New York City School's Re-opening Plans for the Fall

The next school year will see almost everyone return to in-person learning for the first time since March of 2020. With that comes questions from parents about how schools will return and keep their children safe. Recently, the department of education explained their plans for the re-opening to families. The plan is for all 3-K through 12 students to return to in-person learning. Teachers will return to in-person learning as

Nominate Outstanding Bronx Teachers for New York Family's The Blackboard Awards

  Have some Bronx teachers in mind who deserve some recognition? Well now until April 6th, you can nominate a teacher for New York Family’s the Blackboard Awards. Read below to learn more: Founded in 2002 by New York Family‘s parent company Manhattan Media, the Blackboard Awards accomplish two worthy goals: helping New York City parents make informed choices about their children’s education, and honoring and celebrating schools, principals and teachers

Open House for Bilingual Daycare/Preschool

Flyer Sharing:  La Escuelita de Sofia – ages 2 and up, is opened for registration for the Summer and the Fall! We provide a Spanish rich environment, weekly piano and dance lessons, Spanish language acquisition exercises and academic enrichment.  We offer Half day and Full day programs. However, there is something more valuable we bring to the table: a group of caregivers who focus and care for your children for who they

Summer in the City: DOE Revamps Summer School

March 2016 Newsletter:   This summer, New York City public school students across all five boroughs will be able to take classes in City schools, including students who are not required to attend summer school, thanks to the Department of Education’s (DOE) new Summer in the City (SITC) initiative. SITC is a brand-new approach to summer school for students in grades 2-12, as it combines new curricula, college-level and STEM-oriented

Pre-K Application Period Begins January 25th

  Photo: Just a month after Santa was making his list and checking it twice, NYC parents are doing the same as we narrow down our Pre-K choices for the upcoming application period. If your child was born in 2012 and you live in New York City, get ready to fill out an application. Application period begins January 25. In free, full-day, high-quality pre-K, teachers are sparking wonder and igniting learning in

Back to School with Momtrends

#MomtrendsBTSBash Each year, Momtrends hosts an event for local NYC bloggers to come out and learn about the latest in back to school so we can share with our readers. Check out Bronxmama writer Dalilah’s recap of the fun: By: Dalilah Smith-Santos Hard to believe Summer is half way over and I’ll have to start getting my kid ready for back to school in the next few weeks. Here are

Schools Forum with Chancellor Carmen Fariña

The Daily News, in partnership with Metro Industrial Areas Foundation (Metro IAF), a network of 118 congregations, schools and neighborhood groups across the five boroughs, will host a schools forum featuring NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Thursday, May 28. Date:  May 28, 2015 Place: Immaculate Conception Church, 389 E 150th St., South Bronx Time:  7 pm The forum, which follows up on the Daily News “Fight for Their Future” series on public education in New York

Now Available: 10,000 Pre-Kindergarten Seats Newly Open

If you live in New York City and your child is turning 4 years old in 2014, it’s time to think about applying to pre-kindergarten. 10,000 new seats in community-based organizations are now available. Applications will be accepted starting June 3rd, through the last day of school, June 26th. Children turning four years old in 2014 who live in New York City are eligible to attend pre-k programs. Pre-k is free. You