Entries by Carlos Alicea

Virtual Tour of The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Our elementary students put their detective skills to the test during our virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C, a historic museum whose collections focus on many famous Americans. Alongside specially trained gallery educators, our young portrait detectives searched for and analyzed clues to learn more about historically significant Americans. Additionally, […]

The Elementary School’s Virtual Black History Month Showcase

Students Dijme Sissoko (top left), Camila De Paz (Top Right), and Dorian Johnson (Center) presenting their student projects. Celebrating Black History Past, Present, and Future. In our first Virtual Black History Month Showcase our K-3 students and staff came together to celebrate black excellence in the past, present and future. This year we celebrated the […]

New York Road Runners Initiative

Our Rising Road Runners getting ready to exercise with a fun game of Card Cardio. Hyde’s elementary students are practicing their running skills this fall through Mighty Milers, a New York Road Runners initiative designed to help our students develop the ability, confidence, and desire to be physically active for life. While working diligently on […]

The 6th Grade’s Virtual Health Fair

Class 603’s group of City Planners presenting their ideas towards building a community that prioritizes a healthier lifestyle.   Raising Health Awareness in Our Community  This past October, the middle school hosted a Virtual Health Fair, where our 6th graders showcased their project presentations on the health issues prevalent in our community. The Health Fair […]

Hyde Receives College Board’s Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Seniors Sherice Gomes (left) and Alwynique Prophet (right), both of whom enrolled in the AP CSP class that granted Hyde the 2019 College Board’s Computer Science Female Diversity Award. Award Recognition and Defying Norms  This Spring Hyde proudly received the 2019 College Board’s AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award. This honor recognizes the outstanding work […]

Middle School Completes a 2nd Successful J-Term

Gael Ortiz (right) and Casting Director and Development Producer Meghan Griffin (left), on facetime with an LA partner of DIGA/Coburn Communications. When I Grow Up During this year’s middle school J-Term, student Gael Ortiz had the opportunity to shadow  Casting Director and Development Producer Meghan Griffin from the media company, DIGA/Coburn Communications. Which allowed Gael […]

Hyde’s Elementary School Partners with the New York African Chorus Ensemble for Black History Month

  The New York African Chorus Ensemble opening up the elementary school’s, school meeting. Inspiring and Empowering a Community Our elementary school eagerly partnered with the NY African Chorus Ensemble, which helped to create meaningful programs and lead workshops to create an authentic Black History Month experience at Hyde. Our students learned about African countries and […]