Marine Bio Cookie Raffle

Marine Bio Cookie Raffle

Help our budding scientists make a yearly field trip to Cuba in 2024, where they will be working on a serious field expedition with scientists of the Center for Marine Investigations of the University of Havana, and experiencing a true cultural immersion in the Caribbean.  

On PBS – The Big Oyster | WILD HOPE

New York Harbor was a haven of incredible underwater biodiversity—until centuries of pollution turned it into a cesspool. Today, an alliance of architects, restaurateurs, scientists, and high school students is working to restore the harbor and protect the city from climate change. At the heart of the effort is a tiny creature with an outsized talent for cleanup: the extraordinary…

With 1,000 Applicants for 140 Seats, NYC’s Harbor School Set for Major Expansion

Scuba diving. Estuary restoration. Search and rescue.  These subjects are essential to students at New York City’s Urban Assembly Harbor School. Located on two campuses — one for classroom learning, the other for water-based research — the 20-year-old school on Governors Island offers eight maritime-themed career and technical education pathways. Real-world opportunities allow the 480 students — sometimes clad in life…

How these Manhattan educators are trying to reduce the stigma around summer school

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters Michael Elsen-Rooney, Chalkbeat New York Jul 24, 6:29pm EDT Manhattan high school Principal Jeffrey Chetirko recently asked a group of his summer school students to pose for a photo for social media. But they didn’t want anyone to know they were in summer school. “It kind of…

Marine Bio e-newsletter vol.4 – Jan 2023

Happy New Year! There are lots of wonderful things going on in Marine Bio. And our students need your help to keep them happening. We want to re-start the tradition of a 12th grade trip overseas. We are beginning the plans for a class journey to Cubain May of this year 2023. We are setting the groundwork and establishing funding so this will…