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Where do NYC's top-scoring middle schoolers go to high school? Hint — it's not just the specialized high schools.  Chalkbeat New York

When considering where some of New York City's brightest middle schoolers may end up, it's easy to immediately think of the coveted specialized high schools, ...



Jets and Gatorade Name Anthony Odita of Midwood High School the 2018 Jets High School Coach of the Year  newyorkjets.com

The New York Jets have named Anthony Odita of Midwood High School in Brooklyn, NY the recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Year award ...



Scholar Athlete of the Week: Naomi Giancola  NY1

Our latest Scholar Athlete of the Week is a soccer star shining on and off the field.



Farah Louis prioritizes education as she enters City Council  amNY

Louis will be sworn into her District 45 City Council seat this month, but she has to run again to serve beyond 2019.



Student Arrested After Bringing Loaded Gun Inside Midwood High School  BKLYNER

FLATBUSH - A 15-year-old male student was arrested after police recovered a .22-caliber loaded gun inside Midwood High School today afternoon.



Readers sound off on college cheating, climate change and taxes  New York Daily News

Brooklyn: I too was involved in the college acceptance scam. My wife and I are guilty of providing a healthy and loving environment, where my son (now a senior ...



Midwood High School's 75th Anniversary Jubilee to honor former NY first lady Matilda Cuomo  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

One of Brooklyn's finest schools is celebrating a milestone birthday. Midwood High School is 75 years old, and the Brooklyn Eagle was there at its inception.



Bomb Scare Forces Evacuation Of Midwood High School In Brooklyn  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Students were evacuated from Midwood High School Tuesday morning due to a bomb scare. Over the past 24 hours anonymous ...



When Harris met Lisa: Decades later, a teacher and student reconnect at Midwood High School  Chalkbeat Colorado

Chalkbeat caught up with Harris Sarney and Lisa Napoli at Midwood's 75th Anniversary Jubilee and asked them to recall how they first crossed paths.



‘Person of Interest’ Arrested in Suspected Road-Rage Killing of New York Firefighter  The New York Times

Faizal Coto fought fires for a living, and rapped and composed lyrics as a hip-hop artist in his spare time. But his life came to a brutal end on the shoulder of the ...



Teen Sets His Classmate's Hair Ablaze At Midwood High School; Charged With Felony Assault  BKLYNER

[Update 12/14 11am: This article has been lightly edited] Yesterday morning, a 17-year-old student set his classmate's hair on fire at Midwood High School on ...



Why a teacher at Midwood High traded Lord & Taylor for algebra and geometry  Chalkbeat New York

"You go into a school that's a school of high achievement versus a school where everyone is struggling and it feels very different."



New ranking finds 8 Brooklyn schools on list of 40 best public high schools in NYC  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn high schools made an impressive showing on the New York Post's recently published annual rankings of top public institutions. Of the 40 best high ...



Eighty percent of NYC schools aren't fully accessible to students with physical disabilities. Activists say $850 million could make a dent.  Chalkbeat New York

In a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio, dozens of advocates and disability-rights groups are calling for $750 million more over the next five years to ensure that at least ...



Teacher thrown out of school for ordering kids books  New York Post

An award-winning Brooklyn English teacher's decision to provide each of his students with a copy of the Mary Shelley classic “Frankenstein” has thrust him...



Why so many Southern Brooklyn parents worry about Mayor's plan to reform Specialized High School admissions  BKLYNER

Southern Brooklyn – Mayor de Blasio plans to radically change the racial composition at Specialized High Schools (SHS) by setting aside 20% of the ...



NYCs 55 Best Public High Schools: U.S. News Releases 2016 Rankings  Patch.com

NEW YORK CITY, NY — It's that time of year again! That time of year when, just as the students of NYC Schools begin to feel summer's heat wiggle up from the ...



10th Annual Midwood HS Science Fair - A Glimpse  BKLYNER

Midwood High school is known for many things: its population (close to 4,000 students), its clubs (close to 30), and its science research program- better known ...



17 minutes across 5 boroughs: How New York City students protested gun violence during #NationalWalkoutDay  Chalkbeat New York

The conditions were ripe for widespread participation by New York City students in the national school walkout to protest gun violence: the biggest enrollment of ...



Millennium Brooklyn High School Makes NY Post's Top 40 List  BKLYNER

Eight Brooklyn schools have made the New York Post's “top 40 public high schools in NYC” list. Of those eight, three high schools in our area, Midwood, Edward ...



NYC celebrity yearbook photos  amNewYork

Would you recognize Carole King in her 1958 yearbook photo? We traced these celebrities all the way back to their New York City high schools to get a glimpse ...



30 stars who attended NYC public high schools  New York Daily News

From Nicki Minaj to Lucy Liu, see a list of celebs who are proud alumni of New York City high schools.



Former members flex muscle with class action lawsuit against New York Sports Club  New York Daily News

New York Sports Club is giving a whole new meaning to the motto No Pain, No Gain. Former gym members – or current members, depending on the perspective ...



'You Wanna Ride The Lightning?' Taser-Wielding NYPD Officer Asks Student At Midwood High School  Gothamist

The officer also told the students, "You better walk away," as they were walking away from him.



Paramus Catholic adds N.Y. rushing leader Tyrese Weeks  NJ.com

Paramus (N.J.) Catholic took a hit at running back following the 2018 season. Not only is leading rusher Tahshawn Brinson moving on to Stony Brook, where ...



WATCH LIVE: National School Walkouts In Brooklyn  Patch.com

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — Students across Brooklyn joined a nationwide protest to demand stricter gun control laws exactly one month after Nikolas Cruz ...



How Was Your Subway Commute From Hell?  BKLYNER

High winds, downed trees, signal problems, automatic brakes, and a sick passenger – and how was your commute? This morning one Ditmas Park resident told ...



Day Of Visibility Follows Avenue H "Take It Off" Incident  BKLYNER

FLATBUSH – Members and volunteers at the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) and the NYC Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) spread across ...



CFB: DWU Reloads with 2019 Recruiting Class  KSFY

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team looks to reload for the future, thanks to the recruiting class of 2019.



Brooklyn Teacher Punished for Buying Books for Students  NBC New York

A Brooklyn English teacher says controversy over a book may cost him his job.



‘Appalling’ Video Shows the Police Yanking 1-Year-Old From His Mother’s Arms  The New York Times

An incident involving a woman in a Brooklyn food stamp office has led to a social media outcry for an explanation from the Police Department.



Farah Louis: The "Real" Flatbush Girl Looks To Succeed Williams In City Council  Kings County Politics

Farah Louis, one in a broad field of candidates looking to fill Public Advocate–elect Jumaane Williams vacant 45th City Council District seat in the upcoming ...



The top 40 public high schools in NYC  New York Post

Admission to these selective schools is not based on entrance exams like the SHSAT, but mostly on middle-school grades, state exam scores, attendance and...



Ted F. Randazzo  catskillmountainnews.com

Ted F. Randazzo (b.1926) departed this life on February 17, 2019 surrounded by family after a decade-long cancer struggle. He was 92 years old (young).



How we ranked the top New York City high schools  New York Daily News

Schools were first screened based on how well students performed on state tests.



Bomb threat forces evacuation at Brooklyn high school  New York Daily News

A Brooklyn high school was briefly evacuated over a bomb threat Friday morning, the third scare this week to city schools, officials said.



LIU-Brooklyn men's basketball looks to end slide in Belfast  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The defending Northeast Conference champion LIU-Brooklyn men's basketball team will travel over 3,000 miles this week in search of its first win in more than ...



30+ Endorsements Strong, Farah Louis Hopes To Win Big In Special Election  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

With just days left until the special election that will decide who will represent the 45th District in the City Council, candidate Farah Louis is thinking about what ...



PS 25 will stay open for another year  BKLYNER

BEDFORD STUYVESANT – In April of this year, three parents of students at P.S. 25 Eubie Blake elementary school filed a suit against the Department of ...



U.S. News & World Report ranks New York City's top 50 high schools for 2016  New York Daily News

A breakdown of the highest rated high schools New York City has to offer in 2016.



Flatbush Zombies’ Guide to Flatbush  The New York Times

Before Flatbush Zombies became hip-hop stars, they were hip-hop teenagers hanging out in Brooklyn. A trip to the old neighborhood before the world tour.



Little College Guidance: 500 High School Students Per Counselor  New York Times

Without guidance, students can easily make poor decisions, especially if no one in their families has gone to college, yet the national ratio is almost 500 students ...



Phylis Bamberger, Who Challenged Brutality at Attica, Dies at 79  New York Times

Phylis Skloot Bamberger, a lawyer who successfully sued to protect inmates from what a federal judge described as “barbarous abuse” by guards in the wake of ...



The top 40 public schools that don't require the SHSAT test  New York Post

How we ranked them: The New York Post's Top 40 includes all schools that don't use the SHSAT test for enrollment. We also broke out Arts and Career schools.



Debate over diversity at test-in high schools misses big picture  Crain's New York Business

The numbers were predictable, as was the reaction. Only 10% of seats at the city's eight test-in high schools this year were offered to black and Latino students, ...



Mom furious after sick daughter is cuffed for 7 hours at police precinct  New York Daily News

An angry Brooklyn mom charges her honor roll daughter was handcuffed to a police precinct pole for seven hours after cops wrongfully busted the ailing teen as ...



Brooklyn Students Walk Out to Protest Gun Violence  BKLYNER

As students walk out to protest gun violence nationwide, we'll update this page with info from Brooklyn schools: A 5 second video of kids from @PS9BklynPTO ...



Mill Basin, Brooklyn: House-Proud, but Not Too Accessible  The New York Times

The remote location was once prestigious, but the lack of subway *service* is now considered a liability. Still, it means there are deals to be had.



Midwood Feels Gust of Change  Wall Street Journal

Amid the rush to find affordable homes in increasingly expensive Brooklyn, the enclave of Midwood is on the brink of change.



Free Queens Jazz Fest Will Feature 6 Local Groups  Patch.com

Free Queens Jazz Fest Will Feature 6 Local Groups - Flushing-Murray Hill, NY - The daylong jazz festival Sunday features performances by six Queens-based ...



In New York, Uzbek Immigrants Invigorate High School Wrestling  New York Times

An influx of immigrants from Uzbekistan, which has a long history of success in fight sports, has transformed New York's high school wrestling competition.



BREAKING: Murrow High School Under Lock Down; NYPD Says No One Harmed  BKLYNER

Edward R. Murrow High School at 1600 Avenue L in Midwood has been under a full lock down since approximately 12:30pm after at least one unauthorized ...



Teen girl severely burned after boy sets her hair on fire in school  New York Post

A 17-year-old girl suffered third-degree burns to her head after a teenage boy set her hair on fire at their Brooklyn high school, police sources said...



TheKnightReport - Matthew Thomas fulfills family promise by signing with Rutgers  Rivals.com

During the first-ever early signing period in college football, senior. Matthew Thomas. RANK. NATIONAL. STATE. POSITION. RANK. | |. CLASS OF. inked his ...



In High School Choice, Some 8th Graders Find a Maze  New York Times

New York City uses a complex system to match students and high schools, and 10 percent of eighth graders recently learned the hard way how dizzying and ...



These 854 schools stand to benefit from New York City's $125M funding boost  Chalkbeat New York

The new money won't be shared equally among the city's schools.



Opponents of diversifying specialized high schools ignore facts  City & State

One would think, from perusing New York City's local newspapers – or eavesdropping on dinner-table conversations in the city's upper-middle-class ...



Haitian-American Farah Louis confident of victory  Caribbean Life

As the May 14 special election to replace Jumaane Williams as representative for the 45th Council District in Brooklyn draws nears, Haitian-American Farah ...



Borough President Adams Announces $50 Million Investment in STEAM Education for Brooklyn Schools  BKLYNER

Last week, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams announced an investment of more than $55 million in funds for STEAM education in Brooklyn schools.



LIU-Brooklyn men's soccer's magical run ends in NCAAs  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

LIU-Brooklyn head men's soccer coach TJ Kostecky was convinced his team would “make some noise” in the NCAA Tournament. The Blackbirds certainly did ...



Blondie's Chris Stein Talks with Le Tigre's Johanna Fateman  SVA Features

Blondie co-founder, photographer and SVA alumnus Chris Stein, photographed by Marco Bakker. Share: Read More Stories. Blondie guitarist Chris Stein (1973 ...



Where Have All the Counselors Gone?  New York Times

Last week, Elizabeth Harris reported on the shortage of counselors in the public school system. Nationally, the ratio is nearly 500 students to one counselor.



Feb 10: Black History Maker, June Jordan  Brooklyn Reader

June Jordan, one of the most widely published and highly acclaimed African-American writers of her generation.



How Brutal Was It? Tell Us How You Survived 2018 College Admissions  New York Times

Tell us what this year's college admissions process has been like for you or your child.



Guardian Angel Takes On Simcha Felder In State Senate Race  Patch.com

Guardian Angel Takes On Simcha Felder - Windsor Terrace-Kensington, NY - Red-capped vigilante Luis Rivera plans to take on Simcha Felder, one of the most ...



LIU-Brooklyn men's soccer looks to make most of last season  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The vision of “One LIU” will not include the Blackbirds' men's soccer team, even though it is in the middle of a brilliant campaign. With the Brooklyn and LIU-Post ...



Everybody Hates a Winner: A Brooklyn High School Football Coach Inspires and Exasperates  The New York Times

The dismissal of Bruce Eugene, the coach of the Grand Street Campus Wolves in Brooklyn, has locked players, parents and administrators in a bitter dispute.



‘He Is A Hero:’ Muslim Teen Honored For Tracking Down Assault Suspect In Brooklyn  CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Muslim teenager has been honored for putting his life at risk to chase down an assault suspect in Brooklyn. Ahmed Khalifa, 17 ...



Parker Eyes City Comptroller Seat, Lander Plays Down Possible Run  Kings County Politics

State Sen. Kevin Parker (D-Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Ditmas Park, Kensington, Windsor Terrace, Park Slope) confirmed today he has opened up an ...



The Women of Triple Threat (and the Father Who Started it All)  The New York Times

Samantha Ortiz was teaching boot camp classes out of the family home until her father decided to build a gym. He died, but Ms. Ortiz, along with her mother and ...



PB Vote: Midwood Playgrounds, Flatbush STEM Labs, Ditmas Sidewalks, & More  BKLYNER

Voting for Participatory Budgeting begins this Saturday, March 25, and we stopped by the Project Expo for Flatbush and Midwood to give District 45 residents a ...



Reports: Woman 'infatuated' by Columbine shooting found dead after manhunt  USA TODAY

Police said the woman, Sol Pais, 18, traveled from Miami to Colorado and bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition.



New York Citys Best High Schools: U.S. News And World Report Rankings For 2017  Patch.com

New York City's Best High Schools: 2017 Rankings - New York City, NY - The definitive annual list of America's best high public high schools is out for this year.



Extra security at 3 Brooklyn high schools  amNY

Three Brooklyn high schools will have beefed-up security on Friday after threats of a shooting surfaced on Facebook. The NYPD said Friday that they believed ...



Mendham Borough Historical Society Founder Passes Away  Mendham, NJ Patch

Mendham Boro Historical Society Founder Dies - Mendham-Chester, NJ - Charles E. Topping Jr., 88, was one of the founders of the local historical society, ...



Shots fired near Brooklyn College campus  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — Shots were fired near Brooklyn College Tuesday afternoon, a law enforcement source said. The shooting happened at 2705 Campus ...



Best High Schools: See New York’s Top 60 institutions, from the Bronx to Staten Island  New York Daily News

The Top 60 high schools in New York in depth are presented here with enrollment, graduation rates, average SAT scores, college readiness and admission ...



Orthodox Families Give Midwood a Boost  Wall Street Journal

The quiet, tree-lined neighborhood of Midwood in south central Brooklyn, not only has escaped the kind of gentrification seen in nearby areas, but it has retained ...



Top 50 public schools in NYC  New York Post

How The Post ranked them: The Top 50 is based on the latest data for 4-year-graduation rate (weight: 10%); percent of students scoring over 85 on Regents ...



Hofstra hosts Journalism Institute for teens  liherald.com

Ten Long Island high school students from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds —— including six from Elmont and two from Freeport — recently ...



College Application Website Went Down as Deadline Looms  The New York Times

Technical troubles that took the Common App portal offline for two hours Monday night were met with anxiety and mordant humor by students and college ...



'Horndog High' teachers Alini Brito, Cindy Mauro to be charged for alleged lesbian tryst  New York Daily News

The city's Office of Special Investigations is gearing up to charge two Brooklyn romance language teachers with professional misconduct, three months after the ...



Camille Yorrick Promoted To Exec VP, Creative Content, RCA Records  CelebrityAccess ENCORE

NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) Camille Yorrick has been promoted to EVP, Creative *Content*, RCA Records, it was announced today. She previously held the ...



Midwood girls volleyball team beats Hunter, 25-10, 25-18, in quarterfinals of PSAL Class A playoffs  New York Daily News

Midwood girls volleyball coach Thomasina Lenzi takes a democratic approach to her team. Rather than focus her system around a single player, she likes to ...



Jumaane Williams On Running For Lieutenant Governor And Being a Powerful Activist  BKLYNER

FLATBUSH - Jumaane Williams, representing the 45th City Council district, is quite hopeful that he'll become the next lieutenant governor of New York City, ...



Fort Hamilton HS throws big bash to mark 75th anniversary  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Judith Gordon, Elaine Fisher and Maxine Krantz were strolling through the corridors of Fort Hamilton High School on Saturday afternoon smiling and reminiscing ...



‘To Whom It Should Concern’  The New York Times

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Robert Grossman, Illustrator With a Brash Touch, Dies at 78  New York Times

Robert Grossman, a prolific and outlandish illustrator who made President Richard M. Nixon into Pinocchio, put President George W. Bush in a dunce cap and ...



Bernie Sanders’s ‘100% Brooklyn’ Roots Are as Unshakable as His Accent  New York Times

Those who know him detect the influence of postwar stickball games, arguments over money between his parents and the work ethic instilled in him as a ...



Santa’s Workshop Is Real, and It’s in Brooklyn  The New York Times

On the day after Thanksgiving, Lou Nasti and his team were staring into the back of a yellow rental truck, empty except for a giant Santa head and torso, which ...



English Teacher Disciplined, Might be Fired, for Providing Classic Novel to Students  Education Week

A veteran English teacher who fought back against curriculum changes by providing his students with the classic novel Frankenstein might be out of a job.



200 Volunteers Clean Up Trash-Ridden Bensonhurst Streets  BKLYNER

Volunteers gathered last Saturday to help clean-up the Bensonhurst and Bay Ridge trash-ridden neighborhood.



Teenager had sex with high school teacher -- and mom wants $10 million  New York Daily News

The mother of a teenager who fessed up to a torrid affair with a teacher at Brooklyn's James Madison High School made good on her promise Wednesday and ...



Saperstein On Brink Of GOP Endorsement For Assembly Run  Kings County Politics

While all the i's are not dotted and the t's not crossed Republican Steven Saperstein has emerged as the consensus Brooklyn GOP candidate to run for the open ...



Elected officials, civic leaders honor community activist Mary Sansone on her 101st birthday  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

More than a hundred guests gathered at the Dyker Beach Golf Club on Monday night to celebrate Mary Crisalli Sansone's 101st birthday at the Sansone ...



Brooklyn students honored for their art, essay and poetry tributes to Dr. King's legacy and life  Amsterdam News

The 33rd annual Family Celebration of Dr. King's Life and Legacy, sponsored by the Central Brooklyn Martin Luther King Commission, was held at Medgar ...



Irvington Names New High School Principal  The Daily Voice

IRVINGTON, N.Y. – A Brooklyn educator will become the next Irvington High School principal, officials announced Thursday. David Cohen is expected to be ...



East Meadow school district  Newsday

East Meadow School DistrictVOTING7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Barnum Woods, Bowling Green, George McVey, Parkway and Meadowbrook elementary ...



These Scenes from the National School Walkout Are Reason To Be Hopeful  Esquire

Thousands of students from schools across the country are staging a walkout Wednesday to protest the continued inaction from their elected leaders to prevent ...



Summer programs dedicated to STEM fields show NYC students how to keep learning during summer months  New York Daily News

Even a sunny day in the park — and maybe especially such a day — can be a time for learning.



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