SCT Scholarship Winner Update: Hats Off to Carmen Tang

BY: PAMELA STERN Carmen Tang was one of Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) 2018 Scholarship Winners. She graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and attends Rochester Institute of Technology, where she…

Style Over Substance Done Right

By: Devonte Griffiths Game: My Friend Pedro Platform: Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows Rating: T for Teen Price: $19.99 Most video games are built on the premise of a power fantasy…

No Limits for the SELC Pre-Kindergartners Stepping-Up to Kindergarten

On June 14th, the Starrett Early Learning Center (SCELC) held their pre-kindergarten stepping-up ceremony in the Brooklyn Sports Club’s (BSC) gymnasium.  The students were dressed to impress as they prepared…

“Oh, the places you’ll go!” SELC Toddlers Move Up to Pre-Kindergarten

BY AMANDA MOSES Dr. Seuss was more than a poetic writer who penned children’s literature; he was an innovator at the forefront of positive thinking and self-empowerment. Perhaps that is…

TFF Premiere’s A Day In the Life of America

BY DEAN MOSES Jared Leto is an Academy Award winning actor and musician well-known for his incredible portrayal of Rayon in Dallas Buyers Club and Harry Goldfarb in Requiem for…

Be’er Hagolah Institutes Hosts End of Year Celebration

BY AMANDA MOSES On Monday, June 17th, Be’er Hagolah Institutes hosted their annual end of year “Learning Celebration” with their elementary school students. Coordinated by the General Studies Principal, Chana…

PS 346’s Star-Studded Prom

BY AMANDA MOSES On June 5th, students at Abe Stark Primary School (PS) 346 were able to cut loose and put on their dancing shoes for a glamorous fifth grade…

SELC Students Say Thank you Dad!

BY AMANDA MOSES On Wednesday, June 12th, the Starrett Early Learning Center (SELC) hosted a Father’s Day extravaganza, featuring family-oriented, creative building activities and an interactive breakfast with SELC Director,…

Under the Radar Games from the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)

BY DEAN MOSES Wow! That sure went fast. Another E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) has come and gone. While this event was not quite as exciting as years prior, there still…

Girl Scouts Earn Their Gardening Badges

BY AMANDA MOSES The Starrett City Girl Scouts (SCGS) have budding green thumbs, and they’ve got the badges to prove it! These young girls have worked with Garden Educator, Jacqui…

Time to Clown Around at IS 364’s Carnival

By: Pamela Stern IS 364’s students participated in a fun carnival on Wednesday, May 22nd in the cafeteria of their school from 6 pm to 8 pm. Forty-two students took…

A Cut Above the Rest

Game: Katana ZeroPlatform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo SwitchRating: M for MaturePrice: $14.99 By: Devonte Griffiths The core premise behind Devolver Digital’s most recent game, Katana Zero, is combining a multitude of…

SCTA’s Fun Fridays

BY: PAMELA STERN The Starrett City Tenants Association (SCTA) held their second Fun Friday on June 21st. The residents came prepared to have fun. This was an energetic competitive group…

District 19 Holds Day of Joy

BY: PAMELA STERN New York City School’s District 19 (which includes PS 346, IS 364 and FDA VIII) held their first “Day of Joy” on Wednesday, June 5th at Highland…

Today is Flag Day!

BY AMANDA MOSES Today we celebrate the creation of the American Flag, which was adopted as a symbol of the United States on June 14, 1777 by the Second Continental…