Education

After School Media Club: “See What We Can Do!”

By Amanda Moses Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) youth programs offer a wide array of educational opportunities for children in elementary school, middle school, and high school. On June 24th, each…

FDA VIII Celebrates the Class of 2020

By Pamela Stern The administration of FDA VIII celebrated their graduating students with a Drive In Graduation on June 19th and a virtual graduation on June 22nd.Highlights of the virtual…

A Virtual Time Travel Performance

By Amanda Moses The Spring Creek Towers’ After School Program offers children from kindergarten to fifth grade a wide variety of fun and educational activities throughout the school year. Their…

SCT Resident Wins Alpha Riders College Scholarship Award

Tyra Small and her mother Stephanie McCoy are pleased to announce that Tyra is the recipient of the 2020 Alpha Riders College Scholarship Award. Tyra received this in recognition of…

Spring Creek Youth Symphony Ends The Year On A High Note

By Pamela Stern The Spring Creek Youth Symphony (SCYS) and the Abe Stark Primary School (PS) 346’s in school band culminated the school year with a virtual End of the…

Starrett Early Learning Center’s Virtual Stepping Up Ceremony

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” is not only a beautiful book written by Dr. Seuss, but it’s wise prose is the perfect salute to the graduates of 2020. This has…

Enter the TC Zone Online!

By Amanda Moses Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) Teen Central (TC) has always been a safe and educational social hub for middle schoolers and high school students in the community.  Throughout…

IS 364 Congratulates Graduates with a Wave Parade

On June 12th, Gateway Intermediate School 364 (IS 364) celebrated the graduating class of 2020 with a Wave Parade throughout Spring Creek Towers (SCT). Due to the pandemic, New York…

Creating Crystals with Sugar

The best part of participating in Garden Educator, Jacqui Roytman’s class is being able to combine food with art, and sometimes creating a tasty treat along the way. In Roytman’s…

How to Apply of a DOE Device

Families seeking a learn from home device should fill out a survey requesting a data enabled iPad. Please see the link below from the DOE website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learn-at-home/ipad-distribution To keep students…

SELC’s Remote Artistic Activities

BY AMANDA MOSES Throughout the school year, the Starrett Early Learning Center (SELC) offers educational instruction for two, three, and four-year-old children. Due to COVID-19, each of the classes have…

Cooking Up Fun with SELC Remote Activities

BY AMANDA MOSES The teachers at the Starrett Early Learning Center (SELC) have been cooking up remote learning fun with students and parents. With the help of SELC’s kitchen staff,…

SELC Celebrates May with Fun Remote Activities

BY AMANDA MOSES There is an age-old saying: April showers bring May flowers. Students at the Starrett Early Learning Center (SELC) are learning all about plants that bud this time…

Spring Creek Teen Central Creates Virtual Haven

BY AMANDA MOSES Spring Creek Teen Central (TC) created a virtual haven on Zoom for members to socialize, play games, learn about media tools and software, and conduct educational discussions…

Cinco de Mayo Gardening with Avocado Seeds

BY AMANDA MOSES Garden Educator, Jacqui Royt-man, kicked off last weeks’ virtual garden lesson with a signature Cinco de Mayo staple, avocado. This green fruit (often misidentified as a vegetable)…