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    Avenues: The World School added 4 new photos.

    Although a little belated, please enjoy the eighth issue of The Highliner – an ambitious, student-led publication created by upper graders: bit.ly/2sA7mzH
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    Avenues: The World School added 4 new photos.

    These middle grades students learned the ins and outs of the theater world and got to know some of the people behind the scenes of Broadway productions: bit.ly/2tplOJe
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Archive for ‘character’

For the third annual Awareness Day at Avenues, students were given the opportunity to deeply examine issues of class and privilege with honesty and respect.   More...

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...

Avenues parent Nancy Lublin discusses how to design kid-friendly volunteer campaigns and how one shocking text message sparked a reimagined approach to the crisis hotline.  More...

The students are passionate about raising awareness around the inequalities faced by girls worldwide.   More...

Fostering the leadership skills of our young women—including nurturing a sense of ambition, courage and vision—is another way for Avenues to invest in our community’s future.  More...

On the morning of Sunday, May 17, eight Upper School ninth-grade students and their chaperones, Mr. Misler and Ms. Ahye, met at the southeast corner of Central Park as they prepared to walk in the 30th annual AIDS Walk NYC. This was the third year Avenues has participated in the AIDS Walk.  More...

Avenues was honored to host an evening with Tony Wagner, Expert in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab. At his lecture to our community, he spoke about preparing students for an “Innovation Economy.”  More...

Saying “thank you” can be one of the best ways to learn.  More...

When June rolls around, it tends to bring transitions: the end of an academic year, the beginning of summer and sometimes the closing of a larger chapter, as today, June 10, is for you.  More...

When I was in third grade, I performed in a New York State speaking competition in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. What this entailed, as best as I can remember, was two things: memorizing and reciting a snippet of one of Dr. King’s speeches; and, after donning a blue blazer and a pair of gray dress slacks, having my mom choke me with a too tightly cinched tie.  More...