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As the nation looks ahead towards the fall and with the delta variant swirling, fears abound about yet another disrupted schoolyear. Parents and caregivers are understandably concerned about safety, educators and leaders everywhere have a herculean task of supporting students as the pandemic continues, and the socio-emotional needs for children nationwide have never been greater.

In the lead up to the Global Forum on Girls’ Education® III (June 27-29, 2022), we will explore the many ways in which girls can impact their schools, local communities, and the world. Among these is the rise of girls as impactful social activists.

OPEN Host Daren Jaime sits down with the CEO of Public Prep, Janelle Bradshaw, and Pediatrics Intensivist at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Dr. Denise Nuñez discussing the charter school is partnering up with SOMOS Community Care to raise vaccine awareness in the community.

I am deeply saddened for my family, friends, colleagues and community members who have contracted COVID-19, battled the virus, and lost loved ones since March 2020. I know that many of us share our passion and commitment to equity and our dismay by the low numbers of vaccine distribution and participation in our communities. On January 11th, I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The 2021 Educating Girls Symposium, Building Inclusive, Anti-Racist School Communities, will take place virtually on Tuesday, February 2, and Wednesday, February 3. NCGS is proud to partner with the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) on this event.

As rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., Manhattan high school teacher Jake Boeri combed news sites for dramatic photos of the day’s events. He took screenshots of President Donald Trump’s tweets that falsely claimed widespread election fraud and collected headlines that traced the crescendo of an insurrection.

209 days since our closure on March 13, Public Prep scholars are BACK ON CAMPUS. 

EFF provided a $6.5 million loan to refinance existing debt used for facility renovations. The school secured a 30-year, fixed-rate loan that will produce over $2.6 million in savings compared to alternative financing options.

In this time of great uncertainty, strong leadership and thoughtful plans are needed now more than ever. In that spirit, we have exciting news to share.

A Girls Prep Bronx family and Girls Prep Bronx Elementary yoga and mindfulness teacher were featured on Mindful Schools segment on CNN.

The Public Prep family - including staff at Boys Prep, Girls Prep and PrePrep - stand in solidarity with those determined to end systemic racism, and recommit to examining how our own practices and agency can continue to be a force of change.  

Alumnae Spotlight - Amanda graduated from Girls PrepLower East Side Middle School in 2015 and will matriculate into Smith College this fall.

On September 3rd, Boys Prep Bronx hosted it's annual Male Heroes Walk to warmly welcome their scholars for the 2019-2020 academic year. This successful event continues to grow as the school community welcomes in new families, and the inaugural class persists to and through 8th grade.

Through the Participatory Budget process in Council Member Salamanca's District 17, Girls Prep Bronx/MS 302X is awarded $600,000 for auditorium renovations.

Ms. Diane Levitt is the fourth female university leader to provide a commencement address to graduating Girls Prep 8th grade scholars, following Presidents Dianne Lynch of Stephens College in 2013, Beverly Daniel Tatum of Spelman College in 2014, and Kathleen McCartney of Smith College in 2015.