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More Recent New Posts

posted Mar 16, 2014, 6:53 PM by Taeko Onishi   [ updated Aug 30, 2015, 3:36 PM ]


These are the most recent stories, to see what else has happened in 2012-13 you can click here.

Not at all Surprising...Prom is a blast!

posted Jun 17, 2013, 7:25 AM by Jesse Alexander

The Seniors had their prom last week, and as expected, they all had a great time.  You can see a full set of pictures here on our facebook page.


Sampling the Fruits of 8th Grade Activism

posted Jun 17, 2013, 7:19 AM by Jesse Alexander   [ updated Jun 17, 2013, 7:21 AM ]

8th graders checking out their work on Air It Out with CUP (Center for Urban Pedagogy)]



7th Graders visit public parks in preparation for art project

posted Jun 3, 2013, 6:24 AM by Jesse Alexander

Last week 7th grade students were visiting the Highline and Brooklyn Bridge Parks, and were taking pictures with their phones for the brochures they will be designing in art class. And they made new friends too!


6th Grade to build machines

posted Jun 3, 2013, 6:21 AM by Jesse Alexander

In preparation for building Rube Goldberg machines in the coming weeks, the 6th graders get some time to play mousetrap. 


Alumni Make Their Mark and Stop By to Visit Lyons

posted May 31, 2013, 6:38 AM by Jesse Alexander

Reynaldo came to visit and share news of his new job at Con Edison (it really pays to be bilingual), Andwele finished his first year at Louisiana State University, studying to be an engineer, and Yaritma came by to let us know she completed her first year studying criminology at John Jay. Where will you be the year after you graduate from Lyons?


A trip so nice we had to show it to you twice!

posted May 31, 2013, 6:36 AM by Jesse Alexander

The 8th grade trip to the staten Island Green Belt was so beautiful that the pictures just kept coming in.  Here are a few more shots taken on that lovely day.

9th Grade FS gets all wrapped up

posted May 31, 2013, 6:33 AM by Jesse Alexander

9th graders get taped up for their Public Works Field Studies unit, they are creating sculptures that they will install in public as they try to change stereotypes about teens.


Same classes, different trips.

posted May 31, 2013, 6:31 AM by Jesse Alexander

MAP and Field Studies classes that have been going steady for several years are finding new places to go and new experiences to enrich their learning.
  
            8th Graders @ the Staten Island Green Belt                                                                                                                                                                          @ the Intrepid Museum


















The Theatre Production MAP class toured Lincoln Center in Manhattan,

 which includes a dozen of the most important stages in New York City. 

After exploring this $185-million hub for dance, theatre, opera, and live music, 

the class addressed two essential questions: is theatre for everyone? and should the theatre be free?


Gaynor Garden in full bloom

posted May 31, 2013, 6:25 AM by Jesse Alexander

Did you know our garden is more than just flowers? It's fruits, vegetables, herbs, and a great place to hang out!

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