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    MELS students inspire with Portraits of Activism

    April 1, 2017

    For 8th-graders at MELS, lessons in writing, art and social studies have come together in a published book of 25 interviews and portraits of social activists in New York City.

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    Gaynor McCown Students Give Back

    March 15, 2017

    Gaynor McCown students hosted 200 guests at the 6th Annual John's Pasta Party to raise money for the South Shore Rotary John Dressler Scholarship, aimed to help students with cancer return to the classroom.

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    MELS: Supporting Teaching that Disrupts Inequity

    February 16, 2017

    MELS, one of our schools in Queens, offers a snapshot of deeper instruction that promotes students' problem-solving, critical-thinking, communication, relevance, and collaboration. Rad about one of their projects: Plant the Seed.

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    College March Empowers First Generation Students

    December 12, 2016

    NYU graduate student and Pavement Pieces' journalist Brandon Gomez reports on NYC Outward Bound Schools 2016 College March at MELS Forest Hills.

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    2016 Channel View College March Inspires Community

    December 9, 2016

    NY1 reporter Shannah Ferry reports on NYC Outward Bound Schools 2016 College March at our Channel View school in Far Rockaway.

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    NY1 Visits 2016 Brooklyn Collaborative College March

    December 9, 2016

    Roger Clark, NY1 morning show reporter, spends the day at NYC Outward Bound Schools' College March at our Brooklyn Collaborative school. In addition to this piece which ran every hour throughout the afternoon, he also shot to segments that ran live at 7AM and 8AM.

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    NY1 Visits 2016 Gaynor McCown College March

    December 9, 2016

    NY1 reporter Alyssa Paolicelli reports on NYC Outward Bound Schools 2016 College March at our Gaynor McCown school on Staten Island.

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    Channel View Students Join Hamilton Stage

    December 8, 2016

    74 Channel View juniors not only got to see a free performance of Hamilton but select students got to perform their original rap, song or monologue on stage.

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    NYC Outward Bound Schools is a Finalist for 2016 Nonprofit Excellence Awards

    October 7, 2016

    In its 10th year, the New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards is the only award of its kind ​honoring​ excellence in nonprofit management among nonprofits in the five boroughs, Long Island and Westchester. NYC Outward Bound Schools was recognized alongside five other finalists: Jewish Board for Family and Children's Services, Neighbors Link, New York Peace Institute, Per Scholas, and The Children's Aid Society.

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    MELS Considered "Best City School Nobody Knows About"

    September 17, 2016

    The Daily News reports on the city's best schools that no one knows about yet. Near the top of their list? MELS in Forest Hills.

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