MAELS Celebrates “No One Eats Alone” Day >

MAELS, a NYC Outward Bound middle school on Staten Island, celebrated “No One Eats Alone” Day on Feb. 14, an initiative started by the nonprofit Beyond Differences. A student team handed out bags of candy to everyone at the school, helping to ensure that no one feels isolated or alone on Valentine’s Day. This served as the […]

NYC Outward Bound Schools Hosts Project-Based Learning Institute >

Contributed by: Paco Hanlon, Select Strategies School Coach Teachers and administrators from all five boroughs, across all grades and subjects, gathered at NYC Outward Bound headquarters in Queens on January 23 to collaboratively learn more about implementing a project-based approach to their curricula. In the morning, the workshop focused on what project-based learning (PBL) is […]

Debunking Banking Myths: WHEELS Students Visit Chase Bank for Financial Workshop >

The JPMorgan Chase Harlem Community Branch hosted students from WHEELS, a NYC Outward Bound School in Washington Heights, for a financial literacy workshop on Friday, Jan. 31. The newly renovated Harlem Community Branch is the first space of its kind in the nation, and designed to be a resource to local small businesses and community […]

The Hechinger Report’s Miseducation Podcast Highlights James Baldwin Students >

This season of the Miseducation podcast, produced by The Hechinger Report in partnership with The Bell, follows students from NYC Outward Bound’s transfer school, James Baldwin. The stories seek to highlight how transfer schools like James Baldwin serve young men and women with different needs than traditional high school students. Listen to the podcast here.