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  • Bushwick Students Get Acquainted With Neighborhood Artists Read more >

    Bushwick Students Get Acquainted With Neighborhood Artists

    For one local school, art classes hit home, literally. Keeping a local focus, a group of P.S. 147 fourth and fifth graders has spent the past semester exploring the rich and diverse artistic culture thriving around the environs of their Bushwick Avenue school. The Art Explorers Club was piloted last spring by NurtureArt to bring […] Read More >

  • New Series Promotes Young Artist Networking and Collaboration Read more >

    New Series Promotes Young Artist Networking and Collaboration

    A new art series that aims to establish a comprehensive network among up and coming artists in the city, while promoting interdisciplinary artistic expression, is underway following a successful launch in Greenpoint last Saturday. The “Hatch Series,” asks a group of artists to submit works in different media usually centered on a particular theme. Artists […] Read More >

  • PS 34 Unfurls Patriotism at 66th Flag Day Read more >

    PS 34 Unfurls Patriotism at 66th Flag Day

    PS 34 and the American flag have a lot in common. Both carry long histories. Both represent great traditions. And both come packed with color! On Friday, June 12, the Oliver H. Perry School celebrated its 66th annual Flag Day with families, residents and community leaders. As in years past, students marched unto Norman Avenue […] Read More >

  • PS 120 Celebrates Magnet International Festival Read more >

    PS 120 Celebrates Magnet International Festival

    Energy ran high on the morning of Thursday, June 11, at P.S. 120. Grades Pre-K through 5 were excited to see each other decked out in the outfits and festivities of seven different countries. 2015 marked the 11th annual Magnet International Festival at the school. Each grade is assigned a country at the beginning of […] Read More >

  • P.S. 110 Shows-Off Leadership Skills at Annual Event Read more >

    P.S. 110 Shows-Off Leadership Skills at Annual Event

    In the P.S. 110 vestibule, students greeted guests and parents before escorting them to the school’s fourth floor auditorium. Leadership was on display at the school last Wednesday, with students from Pre-K through fifth grade demonstrating through a student created play, each of seven leadership habits: Be Proactive, Begin with the End in Mind, Put […] Read More >

  • Local High Schoolers to Spend Summer Greening Neighborhood Read more >

    Local High Schoolers to Spend Summer Greening Neighborhood

    A group of local high school students is going to work to make Greenpoint greener this summer as part of an internship program run by the environmental non-profit organization Trees New York. The Young Forester Internship Program seeks high school junior and seniors, who either attend school in Greenpoint or live in the neighborhood. This […] Read More >

  • Festival Turns STEM into STEAM Read more >

    Festival Turns STEM into STEAM

    Kate Yourke’s mind is full of questions: What is life? How do bridges support so much weight? What makes the color blue blue? But rather than ruminate in an armchair or a laboratory, Yourke prefers to investigate these ideas with kids, and that interest has proven contagious. On Saturday, June 6th, North Brooklyn families shared […] Read More >

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