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Bronx Times Reporter

King, Merchants Host Back to School Event

Councilman Andy King and the East 233rd Street White Plains Road Merchants Association distributed free backpacks and school supplies to children. Read more…
St. Barnabas Hospital, Fordham Road Business Improvement District and City Jeans Premium co-hosted a Back to School event. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

AAOHA Hosts Back to School All Hands Together Event

Albanian American Open Hand Association, Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez’s Back to School All Hands Together Event was held at Bronx Park East. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

King Welcomes Students Back to School

Bronx Times Reporter

King Welcomes Students Back to School

Councilman Andy King welcomed students, parents and educators back to school. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Catholic Charities Back to School Event

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to join the Catholic Charities Back to School Event. Read more…
Stratford Community Services, Inc.; NYC LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce and 1471-73 Watson Avenue Resident Council co-hosted the 25th annual SCS Back2School Jam Block Party on Saturday, August 24. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj Sponsors 45th Pct. Back to School Event

As students are preparing for the upcoming school year, Councilman Mark Gjonaj co-sponsored the 45th Precinct Back to School Event. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends 3rd Ave BID’s Back To School Event

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends 3rd Ave BID’s Back To School Event

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined Michael Brady, Third Avenue Business Improvement District executive director and Bronx Bound Books to distribute bookbags and school supplies to over 1,000 families. Read more…
Tremont

Pichardo Hosts Back to School BackPack Giveaway

Assemblyman Victor Pichardo helped local students prepare for the new academic year! Read more…
Crotona Park East

Union Members Host Back to School Drive

Crotona Park East

Union Members Host Back to School Drive

Union members from District Council 9, IUPAT and Laborers’ Local 79 distributed approximately 150 book bags filled with school supplies at their Back to School Drive at the Mary Mitchell Family & Youth Community Center. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Rivera, Unique People Services Host Health Fair, Backpack Giveaway

In honor of the Back to School season, Senator Gustavo Rivera and Unique People Services co-hosted their tenth annual Health Fair and Backpack Giveaway. Read more…
Students prepared for their return to the classroom at Third Avenue Business Improvement District’s Back 2 School Festival. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Cabrera Hosts Back to School Giveaway

Bronx Times Reporter

Cabrera Hosts Back to School Giveaway

Councilman Fernando Cabrera helped local students prepare for their return to the classroom with his annual Back to School Giveaway. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Attends CB 2 Back to School Fair

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined Community Board 2 chairman Bobby Crespo, CB 2 district manager Ralph Acevedo and the Youth Services Committee for CB 2’s annual Back to School Fair. Read more…
Baychester

YK&Q Chess Club Hosts Back to School Extravaganza

The event helped local youth have fun preparing for their return to the classroom. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Student Meets Her University Donors

Bronx Times Reporter

Student Meets Her University Donors

Siga Diarra, the daughter of a Malawian immigrant and the oldest of three siblings being raised by a single mother, recently met the couple donating money towards her four year education at Tulane University. Read more…
The borough president helped local youth prepare for their return to the classroom. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Rivera Holds Back to School Giveaway

Crotona Park East

Rivera Holds Back to School Giveaway

Senator Gustavo Rivera helped local students prepare for their return to the classroom at his Back to School Event on Thursday, August 15 at Clinton Playground. Read more…
Norwood

North Central Bronx Hospital’s Back to School Health Fair

North Central Bronx Hospital hosted its Back to School Health Fair on Wednesday, August 21 at 3424 Kossuth Avenue. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bailey Hosts Back to School Giveaway

Bronx Times Reporter

Bailey Hosts Back to School Giveaway

Senator Jamaal Bailey provided over 500 students with bookbags and supplies for the new school year. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Hosts Back to School Bash

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Hosts Back to School Bash

As students prepare for the 2019-20 school year, Councilman Rafael Salamanca hosted his third annual Back to School Bash. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx educators have history with each other, the Bronx Times

One Bronx educator who made headlines in 1999 is still doing so in 2019 through her commitment to open a classical tradition charter school in the Bronx. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Students Intern At NY Landmarks Conservancy

Bronx International High School students Imane Sana, Madelin Vasquez and Aminata Diallo participated in The New York Landmarks Conservancy Summer Internship Program. Read more…
Bronx children prepared for the upcoming academic year with the St. Lawrence Community Health Center School Readiness Fair on Friday, August 2 at Watson Gleason Playground. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Mentoring program helps low-income high school students

A long-standing program is providing hundreds of high school youth from the borough with mentoring. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Iona Prep Seniors Attend College Essay Boot Camp

Iona Preparatory School seniors are participating in the Essay Boot Camp to complete the college essay before the academic year starts. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez With Martial Arts Academy Students

Bronx Times Reporter

Fernandez With Martial Arts Academy Students

Assemblywoman Fernandez met with Bronx Martial Arts Academy students on Friday, July 19. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

$70M renovation for P.S. 33 Annex to add 388 seats

A west Bronx school will be receiving a major upgrade very soon. Read more…
Students from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Sciences/CUNY School of Medicine recently completed their eight-week clerkship/internship at St. Barnabas Hospital. Read more…
Concourse Village

S. Bronx Classical IV School breaks ground in Concourse Village

Ground was broken on a new school building that promises increased educational opportunity for schoolchildren in the borough. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

KHCC Hosts Moving Up Ceremonies For Students

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center recently held its Moving Up ceremonies to celebrate our students in our Early Headstart and Head start program! Read more…
Hyde Leadership Charter School celebrated its Baccalaureate Awards on Friday, June 28. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

KHCC Joins Citywide Fight For Salary Parity

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center joined United Neighborhood Houses to call for teachers at community-based organizations to be paid equal to teachers in the Department of Education. Read more…
Castle Hill

Schneps Media donates proceeds to Bronx Y’s summer camp

The Schneps Media family raised money to support a worthy cause: the borough’s young people. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

KIPP NYC College Prep High School Graduation Ceremony

KIPP NYC College Prep High School hosted its graudation ceremony for the Class of 2019 on Friday, June 28 at Lehman College. Read more…
In a celebration of their achievements and bright futures ahead, Classical Charter Schools honored 26 south Bronx eighth grade scholars at a community graduation ceremony on the evening of Friday, June 28 at Fordham University. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Salad Dressing Competition

M.S. 244 won the Bronx Salad Dressing Competition! Read more…
Crotona Park East

Tech Icon Rhonda Vetere Addresses MSTA Grads

Crotona Park East

Tech Icon Rhonda Vetere Addresses MSTA Grads

Tech icon and STEM advocate Rhonda Vetere delivered the 2019 commencement address to students, family, and faculty at the eighth grade commencement ceremony for the School of Mathematics, Science And Technology Through Arts. Read more…
Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined families and the eighth grade graduates of the Bronx Studio School for Writers & Artists to announce the allocation of $240,000 to upgrade the school’s technology infrastructure and funding to support cultural programming. Read more…
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Preston HS Students Named Million $ Scholars

Preston High School is proud of their students, Adriana Bracco, Ashley Davis and Blessing Njoku, who were celebrated for being three out of six ‘Million Dollar Scholars’ by the Archdiocese of New York. Read more…
Morrisania

Salamanca Congratulates P.S. 140 Graduates

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined the fifth grade graduating class of P.S. 140 to celebrate their academic achievements and announced the allocation of $125,000 for technology upgrades. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

NYCDCC Honors Apprenticeship Grads

Bronx Times Reporter

NYCDCC Honors Apprenticeship Grads

Approximately 205 apprentices graduated from the NYC District Council of Carpenters’ apprenticeship program on Friday, June 21. Read more…
Longwood

Salamanca Congratulates P.S. 66 Graduates

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined the fifth grade graduating class of P.S. 66 to announce the allocation of $125,000 for technology upgrades. Read more…
Melrose

Salamanca Congratulates P.S. 1 Graduates

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined the fith-grade graduating class of P.S. 1 to celebrate their academic achievements and announced the allocation of $125,000 for technology upgrades. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

NYISE Graduates Receive Their Diplomas

Middle and high school students from the Schermerhorn and Van Cleve programs at the New York Institute for Special Education proudly received their diplomas. Read more…
Throggs Neck

St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf Celebrates 150th

Councilman Mark Gjonaj attended St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf’s 150th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, June 22 at Marina del Rey Caterers. Read more…
Morris Park

MPBID, Patsy’s Host Graduation Celebration

The end of the academic year celebration included free face painting, balloon animals and pizza by Patsy’s. Read more…
Longwood

Salamanca Funds Casita Maria

Longwood

Salamanca Funds Casita Maria

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined Haydee Morales, Casita Maria executive director and local families to present a check for $175,000 to fund after-school and cultural programming. Read more…
Allerton

Be Civic Minded, Get Involved, Register to Vote Series

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was glad to start off his office’s series ‘Be Civic Minded, Get Involved, Register to Vote’ with students from St. Catharine Academy and representatives from the Board of Elections. Read more…
The National Museum of Mathematics, the only math museum in North America, honored Jose Alvarez’s middle school class from American Dream Charter School in the Bronx as the museum’s one millionth visitor. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Councilman Gjonaj Honors 13th CD Graduates

Councilman Mark Gjonaj congratulated and presented NYC Council Citations to the Class of 2019 graduates from St. Lucy’s School, P.S. 721 and Westchester Square Academy. Read more…
Longwood

Salamanca Congratulates P.S. 75 Graduates

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined the fifth grade graduating class of P.S. 75 to celebrate their academic achievements. Read more…
West Farms

Salamanca Congratulates P.S. 67 Graduates

Councilman Rafael Salamanca congratulated the graduating class at P.S. 67. Read more…
Allerton

Gun Hill Brewing funds Bronxdale HS Costa Rica trip

Once finals are over and done with, a few Bronxdale High School students, on the Christopher Columbus Campus, are going to have some packing to do. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

UFT Screens ‘Backpack Full of Cash’ Documentary

The United Federation of Teachers hosted a special screening of the acclaimed documentary, ‘Backpack Full of Cash’ at the UFT Bronx Learning Center. Read more…
Approximately 100% of the school’s graduating seniors will attend college in the fall. Read more…
The longtime principal of a local private elementary school is ‘turning the page’ after more than 40 years of service to her school. Read more…
The Bronx Community College Foundation 2019 Scholarship Gala was held on Wednesday, June 5 at Tribeca Rooftop. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Hibernians Honor St. John’s School Graduates

Kingsbridge Heights

Hibernians Honor St. John’s School Graduates

The Ancient Order of Hibernians honored two St. John’s Roman Catholic School graduates. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Beyonce Dennis, NYPD Commissioner For A Day

Beyonce Dennis, a student from the Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen out of 100 participants to be NYPD’s Commissioner for a day. Read more…
Cardinal Hayes High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2019 on Saturday, June 1 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds P.S. 352’s Sensory Room

Councilman Rafael Salamanca provided $150,000 in funding to P.S. 352 for the construction of a sensory room to be utilized by students with special needs and who are visually or verbally impaired. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Educators in Albany for Teacher Diversity

The diversity gap between New York City’s teaching workforce and its student population is deeply concerning to New York educators — while 83 percent of the student population are students of color, less than half that number are teachers of color. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds 8 Schools’ Tech Upgrades

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds 8 Schools’ Tech Upgrades

Councilman Rafael Salamanca provided funding for two mobile STEM/STEAM science labs to P.S. 75 93, 130, 140, 152, 269, 333 and 424. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Kindergarteners Move Up

Sixty-one kindergarten students at St. Raymond Elementary School participated in their Moving Up Ceremony on Monday, June 3 under the them of ‘Stars and Stripes Forever.’ Read more…
Throggs Neck

Highly respected TN principal announces retirement

The principal of one of the highest scoring schools in terms of testing in NYC Department of Education District 8 is moving on. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston Students Meet St. Edmund’s Pen Pals

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Preston Students Meet St. Edmund’s Pen Pals

Students in Ms. DeMaio’s Italian class at Preston High School met their pen pals from St. Edmund’s Preparatory High School. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Funds M.S. 302 Surveillance Cameras

Councilman Rafael Salamanca provided $450,000 in funding to M.S. 302 for the installation of surveillance cameras surrounding the playground which is utilized by the school, community-based organizations and the local community. Read more…
Bedford Park

Lehman College Hosts 51st Commencement

Bedford Park

Lehman College Hosts 51st Commencement

This year’s class was the largest in the school’s history with 3,676 graduates. Read more…
The ceremony celebrates the determination, spirit and success in sports achieved by the students with visual impairments and emotional disabilities, who have excelled in basketball, wrestling, track and field, goal ball and cheerleading. Read more…
Allerton

Gjonaj Honors St. Catharine Academy’s Kristina Dega

Councilman Gjonaj was proud to present the Councilman Mark Gjonaj Community Service Award to Kristina Dega of St. Catharine Academy at their Awards Night. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Raymond Elementary Tots To Move Up

Sixty-one kindergarten students at St. Raymond Elementary School participated in their Moving Up Ceremony. Read more…
The commence ceremony followed with the graduation of 52 young women. Read more…
Fordham South

TAPCo rooftop garden, sound stage opens with student concert

The rooftop soundstage and garden at The Theater Arts Production Company School (TAPCo) is officially open for business! Read more…
A career educator will become the first woman to lead one of the borough’s premier educational institutions. Read more…
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Electeds Attend CEC 8 Legislative Breakfast

Local elected officials celebrated with educators and volunteers. Read more…
Mott Haven

Mott Haven Academy Students Meet DreamWorks Trolls

Mott Haven Academy Charter School’s kindergarten classes were hosted at DreamWorks Trolls the Experience to reward them for the close of the academic year in honor of National Foster Care Month. Read more…
An Iona College graduate received a special surprise during her commencement. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Monroe College Honor Women of Excellence

Monroe College, a national leader in educating urban and international students, honored six community leaders at the ‘Women of Excellence & Accomplishment’ reception. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Preston Celebrates Wins At Eddys

Preston High School seniors in Mr. Craig Youngren’s Video Production class took part in ITV’s News and Views program and won five Eddy Awards on Friday, May 17. Read more…
Over 250 attendees joined Equality Charter School in commemorating its 10th anniversary during Bronx Week on Wednesday, May 15 at Marina del Rey Caterers. Read more…
Fordham

Hayes Hosts Fordham U. Biz Showcase

Cardinal Hayes High School recently hosted Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business Corporate Communications Showcase. Read more…
Parkchester

St. Helena Students Celebrate Red Nose Day

St. Helena School students recently celebrated Red Nose Day, a campaign with the mission to end child poverty by funding programs that keep children safe, healthy, and educated. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Iona Prep Celebrates 100th Commencement

Bronx Times Reporter

Iona Prep Celebrates 100th Commencement

The Class of 2019 consisted of 158 graduates. Read more…
Country Club

Gjonaj Attends Villa Maria Academy Fair

Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently attended Villa Maria Academy’s annual fair. Read more…
Pelham Bay

St. Theresa School Bingo Night

Councilman Mark Gjonaj was delighted to support St.Theresa School Bingo Night, one of the school’s many yearly fundraising activities! Read more…
Pelham Bay

OLA Students Showcase Interactive Science Museum

The fun yet education event featured walk-through exhibits of the sea and a jungle, chemical experiments and other scientific displays. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Success Academy National Elementary Chess Champions

Bronx Times Reporter

Success Academy National Elementary Chess Champions

Three teams from Success Academy tied for first place in the K-6 Under 1400 Section at the U.S. Chess Federation National Elementary Championship this weekend in Nashville, TN. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Classical Charter Schools Celebrate Scholar Success

In honor of the nationwide celebration, Classical Charter Schools recognized 26 of its eighth grade students who recently received their high school placement results. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Preston Honors Giannini At Golf Outing

Pelham Bay

Preston Honors Giannini At Golf Outing

Attendees and sponsors of the event helped provide much needed scholarship opportunities for incoming and current Preston students Read more…
Pelham Bay

Greek American Institute Bids Farewell to Principal

The Greek American Institute dedicated its time honored Evening of the Arts celebration to its outgoing principal Anne Prokop on Wednesday, May 15. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Fernandez Hosts ThriveNYC Community Forum

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez hosted a ThriveNYC Community Know Your Rights Forum on Thursday, May 2 at P.S. 105. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Hostos Women’s Basketball Team Honored

Hostos Community College celebrated the national champion women’s basketball team with a special parade and celebration at the College. Read more…
Co-op City

Co-op City Schools Receive New Playground

Co-op City

Co-op City Schools Receive New Playground

The swings and slides beckoned the youth as well as the race track, basketball court, jump zone, climbing wall and shiny colorful play structures, all funded Councilman Andy King. Read more…
Morris Park

Cardinal Hayes HS Honors Convocation Ceremony

Morris Park

Cardinal Hayes HS Honors Convocation Ceremony

Cardinal Hayes High School recently held its annual Honors Convocation at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…
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…
Concourse

Cardinal Hayes Students Tour Europe

Concourse

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…
Throggs Neck

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…
Throggs Neck

Preston Faculty, Alum Honored By FIAME

Throggs Neck

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…
Throggs Neck

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…
Throggs Neck

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…
Throggs Neck

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…
Throggs Neck

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…
Throggs Neck

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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