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Teaching High Schoolers Code at Flatiron After School: A Q&A with Program Director Lyel Resner

This post is from the NYC Firm Schools Blog AdConnect Platform. Lyel Resner is a native New Yorker and the Director of K12 Education at Flatiron School. Lyel and a team of amazing teachers will be leading Flatiron After School—a brand new coding program for high school students. To kick off what is sure to [...]


The Child School is a school for children with learning disabilities located on Roosevelt Island. With programs for kindergarteners through twelfth grade, they have managed great success with their rigorous academic program. The high school is called Legacy High School. Legacy High School has a strong program for students in grades 9 through 12. Kicked [...]

Focus On The Lycée Français de New York Secondary School

The Lycée Français de New York is a Manhattan-based French school that begins teaching its students French as early as preschool. Initially, students learn in a bilingual setting but are studying only in French by the end of primary school. In secondary school, students pick up where they left off in the early grades and [...]


Focus On Adelphi Academy Upper School

Adelphi Academy is one of Brooklyn's most prestigious Firm Schools. It is a coeducational college preparatory school with programs from early childhood education through twelfth grade. The upper school offers a rigorous academic curriculum that prepares students for college and for life. Students get a great foundation in strong academic disciplines including: English History Math [...]


Focus On Aaron High School

Started in 2002, Aaron School has built a solid reputation in Manhattan as a school focused on children with learning challenges. The high school curriculum picks up where the middle school left off and builds upon the basic blocks of learning started in elementary school. Students learn to apply concepts learned in school to real [...]


Scholarship For Single Mothers

Are you a single mother heading back to school? Whether you are going back to high school or headed to college, if you are a single mother who has decided to go back to school, the law offices of Curiel & Runion want to award you a scholarship. The law firm offers two $1,000 scholarships [...]


JFK Profile In Courage Scholarship

John F. Kennedy, besides being well known as a former president, is famous for writing a book titled "Profiles in Courage." In honor, of America's 35th president, the JFK Presidential Library and Museum is offering $10,000 to a high school student for the best essay. The essay contest is called JFK Profiles in Courage Essay [...]


Brian White Academic Scholarship

Brian White is a personal injury attorney in the state of Texas, but he is offering a $1,000 scholarship to high school, college, or university students anywhere in the U.S. Students must be currently enrolled and at least 17 years old. That includes private and parochial school students. If you are in your final year [...]


VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Veterans of Foreign Wars offers an annual scholarship in its Voice of Democracy Program, open to high school students in grades 9 through 12. It doesn't matter if you attend a public, private, or parochial school, you can enter. Even home school students can enter this one. The prize is $30,000. The deadline is November [...]


GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

The GE-Reagan Scholarship Foundation seeks high school seniors to reward $10,000 per year for college. Recipients can receive a total of $40,000 for college. Eligibility for the award is established by: • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; • demonstrate strong academic performance [...]


Samsung Superhero Competition Scholarship for K-12 Students

If you are a student in the U.S., grades K-12, then you can enter the Samsung Superhero Competition Scholarship. Winners of the contest will win $500 and a SAMCAM 760 digital camera for their school. Students who enter the contest should make a digital video portraying their favorite historical character. In 1 to 3 minutes, [...]


Believe And Achieve Scholarship

Cumberland Farms is sponsoring a scholarship program for high school students. The award is $1,000. The deadline for the Cumberland Farms Believe and Achieve Scholarship Program is December 15, 2013. Students should fill out the online application and submit the following information along with the application: A list of work experience and your involvement in [...]


3 Awesome Recurring Scholarships

Recurring scholarships offer unique opportunities for high school students. If you don't win one month, you can re-enter and maybe you'll win the second or third time. Many recurring scholarship contests have no limit to the number of times you can enter. Here are three college scholarship contests for high school students that you can [...]


Say NO To Bullying Scholarship

Considering the fact that bullying can lead to long-term health consequences, it is more than appropriate that EnergizeStudents.org is sponsoring the 2013 Say NO To Bullying Scholarship contest. The contest rules ask entrants to submit a video no longer than four minutes long that provides a solution to bullying through a scripted bullying scenario. A [...]


2013 Power Poetry Scholarship

Students who are also poets have a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship just by entering the 2013 Power Poetry Scholarship Program. The scholarship is being offered by Power Poetry, the first mobile poetry community for youth. The contest is open to students 13 to 25 years old who are either high school or college [...]

Young Patriots Essay Contest

The National Center For Policy Analysis (NCPA), in conjunction with Debate Central, is offering a $5,000 scholarship for high school students. Students must write a winning essay on public policy. Winners of the essay contest will receive $5,000 for the first place winner, $3,000 for the second place, and $2,000 for the third place winner. [...]

Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

High school seniors from low-income families can win a scholarship of up to $20,000 in the Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program. To be eligible, you must be a high school senior enrolled full time as a student at your school. You must also be planning to attend college in the fall after your graduation and [...]


The Youth Free Expression Project Film Scholarship

Young aspiring film makers can enter the 2013 Free Youth Expression Project Film Scholarship for a chance to win up to $5,000 toward a New York Film Academy (NYFA) program. Entrants must be 19 years of age or younger. The contest is open to anyone living in the U.S. or one of its territories, and [...]


Enter The Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship Contest

To enter the Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship contest you have to have at least one year of higher education left to complete. That means that even high school students can enter. It also means your older sister can apply if she hasn't finished college. ;-) All kidding aside, the contest is open to anyone 16 [...]


Coca Cola Scholarships

If you are an American, then you are familiar with Coca Cola. It has become a cultural icon. Even if you are not American and you live in another country, chances are you've heard of Coca Cola. But have you heard of the Coca Cola Scholarships? The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is the driving force behind [...]


Enter The NSLI For Youth Scholarship Program

Foreign language study is one of the most enriching experiences life has to offer. What if we told you that you could, as a high school student, study a foreign language while living abroad at someone else's expense? That's precisely what we're telling you. The National Security Language Initiative for Youth Study Abroad (NSLI-Y) scholarship [...]

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