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Bronx Times Reporter

College of NR’s Final Commencement

The College of New Rochelle will hold its final commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 21 at 1 p.m. at the Riverside Church in Manhattan in what is sure to be a moving and bittersweet occasion. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez Honors Dedicated Teachers

Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez Honors Dedicated Teachers

For Teacher Appreciation Week, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez visited two schools in her district to thank two very special teachers for all of their hardwork and dedication to our students. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gibson Hosts P.S. 42 Library Grand Reopening

A local councilwoman joined P.S. 42 students for an important grand opening ceremony. Read more…
Concourse

Cardinal Hayes Hosts Alumni Career Day

Cardinal Hayes High School recently hosted its annual Alumni Career Day. Read more…
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Cardinal Hayes Students Tour Europe

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Cardinal Hayes Students Tour Europe

The students immersed themselves in the sights, sounds and culture of Europe while touring France, Brussels and Amsterdam. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

UFT District 11 Scholarship Dinner

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently attended the UFT District 11 Scholarship Dinner. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

CIMS High School Discusses Racism At Town Hall

Bronx Times Reporter

CIMS High School Discusses Racism At Town Hall

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez recently spoke at a Racism Town Hall hosted by CIMS High School. Read more…
Bedford Park

Lehman College Professors Demand Compensation

Senator Alessandra Biaggi joined Lehman College professors at a protest on Friday, May 3. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Meets With School Construction Authority

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Meets With School Construction Authority

Councilman Rafael Salamanca met with the School Construction Authority to discuss new school development, tech upgrades, new playgrounds and new gymnasiums for schools in Council District 17. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Students Explore Ancient Rome

The Discovering Ancient Rome! workshop is being offered as part of the school’s Italian Language Program. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Charity Champions Help Preston Feed Homeless

Altice USA’s Charity Champions and Preston High School are helping a charity feed the less fortunate. Read more…
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FIAME Hosts 35th Annual Awards Gala

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FIAME Hosts 35th Annual Awards Gala

The Forum of Italian American Educators honored several local educators at its time honored awards gala! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Benedetto & Students Tour BioBus

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto recently joined students at P.S. 153 and Truman High School in touring the biobus. Read more…
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Preston Faculty, Alum Honored By FIAME

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Preston Faculty, Alum Honored By FIAME

Preston High School congatulated three of its own honored at a recent event. Read more…
Parkchester

National Great Reading Champs

Parkchester

National Great Reading Champs

Holy Family School was honored for earning first place out of 384 schools nationally in the Learning Ally’s National Great Reading Games competition. Read more…
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St. Joseph’s Holds Spirit Day Parade

The children thanked the assemblyman and his colleagues for their efforts on behalf of the ‘4201 schools.’ Read more…
Grand Concourse

Senior Wins Metro-North Railway Art Contest

Congratulations are in order for Cardinal Hayes High School senior Giancarlos Felix for winning the Metro-North Railway Art Contest in the 9th-12th grade category. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Horace Mann Runs In Boston Marathon

Bronx Times Reporter

Horace Mann Runs In Boston Marathon

Horace Mann School represented Grab the Torch scholarship in the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15. Read more…
Morris Park

St. Francis Xavier School’s PJ Party

Morris Park

St. Francis Xavier School’s PJ Party

St. Francis Xavier School students had a great time at their school’s pajama party! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Meets With FAN4Kids

The program teaches and reinforces healthy choices empowering children to make decisions about their eating and fitness habits by also involving their parents and mobilizing the community. Read more…
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Gjonaj Attends Preston HS Card Party

Councilman Mark Gjonaj proudly presented a computer HP Elite Book courtesy of TDS at the Preston High School Card Party. Read more…
Baychester

Young K&Q Chess Club Teaches Elders

The Young Kings and Queens Chess Club taught local elders the game of chess on Friday, March 29 at the Baychester Library. Read more…
Castle Hill

Sepulveda, Reyes Host Spelling Bee

Castle Hill

Sepulveda, Reyes Host Spelling Bee

Hosted by Senator Luis Sepulveda and Assemblywoman Karines Reyes, the winner in each grade earned a $1,000 prize with $500 distribued in cash or check and $500 in a NYS College Scholarship. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Torres Opposes After School Summer Camp Budget Cuts

Councilman Ritchie Torres joined United Neighborhood Houses and middle school students to voice their opposition to Mayor de Blasio’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal to eliminate 34,000 slots for middle school students to participate in summer programming through the city’s School’s Out NYC program. Read more…
Hunts Point

CEC 8 Superintendent Hosts Kindness Awards

Community Education Council District 8 Community Superintendent Dr. Erika Tobia hosted The Kindness Awards on Wednesday, March 20 at P.S. 48. Read more…
Woodlawn

Authors Visit St. Barnabas HS Students

Woodlawn

Authors Visit St. Barnabas HS Students

Two published authors recently visited St. Barnabas High School students. Read more…
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Bronx Arts and Science Charter School Lottery

Bring your family to Bronx Arts and Science Charter School this Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for Our First Annual Lottery Admissions Event to Welcome Our Newest Students. Read more…
Westchester Square

Muslim Students Lead NZ Protest

Lehman High School’s Muslim Student Association held a campus-wide walkout on Friday, March 22 to protest the New Zealand mosque mass shootings. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Community Educational Council 8 Recognition Ceremony

Bronx Times Reporter

Community Educational Council 8 Recognition Ceremony

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was proud to attend and congratulate Community Educational Council 8 on their Recognition Ceremony. Read more…
Villa Maria Academy continues to honor the legacy of one of New York’s great heroes as it honors students who care about physical fitness. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Meets With Yeshiva Students

Councilman Mark Gjonaj had the opportunity to speak with Yeshiva University students. Read more…
Woodlawn

International Women’s Day Brings St. Barn Alumnae

Two St. Barnabas High School alumnae discussed their experiences at an International Women’s Day event. Read more…
Woodlawn

St. Barnabas HS, PepsiCo Million Women’s Mentoring

Twelve St. Barnabas High School students were invited to participate in the Million Women Mentors program in partnership with PepsiCo. Read more…
Baychester

YK&Q Chess Tourney Promotes Team Work

Baychester

YK&Q Chess Tourney Promotes Team Work

The Young Kings and Queens Chess Club Tournament promoted team work among students. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Project Destined Hosts Bronx Championship

Project Destined scholars competed for $25,000 in scholarships, opportunity to contribute real estate and investment ideas to the revitalization of the south Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Mercy finalizes deal to absorb College of New Rochelle

If you go to the College of New Rochelle, you’re not out of luck. Read more…
Westchester Square

Eric Williams Named U.S. Army Scholar Athlete

Westchester Square

Eric Williams Named U.S. Army Scholar Athlete

The Westchester Square U.S. Army Recruiting Office hosted its annual World Class Athlete Program event at Lehman High School. Read more…
Over 250 people attended the fun-filled evening featuring prizes, delicious food and great friendship. Read more…
Morris Park

St. Francis Xavier School’s Boys Night

Morris Park

St. Francis Xavier School’s Boys Night

St. Francis Xavier School hosted its annual Boys Night on Friday, March 8 inside the school’s gymnasium. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Burke’s Brain Bee Student Winners

Ambitious high school students who aspire to careers as brain surgeons or neuroscience researchers showcased their skills at the event, which Burke hosts as one of its initiatives to foster the next generation of neuroscientists. Read more…
Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently toured the Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists. Read more…
The Crotona International High School student film series showcased eight student films. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

YK&Q Chess Club Celebrate Victory

Bronx Times Reporter

YK&Q Chess Club Celebrate Victory

Young Kings and Queens Chess Club and Mentoring program held a chess tournament and victory party for youth this President’s Day, Read more…
Bedford Park

St. Jemuel Group Family Day Care Reopens

Bedford Park

St. Jemuel Group Family Day Care Reopens

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the recently renovated St. Jemuel’s Group Family Day Care on Saturday, February 23 at 2836 Webb Avenue. Read more…
Williamsbridge NAACP Early Childhood Education Center students and teachers learned about Black History Month on Thursday, February 28. Read more…
The councilman enjoyed meeting the college’s newly appointed president. Read more…
Mount Hope

Mount Hope court reporting student wins speed contest

A Bronx court reporting student’s path to a successful career is at her fingertips. Read more…
Woodlawn

HS Celebrates Int’l Day of Women

The student assembly listened attentively about science careers and the challenges women face. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Crespo Visits Yeshiva University High School for Boys

MTA students and faculty enjoyed meeting with such an impressive and committed leader, and are grateful for his support as well as for their partnership with Yeshiva University and Teach NYS. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Local youth team wins Boston Federal Reserve contest

A local team of young ladies did their community proud by taking home honors at a Boston U.S. Federal Reserve competition. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Mercy College student swell/Absorbs failed sister school, College of New Rochelle

It could have been worse. Read more…
Bedford Park

Lehman Faculty Stage Union Work-In

Bedford Park

Lehman Faculty Stage Union Work-In

Per-student state funding for CUNY senior colleges, including Lehman, fell 18% between 2008 and 2018. Read more…
Soundview

Soundview Com’ty Drug Free Coalition Meets

The meeting featured a presentation by Robert Spencer and a discussion by Bronx District Attorney Community Affairs Unit on CONCEPT Program. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Celebrates 100th Day of School

Parkchester

St. Helena Celebrates 100th Day of School

Members of Mrs. Seabrook’s second grade class celebrated the 100th Day of School at St. Helena School. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

P.S 105 Students Make Valentine’s Day Cards

Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined P.S. 105 Pre-K students in celebrating Valentine’s Day. Read more…
Melrose

Ground breaking for new south Bronx charter school

A south Bronx charter school expands with the construction of a new building that will be home to its growing educational program. Read more…
Melrose

P.S. 1 Students Host Leadership Day

Melrose

P.S. 1 Students Host Leadership Day

Councilman Rafael Salamanca visited P.S. 1 during its student-ran Leadership Day celebration. Read more…
A local school in Pelham Bay has a robotics program in its junior high that is attracting attention and winning high marks at competitions. Read more…
Woodstock

Salamanca Educates St. Athanasius Students

Woodstock

Salamanca Educates St. Athanasius Students

Councilman Rafael Salamanca discussed government, the budget and his role as a City Council member during a recent visit to St. Athanasius School. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Honors Former SD11 Superintendent Porter

Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined others in celebrating former District 11 superintendent Meisha Porter’s promotion as the executive superintendent of the Bronx. Read more…
After discussing the work that happens at City Hall, Salamanca administered the oath of office to each class proclaiming them honorary council members for the day! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Crowley Donates Congressional Papers To Queens College

Bronx Times Reporter

Crowley Donates Congressional Papers To Queens College

Former congressman and Queens College Class of 1985 alumnus Joseph Crowley donated his congressional papers to his alma mater’s Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Students Celebrate Buddy Day

St. Helena School students made new friends during Catholic Schools Week. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds Casita Maria

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds Casita Maria

Since 1934, Casta Maria has kept the dream of arts, culture, community and education alive for families in the South Bronx. Today they proudly serve over 1,000 local families from the community. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Young K&Q Chess Club Hosts Tournament

The Young Kings and Queens Chess Club held a chess tournament for students representing four local schools. Read more…
The Hub

Diaz Speaks at Metropolitan College

The Hub

Diaz Speaks at Metropolitan College

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. spoke at Metropolitan College of New York as part of the school’s ‘Urban Dialogue’ discussion series. Read more…
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NBC NY Storm Team 4 Visits P.S. 14 Students

P.S. 14 students enjoyed learning about weather science and safety from NBC New York’s Storm Team 4 Erica Grow. Read more…
Westchester Square

Glenn Velger Honored By History Forum

Glenn Velger was honored by the East Bronx History Forum! Read more…
Grand Concourse

Sotomayor Reads To Bronx Students

Grand Concourse

Sotomayor Reads To Bronx Students

Two iconic Bronx natives paid a visit to 200 local students. Read more…
Soundview

Hundreds paint MLK’s lasting memory on schoolhouse walls

A group of volunteers took a day out for service to spruce up a school building and fill it with inspirational images. Read more…
Norwood

P.S. 94 Host 12th Annual Spelling Bee

Norwood

P.S. 94 Host 12th Annual Spelling Bee

P.S. 94’s 12th annual spelling bee had everyone buzzing with excitement! Read more…
Throggs Neck

Gjonaj Attends Overdose Prevention Workshop

A local councilman attended a lifesaving event. Read more…
Mott Haven

Author, Superintendent Network With Youth

Mott Haven

Author, Superintendent Network With Youth

A recent study found that 85% of jobs are filled via networking, but many students do not have access to the networks they need in order to thrive professionally. Read more…
James Monroe High School Campus basketball program athletes educated elders on how to play basketball. Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca Visits HP Alliance for Children

Councilman Rafael Salamanca visited the Hunts Point Alliance for Children to discuss ways to improve academic assistance to students for afterschool programing. Read more…
Westchester Square

Gjonaj Meets Library Manager

A local councilman was presented with his own library card. Read more…
Morris Park

FIAME Hosts Feast of Three Kings Luncheon

The Forum of Italian American Educators held its Feast of Three Kings Luncheon at Fratelli’s Restaurant. Read more…
Soundview

Salamanca Visits P.S. 93 Students

Soundview

Salamanca Visits P.S. 93 Students

Councilman Rafael Salamanca helped P.S. 93 students make hummus during his visit on Monday, December 17. Read more…
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Amazon helps Scanlan start computer science program

A local high school has gotten assistance in jump-starting their computer science program from one of America’s largest corporations. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Spellman Students Celebrate Christmas

Spellman students celebrated the Yuletide season with two time honored traditions. Read more…
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