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Archive for ‘7th-grade’

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...

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...

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.   More...

This October, seventh grade students continued an ongoing interdisciplinary unit on food by traveling to the Union Square Greenmarket, where they learned more about the process of how food is grown and the journey it takes from the farm to the table.  More...

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.   More...

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.  More...

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.   More...

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.  More...

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.  More...

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.  More...