tag: PUSH schools

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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Adventure Week @ Kurt Hahn

Every year Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning High School transports the 9th Grade crews into the woods for a week of no frills "expeditionary learning." Outward Bound works together with the students to help them to incorporate the schools Five Commitments - Courage, Compassion, Respect, Stewardship and Perseverance in to their five day journey of bare minimum living. ... Continue reading ›

Sheena Minott

Sheena Minott

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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 ›

Armando Somoza

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Urban Arts celebrates an “Hour of Code” event at NYC Adobe Headquarters

Urban Arts is celebrating an “Hour of Code” by partnering with the NYC Adobe Headquarters for a career panel on December 11th.  The "Hour of Code" event is part of a national campaign for Computer Science Education Week designed to demystify computer science for educators and students.  As part of our Adobe Youth Voices program, our ... 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 ›

Sheena Minott

Sheena Minott

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A PUSH in the right direction!

Last week Urban Arts Partnership at Metropolitan Diploma Plus High School enjoyed an exciting PUSH Expanded Learning Time with music teacher Kasiem, dance teacher Taina and entrepreneurship/jewelry making teacher Eleanor.  Many students were excited to be a part of something big and everyone gathered around to introduce themselves to their fellow peers. Finally everyone settled down ... Continue reading ›

Sage Young

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Project Canvas Pop-Up at TopShop SoHo

Our friends at Project Canvas are hosting a Pop-Up at TopShop SoHo! We love Project Canvas's belief that within every person lies a wealth of creativity. Why not show yours off on your feet? Stop by between 1-6pm everyday until Thursday, August 8th to purchase a pair of PC sneakers and have them customized in-store by one ... Continue reading ›