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Opera & Classical Music Listings for Dec. 12-18
Dec 11, 2014 • New York TimesAt 8 p.m., Washington Irving High School, Irving Place at 16th Street, Manhattan, 212-586-4680, pscny.org; $14. (da Fonseca-Wollheim). Kevin Kenner (Sunday) This American pianist makes his New York recital debut in the Frick's intimate music room. More
Citizen Preparedness Training at Washington Irving High School in New York ...
Aug 8, 2014 • DVIDS (press release) (registration)The program was designed by DHSES and covers a broad range of emergency preparedness topics, like developing a family emergency plan, stocking up on emergency supplies, and registering for NY-Alert, the free statewide emergency alert system. More
With School Ban Nearing End, New York City Works on How and When to Allow ...
Oct 31, 2014 • New York TimesCellphones “could serve as a distraction, and I think that's what a lot of educators worry about,” said Seung Yu, principal at the Academy of Software Engineering, one of several schools housed in the Washington Irving High School building near ... More
In One NYC School, A Snapshot Of Bloomberg's Education Legacy
Dec 18, 2013 • NPRWashington Irving High used to be a large school of 4,000 students. But today, the elegant, century-old building, its walls painted with murals depicting scenes from New York history, is home to seven separate schools. The changes at this school, near ... More
Peter Serkin's Peoples' Symphony Concert
Nov 4, 2014 • New York TimesIf you're looking for a concert experience totally without artifice, the Peoples' Symphony Concerts at the Washington Irving High School auditorium in Manhattan fit the bill. It's not just the ticket price ($14) of these concerts, now in their ... More
Union Square: A Place to Converge, and Buy Kale
Sep 17, 2014 • New York TimesWhen Victoria Baradi Anderson moved into the Union Square neighborhood in 1998, she was attracted to its central location and easy subway access. “I was single and enjoying the night life,” she said. After graduating from college and living with her ... More
High school's new rules give failing kids credits toward graduation
Oct 9, 2011 • New York PostExcerpts from the minutes of a meeting of Washington Irving HS's 'academic success' panel: "A final marking period course grade of 60 to 64...will be changed automatically to a 65." "If a student receives less than a 65 for a course, the student will ... More
NYC poised to end school cellphone ban
Oct 12, 2014 • Poughkeepsie JournalMayor Bill de Blasio — apparently the first mayor to have a child in New York City public schools while in office — promised to end the ban during his campaign and acknowledged last month that his son brings a phone to Brooklyn Technical High School ... More
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