Category: Beyond the Classroom

When a Victory Is More Than Just a “W”

Made up of City students from two schools, one public and one private, Team USA’s unified floor hockey team overcame the odds and struck bronze during the 2017 Special Olympics Winter World Games. But their biggest victory took place off the court.

Remarkable Grads, Amazin’ Celebrations

The DOE teamed up with the New York Mets to honor 99 of the City’s most inspiring high school graduates for this year’s Remarkable Achievement Awards.

You Got the Look

NYC’s high school prom season was absolutely LIT this year. Take a look back at some of this prom season’s best student looks!

Verbs, Words, and Proverbs

Some of NYC’s youngest and brightest spoken word poets faced off in the City’s third annual NYC Middle School Words & Verbs Poetry Slam Finals. Check out highlights from the event and see what our talented young bards can do!

NYC Schools Show Their PRIDE

On Sunday, June 25, hundreds of students, families, friends and educators joined to celebrate #NYCSchoolsPride! Naturally, we took photos. 🙂 We could not be prouder […]

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

Updated with a new video of some of the students speaking about their artwork.

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.