Category: Stories from the Classroom

Graduation Day, 3-K Style

Earlier this year, we stopped by one of our 3-K classrooms at P.S. 1 in the Bronx to see how some of NYC’s youngest students were settling into first-ever school year. Now with the 2017–18 school year coming to an end, we returned to P.S. 1 one last time to witness their graduation into pre-k!

When a School Becomes a Village

Learn how Founding Principal Alexa Sorden turned the Bronx’s Concourse Village Elementary School into one of NYC’s best K–5 schools.

NYC is Ready for College

The DOE’s third annual College Awareness Day was a huge success! See how NYC students and educators celebrated the importance of going to college throughout the City’s daylong celebration on January 11.

A Story of Renewal: August Martin H.S.

August Martin High School in Queens is yet another successful example of what is possible through the DOE’s Renewal School Program.

Checking in on 3-K for All

See how some of our young 3-K for All students are adapting to their first-ever school year!

On the Stairway to Success: M.S. 577 in Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s M.S. 577 serves as a great example of what is possible when teachers, administrators, and parents collaborate to create a supportive, innovative, and team-oriented school culture.

A Story of Renewal: Pan American International H.S.

Since joining the Renewal Schools Program, Pan American International High School in Queens has improved its attendance and graduation rates while becoming a safe, supportive, and collaborative institution for students and teachers alike.

#Celebrate17 All Summer Long

Throughout June, NYC’s high school seniors used the social media tag, #Celebrate17, to highlight their success from the past school year. Take a look at some of the best stories we received throughout the month-long campaign!

Time to #Celebrate17

With the 2016–17 school year coming to an end on June 28, now is the perfect time for students, parents, and teachers to share their biggest accomplishments of the school year with us on social media.

NYC Parents: Tell Us Why You #PSILoveMySchool

Show your support for NYC public schools by sharing some of your favorite things about your children’s schools on your social media networks!