Inspirational Female Artists

By Amanda Moses  Art is an intuitive talent; one that is born within the artist and is nurtured over time. In light of March being Women’s History Month, the Spring…

Coffee or Tea, Anyone?

BY: PAMELA STERN On March 10th and 11th, the scents and aromas that came out of the Brooklyn Expo Center were amazing! People came from all over to experience the…

SCSP Celebrates International Women’s Day

BY AMANDA MOSES On March 8th, Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) held their annual event honoring Inter-national Women’s Day in the office’s multipurpose room at G5. This worldwide celebration (also…

Budding Seeds and Growing Roots

BY AMANDA MOSES Last week, Spring Creek Senior Partners’ (SCSP) Indoor Gardening Club was excited to see roots slowly start to sprout from their herbs. In a few weeks, they…

Building Circuit Boards with LEAP

BY AMANDA MOSES This month, the Spring Creek Afterschool Program has partnered with LEAP to provide an arts-based afterschool program that teaches English language arts, math, science and social studies….

The Witch is Back: Bayonetta 2 Re-Releases on Nintendo Switch

BY DEAN MOSES Game: Bayonetta 2 Platform: Nintendo Rating: M for Mature Cost: $59.99 (Includes download for the first Bayonetta game) Since the Nintendo Switch launched one year ago this…

Jimmy-O Fight Day Remembers Community Hero

BY AMANDA MOSES On February 18th, the Starrett City Boxing Club (SCBC) hosted their annual Jimmy-O Fight Day event. This much anticipated celebration honors Jimmy O’Pharrow, an individual who had…

Mothers of Inventions

BY AMANDA MOSES In 1987, Congress designated March as National Women’s History Month. This commemorative period celebrates the unrelenting fighting spirit of women who have made monumental achievements and blazed…

Concerts in Motion

BY: PAMELA STERN On Monday, February 12th, Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) hosted the second in a series of four concerts scheduled for this year from Concerts in Motion. This…

Celebrating Authors for Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a commemorative period that was originally established as a weeklong observance known in 1926 as national “Negro History Week,” by the Association for the Study…

Students at PS 346 Board the BioBus!

By Amanda Moses  On  February 7th, for the first time, fourth and fifth graders at PS 346 were able to experience the magic of the BioBus, a solar-powered, mobile laboratory…

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…