The Invention Convention at Avenues

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For the annual Invention Convention, these third-grade students learned math, science, design and the most important lesson: how to overcome setbacks to create something new. More...

Humans of New York: Avenues Edition 2015

The “Humans of New York: Avenues Edition” students pose on the High Line.

This spring, students in the Middle School minimester course “Humans of New York: Avenues Edition” had an opportunity to photograph and interview members of the Avenues community, as well as our neighbors in Chelsea Market, along the High Line and on subway platforms.  More...

Amnesty International Visits Avenues

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In the interest of creating opportunities for future student leadership in the area of human rights, Avenues hosted hosted a visit from Amnesty International’s Northeast Regional field office this April.  More...

Studying the Digestive System

During science nights, students shared their work with parents.

In seventh and eighth grades, students have been deeply involved in researching and modeling the human digestive system. The classes were divided intro groups and assigned an organ to research, studying its structure, function, associated diseases and how to care for the organ.  More...

Maira Kalman: My Favorite Things

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Illustrator, writer and designer Maira Kalman finds inspiration in ticket stubs, long walks and countless other places. In this lecture, Kalman shares stories from her career and discusses the spark of creativity.  More...