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ASD Mighty Milers!

On June 2nd, there was an award ceremony for the students who participated in the Mighty Milers Program. Alyssa Tyson, speech pathologist at ASD site and program lead, worked with Kate Collins on this successful pilot year with 22 students. The students received certificates of participation and an announcement was made of the 3 classes…

Meet Collins and Crandell!

When you enter The Children School, the first face you see probably belongs to either Collins or Crandell, our two female school safety agents. (Pictured: Collins on right and Crandell on left) These women are the first line of defense for our kids. They monitor the school doors, controlling and recording who comes in and…

Our Glam Gala Silent Auction is Live!

Start bidding today on all our great items! One very special featured item is an early photograph of Prince captured backstage at the Bottom Line in Greenwich Village in 1980. It was taken by one of America’s pre-eminent photographers, Deborah Feingold. Bid on gift certificates to favorite local restaurants including Buttermilk Channel, The Long Island Bar, and…

Spring Enrichment Classes Start April 4th

We we have a wonderful line-up of enrichment classes for this spring. Ceramics, gymnastics, Bit Bots, Games & Plays, yoga, knitting, cooking — even rocket science and Jedi Engineering with LEGO classes are on the list. Take a look at this amazing and beautiful video about The Powerful Princesses Class, which stars our students! A few shots from…

Arts & Science Day was a Huge Success

Tremendous thanks to all of our volunteers for making this such a fantastic event! Delicious food was sold by fourth grade parents to raise funds for the fourth grade Philadelphia trip. Kevin McCallum hosted music and dance performances by our school band and local BK performers. Children’s School talent was also on display at the…

Vote this week for the “IntegrateNYC4me” Participatory Budget Proposal

Participatory budget voting week is underway and one of the options benefits our school! Details: IntegrateNYC4me will assist 4 intentionally diverse schools in developing plans to foster inclusion and integration. Student-based teams will present ideas to school communities and partner schools. More info: http://bradlander.nyc/pbnyc-2016-expense-ballot and http://www.integratenyc4me.com/home/ Find out where to vote and when here.  

Volunteers Needed for Arts & Science Day!

Volunteers Needed

We have our first annual arts and science day and we need volunteers to help make this a memorable event for our children and families! In addition to general helpers, we are looking for people to lead/assist at an Activity Station. We’ll have everything from Rube Goldberg Mosaics to Origami; from Print Making to Forensics Science. Sign up today…

Parents: Complete the 2016 Parent Survey

Parents: Please be on the lookout for the bright green envelope in your child’s backpack. The Parent Survey are given out every year and the purpose of these surveys to help understand the learning environment of each school. The survey is designed to gather information and then begin to have conversations with members of the…

IncludeNYC Workshops

IncludeNYC helps NYC parents understand and navigate special education. They hold regular free workshops on understanding your child’s IEP, challenging behaviors, advocacy skills for parents and more. Here’s the March calendar.

Arts and Science Day is on March 19

Mark your calendar and spread the word! Arts and Science Day is on 19 March this year! Join us for our first combined Arts and Science Day! We will have fun activities to stimulate the left and right sides of your brain. There will be finger casts, stomp rockets, sub-irrigated basil planters, mural painting, costume design, musical toys, a…