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 >>

LINCOLN CENTER AND PS 191: A 20-YEAR PARTNERSHIP

I have on my desktop an aerial photo and early draft plan, circa 1963, of Lincoln Center, the place where I work. In these images, the Amsterdam Houses … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEET THE BASIS INDEPENDENT PARENT COMMUNITY ON JANUARY 7

SPONSORED: At BASIS Independent Schools, we have a phenomenal community of parents drawn from many cultural backgrounds and professions. With that diversity … Read the rest of this entry >>

PS 191 DOUBLED ITS STATEWIDE LITERACY TEST SCORES; PRINCIPAL CREDITS CHANGES IN CURRICULUM

Standing alone, PS 191’s English Language Arts (ELA) proficiency levels, measured by a statewide test administered every spring to stu … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMN: A PS 191 PARENT MAKES THE CASE FOR THE SCHOOL

“That’s the letter A!” My four and a half year-old son raised his closed fist with his palm facing … Read the rest of this entry >>

MONDAY: PS 191 PRINCIPAL WILL PRESENT HER VISION FOR THE SCHOOL

Dozens of new families are now zoned for elementary school PS 191, which will open in a new building on 61st Street and West End Avenue next … Read the rest of this entry >>

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