The Mall at Bay Plaza Sponsors Bronx Entrepreneurship Scholarship

The Mall at Bay Plaza is currently accepting applications for the Bronx Entrepreneurship Scholarship. The purpose is to to award scholarships to college-bound high school seniors based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and an express interest in entrepreneurship and/or business. The students eligible for assistance must be Bronx residents and must be graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into an accredited four-year college or university with a

Single-Gender Charter Schools in the Bronx

Single-Gender Education: Is it right for your child? I recently had the chance to sit down and discuss single-gender education with Emily Spine, the Director of Network Operations at Public Preparatory Network. She is an alumna of single-gender schools and shared some information about her experience in a single-gender setting, as well as some key facts about Public Prep. Q: What is Public Prep? A: Public Prep is the nation’s

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