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North Brooklyn Program Harvesting Local Students’ Environmental Zeal

For the fourth year running, the Greenpoint YMCA in conjunction with NYU Steinhardt’s Wallerstein Collaborative for Urban Environmental Education is offering the “SYSTEM,” summer program for local high school students. The program allows students to incorporate elements of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to create environmentally friendly projects in urban settings. Read more…

Another candidate seeks School Committee seat

Ward 7 resident Carl Walker, the youth and family director for the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, recently announced his interest in the vacant position on the Ward 6 School Committee. His experience in the field of education and his strong desire for quality education motivated Walker, 45, a former Boston Public Schools teacher and Bridgewater State University professor, to add his name. Read more…