Afterschool Classes Open to Garden and Non-Garden Families!

Afterschool Classes Open to Garden and Non-Garden Families!   Foundations Afterschool and Music Classes Garden School – Fall 2018 The brochure for the Fall 2018 Afterschool Foundations and Music Classes at Garden School in Jackson Heights has arrived! These Afterschool classes are open to Garden families AND non-Garden families! Non-Garden families, are most welcome and this can be a chance to experience a little bit of Garden. Join us for a class or two! Garden families, this is a great way to have your child’s friends from  other schools join them at Garden School and introduce them to Garden!  Register quickly as many classes fill up fast and


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Open House and Merit Scholarship Exam – Sat. December 8th at 9:00 AM

Open House and Merit Scholarship Exam - Sat. December 8th at 9:00 AM   Click here to pre-register online for the 2018 Merit Scholarship Exam on Saturday, December 8th Open Houses and school tours are available every Wednesday morning at 9:00 am that school is in session. No RSVP is necessary and children are welcome. Below is the 2018 Merit Scholarship Exam information Garden School is hosting an Open House on Saturday, December 8th from 9:00 to 11:30 AM for families interested in all grades of the school. No RSVP is necessary, children are welcome and light refreshments will be served. We encourage families from all grades interested in Garden School’s core program


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Garden’s 2018 – ’19 PKFA Program Has Seats Available!

Garden's 2018 - '19 PKFA Program Has Seats Available!     Please contact PKFA Coordinator, Maria Victora at mvictora@gardenschool.org for a tour, more information, and to register your child. Excellent kindergarten preparation Wonderful classrooms, playground, and gymnasium Garden School kindergarten admissions preference Access to kindergarten enrichment classes Extended day from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm Hot lunch and private transportation available

Amateur Radio Club Awarded Blue Ribbon at Maker Faire

Amateur Radio Club Awarded Blue Ribbon at Maker Faire At the World Maker Faire held at the New York Hall of Science, in a Middle Ages style setting complete with a fire-breathing dragon, the Garden School Amateur Radio Club won the Editor’s Choice Award blue ribbon for innovation, creativity and ingenuity. It is one of the highest honors at the faire. Just one year old, K2GSG is the only school based radio club in NYC. Through the leadership of advisor John Hale and the mentoring of the Hall of Science Amateur Radio Club and the American Radio Relay League, the club is quickly distinguishing itself on a national level.


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Garden School Earns NYSAIS Accreditation

Garden School Earns NYSAIS Accreditation Important Announcement to the Garden School Community On Friday, we completed the 2016-2017 school year, our 94th year. It has been a astonishing year, filled with enthusiasm, projects, productions, trips, special events, and academic discovery. Now, we begin planning for next year, and we design schedules and programs to address our students’ needs and to move our mission forward. Among our many activities this year was preparing for our New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) Accreditation Visit. Members of the administration, trustees, faculty, staff, students, parents, and especially our NYSAIS Accreditation Committee, worked for over a year to


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Jasmine P., Mirabella C., Class of 2018, Raises Funds for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Jasmine P., Mirabella C., Class of 2018, Raises Funds for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Social involvement is a program goal that is firmly embedded into the Garden School mission and culture, and right beside “academic achievement” and “personal development”. We could not be more proud of Jasmine P. and Mirabella C. for their dedicated fundraising work on behalf of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Here is Jasmine with Headmaster, Dr. Richard Marotta, presenting a check for $2,400 to Madeleine Hamingson, of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Student Series Campaign Office at Monday’s Morning Meeting. Way to go Jasmine and Mirabella!