Posts Tagged ‘New and Noteworthy Elementary Schools’

A School Where Homework Is Optional

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School of Inquiry emphasizes the arts to gifted students By Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke The Brooklyn School of Inquiry held an open house in 2009 at the Brooklyn Historical Society because its own building was not ready yet. “We moved into our building two days before school started,” said Principal Donna Taylor. “I brought a picture of [&hellip
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‘Hands-On’ Learning at P.S. 267

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East Side school carving a niche as it relieves overcrowding By Patrick Wall In their first weeks at P.S. 267, the kindergarteners learned how to sketch structures, then make them out of blocks. They found that building something new might be exciting, but it’s not easy. Medea McEvoy, principal of P.S. 267, or the East [&hellip
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A New Outlook with an Old Number

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P.S. 151 reopens with neighborhood groups pitching in By Gavin Aronsen When the former P.S. 151 shut its doors on a nearby corner in 2001, parents had no option but to crowd their children into schools in surrounding neighborhoods. The new P.S. 151—aka Yorkville Community School—began reversing the exodus when it opened in September last [&hellip
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