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2024 Gala Raises Over $1.1M for NYC Students

The 2024 Gala honored NYC Council Member Rita Joseph, Chair of the Committee on Education.

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CSSJ’s Corey Sapp Wins 2024 Gaynor McCown Award

Corey Sapp, a Social Studies teacher at CSSJ, will be presented with the Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award at the 2024 Gala on Monday, May 20.

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Outward Bound Makes History with The Big Rappel

On Monday, May 6, Outward Bound and the Empire State Realty Trust made history by launching The Big Rappel, the world’s first rope descent of the Empire State Building.

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Gratitude and Celebration Abound at Crew Initiative Convening >

Educators from across the city gathered to share a year’s worth of learnings from their Crew Initiative improvement work.

Sharing our Approach to Deeper Learning >

NYC Outward Bound Schools partnered with two network schools to showcase exemplary models of educator planning and student work to share more about its approach to deeper learning.

100+ Students Explore Professional Pathways at Fair >

On Thursday, May 23, more than 100 students gathered at James Baldwin to explore postsecondary options and network with a variety of industry representatives.

2024 Gala Raises Over $1.1M for NYC Students >

The 2024 Gala honored NYC Council Member Rita Joseph, Chair of the Committee on Education.

Outward Bound Makes History with The Big Rappel >

On Monday, May 6, Outward Bound and the Empire State Realty Trust made history by launching The Big Rappel, the world’s first rope descent of the Empire State Building.

CSSJ’s Corey Sapp Wins 2024 Gaynor McCown Award >

Corey Sapp, a Social Studies teacher at CSSJ, will be presented with the Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award at the 2024 Gala on Monday, May 20.

A Student-Led Discussion on Ramadan >

This video showcases how practices like Crew, our signature advisory structure that supports social, emotional and academic development, create the conditions for empathy, connection and leadership among students.

David Adams Honored with 2023 Greg Farrell Award >

David Adams is a leader in social-emotional learning, and currently serves as CEO of The Urban Assembly and on the Board of Directors of CASEL (the Collaborative for Academic, Social & Emotional Learning).

Going Beyond Limits >

President Emeritus Richard Stopol reflects on running the NYC marathon as an Achilles International volunteer — an opportunity made possible by the late Dick Traum, a longtime member of NYC Outward Bound’s Advisory Council.

A New Year’s Expedition to the Everglades >

Thirteen students from across the NYC Outward Bound network participated in an epic expedition to the Everglades over winter break.