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An architect's illustration of the new N

New charter school to open in 2019

Education December 3, 2018 at 10:23 pm 0 comments

Renovations and remediation are scheduled to be finished on the building at 411 Wales Ave. by Aug. 2019, when it is slated to open as the second school in the Neighborhood Charter School network. 

Students at University Prep Charter High School Skype with an astronaut on Nov. 23. Photo by Tiziana Rinaldi

High schoolers skype with Outer Space

Education November 30, 2018 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

Students at University Prep. Charter HS have been working on an interdisciplinary project about how humans can colonize Mars, and had lined up many questions during their allotted 20 minutes with an astronaut. 

Hashtags and ‘likes’ help P.S. 154 reach community 

Hashtags and ‘likes’ help P.S. 154 reach community 

Education November 9, 2018 at 9:12 pm 0 comments

Antisa Ramos, 34, entered the library at P.S. 154 Johnathan D. Hyatt Elementary School on a Thursday morning in October to attend a monthly parent breakfast workshop. The meeting was scheduled to strategize on ways to reenergize parental reading interest, as had already been promoted on the school’s Instagram accountRead More

Photo by Phonz L. Reyes

Soccer club preaches teamwork for area teens

Education November 4, 2018 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

The senior team has a unique make up. It is comprised of alumni and current high school students who have aged out of the youth leagues.

Program offers plain talk about sex and STDs for young people

Program offers plain talk about sex and STDs for young people

Education, Health August 14, 2018 at 4:13 pm 0 comments

Sexually transmitted disease rates rose among all age groups in the city, from 452 per 100,000 people in 2014 to 497 per 100,000 in 2016. STD rates per 100,000 among young adults increased from 1,811 to 1,929 in the same period.

Betances Houses hosts second annual Green Day

Betances Houses hosts second annual Green Day

Education, Housing July 8, 2018 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

Dozens of residents from local housing projects came together on June 29 in order to promote anti-violence for young people at the second annual Green Day, a community effort to plant flowers and improve local gardens.

dreamBronx’s middle school program invests in students’ futures

dreamBronx’s middle school program invests in students’ futures

Education July 2, 2018 at 8:01 am 0 comments

The faith-based A House on Beekman program serves families that live between East 138 and 143 streets.

From left to right: Kipp NYC College Prep sophomore Isaian Ferguson aka "Zelktronic," chats live on air with Kipp senior students Navannah Dorch aka “Vannah,” Nahjae Noble aka "Rnb," who goes to Harry S. Truman, Richard Brown aka "DJ biggieRich" and Isis Ferguson, aka “Izzy Finesse,” during the launch of the C-Ball Clubhouse Radio Show last week.

On the air: Local students host newly launched radio show

Culture, Education April 25, 2018 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

The show, which is broadcast live online and runs Monday through Friday from 4-6 p.m., covers music, sports, fashion, comedy, relationships and everything in between.