1/29-2/2 – Highlights of the Week!
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1/29-2/2 – Highlights of the Week!

We had a full week!   1/29 – No classes for students.  All staff immersed all day in professional development.  Upper Grades teachers went to the Consortium and heard keynote speaker James Forman, Jr., author of the acclaimed “Locking Up Our Own: Crime & Punishment in Black America.”  Then they participated in teacher-led workshops and then collaborated … Continue reading

1/10 – Debut of our Dance Fitness Studio!
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1/10 – Debut of our Dance Fitness Studio!

In 2015, Brooklyn Collaborative and Brooklyn New School, in conjunction with NYC Councilmember Brad Lander, community members and youth activists created our Dance Fitness Studio with funds from Participatory Budgeting.  We recognize the power of civic participation, and we are grateful for a democratic process that brings greater resources to our students.  Because of the kindness … Continue reading

12/15 – BCS is 100% College Bound!
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12/15 – BCS is 100% College Bound!

On 12/15, the entire 610 Henry Community turned out to cheer on our seniors, lining the perimeter of our building, waving posters and pom-poms, congratulating our seniors for having applied to college! After marching along the school’s perimeter, seniors marched through Carroll Gardens (applauded by local residents and business owners) to the Red Hook Post … Continue reading

11/3 – Readers Theater Performance at Family Breakfast!
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11/3 – Readers Theater Performance at Family Breakfast!

On 11/3, at our monthly Family Breakfast, students from the Real Stories in Print and Media class performed two short pieces.  In the last month, our students have been devising their own plays in the style of newspaper theater, a technique created by Augusto Boal in his “Theater of the Oppressed.” Students researched newspaper articles, headlines, books and … Continue reading