Education Matters

Gateway Intermediate School 364 Makes Strides for Breast Cancer

BY IS 364 PRINCIPAL, NICOLE FRASER-EDMUND & ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, TREENA HALL According to U.S. Breast Cancer statistics about 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12.4%) will develop invasive breast cancer…

Local Schools Join District 19’s Taste of Home Event

BY: PAMELA STERN All three local schools in the Spring Creek Towers’ community participated in New York City Public Schools’ District 19 Taste of Home event. On Tuesday, November 13th,…

Local Schools Walk for A Cure

By Amanda Moses Schools throughout the Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) community are banding together to fight for a breast cancer cure. Last month, Abe Stark Primary School (PS) 346, Frederick…

A Scarecrow Jubilee at SCRF’s UGC

BY AMANDA MOSES Squirrels, birds, and other little animals are wondrous creatures to observe in nature, but at the Spring Creek Recreational Fund’s (SCRF) Urban Garden Classroom (UGC) they can…

Lights On After School

By Amanda Moses On Thursday, October 25th the Spring Creek Afterschool Program took part in the national initiative, “Lights On Afterschool,” to help encourage more parent involvement.  The Afterschool Alliance…

Moms and Dads Show School Spirit

BY AMANDA MOSES On September 18th, fathers throughout the tri-state area participated in “Dads Take Your Children to School” (DTYCTS), an event that was created to help strengthen the relationship…

Shining a Spotlight on Literacy Needs

BY AMANDA MOSES On September 8th, the Brooklyn Reading Council (BRC) held their annual International Literacy Day (ILD) book giveaway at the Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) shopping center, distributing over…

It’s Back to School for New York City Public School Teachers and Students

BY: PAMELA STERN The alarms went off on Wednesday, September 5th as teachers and students in the NYC Public Schools returned to their classrooms for a new and exciting school…

Welcome Back to School, Students

Abe Stark Primary School 346 Principal Kevin Caifa On behalf of the staff of P.S. 346, I am happy to welcome all of our students and their families to what…

Starrett Early Learning Center Engages Parents At Open House

BY AMANDA MOSES On August 22nd, Starrett Early Learning Center (SELC) hosted an open house for parents who either have their child enrolled in the pre-school or are interested in…

PS 346’s Kindergarteners Are Stepping Up to One!

BY: PAMELA STERN The auditorium at PS 346 was filled with balloons, happy parents, and family members waiting for their children to enter. These kindergartners were decked out in their…

PS 346’s Fifth Grade Students Graduate

BY: PAMELA STERN Blue and white balloons filled the auditorium at PS 346 along with the wonderful sounds of the NYPD Jazz Band and the Spring Creek Youth Symphony for…

Starrett Early Learning Center’s Dynamite Stepping Up Ceremony

By Amanda Moses  Starrett Early Learning Center’s (ELC) pre-kindergartners burst into the Brooklyn Sports Club’s (BSC) gymnasium to the tune “Dynamite” like little shooting stars for their final school performance—stepping…

PS 346 Students Are Moving On Up To Kindergarten

BY AMANDA MOSES On June 19th, large balloons with ‘Congrats Grad’ written on them could be spotted in every corner of PS 346’s auditorium in preparation of their pre-kindergarten stepping…

All of FDA VIII Powered Through Middle School

BY: MALICK MERCIER “What’s Possible for me, is possible for you” is the school mantra at Frederick Douglass Academy VIII. As to what is possible for the alumni, teachers, and…