Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs in Brooklyn

Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs in Brooklyn

UPDATED August 2019: School is quickly approaching, and you still have things to do before your child goes back to school. Prepare for back-to-school season in Brooklyn with a wide range of programs, services, and schools for kids, including after-...

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Private & Independent Schools in Westchester County

Private & Independent Schools in Westchester County

UPDATED August 2019: Private education has a long and distinguished history in Westchester County. This directory, expertly compiled by NYMetroParents, lists Westchester’s pre-eminent private schools. If you are looking for independent school facil...

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Private Schools, Independent Schools, & Religious Schools in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Private Schools, Independent Schools, & Religious Schools in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED August 2019: A private school education allows for more focused learning with smaller class sizes, more individualized attention from teachers, challenging curriculum, a nurturing environment for kids to thrive, and intellectual minds to he...

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Private Schools, Independent Schools, and International Schools in Queens

Private Schools, Independent Schools, and International Schools in Queens

UPDATED August 2019: Whether your child wants a more rigorous curriculum, wants a special college preparatory education, or thrives in a smaller classroom setting, a private or independent school may be the right option for you. Queens is home to ...

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Private Schools, Independent Schools, and International Schools in Manhattan

Private Schools, Independent Schools, and International Schools in Manhattan

UPDATED August 2019: Whether you're looking for a more rigorous curriculum for your child or your child thrives in a smaller classroom setting, a private or independent school in Manhattan may be the right option for you. New York City boasts a wid...

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Private Schools, Independent Schools, and Religious Schools on Long Island

Private Schools, Independent Schools, and Religious Schools on Long Island

UPDATED August 2019: A private school education allows for more focused learning with smaller class sizes, challenging curriculum, a nurturing environment for kids to thrive, and intellectual minds to help students reach their potential to help the...

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Whitby School Names Dr. Jack Creeden as Interim Head of School

Whitby School Names Dr. Jack Creeden as Interim Head of School

Whitby School in Greenwich, Connecticut named Dr. John “Jack” Creeden as its Interim Head of School on July 15. Creeden was chosen from a pool of distinguished candidates for his experience and leadership in independent schools. He was recently Hea...

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Ashley Hess Earns 2019 Angel Award at Academy of the Holy Angels

Ashley Hess Earns 2019 Angel Award at Academy of the Holy Angels

Just days after graduating Second in Merit from the Academy of the Holy Angels, scholar athlete Ashley Hess of Cedar Grove received the Angel Award, the most prestigious honor an AHA varsity athlete can attain. Hess received her award at the Parent...

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Pearl River Student Earns Metro Acting Award

Pearl River Student Earns Metro Acting Award

Rianna LeHane’s magnificent stage presence recently earned her a Metropolitan High School Theater (“Metro”) Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. LeHane, a recent graduate of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey, was honore...

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A Bergen County Eighth Grader's Poem Won a National Gold Medal

A Bergen County Eighth Grader's Poem Won a National Gold Medal

Each year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards invites students in grades seven through 12 to submit art and writing work in 29 different categories for a chance to be selected as regional and national winners. Out of 350,000 annual student parti...

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The School House is Now Open on Long Island

The School House is Now Open on Long Island

The School House’s American Emergent Curriculum is a multi-disciplinary approach to learning combining what we know works in education with what we love about American traditional schools, particularly sports and civics. Thoughtful environments...

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British International School Provides a European-Style Education in Manhattan

British International School Provides a European-Style Education in Manhattan

Despite its name, the British International School of New York is not just for Brits. Approximately one-third of the student body is from England, another third is American, and the rest come from more than 45 different countries. What unites this ...

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Friends Academy Hosts Open House on May 30

Friends Academy Hosts Open House on May 30

The Friends Academy Lower School located in Locust Valley, NY invites you to visit its classrooms and meet its teachers. This event is for parents of children ages 3-7, or those who would be eligible for entering Early Childhood through second grad...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Students Attend Tailor-Made Oxford University Course

Academy of the Holy Angels Students Attend Tailor-Made Oxford University Course

An adventurous group of students from the Academy of the Holy Angels recently spent a week at Oxford University’s Pembroke College and immersed themselves in a “bespoke” course— one tailor-made for them. This is the second spring the critical think...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Student Has Writing Published in Local Magazine

Academy of the Holy Angels Student Has Writing Published in Local Magazine

Discovering silverfish in the shower may not be pleasant, but Academy of the Holy Angels freshman Natasha Dhanrajani managed to turn the encounter on its ear by seeing the scene as a piece of live art. The result was “Silverfish,” an evocative nonf...

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Winston Preparatory Hosts Annual Spring Benefit

Winston Preparatory Hosts Annual Spring Benefit

Winston Preparatory School held its spectacular 2019 Annual Spring Benefit, 500 Reasons Why, on Saturday, March 23rd with families, friends, and professionals from all five campuses across the tri-state area at Cipriani 42nd Street in NYC. It was a...

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AHA Students Release Trout Raised in Classroom Into River

AHA Students Release Trout Raised in Classroom Into River

Ninety-five trout that were raised in a biology classroom at the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey, are now swimming in the Saddle River. Environmental science teacher Erica Pritchard guided her class as they evaluated the river an...

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Academy of Holy the Angels Hosts Sustaining Excellence Colloquium

Academy of Holy the Angels Hosts Sustaining Excellence Colloquium

An intensive, five-year Middle States self-study at the Academy of the Holy Angels recently culminated in the successful Sustaining Excellence Colloquium. This event was so notable that Middle States Association President Henry Cram and Associate D...

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Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School Launches Summer Program

Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School Launches Summer Program

The Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School is making a splash this summer by offering rising 3- and 4-year-olds and kindergarteners the opportunity to experience the same great curriculum in a new summer format.

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Chapin Sisters Headline Otto Specht School Spring Farm Faire

Chapin Sisters Headline Otto Specht School Spring Farm Faire

On Saturday, April 13th, the Chapin Sisters, known for their "enchanting harmonies and lyrics that are infused with as much hope as they are longing," according to amazon.com, will be playing at the Otto Specht School Farm Faire! Last year, the sib...

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Students of Academy of Holy Angels Inducted into Musical Honor Society

Students of Academy of Holy Angels Inducted into Musical Honor Society

Several of the finest vocalists and instrumental musicians from the Academy of the Holy Angels are now members of Tri-M, the Modern Music Masters Honor Society. In addition to their musical accomplishments, eligible Tri-M members must also demonstr...

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Academy of Holy Angels Student is Ranked First Among NJ Ski Racers

Academy of Holy Angels Student is Ranked First Among NJ Ski Racers

For the third consecutive year, Mahwah resident Sydney Loverich has been ranked as New Jersey’s No. 1 ski racer in the United States Ski and Snowboard Association/New Jersey Ski Racing Association’s U19 division.

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Owner and Director Palisades Country Day Schools and Camp is Selected as 2019 Woman of Distinction

Owner and Director Palisades Country Day Schools and Camp is Selected as 2019 Woman of Distinction

Mary Ann Hubschman, owner and director of Palisades Country Day School in Closter, NJ and Palisades Preschool in Fort Lee, NJ, has been selected as an honored member in the Trademark Women of Distinction 2019 Honors Edition for her exemplary contri...

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16 Green Vale School Students Participate in All-County Music Festival

16 Green Vale School Students Participate in All-County Music Festival

At the Tilles Center in January, 16 Green Vale students performed in the prestigious Nassau All-County Music Festival. To be selected for All-County, students must score among the top student musicians who performed solos for the NYSSMA Festival th...

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Academy of Holy Angels Students Volunteer at a Farm in Rural West Virginia

Academy of Holy Angels Students Volunteer at a Farm in Rural West Virginia

While the Academy of the Holy Angels (AHA) in Demarest, NJ, was closed for the winter break, AHA Director of Campus Ministry Kathleen Sylvester accompanied three students to Nazareth Farm in rural West Virginia for a volunteer trip. Angel volunteer...

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The Windsor School Introduces New Interdisciplinary Elective Classes Including an American Pop Culture Class

The Windsor School Introduces New Interdisciplinary Elective Classes Including an American Pop Culture Class

This past fall, students at The Windsor School were given the opportunity to take an elective in American Pop Culture that covered American culture and how it has changed over the decades of the 20th Century, from fashion and movies, to automobiles...

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Hofstra University’s Saturday Classes for Young People Brings Back Internet of Things Class

Hofstra University’s Saturday Classes for Young People Brings Back Internet of Things Class

Hofstra University’s Saturday Classes for Young People will bring back the Internet of Things class this Spring with new activities. This eight-session class, running from March 3-May 18, is structured through discussions and exercises that become ...

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The IDEAL School of Manhattan Provides an Inclusive Learning Environment with a Focus on Social Justice

The IDEAL School of Manhattan Provides an Inclusive Learning Environment with a Focus on Social Justice

The IDEAL School of Manhattan, a coed, independent school on the Upper West Side provides an inclusive learning environment for its students. Plus, with a focus on social justice and service learning, students learn the importance of celebrating ev...

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Director of and Actors from 'I Learn America' Visit Buckley Country Day School

Director of and Actors from 'I Learn America' Visit Buckley Country Day School

Jean-Michel Dissard, the director of I Learn America, as well as two actors from the documentary, Sing and Brandon, visited the Buckley Country Day School for a full-day workshop with sixth graders. The visit to the Roslyn school was on Nov. 28, a...

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International Academy of New York Aims to Shape Students into Compassionate, Confident Global Citizens

International Academy of New York Aims to Shape Students into Compassionate, Confident Global Citizens

International Academy of New York, an international school in Manhattan, is a bilingual school with two language tracks: Spanish and Mandarin. Students enrolled at IANY learn to embrace other cultures and become compassionate, confident global citi...

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Eighth Grader at Long Island School for the Gifted Wins Youth Art Month 2019 State Flag Competition

Eighth Grader at Long Island School for the Gifted Wins Youth Art Month 2019 State Flag Competition

The Youth Art Month (YAM) Co-Chairpersons Julia Lang-Shapiro, Heather McCutcheon and Donnalyn Shuster are happy to announce Long Island School for the Gifted's 2019 State Flag Competition Winners. This event is an important part of the award-winnin...

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The Brooklyn Green School Opens in North Crown Heights

The Brooklyn Green School Opens in North Crown Heights

The Brooklyn Green School is now enrolling in North Crown Heights. The Brooklyn middle school has an active-driven mission and will use an integrated curriculum that is focused on sustainability, including environmental issues and justice concerns....

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How Dwight School on the Upper West Side Turns Students’ Passions into Purpose

How Dwight School on the Upper West Side Turns Students’ Passions into Purpose

The educational philosophy of Dwight School, an international school on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is “igniting a spark of genius in every child,” helps students thrive in academics as well as in life. Dwight School focuses on providing stud...

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How to Prepare for High School Admissions

How to Prepare for High School Admissions

Growing up is tough, between falling outs with friends and finding out how to get involved in politics for the first time, even without the stress of high school. Nowadays, kids don't have to worry just about going to high school (as scary as that ...

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A. Fantis Parochial School Partners With Vanderbilt for Phenomenon-Based Learning Program

A. Fantis Parochial School Partners With Vanderbilt for Phenomenon-Based Learning Program

A. Fantis Parochial School, celebrating its 55th year, began working with Vanderbilt University in August 2018 to revamp its curriculum for students in kindergarten-eighth grade. The program, headed by Jennifer Ufnar, Ph.D., the executive director ...

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The Bridges Academy Welcomes Seasoned Teacher as New Head of School

The Bridges Academy Welcomes Seasoned Teacher as New Head of School

The Bridges Academy in West Islip is pleased to welcome Stephen Edward Rubenacker as the new Head of School, who began this past July. Mr. Rubenacker has been an independent school educator for almost 20 years, starting in public school before movi...

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Learn a New Language (Or Two) at Pusteblume International Preschool near Union Square

Learn a New Language (Or Two) at Pusteblume International Preschool near Union Square

Pusteblume (its name signifies a white, fuzzy dandelion) is the first and only licensed preschool in the city to offer German and Spanish language immersion. Its distinctive curriculum, which includes activity-based after-school immersion classes f...

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Friends Academy Introduces Hands-On STEM Class to Fifth Graders

Friends Academy Introduces Hands-On STEM Class to Fifth Graders

A team of Science, Math and Technology teachers are introducing Scratch coding to Friends Academy fifth graders through an educational program developed by NASA. Based on the premise of recreating their own Mars Rovers, the students at the Locust V...

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Archbishop Molloy High School Welcomes New Admissions Team

Archbishop Molloy High School Welcomes New Admissions Team

Archbishop Molloy High School, a private Catholic school in Briarwood, has restructured their admissions team for the upcoming school year. With the addition of Edwidge Turenne, Heather Green-Wresch, and Jonathan DiDonato in September, the school a...

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Students of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, NJ Awarded Scholarships

Students of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, NJ Awarded Scholarships

Academy of the Holy Angels is no stranger to charity, from their students’ fundraising efforts for dental care on World Smile Day, to their ongoing project to provide support to victims of Hurricane Maria. This time however, the Academy is giving b...

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Buckley Third Graders Attend Writers Workshop at Columbia Teachers College

Buckley Third Graders Attend Writers Workshop at Columbia Teachers College

On September 25, Buckley Country Day School’s third graders were off to college! As part of Buckley’s affiliation with Columbia University Teachers College, third grade students were invited to attend a workshop with Newbery Award winning author, J...

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The Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills Celebrates 100 Years With Events This School Year

The Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills Celebrates 100 Years With Events This School Year

The Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a series of events and activities planned throughout the 2018-2019 school year. A centennial gala will be held at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this...

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Buckley Country Day School Students Sing National Anthem at Citi Field

Buckley Country Day School Students Sing National Anthem at Citi Field

On September 25, a group of students from Buckley Country Day School in Roslyn sang the National Anthem at Citi Field prior to the game between the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves. More than 50 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders would not let the ...

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Science Language and Arts International School Moves to Carroll Gardens

Science Language and Arts International School Moves to Carroll Gardens

For students attending Science, Language & Arts International School this year, the brand-new main campus location in Carroll Gardens is just one of many recent developments: the school is now offering a Mandarin language immersion track in additio...

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Smithtown Christian School Opens STEM Lab and Welcomes New Superintendent and a Dean of Student Life

Smithtown Christian School Opens STEM Lab and Welcomes New Superintendent and a Dean of Student Life

In addition to celebrating 40 years of faith-centered education this fall, Smithtown Christian School is expanding its science curriculum with a new STEM lab for elementary school students. The school is also welcoming two new staff members: superi...

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How Two Academy of Holy Angels Students Are Continuing to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria

How Two Academy of Holy Angels Students Are Continuing to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria

A year after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, high school students from the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey are still helping the people who were hit the hardest. Fiesta4Hope, an organization they launched, has already raised...

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The British International School of New York is Committed to Creating Well-Rounded Students

The British International School of New York is Committed to Creating Well-Rounded Students

The British International School of New York currently enrolls students from more than 40 countries, creating a vibrant community for its student body. This independent, international school in New York City strives to create well-rounded students ...

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Buckley Country Day School's 2019-2020 School Year Open Houses Are This October and November

Buckley Country Day School's 2019-2020 School Year Open Houses Are This October and November

The new school year is approaching, and it is never too early to start thinking about the 2019-2020 school year! Join Buckley Country Day School on Sunday, October 14 at 2 pm or Tuesday, November 27 at 9 am for one of the fall Open Houses. At the O...

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The United Nations International School in Kips Bay Offers Education with an Eclectic Flair

The United Nations International School in Kips Bay Offers Education with an Eclectic Flair

Educational approach or philosophy: United Nations International School (UNIS) operates in accordance with its mission, which “is to, in essence, embrace inclusive and diverse learning environments in rigorous international programs that foster aca...

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Nord Anglia International School Offers Personalized Instruction and Extraordinary Partnerships

Nord Anglia International School Offers Personalized Instruction and Extraordinary Partnerships

Personalized instruction and extraordinary partnerships make Nord Anglia a standout school.

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