NYC Outward Bound Schools students are challenged to fulfill their potential both inside the classroom and beyond it. Check out the videos and photos below to see them in action.
Schools in the News
WHEELS Students’ song performed at Carnegie Hall
WHEELS students talk about their song “Señoritas,” which was featured at Carnegie Hall.
Channel View at 2018 New York History Day
In 2018, Channel View students competed in New York History Day, held at the Museum of the City of New York.
News12 Visits The Kurt Hahn School’s 2017 College March
As part of the 7th Annual College March, seniors at The Kurt Hahn School marched their college applications to their local post office, cheered on by their community.
Launch Students featured on News 12
On June 9th, 2017, 7th graders at Launch, a NYC Outward Bound School in Bed-Stuy, staged a walk-out and marched to Restoration Plaza as a demonstration to end gun violence in their neighborhood.
7th Annual College March featured on NY1
Seniors across our network marched their college application to their local post office as part of the 7th Annual College March.
2019 Gala Videos
2019 Gala Honorees Pamela and Gifford Miller
Our 2019 Gala honorees Pamela and Gifford shared their passion for NYC Outward Bound Schools with guests.
2019 Gala Speaker Jamie, 8th grader at MS 839
8th Grader Jamie spoke to guests about how she overcame some bad habits with the help of her school community.
2019 Gala Speaker Joshua Davis, Kurt Hahn Alumnus
Gala Speaker Joshua talked about his Senior Expedition Project, which led him to ask himself and his Crew some tough questions. Then, he kicked off our 2019 Pledge Drive!
2019 Gala Speaker Elise, 8th Grader at Launch
8th Grader Elise tells a tale of epidemiology, the Black Plague, and gun violence. Trust her: it will all connect!
2019 Gala MC Jasmin, Senior at WHEELS
WHEELS senior Jasmin MC’d the evening, sharing her personal story of demanding and engaging learning and celebrating her next chapter: a Posse scholarship to Smith College!
Honoring our Educators
We’re so proud of 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award recipients Katie Blouse, from MELS, and Tiana M. Scott, from Launch. They exemplify our commitment to demanding and engaging learning, community, and character.
Made by our Students
After The Bell
MELS Reports, a group of student reporters at MELS, our school in Forest Hills, Queens, made a short documentary, following four MELS students.
Each year, we invite all of our seniors to join us at Meetup Day, a chance for students headed to the same college to connect and form relationships that will help them thrive during the first confusing weeks of college.