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 >>

CLEAR ACADEMIC FOCUS AND INNOVATIVE APPROACH AT BASIS INDEPENDENT MANHATTAN

SPONSORED: Between Montessori, Waldorf, progressive, traditional, child-led and more, it almost feels lately like parents are, themselves, exp … Read the rest of this entry >>

REZONING FALLOUT: APPLICATIONS RISE AT PS 191, DIP AT PS 452, AND PS 199 AND 87 STILL HAVE WAIT-LISTS

The city Department of Education has released the first stats about applications for local public schools since the Upper West Side school dis … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW PRIVATE SCHOOL FOR NYC FAMILIES

SPONSORED: Private school applicants all over New York City – including those to newcomer BASIS Independent Manhattan – are facing a … Read the rest of this entry >>

TAKE A LOOK AT TREVOR’S EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM ON MARCH 2

SPONSORED: Trevor Day School has a rich history of providing exceptional early childhood programs in Manhattan. Founded in 1930 as a Nursery and Kinderg … Read the rest of this entry >>

ST. GREGORY CATHOLIC SCHOOL TO CLOSE, AND CHURCH WILL NO LONGER HOLD REGULAR MASSES

The Archdiocese has decided to close St. Gregory the Great school on 90th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues at the e … Read the rest of this entry >>

IT’S OFFICIAL: PS 452 GETS THE GO-AHEAD TO MOVE TO 61ST STREET

The city's Panel for Educational Policy voted on Wednesday night to approve PS 452's move from its current home at West 77th Street to the f … Read the rest of this entry >>

BASIS INDEPENDENT MANHATTAN (K-8) OPEN HOUSE JANUARY 21

SPONSORED: BASIS Independent Manhattan, K-8 private school, opens fall 2017. What sets our program apart from other schools? Ask any BASIS Indepe … Read the rest of this entry >>

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