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Avenues: The World School named Apple Distinguished School

November 12th, 2015 - Avenues: The World School is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive term, it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2015–2017. The school had also been an Apple Distinguished School for 2013–2015. Continue reading

Avenues Teachers Selected for NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory Research Program

January 16th, 2014 - Two teachers from Avenues: The World School were selected to participate in a research program on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a highly modified Boeing 747SP that can fly above the typical atmospheric levels of planes. Continue reading

Avenues: The World School New York named Apple Distinguished School

December 9th, 2013 - Avenues: The World School is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2013 to 2015. Continue reading

Avenues: The World School Announces New Senior Team Members

July 27th, 2011 - “Avenues: The World School” announced today three new executive staff members who will join the new global system of independent pre-K through 12th grade schools. Steve Hanon has joined as global chief financial officer, Lauren Bedell will serve as chief administrative and operating officer of the school’s first campus in New York, and Viviana Dinucci is joining as global financial controller. The first campus of Avenues is scheduled to open in New York in fall 2012. Continue reading

“Avenues: The World School” Unveils New Global System of PRE-K-12 Education With Flagship Campus in New York

January 28th, 2011 - In an unprecedented effort to establish a global network of schools serving students in pre-school, elementary and secondary grades, “Avenues: The World School” announced today its flagship campus in New York City. The 15-grade institution will be the first of a worldwide system of 20 or more independent schools to open over the next decade in major cities around the globe, such as Shanghai, London, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Abu Dhabi and Sydney. Connected by a common vision and shared curriculum, Avenues’ worldwide network of campuses will deliver an exceptional education to prepare students for global life. Continue reading

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The Highliner Issue 8

by Daniel Mendel
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June 23, 2017 - Just days before spring break, upper school students were greeted in Food by the smiling faces of The Highliner staff in what has become something of a treasured ritual. As upper graders shuffled out of the elevators for lunch, they received fresh copies of The Highliner Issue VIII. More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: 10th Grade , 11th Grade , 12th Grade , 9th Grade , Art , Arts , Journalism , The Highliner , Upper Division , Upper Grades Program

Avenues On Broadway!

by Neil Ginsberg
Onstage at the Hudson Theater.

June 20, 2017 - Students gave their regards to Broadway during the toe-tapping, song-singing, subway-hopping, intensive Minimester week as they learned the ins and outs of the theater world and got to know some of the people behind the scenes of Broadway productions.  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: 6th Grade , 7th Grade , 8th Grade , Arts , Minimester , Theater

Mind Over Matter: Celebrating Mistakes in Math

by Rachel Kreibich
Working out new solutions.

June 14, 2017 - Negative feelings about math can actually change a person’s math performance. Teachers and parents can help students be successful in math by changing students’ attitudes toward math. More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: 5th Grade , Lower Division , Math , Middle Grades Program , STEM

Visiting Battery Urban Farm in Nursery

by Rita Truong
Using tools.

June 6, 2017 - An important culminating activity to the nursery students' growth and change curriculum is the annual field trip to Battery Urban Farm in downtown Manhattan.  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: Early Learning Center , Nursery , World Course

Depictions of Gender in the Art Classroom

by Ann Waddell
Two girls collaged and stamped by a 1st-grade girl.

June 2, 2017 - it has always been a source of curiosity that children of very young ages walk in with such preconceived notions of gender; they are clearly inundated with images and ideas nearly from birth. On the other hand, while narrative pictures often seem highly gendered, there is often quite a debate in the art classroom about whether pink is a “girl color” or whether there is no such thing.  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: 1st Grade , 2nd Grade , 3rd Grade , 4th Grade , 5th Grade , Art , Arts , Lower Division

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