Important Information for Pre-K

I know it’s hard to imagine your little one growing up and going to school-but when you live in New York City it’s easily something you think about from the day they are born-so being prepared is important. The NYC Department of Education has updated their site with some important dates for Pre-K registration. Check it out here. The Application period begins March 7th and there will be information sessions.

Another good site to check out is insideschools.org You can read reviews, see information on the schools, and find out what schools are around you by zip code, zone, borough, and more.

PAL SMARTS ASSISTS BRONX YOUNGSTERS ON ROAD TO ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Afterschool, Monday through Friday, Bronx youngsters can be found working on math problems by cutting colored paper into shapes and sizes to visually solve fractions, participating in spelling bees and word games and listening to Billie Holiday songs to learn about how jazz contributes to African-American history at Police Athletic League’s (PAL) After School Programs at PAL’s New South Bronx Center, PAL’s Webster-Giannone Center in Fordham-Tremont and PS 48 in Hunts Point.  Children in first through eighth grades rotate through academic, arts and recreation and wellness programming as part of their weekly routine.  The academic portion, PAL SMARTS, is designed to improve academic achievement by engaging children in educational enrichment activities that enhance school day lessons and are aligned with New York State Education Standards for reading and math. Continue reading

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