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William Lombardy, Chess Grandmaster Turned Priest, Dies at 79

October 14, 2017 by New York Times

New York TimesHe went on to attend La Salle Academy, a Roman Catholic school in Lower Manhattan, for two years and to graduate from Morris High School in the Bronx. He then attended City College for three years and later enrolled at St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers ...

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New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVThis is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. THE BRONX – A Bronx high school was evacuated Tuesday after construction crews hit a gas line ...

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 ...

To Teach a Child to Read, First Give Him Glasses

August 6, 2016 by New York Times

New York TimesBut the show of force doesn't signal that the high school students inside pose a threat. It is intended to protect the students, who fear getting mugged, or worse, in a high-crime neighborhood situated in the nation's poorest congressional district. No ...

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

May 2, 2016 by CNNMoney

CNNMoneyCNNMoney followed Olatunde and several classmates during their senior year of high school as they tried to defy the odds by getting into college from one of America's poorest neighborhoods. The students attend Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies ...

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 ...

Engagement: Jessika Darcus and James McBeth

April 23, 2015 by Staunton News Leader

Staunton News LeaderWallace~McBeth. STAUNTON – Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wallace of Staunton announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessika Renee Darcus, to James L. McBeth, son of Sandy McBeth and Keith G. Simmons of Bronx, New York. The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of ...

Sonia Braniff, 75

January 27, 2015 by

SILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Sonia N. Braniff, 75, of Grymes Hill, a devoted mother and grandmother whose unending efforts to help all special needs children were grounded in her deep determination and compassion, died Saturday in Staten Island University ...

Abraham Baumel, 88

January 17, 2015 by

SILive.comMr. Baumel earned his bachelor's degree in physics from City College of New York and received his master's degree in physics from New York University, both Manhattan. He also received a master's degree in education from Fordham University, the Bronx ...

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. The ...

A Banner Year for Crockett High School and its Principal

June 23, 2014 by Oak Hill Gazette

Oak Hill GazetteShe thought it would be too weird to go to the same school where her dad is the principal,” he joked. Shapiro's wife, Loira Ortiz, is a teacher in the Eanes district. “My experiences in New York shaped me for coming to Austin. I was in the Bronx during ...

Public Education: Who Are the Corporate Reformers?

March 28, 2014 by

BillMoyers.comSo choice supporters continually parrot or manufacture a steady stream of bad news about public education to shake the public's faith in public schools. However, even when polls show that people have a low opinion of American education, they ...

Do Small Schools Undermine Diversity?

January 22, 2014 by Education Week News

Education Week NewsSoft-spoken Claudia Huerta loudly trumpets her small high school in New York City. She loves "its intensive focus on history" and says she is "leaning much more toward liberal arts colleges" after graduating next spring. Covetous parents already eye ...

A Trip Through Metal Detector Means Late for Class

January 17, 2012 by Norwood News

Norwood NewsThere are only two metal detectors on the Morris High School campus, to scan over 3,000 students. (Photo by Adama Diallo). By Adama Diallo. At 9:05 a.m. on a recent cloudy and windy Monday morning, a large crowd of students are eager to get inside of ...

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 NewsThere were so many protections built into this system that a corpse could teach in a New York public school — and plenty do. Even the exceedingly rare “Unsatisfactory” rating doesn't mean much, as one had to accrue several for termination proceedings ...

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