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Programs Without Student Books – DeWitt Clinton High School

While a large part of our programs are centered around the process behind the creation of a book, we also do several programs where student work is not published in anthologies, but is instead celebrated in other ways. This year, twelfth graders at DeWitt Clinton High School read author Amy Waldman’s book The Submission, a novel […]

Some of our student books have arrived!

by Jenna Danoy, Social Media Marketing Intern From left to right, we have A Search to Ancient Maya: A Time Travel Mystery by Class 501 at PS 76, Remember the Time by Class 4-302 at CS 21, and Third Grade Wonderful Biographies by Classes 3-300 and 3-302, also at PS 76. The fifth graders at PS 76 worked […]

Field Trips Abound!

by Jenna Danoy, Social Media Marketing Intern captions and photographs by Camille Adeoye, Program Intern Yesterday, our seventh graders from JHS 13 and some parent chaperones visited the African Burial Ground as part of their experience reading Zetta Elliott’s Ship of Souls. In this young adult novel, the main character, D, and his friends Hakeem and […]

The Importance of Reading – A Lesson from Judith Butler

by Jenna Danoy, Social Media Marketing Intern This year, we’ve seen a pretty outstanding crop of college commencement speakers – ranging from author Toni Morrison to President Barack Obama to the Dalai Lama. Every one of them has delivered some piece of incredible advice – but one speaker’s words stuck with us in particular. Post-structuralist […]