SCSP Indoor Garden Club Learns About Rooting Cuttings in Water

BY AMANDA MOSES On Valentine’s Day, Spring Creek Senior Partners’ (SCSP) Indoor Gardening Club met for their second session with Garden Educator, Jacqui Roytman, who taught them how to plant…

Learning to Use Chopsticks for the Chinese New Year

By Amanda Moses  Starrett Early Learning Center (ELC) kicked off their celebration of the Lunar New Year by teaching their students how to use chopsticks on Thursday, February 15th. Since…

Nintendo Switch’s New 2D Side-Scrollers: Xeodrifter and Owlboy

BY DEAN MOSES Games: Xeodrifter and Owlboy Rating: E for Everyone (Owlboy’s Rating is Everyone over 10) Platform: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC Cost: Owlboy $24.99, Xeodrifter $9.99 or Xeodrifter…

Hands-On Learning is Fun in the BioBus

BY: PAMELA STERN Frederick Douglas Academy VIII’s  (FDA VIII) sixth, seventh and eighth graders were in for a great hands-on science lesson when they boarded the BioBus on Wednesday, January…

Regrowing from Kitchen Scraps

By Amanda Moses Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) is a strong advocate for healthier living, which is why they host several seminars about eating more nutrient-enriched food, exercising and overall…

Students Look Towards Their Future

By Amanda Moses As adults, we often underestimate the importance of asking children: “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  In light of the gravity behind this…

Dragon Ball FighterZ Review

BY DEAN MOSES Game: Dragon Ball FighterZ Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows Rating: T for Teen Cost: $59.99 Dragon Ball Z is one of if not the…

Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History month.  This observance was originally designated as just a weeklong celebratory period in 1926 when the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH),…

A Look into the Beauty of InnerSpace

BY DEAN MOSES Game: InnerSpace Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC Rating: E for Everyone Cost: $19.99 We are all searching for the beauty in life, the…

July Clowning Around at PS 346’s Annual Carnival BY AMANDA MOSES On June 14th, PS 346 ended the school year with their annual carnival, featuring a colorful display of face…

Afterschool Media Club’s Holiday Extravaganza

BY AMANDA MOSES Last month, Spring Creek Afterschool’s Media Club kicked off the holidays with a festive photoshoot and impromptu interview session. The day began like any other for the…

Revitalizing House Plants

BY AMANDA MOSES As we settle down from the busy distractions of winter vacation, snow days and holidays off, we might have realized that our house plants have been neglected….

Facts About Groundhog Day

By Amanda Moses February 2nd marks the nation-wide celebration of Groundhog Day. Although this holiday does not have the same significance (or the time off from work and school) as…

Spring Creek Towers’ Residents Deck Their Halls

By Amanda Moses Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) residents once again brought holiday cheer to their lobbies with colorful decorations celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. For many years, the Starrett City…

Holiday Entertainment for Spring Creek Towers’ Residents

By: Pamela Stern The residents of Spring Creek Towers (SCT) were in for a real treat on Thursday, December 21st when musical virtuosos Ian and Eliott Finkel played along with…