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    WHEELS teachers and students explore "oyster-tecture" during Intensives

    February 21, 2018

    This month, two WHEELS teachers co-hosted a week-long intensive that invited their students to see their neighborhood in a new light. The week focused on the challenge of designing an oyster reef for Sherman Creek down the street, to help protect from storms like Hurricane Sandy.

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    Text-to-Success: Promising Results

    February 13, 2018

    The Hechinger Report highlights promising results from third-party research of NYC Outward Bound School's To & Through College's Text-to-Success program.

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    For Gaynor McCown students, the world is their classroom

    February 11, 2018

    Don't count on finding all 437 students of the Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School in their seats - or even in their New Springville building - on a given day. They could be participating in the annual College March toward higher education, attending the mayor's town hall meeting, visiting a museum or completing fieldwork in ecology at Freshkills Park.

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    Former Students Pay it Forward

    January 16, 2018

    Three former students discuss how they've stayed deeply involved with NYC Outward Bound Schools--and why.

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    Channel View receives grant from GRAMMY Museum

    January 15, 2018

    Along with the grant, students from Channel View have been chosen to participate in a mentoring session with professional New York City-based musicians.

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    Parade of Promise: College March 2017

    December 29, 2017

    Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato participated in the College March at Channel View, while State Sen. Joe Addabbo, Jr. marched with MELS' senior class in Forest Hills.

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    State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. marches with soon-to-be graduating class at MELS

    December 27, 2017

    “As you begin this next journey in your life, do not forget all the people who helped you get to where you are today,” Sen. Addabbo said at the 2017 College March.

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    Channel View Celebrates College-Bound Seniors

    December 21, 2017

    Fellow students, teachers, community members and a marching band were part of the festivities as they cheered on Channel View seniors at this year’s College March in the Rockaways.

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    Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato Marches With Channel View Seniors

    December 20, 2017

    Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato joined the Channel View School for Research this past year for the 7th annual College March.

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    Senator Joseph Addabbo Marches with MELS Seniors During 7th Annual College March

    December 19, 2017

    At the seventh annual College March hosted by NYC Outward Bound, more than 100 soon-to-be graduates from MELS in Forest Hills marched from the school to a postal truck to send their college applications. The students were cheered on by family members, school faculty and the junior class, who will participate in the march next year.

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