Category: Beyond the Classroom

Interested in STEM Careers after High School?

NYC high school students who want to learn more about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are invited to join us for the DOE’s 7th Annual STEM Matters NYC Career Day. Register by Friday, October 19!

Turn Kids into Reading Superheroes

Help children of all ages, reading levels, and interests discover the joy of reading with our New York Comic-Con-inspired list of graphic novels!

Help Improve School Wellness at the 2018 Think-Move-Achieve Resource Expo

On October 4, join the DOE, NYC Parks, and local community-based organizations for a showcase of free and low-cost wellness services, programming, and products for City schools!

Young girl planting a seed in a large planter

See What’s Growing at the First Annual Brooklyn School Gardens Crawl

Join the Garden Train, District 15’s school gardens consortium, for a day of free, family-friendly activities on September 29!

Students holding "VOTE" buttons for voter registration

Are You Registered to Vote?

Election Day is on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Make sure you and your loved ones are registered TODAY in order to make your voice heard in November!

Stop by your local public library in NYC on September 29 for Fall Open Houses!

Time to Explore Your Local Library

On September 29, NYC libraries are hosting Fall Open Houses. Stop by your nearest branch to learn more about the services provided by City libraries!

R-E-G-I-S-T-E-R for the 2019 Daily News Spelling Bee

NYC public school teachers, principals, and staff members can register their schools for the 2019 Daily News Spelling Bee! But don’t buzz around; apply by Friday, November 2.

Apply for NYC’s Ranger Conservation Corps Internship

High school students who are interested in preserving NYC’s green spaces can apply today for NYC’s Ranger Conservation Corps Internship!

Call ‘Em, “Champions”

Out of the tens of thousands of student-athletes who participate in PSAL sports every year, only a select few earn the right to be called “champions.” See which students and schools won championships in the 2017–18 school year!

Celebration Season at Tweed

At the close of the 2017–18 school year, the DOE held several award receptions at its headquarters at Tweed Courthouse in Manhattan. See which students, teachers, and staff members were honored for the 2017–18 school year!