College-Bound Senior from Leaders Featured on NY1 >

Gabriella Babskiy, a senior at Leaders High School, a NYC Outward Bound School in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, was featured in a NY1 story about students who are changing their college plans due to COVID-19. Gabriella’s top choice was Penn State, but she opted to stay closer to home and attend John Jay College, a CUNY in […]

MAELS Students Featured in April WABC-TV Special >

On Saturday, April 18, WABC-TV aired a special entitled, “Protect our Children: Stress, Coping & Hope” at 7 PM, EDT (Also re-run Sun. 4/19 at 5:30am). The program was hosted by Eyewitness News Anchor, Shirleen Allicot, and acknowledged the fact that, as the statistics on the COVID-19 pandemic continue to reach record highs, we hope […]

Remembering Greg Farrell >

MELS Co-Principal Patrick Finley Discusses Crew in EdWeek Teacher Blog >

Building a ‘Sense of Community’ Online Among Teachers & Students By: Larry Ferlazzo The following is excerpted from the EdWeek Teacher blog, which is covering the shift to online learning during coronavirus. MELS co-principal Patrick Finley speaks about how Crew is keeping NYC Outward Bound School communities connected despite social distancing. Advisory is a critical […]

COVID-19 Update >

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.

Chalkbeat highlights WHEELS alumna’s first-person account of college supports >

Chalkbeat recently published a first-person piece written by Karla Arroyo, a WHEELS alum and recent SUNY Old Westbury grad. (more…)

Manhattan Times Publishes Student OpEd in English and Spanish >

The climate justice OpEd written by WHEELS seniors Diane Arevalo, Ricardo Herrera and Mayerling Lantigua was published in both English and Spanish in the Manhattan Times, which covers uptown Manhattan neighborhoods, including Washington Heights. Read the article here.

Harlem World Magazine Publishes WHEELS Student OpEd >

Following their recognition in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, WHEELS seniors Diane Arevalo, Ricardo Herrera and Mayerling Lantigua wrote an OpEd on their vision for climate justice, beginning with taking action in their own neighborhood. Read the piece, which appeared in Harlem World Magazine.

Hope for the Decade: Three NYC High School Students’ Vision for Climate Justice >

Following their participation in the Times Square ball drop on Dec. 31, 2019, Diane Arevalo, Ricardo Herrera and Mayerling Lantigua (more…)