While ECS staff were hard at work preparing for the upcoming school year during August Professional Development…their children were having a blast at “Mini-Camp!” Activities included arts and crafts, playing outside and in the gym, watching movies, using chromebooks, playing board games, dancing along with YouTube “Just Dance” videos, and more! Thank you to Ms. Nikki Filiberto for coordinating!
Our 6th grade scholars attended an awesome full day orientation yesterday where they got to learn all about ECMS, their teachers, and each other! Scholars participated in icebreaker and team building activities, met our Student Council Representatives, and learned about our new anti-bullying initiative called #Day1. Scholars also had the opportunity to practice their schedule, and […]
At Equality Charter School, the Director Ms.Caitlin Franco has made it explicit as to what she looks for in an educator. Staff must be dedicated to providing essential academic, social and emotional support to students of all communities in the Bronx. This year specifically she feels the team absolutely has the members to ensure this […]
On August 22nd 2016, Caitlin Franco’s Equality Charter School staff began preparing for their scholars’ return. From the 22nd to the 26th the staff engaged in professional development to enrich their instruction and culture. The next week was simply an attempt to excite the scholars about the upcoming 16-17 school year through various orientation sessions. […]
We are looking forward to seeing everyone! 6th Grade – First day of school and Parent Orientation is Tuesday, September 6th at 8:00AM 7th & 8th Grade – First day of school is Wednesday, September 7th at 8:00AM 9th, 10th and 11th Grades – All Scholars are due back to School on Tuesday, September 6th […]
During the 2015-2016 school year Equality Charter School’s Science department chairperson Amrita Bhattacharyya, in her Living Environment class taught the 9th grade scholars at ECHS about the care and attention it takes to develop a new life. The scholars nurtured chicks (first fertilized eggs) for approximately a month before they were taken to a farm where […]
We are so proud to share that Equality was highlighted in Chalkbeat’s “Extra Credit” spotlight. Executive Director Caitlin Franco feels “grateful for the support from our educational community for our recent grant reward.” We hope you will share with us in celebrating this positive shout-out!
Congratulations to Equality Charter Middle School’s graduating class of 2016! We wish you the best of luck in all of your future endeavors! We were honored to have our guest Commencement Speaker, Errol Olton , who powerfully motivated the scholars towards the next stage of their educational journey.
We are thrilled to announce that we were recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Hyde and Watson Foundation. This grant will be used to enhance our library spaces at our Middle School. This project will support our DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) initiative that helps to foster a love of reading while also building stronger […]
Our middle school and high school scholars who earned Principal’s List for their academic achievement throughout the year, attended a field trip for their accomplishments. Scholars enjoyed spending the day at Madame Tussauds wax museum, and had lunch at Dave and Buster’s.