Post Tagged with: "Hyde Leadership Charter School"


Hyde graduating class celebrates firsts

Branily Banggaroo, Natara Parker, and Melissa Gonzales, from left to right, were among 66 Hyde Leadership School graduates at a ceremony on the Columbia University campus on June 29.

Hyde Leadership Charter School celebrated its first graduation in June.

Art / Environment

Murals fuel desire to make change

The "Hunts Point Heroes" mural at the Hyde Leadership Charter School.

In creating a series of murals, a group of students hopes to call attention to the need to make change and to some of those who have showed the way.

Crime / Government

Forum debates juvenile justice

In a breakout session, participants in the forum looked for solutions.

A retired judge who wants to change New York’s law that treats teen criminals as adults asked, “How would you like to be defined by a mistake you made when you were a teenager.” The question led to lively debates.

Education / Environment

Hyde’s ‘green dean’ thrilled to be back

The new dean of student affairs at Hyde Leadership Charter School, Stephen Ritz, talks with parent Gina Smith on Oct. 4.

The new dean of students at Hyde Leadership Charter School has a history of staring down tough challenges in Hunts Point.


Hyde Leadership School comes of age

The front of the new high school building

Hunts Point’s newest high school has a quiet library, a helpful librarian and shelves filled with books. Many of its classrooms are equipped with a projector and screen. Students can study or just hang out in its common rooms. The cafeteria offers a variety of healthy food options. The completion […]

Education / News

Shakespeare revisits Hunts Point

Shakespeare revisits Hunts Point

Her hands over heart, a passionate young woman reflects on how deeply she has fallen in love. She can’t tell the man she loves him, because she’s in disguise as a boy to protect herself from unwanted advances, and he thinks they can be buddies. Besides, the man she loves […]