1463 New Dorp High School
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
By Beth Fertig
Sandy took a heavy toll on certain schools in New York City, including one on Staten Island school that saw many of its students displaced. The kids are back now, and they've been learning techniques to cope with the memories, one year later.
Thursday, November 08, 2012
By Beth Fertig
With dozens of schools still damaged or without power, entire school communities have re-located to temporary locations. The 2700-student body and staff at New Dorp High School on Staten Island made room for I.S. 2 which can't move back to its building for at least a few weeks. It was a logistical feat that students and educators said went well on its first day despite a few bumps.
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
By Beth Fertig
Administrators tackled the daunting task of planning the relocation of their students from schools too damaged by Hurricane Sandy to open to schools in other parts of the city that are making space for the displaced children.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
A top education official outlines the city's goal of improving the quality of learning and teaching so that more students are prepared to enter - and graduate from - college. He says when the focus is on developing resilient and independent thinkers, strong test scores will follow.
Monday, June 11, 2012
In the latest Principal's Office interview, the principal of New Dorp High School on Staten Island says her large high school is working for her students -- and can be a model to help preserve other large high schools in the city. "There are advantages to small schools for a certain kind of kid, but there’s something about the community of a large school that you can’t replace," she says.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
The city and the teachers union remain in a stalemate over a system to evaluate teachers in the city's struggling schools. While state officials say there's still time for them to reverse their decision, $60 million in federal aid to those schools remains on hold.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
A police search at the front door of New Dorp High School turned up many cellphones and other devices banned by the city's official policies, but left students and parents irate, a student journalist writes.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The New York City schools limit the use of some sites on the Internet, while other schools have embraced it, using social media as a learning tool, according to a student journalist on Staten Island.
Tuesday, September 06, 2011
By Maria Newman
While in other parts of the country rising eighth graders focused on fun and relaxation during their summer months, in New York City these young people were gearing up for one of the most intense times of their young academic careers, the process of choosing a high school. The city held 15 information sessions this summer, and many of them were packed.