A busy May week at Brooklyn Collaborative!
5/6 – British documentary film-maker Matthew Kay joined Stephen’s film class today, in the American premiere of his piece “Little Miss Sumo.” This is a film about Heiyo Kon, a young female sumo wrestler breaking Japan sports stereotypes. This is the last of three film screenings this year at BCS sponsored by The Tribeca Film Institute and its lead educator, Shirley Rodriguez, Mom to BCS student Kian (Class of 2022).
5/7 – Our Grade 7 students in Art worked on their core values posters.
5/7 – Robotics students went with Eddie to the Salesforce UN Challenge event.
5/8 – Our partnership with Powerhouse Arts expanded to the Kingsland print shop in Greenpoint. Students designed and printed their own T-shirts.
5/8 – Stephen’s Crew enjoyed an afternoon at The Prom on Broadway. We are grateful to Ms. Ann McNamee and Ms. Ashley Van Buren for the ticket donations!
5/9 – Students in ELA 9 enjoyed a visit with BAM poet Mtume Gant.
5/9 – Students in Angela’s Grade 11 crew met with Martha Bordman to learn more about her efforts to support migrant youth.
5/10 – Grade 11 students enjoyed a viewing of “The Unstoppable” – a film made by BCS graduate Julianna Greenidge. Students discussed with Juli about film making, stress management and mental health supports! It was so great to have Juli back!
Congrats to Bryant Flores (Grade 10) who just won the NYC Outward Bound Summer Scholarship. He’ll be going on an all-expenses paid intensive backpacking/rock climbing trip to the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains from 8/2-8/10/2019 with Outward Bound.
Congrats to Aaliyah Parris (Grade 10) and Maria Belen Flores (Grade 11) for their winning selections for the 2019 7th Congressional District Art Competition in collaboration with Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez!