This page was created by the generous support of BASIS Independent Brooklyn - a STEM based new private school in Red Hook, Brooklyn.


Park Slope and South Slope are in School District 15.

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Education pss_compositionnotebooks

While you’re out stocking up on notebooks and pencils for your own child’s back to school needs, consider getting a few extras and donating them to the 5th Annual Backpack to School Event at Gowanus Houses, taking place at Nicholas Heyward Playground (Wyckoff St between Hoyt and Bond) on Friday, August 29 from 3:30-6pm. Sponsored
Education PS/MS 282 Rugby Champs via FB

A huge congratulations to our PS/MS 282 co-ed elementary and middle school rugby teams, who both became 2014 NYC Rugby Cup Champions this past weekend! The school has been participating in flag rugby since the 2010-2011 season, and the kids took to it right away — that very first season, the middle school co-ed team
Education Park Slope Collegiate play, via Atlantic Theater Company

On Saturday, June 14, 19 seniors from Park Slope Collegiate will perform an original play that will be worth a trip into Manhattan to see. As part of the Staging Success program that’s been run by Atlantic Theater Company at the school since 2011, the talented teens formed BrooklynMade Theater Company, and you can see their work, Life In General,
Education PS/MS 282 mural in progress by 20/20 Vision for Schools on Flickr

Have you seen the awesome new mural at PS/MS 282? So many local volunteers, including students, parents, teachers, administrators, and neighbors joined 2020 Vision For Schools, The Brooklyn Christian Tabernacle, Citigroup, Coach Foundation, and Alegria Arts to clean, sketch, and paint — please join us in thanking everyone involved for their hard work in creating something
Art & Music 72 Hours via Reel Works

Based in Gowanus, Reel Works provides a unique chance for teens to tell their stories through documentary film. Their free filmmaking programs started in 2001 as a single workshop with 17 students at the Prospect Park YMCA. Since then, Reel Works has grown to provide free after-school and in-school programs to give a voice to over 500
Education PS 282

Following recent struggles with some parents and at PS/MS 282 on 6th Avenue, Principal Magalie Alexis reportedly left the position last week to spend more time with her family. A letter sent to parents by Barbara Freeman, Superintendent of Community School District 13, notes that Principal Alexis “decided to take a leave of absence” for
Education benches at MS 51

Have you seen the great new benches installed around trees on the 5th Avenue side of MS 51, between 4th and 5th Streets? Many thanks to the Parents Association for making that block into more of a plaza space for the students, and neighbors, to hang out, while protecting the trees. With these, and all
Education 282 Panthers Chess at Nationals via FB

Please join us in congratulating the PS/MS 282 Royal Panthers chess team, which had an amazing weekend at the 2014 National Elementary Championship in Dallas, TX. These kids are incredible, and once again they had a great run, including these stellar results: 2nd in the country in K-3 U800 8th in the country in K-5 U900
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