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Sheena Minott

Sheena Minott

Sheena Minott in Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, Events

Students of MDPHS talk Stop And Frisk

Post by students Vladimir  & Candice The MDPHS Urban Arts Partnership team went on a journey to SoHo and experienced how stop and frisk affects people in the community. At the event there were pictures of people that were killed by cops and sadly one of our Urban Arts students saw someone she knew in the pictures and shed tears ... Continue reading ›

Sarah Bowie

Sarah Bowie

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iDESIGN @ Metropolitan Diploma Plus High School – Cultural Awareness Event

On Friday, November 22nd, students, staff and parents came together to celebrate diversity and culture among the community.  This event was centered around sharing food, talents, and gratitude for all of the support, education, and love that the Metro community provides and receives throughout the school year.  Student DJs Smooth & Kay-Kay provided the beats for ... Continue reading ›

Sarah Bowie

Sarah Bowie

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Camp Ramapo/SUNY Binghamton Enrichment Retreat – iDESIGN @ New Design High School

With the support of over 100 funders from across the country, iDesign was able to take 40 New Design HS students on a wonderful enrichment retreat at Camp Ramapo & SUNY Binghamton last weekend. The iDesign program targets students who missed between 20-75 days during their prior school year through counseling, peer mentorship, family involvement and ... Continue reading ›

Sheena Minott

Sheena Minott

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Student Spotlight at Metropolitan Diploma Plus HS

“I want to be a Chef” were the first words that Ronessia Bonus said to me when she came in to find out about the iDESIGN program at MDPHS. After the second and third time she mentioned it, I knew that she would be a perfect fit for the Food Empowerment Education and Sustainability Team (FEEST) ... Continue reading ›

Kaya Chwals

Kaya Chwals

CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

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Urban Arts Professional Development Relaunch

Urban Arts Partnership is excited to present the relaunch of our Professional Development Department, a space for school communities to be inspired in their teaching and learning. With the Expanded Learning initiative and our new breadth in Story Studio, Fresh Prep, and iConnect, Urban Arts will be providing over 240 professional development and parent workshops in ... Continue reading ›