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Kia Mahootian, A Bronx Teen, Won The National Young Heroes Award

Kia Mahootian, a Bronx resident, is a rising senior at New Exploration into Science, Technology and Math High School (P.S. 539) in Manhattan.
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"Rocking The Boat" Visits Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) welcomed 15 students from "Rocking The Boat" to experience environmental and boat building career opportunities....
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These Bronx Students Share What It Means To Be A Global Citizen

Last Friday, Global Citizen attended Career Day at M.S. 223 The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology in South Bronx....
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Hundreds Of NYC Students Meet Clean-Tech Aviation Pioneers & Tour Plane

Today, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle- and high-school students joined Covestro and Swiss Consulate representatives at JFK International Airport to welcome the history-making Solar Impulse airplane (Si2)—and the clean-tech pioneers who conceived it—to New York. The plane flew into NYC on Saturday, marking the final U.S. stop in the first solar-powered flight around the world....
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2nd Annual NYC "10 Under 20: Young Innovators To Watch" Awards

CE Week, New York City's largest consumer electronics (CE) and technology event, announces today the winners of the 2nd annual "10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch" award competition....
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Lawrence Jaeger Announces Scholarship Awards For Bronx High School Students

The Lawrence Jaeger Award for Scholastic Achievement created by Lawrence Jaeger, a well-respected New York City Dermatologist and owner of Advanced Dermatology Associates will be presented at the awards and graduation ceremonies at Bronx Latin School and the Bronx High School for Science....
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A New Bronx Tale - Manhattan College Mini Baja Competes In Rochester/Palmyra, NY

The Bronx has produced its share of heroes and notable teams—sports and otherwise—no doubt. But, did you know that the “Birthplace of Hip Hop” produces a racing team that designs and builds its own car? The Manhattan College Mini Baja Club is no ordinary extracurricular activity....
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Alissa Mori Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship

Alissa Mori of Bronx, New York has been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship worth up to $40,000 annually, the foundation announced today. Alissa is a senior at Fieldston School and will be attending Columbia University/Barnard College....
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Bronx Student Named To Dean's Honor Roll At Fort Hays State University

Samantha Dorn, Bronx (10474), earned a place on the spring 2016 Dean's Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan. Dorn is a freshman majoring in tourism and hospitality management....
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P.S. 69 Journey Prep School In Bronx Sets Example For School Sustainability Effort

P.S. 69 Journey Prep School, an elementary school in Bronx, NY, has been selected as a recipient of the Green Flag Award, a national honor given only to top schools who show exceptional leadership, education and action on school and community environmental issues....
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Gala Ribbon Cutting on NYC’s First-Ever Elementary-Workforce Development School

Dr. Betty Rosa, New York State Schools Chancellor and Ruben Diaz, Jr., Bronx Borough President, today cut the ribbon to officially open the National Health, Wellness and Learning Center, a first-of-its-kind,state-of-the-art facility housed within Community School (CS) 55, a 100-plus year old school in South Bronx....
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Education Through Aviation

The Bronx Blue Angels model aviation club has the pleasure to invite you to a fun educational career day....
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South Bronx Middle School Become First NYC Junior Ambassadors To The UN

On Monday, a 7th grade social studies classroom from the St. Ignatius School of the South Bronx was the first group of NYC Junior Ambassadors program participants to receive their curated tour of the United Nations! In a partnership with the NYC Department of Education, the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, the United Nations, and the United Nations Foundation, the Mayor's Office for International Affairs created NYC Junior Ambassadors -- an exciting initiative focused on engaging 7th graders in all five boroughs of New York City to see themselves as global citizens through a connection with the United Nations....
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Bronx Middle School To Host Middle School Quality Initiative Debate Tournament

On Saturday, March 5th, middle school debaters from across New York City will convene at Thomas C. Giordano Middle School 45 in the Fordham section of the Bronx to debate whether military recruiters should be allowed on high school campuses....
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Bronx Students Win Big At Final Middle School Debate Tournament

On Saturday, December 12, 2015, IN-Tech Academy hosted the last middle school debate tournament of 2015....
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Watch Retailer Provides Bronx-Based Community Center With Time Learning Workshop And Free Watches For Children

Recent study shows that over 70% of children can’t tell the time on an analog clock....
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Touro College of Pharmacy Students Win Top Awards at National Pharmaceutical Association Conference

Student leaders from Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) walked away with numerous top awards and scholarships at the conclusion of the 2015 Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) national conference held in July in Orlando, Florida....
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Harlem RBI Will Host Two Girls Day Celebrations

Harlem RBI will host two Girls Day celebrations for program recruitment at the South Bronx and East Harlem locations on Sunday, April 26, 2015 and Sunday, May 3, 2015 (rain date May 17) respectively from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ...
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A Night Of Music & Community In South Bronx

Dozens of children and their families gathered at PS 55 in the Bronx on Thursday for an evening of music with an international twist....
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Empowerment Boot Camp For Girls

Some of the best and brightest young Bronx women got a makeover in Mott Haven....
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Radio City Music Hall Holds Talent Show For Bronx kids

Dozens of children from Bronx will have the chance of a lifetime to perform at Radio City Music Hall.

Bronx School Hopes Flight Simulators Help Students' Interest in Science and Math Take Off

A 12-year-old is flying over the coast of Long Island while sitting in a Bronx classroom.

Children's Literacy Program Comes To St. Barnabas Hospital

You have heard the saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," well now doctors in the Bronx hope a book a visit will encourage pediatric patients to keep reading.

Bronx, Brooklyn Elementary Schools Receive $3 Million For New Books

Over a hundred of public elementary schools throughout Bronx and Brooklyn will receive $3 million to purchase new books, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced Thursday.

Teachers To Protest Eviction Of Students

Students, parents, teachers and concerned community members who are fighting a proposal by Mayor de Blasio’s Education Department to close their neighborhood school - and evict 300 students - will march in protest Thursday from the school through the nearby business district. More than half of the students are from the Dominican Republic.
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Ms. Wheelchair New York 2017 Visits Project DreamAIR

Ms. Wheelchair New York 2017 visited Project DreamAIR Saturday, teaching its members to overcome hardships and embrace challenge.
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James Monroe Cheerleaders Head To Nationals

A Bronx cheerleading team will be able to compete in nationals down in Florida this weekend thanks to help from their community.
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NYC High School Students Are Planning To Walk Out Of Class Tuesday

In between physics and history on Monday afternoon, Hebh Jamal, a senior at the Beacon School, was tapping out text messages and tweets to her fellow student organizers. She fielded questions about when and where the next protest would happen, doled out tips for organizing fellow classmates, and shared words of advice about the consequences students could face.

Parents Overwhelmed As NY Archdiocese Announces Closure Of Five Schools In Bronx & Manhattan

It was a difficult morning at Saint Ann's Catholic school, after students went home Monday with the crushing news that St. Ann's will close.

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Kris Corbett

received a Masters degree in May 2010 from New York University in International Relations. Kris attained her Bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University in the 2004. In 2006, she moved from Scranton, PA to Manhattan where she currently works for a private equity firm.