Category: Beyond the Classroom

Staten Island Gets On Its Soap Box

Check out photos, videos, and other media from the DOE’s inaugural Staten Island/NYC Soap Box Derby on Father’s Day!

City Students, Metropolitan Talents

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “P.S. Art” exhibition, the museum’s annual celebration of student artwork, is now underway. Check out our students’ outstanding work online or in-person at the Met until October 29, 2017.

Learning History, One Book at a Time

Earlier this month, the New-York Historical Society announced the winner of its annual Children’s History Book Prize. Consider adding this book and others to your children’s reading lists this summer!

Join the DOE for NYC’s Third Annual Disability Pride Parade

Celebrate NYC’s people with disabilities with food, music, and fun on Sunday, July 9 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Hop Into Spring Break, NYC-Style

Staying in the City for Spring Break (April 10 – 18)? We’ve got a few fun suggestions that are great for the whole family.

Announcing the new Zero Waste Schools (ZWS) Website & Awards!

In the fall, the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY), along with DOE and GrowNYC’s Recycling Champions Programs (RCP), launched a new social media platform […]

NYC: Where Careers Are Made

Throughout January, City high schools celebrated Career Exploration Month, and we caught up with two schools to see how they helped students discover and decide upon their career paths.

NYC H.S. Students: Get a Job or an Internship This Summer

Attend the DOE’s First Annual Summer Enrichment Program Fair on January 28 to learn more about student employment opportunities this summer.

City Students ‘Go Ham’ for “Hamilton”

Thanks to an ongoing partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and the producers of the hottest show on Broadway, Hamilton: […]

NYC: Your Gift for the Winter Break

With NYC public schools closed for Winter Break from December 26 – January 3, City students and their families have the wonderful opportunity to explore […]