Jessica Sasko, Director of College Supports at NYC Outward Bound Schools, discusses the challenges that many NYC seniors are facing as they apply to college in unprecedented times.
School leaders at Launch detail their approach to Distance Teaching, a model that allows for high quality remote instruction and in-school supervision of students who don’t have the option to learn at home during the day.
Fifty teachers at MELS, a NYC Outward Bound School in Forest Hills, Queens, wrote a perspective piece for The Washington Post about their issues with the DOE’s hybrid learning structure.
Principals Tom Rochowicz of WHEELS and William Haithcock of Harborside Academy wrote a piece on the importance of community and belonging which appeared in for Ed Week columnist Larry Ferlazzo’s blog.
Course Director Jonny Altrogge completed a 2,700-mile journey on the Great Divide Mountain Bike Trail to challenge perceptions about who can participate in outdoor recreation.
A 2016 graduate of Gaynor McCown started the COMEunity Fridge program to help address food insecurity in her neighborhood.
Watch the John A. Reisenbach Foundation’s “Dear New York” special, a campaign to support NYC communities affected by the pandemic.
Two NYC Outward Bound Schools alumnae — Sotonye Douglas (Kurt Hahn ’11) and Maleka Stewart (Channel View ’15) — were featured on Outward Bound USA’s Instagram Live alumni spotlight series.
Two NYC Outward Bound Schools students — both class valedictorians — were featured in The New York Daily News’ 2020 graduation round-up.
Twin brothers and ninth graders at West End Secondary School, a NYC Outward Bound School in Manhattan, wrote a first-hand account of a Black Lives Matter protest they attended in their Harlem neighborhood.