Starrett Early Center’s Black History Celebration

BY AMANDA MOSES On February 12th, the Starrett Early Learning Center hosted a Black History Celebration filled with poems, musical renditions, and other performances at both of their site locations…

Commemorating Black History Month

BY AMANDA MOSES Black History Month is an annual commemoration of the achievements made by African-Americans throughout history. Celebrated from February 1st to February 29th, this tribute was first deemed…

Interlocking the Fabric of Kindness

BY AMANDA MOSES Vandalia’s Sensational Seniors are crocheting love and warmth one hat at a time as they venture to donate 116 handmade items to children at Urban Strategies Head-start…

It’s Time to Roller Skate

BY: PAMELA STERN On Wednesday, February 19th children enrolled in the Spring Creek After School Program and Teen Central had fun during their Mid-winter Recess. In addition to having a…

Experimenting with Capillary Action

BY AMANDA MOSES The Spring Creek Recreational Fund’s (SCRF) Urban Garden Classroom (UGC) is the perfect place to see science in action. However, since we are still in the winter…

BSC’s Martin Luther King Jr. Kids Day Event

BY AMANDA MOSES On January 20th, the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC) hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Kids Day event. This all-day health and wellness experience invited mem-bers to…

Peering into Mental Illness

BY DEAN MOSES Game: Actual Sunlight Platform: Nintendo Switch, Steam, PlayStation Vita, iOS, and Android Rating: M for Mature Price: $9.99 Entertainment media: comic books, movies, books, and video games…

FDA VIII Holds Arts & Crafts Workshop for Parents

BY: PAMELA STERN On Saturday, January 25th, Frederick Douglas Academy VIII held a free workshop for parents in arts and crafts. The parents were given a copy of a Mandala…

Starrett Early Learning Center Marches for National School Choice Week

BY AMANDA MOSES On January 30th, dozens of tiny children marched outside of the Starrett Early Learning Center (SELC) wearing bright yellow scarves, hats, and signs with the words “National…

Innovators of Black History Month

BY: PAMELA STERN Black History Month began as Negro History Week, which was created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, a noted African American historian, scholar, educator, and publisher. This…

27th Annual Starrett Cup

BY: PAMELA STERN The Starrett Judo Club’s students happily participated in the 27th Annual Starrett Cup that was held on Sunday, January 19th. This tournament was open for different Judo…

Gung Hay Fat Choy! Happy Chinese New Year!

Photos by Amanda Moses The Chinese New Year begins on January 25th with festivities being celebrated until February 4th. (It is the biggest holiday in Chinese culture.) Chinese New Year,…

NYC Women’s March: Rise & Roar

BY AMANDA MOSES On January 18th, the fourth annual Women’s March took place in Manhattan despite the freezing temperatures and first snowstorm of the New Year. Just before the snow…

Year in Review July to December 2019

July Spring Creek Towers’ 2019 Scholarship Program Winners BY PAMELA STERN The Spring Creek Towers (SCT) Scholarship Program has been awarding high school seniors scholarships annually since 1986 to ease…

The Building Blocks to Creating a Mural

BY AMANDA MOSES The weather has been a roller-coaster ride of warm to cold days, so while we adjust to the changes in climate, Garden Educator, Jacqui Roytman has developed…