Education & Kids
Pre-K and Elementary

Brooklyn Book Fair to host literary celebration at P.S. 24

Children will get the chance to meet some of their favorite authors and take part in fun-filled activities like yoga and origami making at a special all-day event in Sunset Park. … Full Article

Dance festival offers sweet treats at P.S. 127

The kids at Bay Ridge’s P.S. 127 sure have a lot of sweet moves on the dance floor! There were several stars at the school’s 21st Annual Dance Festival, which took place on June 16.  … Full Article

McKinley students showcase their writing during ‘Poetry in the Park’

On Sunday, June 11, sixth, seventh and eighth grade William McKinley I.S. 259 students, in collaboration with the Narrows Botanical Garden (NBG) in Bay Ridge, presented “Poetry in the Park,” a daylong showcase of the students’ art and literary works. … Full Article

Menchaca announces new Sunset Park school

On Thursday, City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca (D-Sunset Park-Red Hook) announced the site of a new elementary school to be built in Sunset Park, to help alleviate overcrowding in schools. This is Menchaca’s fourth new school development project in his district in the past four years.  … Full Article

P.S. 102 is going to the dogs

It’s time for pupils and pooches at P.S. 102 in Bay Ridge! Members of NYPD’s K-9 Unit visited the school on Friday morning with their specially trained police dogs to talk to students about how man’s best friend helps them in the important work they do. … Full Article

Hundreds of kids enjoy day off from school at McGolrick Park

Hundreds of little kids ran around, climbed trees, danced and waited in line to be painted up like an animal or character of their choosing in the middle of the day on Thursday in McGolrick Park in Greenpoint. … Full Article

St. Anselm students earn $595,000 in scholarships

Eighth graders who are about to graduate from St. Anselm Catholic Academy and move on to high school have been awarded a total of $595,000 in scholarships, according to school officials. … Full Article

PAL/Wynn Center brings tournament level chess to Bed-Stuy primary students

Bedford-Stuyvesant’s PAL/Wynn Center was the scene of bitter struggle on a recent Friday afternoon, with quarter neither sought nor given as third- and fourth-grade students squared off against one another under the tutelage of International Chess Grand Master Maurice Ashley. … Full Article

Fariña launches plan to desegregate NYC public schools

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Tuesday announced a plan to lessen segregation and increase diversity in New York City public schools. … Full Article

Holy Angels student paints hydrants in Memorial Day tribute

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. “But I want to join the military,” he told the Brooklyn Eagle. … Full Article

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