Date: Wednesday, January 13th [Read more…]
Street Smarts with Prepare Inc. This event is slightly uptown, but we think its worth a hop on the subway for this incredible workshop for tweens. This workshop teaches tweens to about street smarts and preparedness to enhance and empower their personal safety.
Kids will learn how to recognize danger from a distance, use street-smart behavior including body language and non verbal, verbally set limits, separate myths and facts, and to effectively use active physical resistance to stop an assault.
Prepare Inc offers comprehensive violence prevention programs and evidence-based programs for personal safety, communication skills and self-defense. This training helps create social change, prevent abuse, and support healing.
Classes cater to all ages and genders, all levels of fitness, and all body types. Their school programs focus on health and life skills education, anti-bias and anti-bullying programs, and the fundamentals for social and emotional learning.
Make the trip for your kids to learn all about staying safe and smart as they grow up in Manhattan.
Date(s): Tuesday, January 12th and Saturday, January 16th or Wednesday, January 13th and Wednesday, January 20th
Mandarin Morning. Spend your Sunday morning at Pine Street School for a demo class. Families are welcome to attend to focus on numbers, characters, and calligraphy with their children. There will also be STEAM activities in the Design Technology Lab. This class allows kids to experience first-hand our fun and engaging approach to dual language immersive elementary education.
Pine Street School is home to an international community that represents over 20 countries and 15 languages.
Date: Sunday, January 10th [Read more…]
Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest. The 2016 “Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest,” has begun. This contest provides middle and high school students the opportunity to tell their communities how much they appreciate their teachers.
Students can nominate their teacher by writing essays, poems, or letters sharing how their teacher has influenced their life and why they appreciate and admire their teacher. Participating schools will collect the essays and submit them to their local Barnes & Noble store for consideration. Entries will be judged on the nature of the teacher’s qualities, the sincerity of the student’s appreciation, and the quality of writing.
Teachers from 1st grade to 12th grade are eligible for nomination. Awards include cash prizes, NOOK® by Samsung devices, and more. The contest will broken down into local and regional winners.
There will be a spring event at the Barnes & Noble store nearest to the local winner. Here, they will receive a special award acknowledging their achievement and additional recognition from their community. The student who wrote the winning essay or poem will receive a certificate of recognition and also be honored at the ceremony.
Regional winners will receive a $500 Barnes & Noble gift card and a NOOK by Samsung. From this pool of winners, Barnes & Noble will name one teacher the Barnes & Noble National Teacher of the Year. This teacher will receive $5,000 and the title of “Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher of the Year,” will be recognized at a special community celebration at their local Barnes & Noble store, and their school will receive $5,000. The student who writes the national winning essay, poem, or letter will win a $500 Barnes & Noble gift card and a NOOK by Samsung device.
Date: Monday, January 4th to Tuesday, March 1st [Read more…]
The Downtown Little School invites FiDi Families to our Fall Open House. Visit our classrooms, meet our teachers, chat with current and alumni parents, and join in a Q & A with Co-Directors Kate and Meredith. This event is for adults only, no children please. The Downtown Little School has served children ages 2-5 and their families in the heart of FiDi since 1999. To learn more, please visit their website.
Open house is on Tuesday November 3rd, from 9:00am – 10:00am
Please RSVP to email@example.com or call the school at 212-791-1300.
The Downtown Little School, located in the Financial District, is offering Parent-Child Playgroups on Friday mornings.
The DLS Parent-Child Playgroup is a great way for parents of toddlers to learn more about the school. The Downtown Little School is a preschool for children ages two to five. Located in the heart of the Financial District since 1999, the school offers a welcoming environment that is both play filled and purposeful— and where teachers always have the development of the whole child in mind. Applications now being accepted for the 2016/17 school year.
Date: Session start dates vary
Location: 15 Dutch Street (between John St and Fulton St)
Ages: 2 yo – 5 yo
Cost: $160 / per Fall Session (4 classes per session)
FiDi Families Insiders: Children must be born before September 15, 2014 to be eligible.
To learn more and to register, please visit: http://www.downtownlittleschool.org