Building Blocks Playgroup: Building Blocks Playgroup, is a NYS Dept Of Health Licensed child care facility, located in Manhattan, New York City. Our school is run by Mandy, an experienced Upper Eastside private school teacher and her staff offering year round, quality. Day care is available in our two beautiful, Upper Eastside locations, on East 100th Street and First Avenue and East 95th Street and 3rd Avenue, for children ages 10 months to 2 1/2 years, and preschool children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years.
The Center for Dance and Body (CDAB) is located on the Upper East Side of New York City and offers a wide range of dance and fitness classes. Body Ballet, our signature class, was created by CDAB founder Anna Lederfeind and is a unique Ballet Barre Workout that allows even non-dancers to achieve a ballet dancer physique.
Each class, for amateurs, pre-professionals, and professionals alike, takes place in an atmosphere of serious purpose, concentration on physical improvement, personal care and attention, and a sense of joy and musicality. We offer private instruction in addition to classes. Custom-designed training, in particular audition preparation for pre-professional schools, are special features of the curriculum. We offer small classes and lots of personal attention.
Kids’ MusicRound at Small World Connect provides an award-winning music and movement experience for newborn infants through age 4 in the New York City Metropolitan area.
We have schools in Midtown Manhattan, Manhasset NY (Long Island), and Montclair NJ.
Our award-winning Kids' MusicRound classes are fast-paced and interactive for the children and adults using a variety of activities that include singing, dancing, instrument play, chants, and much more.
The music used is a combination of original music written for the program and traditional music from a variety of cultures.
In the big picture, the children are having a great time in a playgroup setting, but the exposure to beat-comprehension and melody is setting them up for a lifetime of music appreciation.
Founded in 1872, The Dwight School is a PreK-12 private international school located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in New York City. In 1996, Dwight became the first school in North America to provide the full International Baccalaureate (IB) program from kindergarten through to grade 12. Dwight is sub-divided into five separate academic houses: Timothy House (K-5), Bentley House (6-8), Franklin House (9-10), and Anglo House (11-12), and the Early Years Program at Woodside Preschool (ages 2-4).
In addition to challenging academic programs, we also offer a foreign exchange, an extensive arts program, English as a Second Language, SAT and TOEFL preparation courses. We welcome international students. Dwight continues to be a pioneer in international education and today nearly 40 countries are represented in its student body.
Dwight’s rigorous IB program and world-class faculty prepare a future generation of well-educated and ethical global leaders who will seek to create an environment of equality and respect for all human beings. The School believes and expects that its students will one day use their unique “spark of genius” to build a better world.
Buckley School is a private K-12 school for boys on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York. Having high standards, pursuing excellence, exhibiting concern for each child and maintaining the level of student engagement are goals of our first-rate faculty here at Buckley. In addition to exceptional teachers, what makes Buckley truly special is our focus on the development of the whole boy.
We require boys to participate in all areas of school life, engaging the mind, body and spirit. Academically, boys study English, math, science, history and two foreign languages, along with a healthy dose of writing and public speaking. Each year, boys take classes in art and music, perform in a class play, as well as play sports in the afternoon. In the Middle and Upper Schools there are two Glee Clubs, open to all who want to sing. These boys perform onstage throughout the school year, with a highlight being the annual operettas.
The Masters School is a co-educational day and boarding school that engages 5th-12th grade students in a rigorous college preparatory curriculum with boarding beginning in the 9th grade. Located on a majestic 96-acre suburban campus in Dobbs Ferry in Westchester County, we are just 35 minutes from New York City.
The Masters School is a vibrant and diverse learning community with more than 575 students from around the country and the world, more than 100 faculty and staff, thousands of alumnae/i, and hundreds of parents, grandparents, and friends who support Dobbs in so many meaningful ways.
Each day our experienced and dedicated teachers engage, challenge, and support their students—in the classroom, on the athletic fields and the stage, in the dormitories, and on regular expeditions to New York City—doing all they can to help the young people we serve become their best selves.
With over 131 years of history and tradition, we continually draw upon the values and experiences of those who came before us to forge an ever stronger school for today and tomorrow. We are accredited by the the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts (BAVPA)
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The Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts, also known as BAVPA, is a magnet performing arts high school in New York State & is part of Buffalo's public school system. The school offers classes for Grades 5 to 12 and requires students to apply (as if for a job) in the field of their desired "major concentration". Majors taught in the school are Visual Art, Television and Film Production, Dance, Theater, and Music (vocal or instrumental).
Since its beginnings at 333 Clinton Street, the school has grown in numbers, as well as in depth. The Academy claims many successful alumnae, including Jesse L. Martin (Law & Order, RENT), Ani DiFranco (recording artist, founder of Righteous Babe Record label and Babeville), Claudine Ewing, Pete Gallivan, Stefan Mychajliw (WGRZ-TV) and many more.
Our students continue to exceed the NYS targets for academic performance in similar schools grades 5 - 12. Students produce award winning visual art work, participate in All County and all WNY musical groups, perform with the Buffalo Philharmonic, dance in the NYS School for the Arts competitive summer program, and work in countless local theatrical programs.
Subjects include: Biology; Earth Science; Chemistry; Environmental; Physics; AP Environmental; AP Biology; Spanish 1-4; AP Spanish; Algebra; Geometry; Advanced Algebra & Trig; Calculus; AP Calculus; AP World History; Global 9 & 10; AP Literature; AP Language; Acting; Theatre Arts; Theatre History; Voice and Diction; Dance; Chorus; Vocal Jazz Ensamble; Sculpture; Photography; Printmaking; TV & Film and more....