Post Tagged with: "Hyde Leadership Charter School"


From Nigeria to Hunts Point, and beyond

Kudirat Alimi

Through her education at Hyde and the school’s connections with community based organizations, Kudirat Alimi became socially conscious and active about the issues affecting her community.

Education / Environment

For South Bronx educator, it’s easy being green

Stephen Ritz.

More than 5,000 schools in the United States now use some version of Ritz’s curriculum, according to a memoir, “The Power of a Plant,” published on May 2, in which Ritz traces how he transformed himself as he transformed his classroom.


Hyde students hone their debating skills

Students from Hyde Leadership Charter School pose for a photo after their debate tournament on March 18.

Waiting for their name to be called, 27 students gathered in an over-crowded cafeteria during lunch period last fall for a chance to audition for the Hyde Leadership Charter School’s middle school debate team.


Parents clamor for more charter schools

Key for abbreviations above: % SS = percentage of students meeting state standards in English (E) and math (M). For high schools, % grad = percentage of students graduating in four years. SN = percentage of students with special needs, and ELL = percentage of English language learners.

Local state elected officials are calling for more charter school seats in the area, citing statistics from charter advocates that one in three families on New York City’s charter school waitlists are from the Bronx.

Education / Food

Hyde kids giddy over visit to White House

Fifth Grader Idiatou Diallo reads her speech at John V. Lindsay Wildcat Charter School on June 12.

On June 12, students from Hyde Leadership Charter School were stars for a day at the John V. Lindsay Wildcat Charter School in the BankNote building on Lafayette Avenue.

Education / Food

Hunts Point kitchen hosts students

Chef Cindy with students at Hyde Leadership School.

Students from Hyde Charter School teamed with California high schoolers on April 25 to share a meal and teach one another about cooking and urban farming at John V. Lindsay Wildcat Charter School, in the BankNote building.

Education / Environment

Student inventors explore machines

Students gathered for a session at the Iridescent Science Studio in the BankNote building.

Young people learn about science at the Iridescent Science Studio’s “Be an Inventor” program in Hunts Point’s BankNote building.

Education / Environment

Neighborhood voices: Hyde students show their skills in Washington

Students and faculty from Hyde Leadership Charter School.

Six “Leadership Lions” from Hyde Leadership Charter School traveled to Washington to teach indoor urban farming at a Washington DC High School. The fourth- and fifth graders shared their thoughts and observations after the trip of a lifetime.


New program helps children read

Children read aloud at a celebration of a new tutoring program at Hyde Leadership Charter School on Dec. 17.

Students, tutors and teachers celebrated a new tutoring program at Hyde Leadership Charter School in December with an end-of-semester party. The students showed what they had learned over the course of the semester, reading aloud and singing along to guitar music at the Dec. 17 event for the Reading Partners […]