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    Festival de Primavera 2017
    Each year, Spanish-immersion students in the Lower Division and Early Learning Center participate in the Festival de Primavera. Enjoy highlights from this year’s event!
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    Avenues: The World School added 3 new photos.

    These pre-K students have fun playing an exciting phonics game that is (secretly) helping them learn how to read. The best part? It can be played at home too! bit.ly/2rVfoAW
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17 Avenues students in grades 8 through 11 received awards for their “superior talent and achievement” in the written word. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7 through 12.  More...

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A few weeks ago, Projects For All and partner Avenues: The World School presented at the SXSWedu Conference in Austin, Texas. They teamed up to examine ways in which high quality education can be brought to children who have limited or no access to traditional schooling.  More...

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Jessica Lahey, teacher and author of The Gift of Failure, encourages parents and teachers to nurture resiliency in children. “We want confidence paired with experience – experience actually getting stuff done, actually doing stuff, trying, failing, trying again,” she explains.  More...

By Sam Boyce

This February, 15 Upper Division Avenues artists were recognized for their “superior talent and achievement” in visual art and awarded Scholastic Art Awards. The Scholastic Art Awards represent the most comprehensive national assessment of the creative spirit among American teens.  More...

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“Everyone needs people who support and believe in them,” repeats Hyisheem Calier – musician, entrepreneur and social worker – in this powerful speech to Avenues upper grades students.  More...

We're grateful to have an organization like Holy Apostle Church in our community!

The Holy Apostle Church is home to New York City’s largest soup kitchen and is located only three blocks away from Avenues, making it an ideal place to begin our work investigating resources within the context of the community.  More...

We were glad to be able to share this program with parents.

HIP, or High Intensity Practice, is in its second year at Avenues, and our HIP Stories gathering marked the first time parents joined their children to celebrate the work they’ve been doing in HIP Writing.  More...

Cleaning up a park in Flushing.

On Thursday, October 20, more than 200 students in grades six through eight participated in the middle grades Community Day—an example of Avenues’ mission to graduate students who are humble about their gifts and generous of spirit. Each grade participated in a different project: sixth grade cleaned up parks in Flushing, Queens; seventh grade participated […] More...

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Recently, we welcomed celebrated author Grace Lin to join ELC and Lower Division students in the Black Box to read from her books, talk about what inspires her, how she creates her illustrations and how many of her stories are “true.” More...

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During a recent visit, Paralympian and author Bonnie St. John shared her inspiring story and gave a powerful speech on bias, informed empathy and how to be an ally. More...