A team of sixth grade students from P.S./I.S. 30 Mary White Ovington in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, will see their experiment launched into space! The team has been selected as the winner of the first Intrepid International Space Station Challenge (I2S2C), an experiment design competition created by the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, in partnership […]Read more "i2s2c"
The Software Engineering Pilot (SEP) is a comprehensive, standards-aligned computer science and software engineering education program for grades 6 to 12. The goals of the program are: (1) to increase the number of high school graduates, particularly from traditionally under-represented groups, who are ready to enter new and emerging high-tech fields, and (2) to develop students’ […]Read more "Software Engineering Pilot (SEP)"
Our school enjoys a partnership with the Pediatric Residency program of Maimonides Medical Center. Each week, second-year pediatric residents visit elementary and sixth grade classrooms to provide students with exposure to medicine and medical professions through in class lectures on a wide variety of health-related topics.Read more "Maimonides Pediatric Partnership"
On May 13, we held our first annual S.T.E.A.M. festival in the school gym, featuring projects from all grades.Read more "S.T.E.A.M. Festival"
A new, S.T.E.A.M. mural, designed by students and overseen by our art teachers, Mr. Askew and Ms. Tart, was unveiled on May 13.Read more "S.T.E.A.M. Mural"
Text taken from an article originally featured in the Home Reporter Five New York City schools have been awarded a total of $100,000 towards improvements in science, technology, engineering and math thanks to the Verizon Innovative Learning Grants program – and one of them is right here in the Ridge. P.S./I.S. 30 Mary White Ovington […]Read more "Verizon Grant"
Students in Mr. Tubbs’s 7th grade science classes participate in portions of the Mars Student Imaging Project (MSIP) while completing their unit on Geology. MSIP, hosted jointly by Arizona State University and NASA is a nationally recognized award winning authentic inquiry-based learning and student-centered education project. Students learn how science works by engaging in science […]Read more "Mars Student Imaging Project"
Urban Advantage (UA) is a standards-based partnership program designed to improve students’ understanding of scientific inquiry through collaborations between urban public school systems and science cultural institutions such as zoos, botanical gardens, museums, and science centers. We believe that their extraordinary scientific and cultural resources convey a true “urban advantage.” Traditionally, these institutions have supported […]Read more "Urban Advantage"
Our school is excited to be able to participate in the Wildlife Conservation Society’s “Visionmaker NYC” project. This project will give students the opportunity to examine the past landscape of New York City, compare it to our present reality, and then create visions of how the human population and ecosystem can sustainably coexist in the […]Read more "Visionmaker NYC"