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Local school adopts a comfort dog

Local school adopts a comfort dog

Education October 23, 2017 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

For students at M.S. 343 in Mott Haven, a visit to the principal’s office is a treat. Principal Vincent Gassetto’s headquarters is where they’ll find Buttons, a tan terrier mix puppy nestled on a blue plaid dog bed.

School kitchen staff prepares lunch for Mott Haven Community High School, H.E.R.O High School and New Visions Charter School.

Unions criticize high school lunch programs

Education, Jobs October 15, 2015 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

Cafeteria workers at a Mott Haven school say DOE policies that have increased the amount of paperwork they have to deal with is bad for them and bad for students.

Students rallied support for small school athletic funding at a May 18 parade in Mott Haven.

Small school sports face budget axe

Education May 29, 2014 at 10:05 am 1 comment

Advocates for small school athletics say the City pays big for the likes of badminton and ping pong in schools in well-to-do neighborhoods around the city, while refusing to fund basic athletic programs small schools in low-income neighborhoods

Students at Mott Haven schools, like ones at PS 49, are having a hard time getting their taste buds adjusted to healthier school meals.

Healthier school meals a tough sell

Education April 1, 2014 at 9:48 am 0 comments

New York City school meals are a lot healthier now—the only problem is that kids in Mott Haven won’t eat them.

Principal Aaron Gillaspie with his students at Brilla Preparatory Academy.

From gridiron to grade school

Education January 8, 2014 at 8:23 am 1 comment

Selective new charter school has stellar attendance rates.

Clockwise, from bottom left: Students from the Bronx Academy for Design and Construction's science club, Tyler Frazier, Verick White, teacher Nathaniel Wight and Ray Figueroa.

High schoolers harness sun’s power

Uncategorized March 22, 2013 at 1:01 pm 2 comments

Teens at the Bronx Design and Construction Academy look to continue their success after winning two prestigious prizes.

Parents, kids rally to save school

Parents, kids rally to save school

Education, Government November 16, 2012 at 9:42 am 0 comments

City threatens to close a Mott Haven elementary school, but students and their parents urge education officials to reconsider.

Rooftop garden opens atop charter school

Rooftop garden opens atop charter school

Education, Health November 6, 2012 at 8:29 am 1 comment

Before the cold sets in, a Mott Haven charter school has opened a rooftop vegetable and herb garden where chives, lavender and lettuce sprout up from the dirt. The garden has already been integrated into the school’s curriculum, from science class, to garden club, to the students’ daily lunch routines.Read More