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  • BP Adams Steps Up for Borough’s Cultural Institutions Read more >

    BP Adams Steps Up for Borough’s Cultural Institutions

    A Williamsburg cultural institution scored big last week as part of an $8 million investment by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams into his cultural institutions and libraries capital budget for the fiscal year 2016. The STREB Lab for Action Mechanics received (SLAM) $250,000 in funding for renovations, and for increasing programming and public usage. Founded […] Read More >

  • MS 50 Hosts Summer Debate Institute to Stem Summer Reading Loss Read more >

    MS 50 Hosts Summer Debate Institute to Stem Summer Reading Loss

    MS 50 partnered with the New York City Urban Debate League (NYCUDL) and the Middle School Quality Initiative (MSQI) to host a summer debate institute for middle school students last week. Students researched the merits and risks of animal cloning and participated in a camp tournament on Friday. Middle School 50 debate coach, Matthew Mason […] Read More >

  • Over Three Days, Greenpoint Schools Prepare to Implement Sustainability Curriculum Read more >

    Over Three Days, Greenpoint Schools Prepare to Implement Sustainability Curriculum

    With the shared goal of greening their school’s culture, curriculum, and infrastructure, teams of dedicated educators from four Greenpoint Eco-Schools –PS 31, PS 34, PS 110, and MS 126–came together last week to participate in a professional development course focused on Education for Sustainability (EfS). The three-day training, called the Summer Institute, was facilitated by […] Read More >

  • The End of a Chapter: Greenpoint Y Closes Out Another School Year Read more >

    The End of a Chapter: Greenpoint Y Closes Out Another School Year

    The year started with a study of author Eric Carle, part of a yearlong theme of “Literacy,” and ended June 19 with a tribute to beloved poet Shel Silverstein. That’s how the Greenpoint Y Early Childhood Program and SACC Afterschool Program graduates kicked off their summers. The eager-to-graduate students entered the gym to the beat […] Read More >

  • St. John’s Award Read more >

    St. John’s Award

    The Greenpoint Gazette Congratulates Liam Aguirre of PS 34 – Oliver H. Perry and Lanna Lei Gonzalez of PS 110-The Monitor School Winners of the 2015 St. John’s Lutheran Church Ladies Guild “Outstanding Leadership Award.” Liam and Lanna earned this honor for their outstanding generosity with their time, not only to their school and fellow […] Read More >

  • Art Comes to Life at P.S. 34 Annual Art Parade Read more >

    Art Comes to Life at P.S. 34 Annual Art Parade

    The morning of June 16 was cloudy, but as soon as the students made their entrance into the courtyard, the clouds broke just enough to let the sun shine through. Over a speaker system, “Dancing Queen”, by Abba, came on. The students of grades one through five lined up around the courtyard, just days before […] Read More >

  • PS 34 Showcases Fresh Talent at Annual Art Show Read more >

    PS 34 Showcases Fresh Talent at Annual Art Show

    Despite their young age, kids have deep wells of vision. And given the opportunity, as in the art classes of Lisa Summa, they can express astonishing creativity. On Friday, June 19, PS 34 held its 11th annual Art Show onsite for the second consecutive year. Previous shows have been held at other locations and have […] Read More >

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