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Pre-K and Elementary

Students meet their Book Buddies

Students from two Brooklyn schools – PS 241 in Crown Heights and Intermediate School 392 in Brownsville – got the chance to meet their Book Buddies, volunteers from corporate America who have spent the past six months encouraging them to read more books. … Full Article

St. Patrick students perform musical tribute to NYC

Students at Saint Patrick Catholic Academy are ending their school year in style, New York style that is! Kids at the Bay Ridge school recently put on a show that would put anyone in a “New York State of Mind,” as Billy Joel would say. … Full Article

Golden, Farina salute teachers in southern Brooklyn

More than 40 teachers from public schools in southern Brooklyn were saluted by state Sen. Marty Golden at the lawmaker’s 13th Annual Teacher of the Year awards ceremony recently held in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Brooklyn boy wins $1,000 for his handwriting skills

Brooklyn Eagle readers of a certain age might remember when penmanship classes were standard in schools. Those were the days when students had to practice their handwriting by writing the same sentences over and over again on lined paper using No. 2 pencils. … Full Article

De Blasio touts pre-k initiatives while touring Sunset Park

Mayor Bill de Blasio urged parents to take advantage of free, high-quality, full-day pre-kindergarten programs while touring an Early Childhood Education Center in Sunset Park Tuesday. … Full Article

2 Brooklyn students accused of poisoning teacher

The New York City police say two students at a Brooklyn elementary school are accused of trying to poison their teacher. … Full Article

P.S. 8 PTA holds golf outing to raise funds for school

It rained throughout most of last week, but the weather cleared on Saturday just in time for the P.S. 8 Parent Teacher Association to hold its inaugural golf outing at Marine Park to raise money for the school. … Full Article

Catholic school students present ‘outside the box’ ideas at Aquinas Expo

When you tell students to think outside the box, all sorts of interesting things happen! … Full Article

Williamsburg student wins national essay contest

A Williamsburg fifth grader has won a national contest by using his writing skills to highlight the importance of kindness. … Full Article

NYC pre-K applications up 36 percent over 2013

The number of New York City families applying to pre-kindergarten for next fall is up 36 percent compared to last year. The city Department of Education announced Thursday that 41,603 families have applied for public pre-K seats. That's up from 30,544 in 2013. … Full Article
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