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…)

Staten Island Advance Highlights Gaynor McCown College March >

Staten Island Advance included Gaynor McCown’s College March in its “In Class” column, which highlights the activities Staten Island students are engaged in both inside and outside the classroom. Read the article.

WHEELS students & teacher help ring in New Year in Times Square >

High school seniors Ricardo Herrera and Mayerling Lantigua, along with their environmental and climate science teacher, Dr. Jared Fox — all from WHEELS, a NYC Outward Bound School — were part of the group that pressed the button to release the New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square on Dec. 31, 2019. Read more […]

Bronx Times Highlights CSSJ’s First Ever College March >

The Bronx Times mentioned the Community School for Social Justice’s first ever College March in its year-end coverage. Read the article.