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  • Apr 22, 2020

    Working Together While We’re Apart

    During these uncertain times, we’re choosing joy every day. Take a look at how our school communities are connecting while we’re apart.  

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  • Apr 15, 2020

    What Leadership Means to Me: A Scholar’s Story

    Shianne is a senior at AF Hartford High and founder of the Natural Hair Club. We talked with Shianne to learn more about her and what it means to be a leader. Tell us about yourself. I spend a lot of time with my mom. I love shopping. I also do cheerleading, and I love […]

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  • Feb 19, 2020

    Black History Month: Blessed’s Reflection

    We are proud to celebrate Black History all year long. This month, we are even more excited to celebrate our students, what they love about themselves, and who inspires them. We sat down with Blessed, a fifth-grader at Amistad Academy Middle, to learn more. Thanks for talking with us! Tell us about yourself. I am […]

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  • Feb 12, 2020

    Black History Month: Shania’s Inspiration

    We are proud to celebrate Black History all year long. This month, we are EVEN more excited to celebrate our scholars, what they love about themselves and who inspires them. We sat down with Shania, an 11th-grader at AF East Brooklyn High, to learn more! Thanks for talking with us! Let’s start with an introduction—what […]

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  • Feb 05, 2020

    Black History Month: Speaking Up

    We are proud to celebrate Black History all year long. This month, we are EVEN more excited to celebrate our scholars, what they love about themselves and who inspires them. We sat down with Shaniyah, a fifth-grader at AF Iluminar Middle, to learn more! Tell us about yourself. What’s your favorite subject in school? I […]

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  • Jan 21, 2020

    Class of 2020 Receives Early Decision Good News

    This just in: our students are receiving great news about early college applications! We are incredibly proud to share that 48 students from our senior class of 412 have earned early acceptance from top colleges across the country. AF students only apply early if they’re sure of their dream school, so in December, 48 dreams […]

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  • Dec 11, 2019

    Brooklyn Student Gives His Regards to Broadway

    Damoi is a junior at AF Brooklyn High. His class had the opportunity to attend a special matinee of the Broadway musical “Hamilton,” and Damoi was selected from hundreds of students to perform before the show! We sat down with him to get the scoop on his experience. Make sure to scroll down to see […]

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  • Nov 27, 2019

    A Season of Gratitude

    At a time of year that we cherish for celebration, reflection, and togetherness, we’re reminded of how much we have to be thankful for—our students, our families, and our teachers and leaders. This week on the AF Blog, we asked scholars to share words of gratitude.      Scarlett, sixth-grader at AF North Brooklyn Prep […]

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