Summer Smarts visits the Museum of Natural History

Summer Smarts at the Museum of Natural History

HPAC has been working with the next group of kindergarten superstars in Summer Smarts, HPAC’s kindergarten readiness camp.  During the program, students are engaged in reading exercises, dramatic play, and math activities, and fields trips. No summer would be complete without a trip to the Museum of Natural History. The… Continue Reading ›

Remixing Kafka Performance

Remixing Kafka Intro

  Angelique and Sheryl developed and performed in “Remixing Kafka” with students and teachers as part of Columbia Teacher’s College Literacy Unbound program. During the workshop, students and teachers worked together to create an unconventional musical and theatrical interpretation of Franz Kafka’s short story, “The Metamorphosis.”  After the performance, students… Continue Reading ›

Save the Date for HPAC’s 2015 Back to School Fair

Save the Date

The Hunts Point Alliance for Children is proud to present the 2015 Back to School Fair! HPAC hosts this event annually in order to get the students and families of Hunts Point excited and prepared for the new academic school year.  This event exemplifies HPAC’s vision of having every child… Continue Reading ›

Infant and Toddler Consortium Meeting in the South Bronx

A look at the Infant and Toddler Consortium Meeting

Today was the first meeting of the South Bronx Infant and Toddler Consortium. It is a part of Hunts Point’s PREP initiative. This consortium aims to bring practitioners, experts, and caretakers together to discuss challenges, issues, and advocacy of infant and toddler development. Hunts Point’s Early Childhood Education team paired… Continue Reading ›

100 Year Anniversary Celebration of Hunts Point PS 48

SongCorps performs at the 100 year anniversary celebration of PS 48

Congratulations to one of our alliance schools, PS 48, on celebrating their 100 year anniversary. The school celebrated this milestone on Thursday, June 18th with a visit from Chancellor Carmen Fariña and student performances. HPAC’s SongCorps boys performed two songs. For more about the celebration watch this feature from News12.

HPAC hosts first annual Celebrate Success Picnic

Playing tug of war during the field day portion of the Celebrate Success picnic

On June 13th, Hunts Point Alliance for Children hosted their first annual Celebrate Success picnic at Hunts Point Riverside Park. This celebration consisted of an awards ceremony honoring the hard work and dedication of our HPAC Scholars and a field day. Special recognition is in order for our senior scholars… Continue Reading ›

Krystal Reyes in La Reforma

Interview with Krystal Reyes in La Reforma magazine

In response to the Keeping Track report published by Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, HPAC Executive Director, Krystal Reyes, was interviewed by La Reforma, a Mexican newspaper.  In the article, which is in Spanish, she discusses some of the ways in which HPAC is working to combat the… Continue Reading ›