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All clear given at Morris High School in the Bronx after crews hit gas line

October 11, 2016 by New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVTHE BRONX – A Bronx high school was evacuated Tuesday after construction crews hit a gas line near the campus, fire officials said. Construction workers were excavating near Morris High School, located at 1100 Boston Road, and struck a gas line, FDNY ...

Morris High School performs 'New York' on the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

September 15, 2016 by Morris Daily Herald

Morris Daily HeraldThe fundraising goal of the Morris Community High School Drama Club is in keeping with the original play, which was penned by David Rimmer as a way to raise funds for volunteer psychiatrists dedicated to help the overwhelming number of people ...

The collected wisdom of ESPN reporter Tom Rinaldi

September 4, 2016 by

I was an English teacher at two ends of the spectrum in teaching high school. First was at a private school named Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh for a couple of years, then I left there and taught in the South Bronx in New York City at Morris High ...

I'd be the first in my family to graduate college

May 2, 2016 by CNNMoney

CNNMoneyNew York University was Olatunde's "dream school" because of its reputation in her favorite fields: journalism and the arts. ... The students attend Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies, a public high school in the South Bronx that looks like a castle.

Bicyclist's cross-country humanitarian trip ends with deadly accident

July 31, 2015 by

NewsOK.comWanninkhof, 25, a Bronx, N.Y., high school teacher from Key Biscayne, Fla., was riding west on State Highway 152 on Thursday morning when his bicycle was struck by a car driven by Sarah Morris, 34, of Cordell. Wanninkhof was pronounced dead at the ...

Sonia Braniff, 75

January 27, 2015 by

SILive.comBorn and raised Sonia Rolon in the Bronx, she graduated from Morris High School there. She and John F. ... A longtime and avid New York Yankees fan, she never missed a game, and shared her love of Yankee baseball with her grandchildren. She also ...

Abraham Baumel, 88

January 17, 2015 by

SILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Abraham Baumel, 88, of the Bronx, a former principal of New Dorp High School and a respected educator who is remembered for his intellect, his passion for learning and his concern for his students, died Friday at home. Born in ...

Cross-Country: Meet of Champions winners Petela and Grisbaum along with Rutto headline New Jersey entries at Foot ...

November 26, 2014 by

NJ.comMeet of Champions winners Luke Petela of Haddon Twp. and Devon Grisbaum of Ocean City along with Edwin Rutto of St. Benedict's Prep headline New Jersey's entries at this Saturday's Foot Locker Northeast Regional at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.

A Banner Year for Crockett High School and its Principal

June 23, 2014 by Oak Hill Gazette

Oak Hill GazetteShapiro has been the principal at Crockett since the fall of 2008, but before arriving here, his teaching roots began in his hometown of the Bronx, New York. “I began my ... High School. These old schools had incredible architecture and Morris had a tower.

Public Education: Who Are the Corporate Reformers?

March 28, 2014 by

BillMoyers.comFormer Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, center, speaks during a news conference to announce the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's donation of $51.2 million dollars to the New York City school system at Morris High School in the Bronx, New York, ...

Do Small Schools Undermine Diversity?

January 22, 2014 by Education Week News

Education Week NewsCovetous parents already eye Claudia's precious seat at the High School of American Studies, housed at Lehman College in the Bronx. There are 73,000 8th graders in New York City, and many flocked to open houses ... Three-fifths of all black and Latino ...

Mayor Koch's Friends: What You Saw Was What You Got

February 1, 2013 by CBS Local

CBS LocalFormer New York Mayors Ed Koch (R) and David Dinkins look on before New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivers his annual State of the City address at Morris High School Campus on January 12, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Education ...

A Trip Through Metal Detector Means Late for Class

January 17, 2012 by Norwood News

Norwood NewsAt 9:05 a.m. on a recent cloudy and windy Monday morning, a large crowd of students are eager to get inside of Morris High School Campus in the Bronx. They are already five minutes late for their first period and the process of going through the school ...

Teacher evaluation: Faking success in the New York City school system is the same as fooling our kids

January 14, 2012 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWe all were, every single one of us trying to keep a then-failing (it is better now, I hear) middle school in Flatbush from collapsing into a brick-pile of juvenile chaos. Young teachers like me, fresh out of the New York City Teaching Fellows, were ...

Bloomberg Backs Effort to Raise Minimum Wage

January 12, 2012 by New York Times

“The genius of the free market is not always perfect,” the mayor said in his annual State of the City speech, delivered at Morris High School in the Bronx. Noting that two of New York's neighbors had recently raised their hourly minimum wage ...

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