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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.
'Tags: '6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, HIP Writing, Middle Grades Program, Upper Division
Sixth grade students examined the mathematical concepts in a book they were reading for English class.
'Tags: '6th Grade, English, Math, Middle Grades Program, STEM, Upper Division
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 […]
'Tags: '6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Community Engagement, Middle Grades Program, Upper Division
For more than a month, the eighth graders worked in their World Course, English, science and art classes to form political parties and research and develop party platforms on issues of their choosing.
'Tags: '5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Art, English, Middle Grades Program, Science, Upper Division, World Course
On March 20, 2017, a group of middle grades Spanish students will disembark in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and be greeted by a delegation of students, parents and faculty from Holy Trinity College. And although this is only one of the groups traveling abroad on a Global Journeys program this spring break, the trip to Argentina will mark the first true language exchange program for Avenues.
'Tags: '6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Global Journeys, Immersion, Middle Grades Program, Spanish, Upper Division
Brendan Dolan is the instrumental music instructor for the Upper Division. Previously, he'd worked as a private and group instructor for children ages five through 18 in classical, pop and Irish music on piano, flute, tin whistle, drums and guitar.
'Tags: '10th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, Faculty, Middle Grades Program, Music, Teacher Bio, Teacher Video, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program
Faculty designed field trips for each of the middle grades in order to give students an opportunity to catch up with one another, foster a sense of community and inform curriculum units they would explore in the weeks to come.
'Tags: '6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Middle Grades Program, Upper Division
Jordan Mahome first joined Avenues in fall 2013 as an upper grades English teacher. He was already familiar with many older students from directing Oliver!, the Upper Division musical performed the prior spring. After spending three years away, Jordan returns to theater this fall as a drama teacher for grades six through eight.
'Tags: '6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Arts, Faculty, Middle Grades Program, Teacher Bio, Upper Division
Sally Kent first joined Avenues in 2012 as the science curriculum specialist for the middle grades program and Lower Division while teaching middle grades science. In addition, in fall 2015 she became the STEAM cohort leader for the middle grades program. This fall, we are glad to welcome her back as an associate head of administration for grades six through 12.
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'Tags: '10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, Faculty, Middle Grades Program, Teacher Bio, Teacher Video, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program
Shabari Banerji joined Avenues in fall 2013 as a science teacher in the middle grades. In fall 2016, she will continue on as a science teacher within the middle grades program while taking on the role of cohort leader.
'Tags: '6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Faculty, Middle Grades Program, Science, Teacher Bio, Upper Division
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Angela Ji Xu first joined Avenues in fall 2012 as the head teacher in a Chinese section of kindergarten (in the immersion classes, nursery through grade three, children... More...
Nelsa Cotte will join Avenues as a head teacher in the Spanish immersion program for pre-kindergarten. In the immersion classes, nursery through grade one, children... More...
Rosalyn McCaine is a dedicated artist who has served as an art teacher in the Lower Division Spanish immersion classes since she first joined Avenues in 2012. She brings... More...
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