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    Staten Island Advance Covers Gaynor McCown School Graduation

    July 15, 2012

    The Staten Island Advance covers the inaugural graduation ceremony of our Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School in Staten Island. The article quotes Principal Traci Frey in dialogue with graduates: "You had the faith to take the first step and become part of a brand-new school that had a unique way of teaching and learning."

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    9 Schools Hold Graduation & Moving-Up Ceremonies

    Broadway Star Delivers Keynote Address at WHEELS, June 22, 2012

    Nine of our public schools hold graduation and moving-up ceremonies this week for graduating seniors at our high schools and advancing 8th-graders at our middle schools. Congratulations to all, and special recognition to WHEELS for graduating its first senior class and for securing keynote speaker Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of Broadway hit In the Heights, and a native and resident of the school's neighborhood.

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    Channel View School Receives $250K Grant

    Our Channel View School for Research One of Just 40 Citywide Grantees, June 22, 2012

    Our Channel View School for Research has been selected as one of 40 NYC public schools to receive a $250,000 "Expanded Success Initiative" grant, which will assist in preparing young men for college. The grant is connected to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Young Men's Initiative.

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    Breaking the School-to-Prision Pipeline

    Baldwin Teacher Presents at 3-Day Teachers' Institute, June 20, 2012

    Josh Heisler of our James Baldwin School co-presents on "Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Bringing Restorative Justice to our Schools" at a three-day Teachers Unite Leadership Institute.

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    Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award Presented

    June 20, 2012

    VIDEO: Teacher Tina Marra of our Marsh Avenue Expeditionary Learning School receives our 2012 Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award at our 25th Anniversary Gala. 8th-grade student Kristin Katz of Marsh presents the award with introductory remarks by CNN special anchor Soledad O'Brien.

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    Alumnus Shares Personal Story

    June 18, 2012

    VIDEO: Alumnus Quemuel Arroyo shares his inspiring story of how NYC Outward Bound Schools, and our James Baldwin School in Chelsea, transformed his life.

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    $1.2 Million Raised at 25th Anniversary Gala

    NYC Outward Bound Schools Reaches Its Fundraising Goal, June 13, 2012

    NYC Outward Bound Schools reached its $1.2 million dollar fundraising goal for its annual gala on June 12. The gala honored the organization's board chairs, past and present, and Soledad O'Brien of CNN served as Master of Ceremonies at the Plaza Hotel.

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    Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award Winner

    Tina Marra of our Marsh Avenue School Named 2012 McCown Winner, June 10, 2012

    NYC Outward Bound Schools has awarded our 2012 Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award to 8th-grade social studies teacher Tina Marra of our Marsh Avenue Expeditionary Learning School. The award will be presented at our 25th Anniversary Gala on June 12 at the Plaza Hotel.

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    25th Anniversary Gala Approaches

    NYC Outward Bound Schools Honor Board Chairs, Past & Present, June 8, 2012

    NYC Outward Bound Schools' 25th Anniversary Gala happens on June 12 at the Plaza Hotel, where board chairs from the organization's 25 year history will be honored. Soledad O'Brien of CNN serves as Master of Ceremonies.

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    A 'Novel' Approach to Language Acquisition

    Kurt Hahn Teacher Jes Kruse Blogs About Her Class Memoir Project, May 22, 2012

    Teacher Jes Kruse from our Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning Schools blogs in GothamSchools about a memoir-writing project that her ESL class engaged in, which leveraged the power of personal storytelling - both written and verbal - to increase English fluency.

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