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Dancing a Poem with the Avenues Dance Club
  • Learning
Dina Gray, Dance and Movement Teacher

This year I had the opportunity to work with my 6th grade dance club to create a piece for the Avenues spring dance concert. We decided to use the Maya Angelou’s poem “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me at All” as a jumping-off point.

  • 6th Grade
  • Arts
  • Dance
  • Middle Grades Program
  • Music
  • Upper Division
Feeding a baby
  • Learning
Mayra Julian, Kindergarten Teacher

As an extension of our study of self, the baby unit serves as a way for kindergarteners to research and reflect on the growth and change that has occurred since they were infants.

Students ride bikes around the city
  • Learning
Abigail Simpson, Middle Grades Math Teacher

In the NYC by Bike Minimester course, students spent the week exploring the world of bicycling. We learned about everything from urban bike safety skills to hands-on bike repair, and, of course, participated in some actual biking. 

  • 7th Grade
  • 8th Grade
  • Middle Grades Program
  • Minimester
A completed dot artwork
  • Learning
Joy Dong, Kindergarten Teacher

To celebrate the 100th day of school, the kindergarten Dragons and Eagles classes completed a group artwork project using 100 colorful dot stickers.

  • Early Education
  • Early Learning Center
  • Kindergarten
  • Math
  • mathematics
Ruckus Constructus 2019
  • Learning
Jennette Mullaney

This spring, the Avenues community came together for Ruckus Constructus, our annual, school-wide STEAM fair. It was the first year Avenues held the event at two campuses simultaneously—in New York and São Paulo.

  • Ruckus Constructus
  • STEAM
Law Review Club poses with their copies of the published law review
  • Learning
Ron Widelec, Upper Division History Teacher

The Avenues Law Review Club has finally published our very first law review. As far as we can tell, we are the first and only high school in the nation to produce one!

  • Upper Division
  • Upper Grades Program
Collaborative quilt by Avenues New York and Avenues São Paulo students
  • Learning
Natalie Gootkin, Kindergarten Teacher

The Avenues New York kindergartners have been working alongside Avenues São Paolo kindergartners throughout the year! They spent time getting to know each other through interviews, a greeting card project and now through the creation of a quilt.

  • Art
  • Arts
  • Early Learning Center
  • Kindergarten
Discussing Como Agua para Chocolate
  • Learning
Olga Valeria, Upper Division Spanish Teacher

In Spanish 5 class, upper grades students were introduced to the topic of language and literature.

  • Project-based Learning
  • Spanish
  • Upper Division
  • Upper Grades Program