Education Matters

Wild, Wild West Dance

By Amanda Moses On November 15th, Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA) VIII held their annual dance in Abe Stark Primary School (PS) 346’s cafeteria—the theme was the Wild, Wild West. Event…

Celebrating A Grateful Season at Spring Creek Towers

By Amanda Moses Thanksgiving is celebrated throughout the nation as a time for families and friends to reunite and show their gratitude. This holiday began as a day to give…

Interning Abroad!

By Rhianna Kerr Just over a month ago I packed up my life in London and hopped on a plane to begin my yearlong internship in the Big Apple! Having…

El Museo Del Barrio: A PS 346 Hispanic Heritage Play

By Amanda Moses On October 25th, Abe Stark Primary School (PS) 346 honored Hispanic Heritage month (September 15 to October 15) with a play highlighting important figures throughout history.  The…

Stained Glass Fall Leaves: An Arts and Crafts Garden Project

BY AMANDA MOSES The beauty of the fall season is sometimes hard to enjoy when the brisk winds are billowing in your face and the frosty temperatures force you to…

PS 346 Opens New School Library

BY AMANDA MOSES On October 21st, Abe Stark Primary School (PS) 346 held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the official opening of their new school library. “Last spring we invested…

Students are Making Strides for Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and schools within the Spring Creek Towers’ community are banding together to shed light on this deadly disease by hosting fundraisers for cancer organizations….

It’s Time for Lights On Afterschool

BY AMANDA MOSES On October 24th, schools across the country celebrated Lights On Afterschool, an initiative that rallies together thousands of parents, students, and teachers to spread awareness about the…

The Power of Forgiveness

Abe Stark Primary School (PS)346’s administration and staff work throughout the year to both educate students and teach them about kindness. There are times when we disagree and sometimes we…

Annual National Dads Take Child to School Day

BY AMANDA MOSES On September 17th, fathers nationwide took part in Dads Take Your Child to School Day (DTYCTS). Since this initiative was introduced in 2007 by NYS Office of…

PS 346 Hosts Bike Bash

BY AMANDA MOSES Do you remember the first time you learned how to ride a bike? At first, there is a fear of falling, but that sensation wears off and…

Annual Book Giveaway for International Literacy Day

BY AMANDA MOSES Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Prize laureate and female education activist once said, “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change…

PS 346 Students Learn About Bike Safety

BY AMANDA MOSES On Friday, September 13th, Abe Stark Primary School (PS) 346 hosted a safety assembly with Bike New York, an advocacy group that works to transform people’s lives…

From The Principal’ s Desk

Starrett Early Learning Center Welcome to the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year! It is my excited pleasure to begin a new journey of educating the young scholars of The…

Time to Head on Back to School

BY AMANDA MOSES On September 5th, all across New York City students rubbed their sleepy eyes, shaking off the residual summertime bliss as they prepared for their first day of…