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    Avenues: The World School added 12 new photos.

    Last Saturday, during the second annual Community Fiesta, Avenues students and staff celebrated Latin culture with our Chelsea neighbors and Hudson Guild!
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    8th graders hold a mock trial, the culminating event of their study of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men: bit.ly/2qG7fQs
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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...

Students use Code.org in Spanish.

In the the 2016–2017 academic year, the Lower Division curriculum formally introduced coding and programming as a “fourth” language, in addition to English and Spanish or Mandarin in the dual-immersion program. The goal of this new initiative is for Avenues students to be able to “speak” code and understand why coding is an important 21st-century skill. More...

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KenKen is an exciting math and logic game app created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  More...

Collaborating with one another.

As the culmination of our unit on "The Dream, Identity, and Immigration," 8th graders continued their exploration of the role the “American Dream” and identity play in the lives of immigrants by conducting interviews and producing a podcast outlining the subjects’ experiences as immigrants. More...

The view from a mountaintop in Guilin.

Over spring break, 18 middle grades students and four Avenues teachers hopped on a plane to China to live with homestay families in Guilin. The homestay experience encouraged true cross-cultural exchanges in which our students shared stories about their lives in the big American city of New York and their homestay families shared their experiences living in a small Chinese city. More...

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Hopster is a Netflix-type subscription based app designed for kids ages five and under. More...

The 9th graders took notes during the lecture.

Art historian Meredith Mowder kicked off the 9th grade students’ return from spring break with the first of a series of four mini art history lectures on modern art. More...

Making cold sesame noodles. (Recipe below!)

A growing interest in Chinese food led teachers to implement Chinese cooking into the Yellow/Huang Se nursery weekly schedule, and children were excited to cook and try these cultural dishes.  More...

photographer: Michael Greenberg

Crystal A. Bates joined Avenues in spring 2017 as a dean of students for grades 10 through 12. Crystal comes to Avenues from NYU, where she spent more than a decade in admissions and enrollment management roles.  More...

Working together on practice problems.

Every Tuesday since October, a small group of 6th and 7th graders have met to debate and discuss the best strategies to solve a wide range of math problems. Topics include probability, geometry, algebra and number sense and make use of analytical thinking and math creativity. All of this is part of their preparation for monthly math competitions. More...