Hunts Point Reads for the Record 2017

On Thursday, October 19th, students across Hunts Point participated in Jumpstart’s national Read for the Record celebration by reading Liz Wong’s Quackers and participating in related craft and literacy activities. Jumpstart’s annual campaign gathers over 2 million people around the world to read the same book on the same day to… Continue Reading ›

2017 Celebrate Success Picnic

On Saturday, June 10th, We hosted our third annual Celebrate Success Picnic at Hunts Point Riverside Park. Scholars were able to participate in potato sack races, three-legged relay races, tug-a-war, hula-hoops, and other fun activities. An award ceremony was held after the activities to celebrate all the hard work and… Continue Reading ›

Abiyoyo, The Nice Peacemaker

On Tuesday, June 6th, our youngest scholars celebrated their joy for books and storytelling by dramatizing a Readers to Leader’s favorite story Abiyoyo, by Pete Seeger. Readers to Leaders is a kindergarten after-school program that focuses on literacy and language development for students who are performing below grade-level. The story… Continue Reading ›

2017 Family Project Luncheon

The Family project held an Appreciation Ceremony last Friday, May 26th, celebrating the amazing parents that work to provide their children with opportunities to grow and succeed. Certificates and roses were distributed to each parent for their commitments to their families. Thank you to all the HPAC parents for all… Continue Reading ›

Hope Line Resource Center Comes to Hunts Point

Last Friday, HPAC officially launched a partnership with the Hope Line Resource Center for Community Development. Hope Line will now come to our Early Childhood Center every Friday to distribute baby food, baby wipes, and around 4,000 diapers a month to families in the Hunts Point area. Thank you, Hope… Continue Reading ›

College Decision Day 2017

Last Thursday, May 11th, HPAC celebrated National College Decision Day at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem with 25 other academic non-profit organizations.Thank you to the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) for creating such an inspirational evening and Congratulations to the Class of 2017! The evening started off with breathtaking… Continue Reading ›

Next Week In Hunts Point: Shakespeare Ensemble Performance

The Hunts Point Shakespeare Ensemble is working hard in preparation for their Romeo and Juliet show this year. The scholars have spent months learning about Shakespeare and rehearsing their lines and they will finally be ready to showcase their talents on May 18th and 20th. The Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare… Continue Reading ›