Education Matters

Summer in Spring Creek Towers

By Amanda Moses The sights and sounds of summertime fun are emanating from Spring Creek Towers (SCT). Seniors are relishing the warm weather by playing dominoes on the park benches…

Jamaica Bay Festival on City of Water Day

BY AMANDA MOSES As New Yorkers living in a bustling urban environment, we are not often afforded the opportunity to bask in nature or even have full access to the…

PS 346’s Fifth Grade Students Graduate

By Pamela Stern On June 21st, PS 346’s auditorium was decorated with blue and white balloons and flowers for the fifth grade graduation. Proud parents and family members held bouquets…

Spring Creek Towers’ 2019 Scholarship Program Winners

BY: PAMELA STERN High school seniors embark on many things throughout their last year of school, like their prom, graduation and then they have to decide what their next step…

PS 346 Kindergarteners are Off and Away to First Grade

BY AMANDA MOSES On June 20th, Abe Stark Primary School (PS) 346 trans-formed their auditorium into a Dr. Seuss wonderland for their kindergarten stepping up ceremony. The entire atmosphere was…

Stepping On Up

BY: PAMELA STERN The auditorium of PS 346 was filled with parents and family members of the Pre-Kindergarteners anxiously awaiting their children’s stepping up ceremony. Parents held colorful balloons, teddy…

Summer Camp Gardening

BY AMANDA MOSES This summer, the Spring Creek Recreational Fund’s (SCRF) Urban Garden Classroom (UGC) has been blossoming with ripe tomato fruits, bulging zucchini vegetables, and multicolored flowers. Members of…

Field Day Extravaganza

BY AMANDA MOSES Just before the summer break, Abe Stark Primary School (PS) 346 students enjoyed time in the sun during their annual Field Day event. Rather than taking place…

SCT After School Program Students Visit the Liberty Science Center

BY: PAMELA STERN On Thursday, June 6th twenty-eight students enrolled in the Spring Creek After School Program traveled to Jersey City to get to the Liberty Science Center. The Liberty…

SCT Scholarship Winner Update: Hats Off to Carmen Tang

BY: PAMELA STERN Carmen Tang was one of Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) 2018 Scholarship Winners. She graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and attends Rochester Institute of Technology, where she…

No Limits for the SELC Pre-Kindergartners Stepping-Up to Kindergarten

On June 14th, the Starrett Early Learning Center (SCELC) held their pre-kindergarten stepping-up ceremony in the Brooklyn Sports Club’s (BSC) gymnasium.  The students were dressed to impress as they prepared…

“Oh, the places you’ll go!” SELC Toddlers Move Up to Pre-Kindergarten

BY AMANDA MOSES Dr. Seuss was more than a poetic writer who penned children’s literature; he was an innovator at the forefront of positive thinking and self-empowerment. Perhaps that is…

Be’er Hagolah Institutes Hosts End of Year Celebration

BY AMANDA MOSES On Monday, June 17th, Be’er Hagolah Institutes hosted their annual end of year “Learning Celebration” with their elementary school students. Coordinated by the General Studies Principal, Chana…

PS 346’s Star-Studded Prom

BY AMANDA MOSES On June 5th, students at Abe Stark Primary School (PS) 346 were able to cut loose and put on their dancing shoes for a glamorous fifth grade…

SELC Students Say Thank you Dad!

BY AMANDA MOSES On Wednesday, June 12th, the Starrett Early Learning Center (SELC) hosted a Father’s Day extravaganza, featuring family-oriented, creative building activities and an interactive breakfast with SELC Director,…