Students Walk Out, Speak Up Against Gun Violence: ‘This is a Historic Moment’

Hundreds of students at Upper West Side elementary, middle and high schools walked out on Wednesday in a moment of solidarity and rememb … Read the rest of this entry >>

Snow Day! Mayor Cancels School on Thursday Ahead of Nasty Weather

A winter storm warning is in effect fro New York, and the mayor has decided to close schools on Thursday. Expect 5-8 inches of snow, very low visibilit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Proposal to Merge 2 Schools and Truncate PS 165 Has Parents on Edge

"Consider that our kids are at stake," pleaded a concerned parent during a Community Education Council District 3 meeting to dis … Read the rest of this entry >>

Teacher at PS 87 Sues Over Lead Poisoning

A teacher at PS 87 has sued the Education Department, claiming that the department didn't warn teachers after finding lead in … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tour the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue Early Childhood Center This Fall

SPONSORED: Are you looking for a nurturing pre-kindergarten experience for your child? At the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue Early Childhood C … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tutoring Program Looking for Volunteers

SPONSORED: Goddard Riverside, a well-regarded social service center in the neighborhood, is looking for tutors for low-income stu … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE GETS ITS FIRST NEW PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN DECADES, AND IT’S A BEAUTY

Politicians, students and teachers cut the ribbon on a brand new school on Wednesday, a happy culmination to yea … Read the rest of this entry >>

GET AHEAD OF THE CURVE FOR FALL 2018 PRIVATE SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

SPONSORED: Before you know it, it will be time to say “goodbye” to the beach, to get a little more vigilant about bedtime, and hunker down with … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS MIDDLE SCHOOLERS URGE RESTAURANTS: ‘SAVE YOUR OYSTERS, SAVE THE HUDSON (AND SAVE MONEY ON TAXES)!’

Students from West End Secondary School (WESS), a public middle school at 227 West 61st Street, went to the State Capitol this … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY PARENTS ARE BUZZING ABOUT NYC’S NEWEST PRIVATE SCHOOL OPTION ON MAY 25

SPONSORED: BASIS Independent Manhattan is a new K-8 option opening Fall 2017 on the Upper West Side. In what will be the fifth campus, BASIS Indepen … Read the rest of this entry >>

POPULAR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM AT PS 84 CLOSED UNDER CONFUSING CIRCUMSTANCES

A popular and low-cost after-school program run out of PS84 on West 92nd street was suddenly shut down on Wednesday following an “incident” the previous … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANSCHE CHESED HEBREW SCHOOL: EXPERIENCE MEANINGFUL JEWISH LIVING AND LEARNING IN AN OPEN-MINDED AND EGALITARIAN COMMUNITY

SPONSORED: At the Ansche Chesed Hebrew School, learners are on a path toward bringing Torah into their lives. We help children discover their spiritu … Read the rest of this entry >>

CALHOUN SUMMER SHAKESPEARE TRANSFORMS STUDENTS INTO THESPIANS

SPONSORED: This summer, a group of kids will arrive at an empty stage with a daunting task ahead of them: to put on a full-scale Shakespearean produ … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: HIPPO PLAYGROUND FESTIVAL, TWO IN-DEPTH LOOKS AT UWS SCHOOL SEGREGATION

May 1, 2017 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 71 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

4 SCHOOLS GET FUNDING FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS THROUGH CITIZEN-LED BUDGET PROCESS

It's like Sim City with real money. Locals decided to spend more than a million bucks for library renovations, tech equipment, air conditi … Read the rest of this entry >>

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE UWS’S NEW PRIVATE SCHOOL OPTION

SPONSORED: Amidst a rapidly changing Upper West Side school landscape, parents are increasingly curious about their school options. Newcomer BASIS Independent Manhattan, sister s … Read the rest of this entry >>

STATE FUNDING BEING DEBATED IS LIKELY TO IMPACT LOCAL KIDS MORE THAN BETSY DEVOS

Many New Yorkers spoke up about the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Education Secretary, calling their U.S. senators and writing letters. And while the federal governmen … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN FOR 2017-18 MANDELL CUBS PRESCHOOL READINESS PROGRAM!

SPONSORED: Mandell Cubs offers toddlers a fun and gentle preschool readiness program through art, music, play, science, sensory exploration and building independ … Read the rest of this entry >>

BASKETBALL COACH CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY ASSAULTING 2 GIRLS AT UWS PRIVATE SCHOOL

A 22-year-old basketball coach named Channing Parker has been charged with sexually assaulting two 8-year-old girls at an Upper West Side private sc … Read the rest of this entry >>

COME PLAY WITH US AT CONGREGATION RODEPH SHOLOM THIS SPRING!

SPONSORED: There’s a new yoga studio in town…..well, not really a studio, but a new class for 3 and 4 year olds to move their bodies, stretch their sp … Read the rest of this entry >>

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