective who was shot in the line of duty 30 years ago and was left a quadriplegic  came to St.Patrick Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge on Friday and delivered a powerful message of faith, hope and forgiveness to students who were riveted by his every word. … Full Article

22 Brooklyn schools awarded Walentas Family Foundation Neighborhood School Grants

The Walentas Family Foundation has announced the recipients of this year’s Neighborhood School Grants. … Full Article

Crisis Averted: Deal struck with local school bus drivers

UPDATE: Unionized school bus drivers and attendants for Jofaz Transportation and Y&M Transit reached a tentative contract agreement with the companies’ management late Monday, averting a walkout that could have sent thousand … Full Article

School Daze: A bus drivers’ strike could cut off transportation to thousands of students

School bus drivers and attendants at two of the largest bus companies in the city voted overwhelmingly Wednesday night to authorize a strike that could begin Tuesday, Nov. 1 and affect thousands of schoolchildren in Brooklyn, Staten Island and Queens. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy celebrates Hero Day

There’s a hero inside every Adelphian. That was the message delivered by students and teachers at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn during the school’s recent celebration of Hero Day. … Full Article

Free wi-fi hotspots coming for disadvantaged NYC school students

In an age where the internet is ubiquitous and essential, it’s shocking to learn that a substantial percentage of New York City public school students lack an internet connection at home. … Full Article

Science and technology education in Brooklyn gets major funding boost from Borough Hall

Borough President Eric Adams believes that if science and technology education is to grow and flourish in Brooklyn, it will need a strong STEM. … Full Article

Three-time Olympic gymnast Dominque Dawes visits Flatbush school to discuss physical education

East Flatbush’s P.S. 6 has just received a $1,000 grant that will change the way its students think about eating and exercising. … Full Article

Help Wanted: CEC 20 has opening for new member

The “Help Wanted” ad could read something like this: Seeking member for an important panel working to improve the lives of thousands school children in Southwest Brooklyn. The Community Education Council (CEC) of School District 20 has an opening that it is trying to fill. … Full Article


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