Category: Beyond the Classroom

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!

Make Your Summer a Page-Turner

Summer is the perfect time of year to read new books! Check out our age-appropriate list of books that City families can read all summer long.

No te pierdas la Conferencia para las familias en español el próximo 13 de julio

Inscríbete en esta conferencia del DOE para obtener información en español sobre servicios gratuitos o de bajo costo, eventos y oportunidades disponibles para todas las familias de la Ciudad durante el verano,

Attend the Spanish Language Family Conference on July 13

Register for the DOE’s Spanish Language Family Conference, and participate in workshops that provide important information about free/low-cost services, events, and opportunities that are available to all City families throughout the summer.

A Day for Pride

For the third year in a row, NYC Department of Education students and staff members marched in solidarity with the LGTBQ community during the 2018 NYC Pride March. Check out some of our photos from this year’s march!

Join Us for NYC’s 2018 Disability Pride Parade

Celebrate NYC’s people with disabilities alongside the DOE with food, music, and fun on Sunday, July 15!

Now Showing at the Met: P.S. Art 2018

From June 12–October 21, 2018, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting P.S. Art 2018, the museum’s annual showcase of artwork created by NYC’s public school students. Stop by the Met and see our students’ incredible work in person!

Learn to Swim This Summer

NYC residents of all ages can sign up for FREE swimming lessons at the City’s outdoor pools this summer. Registration begins June 11.

Have Plans for Anniversary Day?

With NYC schools closed to students on June 7, City teachers will have the opportunity to participate in professional learning throughout the day. If you are an NYC teacher, consider registering for any of the events taking place on June 7!