Browsing: Education

0 Time To Fill Out Those Middle School Applications

Middle school applications for the 2015-2016 school year are now available at elementary schools across the city. How to apply Students in 5th grade and 6th grade (for K-6 elementary schools) can apply to middle schools in their district, as well as certain boroughwide and citywide schools. Each student will receive a customized application that includes all of the middle…

1 Dyker Heights Teacher Still Has The Passion At 100-Years-Old

Hailed as a “miracle workor,” Madeline Scotto, a teacher at Dyker Heights’ St. Eprhem’s elementary school, turned 100 years old on October 16, and the community honored her with a special mass and reception on Sunday. DNAinfo reports: She climbs the stairs to her classroom, where she works to prepare students for the math bee.…

0 Reminder: Deadline For Specialized High School Test Is October 22

Students applying to high school for the 2015-2016 school year can register for the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) through Wednesday, October 22, at noon. Eighth graders or first-time 9th graders who are residents of New York City can register for the SHSAT through their guidance counselor. Students with disabilities and English Language Learners…

0 Borough President Steers Millions To Local Schools For Upgrades

Several local schools are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars each for repairs, upgrades and improvements as part of a $3.1 million allocation by Borough President Eric Adams to education institutions across the borough. The beep today unveiled 16 school-related capital projects that will benefit from the allocation, which was packed into the city’s Fiscal…

1 Borough Park Groups Slated To Land Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars In Pre-K Funding

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the preliminary recipients of $340 million in pre-kindergarten funding yesterday. While none are in the Bensonhurst area, there are two in Borough Park – Mothers Love and Sunny Skies DC Corp. Provided state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli approves the awards, Mothers Love (1681 49th Street) will land $214,287 from the state and Sunny Skies DC (4228 10th Avenue)…

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