Entries by Valarie Hunsinger

Hyde’s Agents of Change, Advocacy Group Meets with Congressman Ritchie Torres, NOAA Administrator Richard Spinrad, and Other Climate Advocates

  “After hearing your students speak, I can see something special is happening at Hyde”- Congressman Ritchie Torres. High schoolers in Hyde’s social advocacy group, Agents of Change met with Congressman Torres, Richard Spinrad (Executive Administrator of NOAA), and other community members invested in discussing climate change at @thepointcdc . Seniors Aleeka Prophet, Andrelis Pena, and […]

Hyde Senior Studies Business at Cornell University’s Summer Program

This past summer, high school senior Aleeka Prophet represented Hyde at Cornell University by attending Cornell’s Introduction to Business summer course. Cornell’s virtual summer course ties into Hyde’s dedication to college and career readiness and made a huge impact on Aleeka by exposing her to college-level coursework and teaching her more about her dream of […]

Teaching to Conscience: The Bronx River Project Freshmen Symposium Showcases Interdisciplinary Activism

 At the beginning of the school year teachers across many disciplines discussed doing an interdisciplinary project with the freshmen. Science department chair, Colleen Brosnan took the lead in the project. Ms. Brosnan and other teachers including history teacher, Grace Mason decided to do the project on the Bronx River to bring a community aspect to […]