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This Way to the MTA! Purple Cluster Explores Subways

Purple Cluster students in Ms. Fell’s class continued their exploration of New York City’s transportation, moving on to the form most commuters use: the subway.

Insta-Famous: The #GatorGram Reading Challenge is Complete

Gaynor students “went viral” during this year’s Reading Challenge. The theme of this year’s challenge was “#gaynorgram,” a take on the photo sharing platform, Instagram. Students were tasked to fill out a “gaynorgram” slip for every book they read or listened to during the weeks of the Reading Challenge, and then “post” their slip(s) on the bigger-than-life iPhone located in the North Building lobby.

Travel back to 1962 with us, then register for Gaynor Gala 2022!

Travel back in time to 1962 to find out what was happening in the world at large when Dr. Miriam Michael and Yvette Siegel-Herzog founded Stephen Gaynor School. Then, register to celebrate Gaynor’s 60th anniversary at Gaynor Gala 2022!

Learning about Eid al-Fitr in the Green Cluster

Gaynor’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion curriculum is divided into four different categories, also known as bands, for classes to work on throughout the year. The bands are: identity, respect, social justice, and combating inequality. Last week, students in the Green Cluster learned about the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr from their classmate, Nour.

Gaynor to Hire Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Head of School Dr. Scott Gaynor announced that the school has begun a nationwide search for a Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Happy Earth Day!

Stephen Gaynor School students from the EC through Blue Clusters are celebrating Earth Day on April 22 with a variety of activities designed in collaboration with the Science Department to connect them with the outdoors and help them become responsible stewards of the environment.

Fostering Creativity at the SMART Faire

This week, the Technology Department hosted its annual SMART Faire for all students, faculty and staff. The all-day event held in the Yvette Siegel-Herzog Performing Arts Center highlighted just some of the innovative technologies students and faculty members can use for classroom projects. 

Science, Crime, and Imagination: A Green Cluster Unit In Forensics

As part of a culminating project for their forensics unit, Green Cluster students participated in a mock crime scene investigation where they had to uncover who had stolen a robot from the SMART Lab.