Neighborhood Study

Marianne Boesky Gallery

Our neighborhood study is an extension of the community studies on which we focused in the fall and winter as part of the pre-K World Course. In the fall, we studied our classroom community. We got to know the individuals in our room through interviews, family books, photos and numerous conversations about who we are in the room and who we are as a group. More...

Meet Julie Furer

Julie Furer

Julie Furer joins Avenues this fall as an associate teacher in an English section of kindergarten. (In the immersion classes, nursery through grade three, children spend half their days in a class conducted in English and half in a class conducted in either Spanish or Mandarin Chinese.) She comes to Avenues from the Cabot Elementary School (Newton, MA), where she worked as a kindergarten teacher. More...

Meet Andrea Conte

Andrea Conte

Andrea Conte returns to Avenues this fall as a head teacher of the fourth grade, after filling in last spring as a maternity leave teacher for first grade. Andrea most recently worked at the École Internationale de New York, where she was an ESL teacher and literacy specialist for kindergarten through fifth grade. Prior to moving to New York, she spent two years teaching third grade English at the San Diego French American School (La Jolla, CA). More...

Julius Caesar

In Middle School the humanities team works together, meeting often and discussing curricula in both subjects of English and World Course so we all know where we are in our scope and sequence. We want to make sure the students are learning the habits we set out for them to learn in the beginning of the year. As much as possible, the English and World Course teachers also come together to collaborate on curricula that we can teach together as a team. More...

Reintroducing Hillary Anderson

Hillary Anderson

Hillary Anderson joined Avenues in 2013 as an associate teacher in an English section of grade one. (In the immersion classes, nursery through grade three, children spend half their days in a class conducted in English and half in a class conducted in either Spanish or Mandarin Chinese.) In fall 2014, she will become the head teacher in an English section of kindergarten. More...