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.
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.
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.
Last week, 66 Avenues student-athletes in soccer, volleyball, futsal, and basketball teams participated in a truly international Friendship Festival. Playing against nine international schools from Brazil and Paraguay, our athletes had a fantastic time building their new teams through friendly competition.
This semester, all Secondary Division students at Avenues were exposed to a framework for problem-solving in their High-Intensity Practice (HIP) Thinking classes. In order to put theoretical knowledge into practice, all students from grades 6 through 7 worked on a mini-project for three weeks.
Design 4 Impact is a student-run design-thinking startup created at Avenues New York in 2015. This month, D4i went global as São Paulo students lead a full-day design challenge, with 40 local students and six professional organizations.
Essential and Enduring Learning Outcomes
Avenues World Elements (AWE) was developed to showcase the unique global perspective of Avenues and define the global intended curriculum for graduating students across the globe. AWE captures the essential and enduring outcomes for graduates of Avenues.
On Tuesday, June 5, the class of 2018 graduated from Avenues New York. They're moving on to great things, and we couldn't be happier for them.
Over spring break 2018, upper grades students explored cultural diversity, biodiversity and climate change in Chile.
Middle grades students traveled to Guilin, China to advance their Chinese language abilities and deepen their understanding of Chinese culture.
Avenues Shenzhen is projected to open in Fall 2019. The campus will be an urban oasis where architecture inspires learning, in the heart of one of China’s most innovative cities.
Avenues: The World School is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive term, it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for innovation, leadership and educational excellence.
New York, São Paulo, Shenzhen and now…everywhere. With our new online campus, students in grades 6–12 can access an Avenues education wherever there is an internet connection.