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Back to the Beginning >

Excerpted from a speech written by Brendis Gonzalez, an alumna of and teacher at a NYC Outward Bound School in Washington Heights, for our 2018 gala.

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Education the Outward Bound Way >

Read Richard Stopol’s collection of essays “Education the Outward Bound Way.”

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Don’t Give Up >

Ish, a former student, needed some guidance (and encouragement) from his NYC Outward Bound Schools mentor to make the next step in his college career.

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Teaching after the Parkland Tragedy >

How do you address tragedy in the the classroom? West End Secondary knew they had to try.

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We Are Crew: A Choreopoem by MELS >

Check out this Choreopoem written by MELS’ class of 2021, peformed at the 2018 Gala.

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Learning To Be a Kid Again >

Read NYC Outward Bound Schools student Tafura Taslima speech about learning to be a kid again.

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Learning to Feel Safe >

NYC Outward Bound Schools student Anna Vera spoke about being a student at Leaders High School at our 2018 Gala.

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Make a Mark. Make a Difference. >

Written by Daunte, Senior at Gaynor McCown School, a NYC Outward Bound School The power of group collaboration has always amazed me. People of various backgrounds coming together all trying to achieve a single goal showed me that people can do anything they put their minds to. During my time at Gaynor McCown, I saw […]

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Leading the March >

By Malala, Senior at The James Baldwin School, a NYC Outward Bound School Imagine a day where your whole school is cheering you on in a event symbolizing your entrance into adulthood. Sounds unconventional, yet inspiring. I go to The James Baldwin School. Seniors at James Baldwin are of all ages and come from different backgrounds. And […]

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Limitless >

Read NYC Outward Bound Schools alum and current board member Quemuel Arroyo’s reflections on overcoming his limits.

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