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Hewitt in the News

Student Created Games and Controllers
Maker Faire
09/09/2014 – Come play our games! Hewitt 7th grade girls coded games with Scratch, then designed and printed custom game controllers on a Makerbot 3D printer so you can play them……. [Read Original Article]
Two New York City high school students win prestigious national artistic awards
ABC7 Eyewitness News
06/01/2014 – Whether it’s through the written word or the lens of a camera, two young ladies are already leaving their creative mark on the world. “It just made them more confident, it made them feel like they were on a path to get somewhere. It made them feel like what they had to say was really important,” said Scholastic Awards official Virginia McEnerney. And that ‘it’? Well, it’s one of the most prestigious honors in the nation for artistic young students. The Scholastic Art and Writing awards. And two New York City students, Shannon Daniels, a senior at Stuyvesant High School, and Tyra Abraham, a senior at the Hewitt School, are among 16 high school seniors nationally to win the program’s gold medal award this year, along with a $10,000 cash scholarship…… [Read Original Article]
Hewitt teacher Jenny Kirsch is listed #1 of 20 “Smart Educators with 1000 Followers or Less.”
05/08/2014 – Normally “who to follow on twitter” posts are full of obvious, preaching to the choir, rich-get-richer accounts–a who’s who of edu-twitter users you probably already follow anyway. In response, we decided to create a different kind of list–people worth following with fewer than 1000 followers…… [Read Original Article]
Tyra Abraham ’14 listed for Scholastic Portfolio Gold Medal
The Wall Street Journal
03/18/2014 – The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers has announced the national winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the country’s longest-running and most prestigious award and recognition program for creative students in grades 7–12. Sixteen high school seniors received the highest Scholastic Art & Writing Awards honor, the Portfolio Gold Medal, which includes a $10,000 cash scholarship. In addition, all National Award–winning high school seniors are now eligible to apply for a special pool of more than $8 million in scholarships, set aside specifically for them through partnerships with the Alliance and esteemed colleges and universities around the country. Recipients of the 2014 Portfolio Gold Medal Awards are: Tyra Abraham, age 17 of New York….. [Read Original Article]
Hewitt School Looks to Build Rooftop Addition on Upper East Side
03/13/2014 – A plan to expand elite all-girls academy The Hewitt School by adding a rooftop and expanding its solarium got the green light from Community Board 8 Wednesday, marking the latest in a series of private school expansions in the area. The school, which costs more than $40,000 per year, currently occupies buildings at 45 E. 75th St. and 44-46 E. 76th St., which are joined at the back through a connector. The school also recently purchased a townhouse at 42 E. 76th St….. [Read Original Article]
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