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.
Kurt Hahn, a NYC Outward Bound School in East Flatbush, organized a day-long virtual symposium on racial justice held on Friday, June 5.
In response to the murder of George Floyd and subsequent #BlackLivesMatter protests around the world, our network schools have organized several opportunities for their communities to share out and respond.