Our Time Press

Day: <span>June 4, 2017</span>

   Families Insure Their Children Against the Changing Sands of

By Margo McKenzie Ariel Gill, a 2013 New York City high school graduate, will defy the odds and graduate from Oswego State University in June 2017 after four years. According to a New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) website, 78,721 students entered a high school at the same time Ariel did in 2009. Of […]readmore

PS 25 Welcomes Spring!

Earlier this month, the entire student body of P.S. 25/The Eubie Blake School participated in a tree-planting on a patch of earth adjacent to the schoolyard. A community leader shared words of hope and books; children’s voices rang out through the neighborhood; and community leaders, corporate representatives and a major nonprofit stood as guardians of […]readmore

Dr. Ronald E. McNair Public School 5 Receives National Principal

  The National Principal Leadership Institute recently presented Dr. Ronald E. McNair Public School 5 with its 2017 School Innovation and Change Award (SICA). “I am tremendously excited about this award today because it is going to a school that is a model of what this award is all about,” shared Dr. Lew Smith. “[Dr. […]readmore

Seniors: Home Sharing

BY SELMA JACKSON What’s old becomes new again. Remember when you moved to New York or you heard stories from your parents about moving to New York? Your relatives would read every letter that you sent back home. They were so intrigued they would ask if they could come to New York and follow in […]readmore

View From Here

There is a profound sadness living in this time of Donald Trump, knowing that we will have him, an uncontrollable, dangerous and evil man, occupying valuable space in our consciousness for the foreseeable future, and perhaps for the rest of our lives. We are trapped in his delusions and victims of his tweets until the […]readmore

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