March 8 2019

Full STEAM Ahead for Local Middle Schools

BY AMANDA MOSES On October 10th, the principals of local middle schools Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA) VIII and Gateway Intermediate School (IS) 364 were awarded hefty STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering,…

Finding Your Voice Through Art

BY AMANDA MOSES Late at night, Megan Casey sits in the corner of her bedroom in Spring Creek Towers, pouring over her drawing desk with a variety of colored pencils…

Tapping Into Creativity with Family Paint Night

BY AMANDA MOSES Gateway Intermediate School (IS) 364’s mission is to “cultivate a dynamic environment of advance thinkers, high achievers, and model citizens.” It is through this teaching model that…

Famous Female Figures from Brooklyn

BY AMANDA MOSES Today is International Women’s Day! This global event is celebrated on March 8th every year to honor the achievements of women of the past and present. In…

Returning to Racoon City

BY DEAN MOSES Game: Resident Evil 2 Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows Rating: M for Mature Cost: $59.99 Nowadays the undead are a rather overused trope, ever since…

FDA VIII Students Learn About Different Soil Mediums

BY AMANDA MOSES Students at Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA) VIII are learning all about the various methods used to grow plants. Garden Educator Jacqui Roytman started her winter program introducing…

Omensight is Amazing from Time-to-Time

BY: DEVONTE GRIFFITHS Game: Omensight Platform: Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 Rating: T for Teen Price: $19.99 From the creators of Stories: The Path of Destinies, Omensight incorporates many of…

PS 346’s Students Receive Coat Donations

BY: PAMELA STERN On January 11th, students in PS 346’s fifth grade (5-504) class were pleasantly surprised when they were visited by members of the New Hope Family Worship Center….

IS 364’s Students Celebrate Winter

BY: PAMELA STERN On Thursday, February 7th, IS 364’s students celebrated school spirit with at the Winter Dance. All around an emptied lunchroom there were red and pink heart-shaped helium…