Annual Ugly Sweater Day at IS 364

BY: PAMELA STERN Everyone has at least one, that ugly sweater that you received as a present that you really don’t like, well at IS 364 everyone from the faculty…

‘Tis the Season for Community Spirit

BY AMANDA MOSES Last month, Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) residents decked their lobby halls with colorful decorations celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Three Kings’ Day. Every winter, the Starrett City…

PS 346’s Students Go Shopping With NYPD at Target

BY: PAMELA STERN On Saturday, December 15th the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) 75th precinct hosted an event at Target in the Gateway Mall. This is the second year…

An Introduction to Aquaponics

BY AMANDA MOSES While the bitter cold may deter some from leaving their homes, members of Spring Creek Senior Partners’ (SCSP) Gardening Club were adamant about attending lessons with Garden…

A Year in Review: 2018 Gaming

BY DEAN MOSES With 2018 now behind us, it is time to look back at some of last year’s most impressive games. We were treated to breathtaking action, groundbreaking game…

Games You Might Have Missed in 2018

BY: DEVONTE GRIFFITHS Last year was a fairly strong time for video game releases with several AAA titles, such as God of War and Spider-Man receiving massive amounts of critical…

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn for Lee Shelley

BY AMANDA MOSES When someone passes away, we often reminisce on their life and what they lived for. Well, at the foot of the Penn Park Pennsylvania Avenue location, which…

JASA’s Holiday Fundraiser

By Amanda Moses Tis the season for good tidings and cheer! Members of JASA Starrett Senior Center are embracing the holiday spirit with a festive fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s…

JASA Hosts Annual Turkey Raffle

By Amanda Moses  On November 20th, JASA Starrett Senior Center hosted their annual Turkey Raffle Giveaway, thanks to donations from New York State Senator Roxanne Persaud and New York Council…

Students Relay at IS 364’s Turkey Trot

By Amanda Moses On November 20th, Gateway Intermediate School (IS) 364 held their annual Turkey Trot. The event invited students to participate in a relay race for a chance to win one…

Red Dead Redemption 2 is Our Game of the Year

BY DEAN MOSES Game: Red Dead Redemption 2 Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One Rating: M for Mature Cost: $59.99 The Game Awards took place on December 6th. This ceremony celebrates…

Learning to Grow Wheatgrass

BY AMANDA MOSES Spring Creek Senior Partners’ (SCSP) Gardening Club always focuses on learning about healthy eating by planting fresh herbs, vegetables, and other plants. During their last session, the…

The Battle of the Bed Bugs: Early Detection and Treatment

BY AMANDA MOSES On February 14th 2016, the Spring Creek Sun featured an informative article on bed bugs. Remember, those pesky, tiny, flat, oval-shaped parasitic insects that leave red bite…