Public schools
105 results total, viewing 1 - 10
State Sen. Robert Jackson, at far left, speaks with teens from the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Youth Leadership Council Jan. 25 in his Albany office to discuss increasing funding for after-school programs. The trip was organized by New York State Network for Youth Success. more
Lydia Dufour of greater Riverdale was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester at Slippery Rock University. She had a GPA of 3.5 or higher and earned at least 12 credits. more
Harry Potter is a well-known franchise developed by J.K. Rowling. Ever since the novels came out, fans everywhere had been demanding more content and merchandise from the series. Years passed, and the fans were starved of the story after it ended with the last novel, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” — until the establishment of the Harry Potter store. more
An observatory that was used for more than 40 years in Garden City needed a new place to call home. Students at Nassau Community College once had it on their campus until they began renovations to modernize the campus in 2019. more
Bronx Community College received a $125,000 grant from Trinity Church Wall Street Philanthropies in support of the college’s Future Now program. more
A city school program that emerged during the pandemic with one site in Kingsbridge Heights that tackled learning loss for public school students is now expanding to 70 sites in 32 geographical school districts by March 2023. more
Sonia Manzano reads her book to children on opening day at the Bronx Children’s Museum in the South Bronx Dec. 3.. more
After what could have been an endless battle in the court room during summer break over the education department’s budget cuts, state appellate court ruled there wouldn’t be a city council revote days before Thanksgiving. more
Nearly 40 students and three teachers from Elllis Preparatory Academy on the campus of John F. Kennedy High School gave back to nature and the community Nov. 23. The Friends of Spuyten Duyvil in partnership with the New York City parks department cleared out weeds and trails at Spuyten Duyvil Shorefront Park. Students,  shown at left and above, also cared for native trees. Below, some of the wood students cleared from the trails were placed near the Spuyten Duyvil Metro-North station.  more
The Bronx Children’s Museum unveiled its new 13,000-square-foot, sun-drenched home with sweeping views of the Harlem River last week. For the better part of a decade, the Bronx facility has been a “museum without walls,” operating out of a purple bus that roved the borough bringing exhibits to 15,000 Bronx residents annually. It’s been a favorite at Riverdale’s annual RiverFest. more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 11 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.