Another busy week here at Brooklyn Collaborative!
4/23 – BCS students (current and alumni!) joined Red Hook Initiative staff and community residents as part of a rally to make Hamilton Avenue safer. They were joined by Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca. Students gathered with Parent Coordinator Tracey at the congested Hamilton Avenue intersection closest to the school with “dream Hamilton Avenue” artwork and signs and demanded safety improvements for Red Hook’s main pathway in and out of the community!
4/23 – Geometry students presented their roundtables on the Geometry of Pool and completed on-demand problems in front of external panelists. Students explained how to predict if the ball will go into a particular pocket based on the bounce angle/side using trig functions.
4/24 – 6th graders had an expert guest speaker from the Office of Emergency Management as part of their kickoff for the Disaster Preparation unit in Science.
4/24 – All our 10th and 11th graders took the PSAT/SAT respectively as part of SAT School Day. 9th and 11th graders had community building trips with their crews.
4/25 – Guest artist Jose Garcia continues his engaging work with Magen and her Spanish I classes as part of the Latinx unit. The case study theme is Puerto Rico and Activism from the City to the Island. Students performed poems and also provided the musical percussion accompaniment for a rockin’ class!
4/27 – Crewlympics rocked with various competitions across all the grades including a door decorating contest! Our crews busted out their creative skills in representing our core values and their individual crew spirit. Check out some of our awesome creations!
4/27 – Jesse, our Co-Director of Internships, and senior Harry were invited to a special event with our new Chancellor Richard Carranza for students interested in pursuing Teacher Education in the future!