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Digital Arts Presentation

The digital arts students, under the direction of Ms. Oh, completed their 2nd Trimester projects.  Lots of really interesting work, including many that directly or indirectly deal with how or students are feeling during this pandemic.  Some of Ms. Starke’s music students created the original music for it.

College and Career Month

This month at 131, we learned about colleges and careers.  It is never too early to start planning for the future!  During our community circles and in Town Halls, we learned about the college process, what college is like, and how college can prepare you for careers.  We learned that 131 students are excited to …

Red Ribbon Week Winners

For Red Ribbon Week, students created presentations to promote a “Drug Free America.”  In a normal year, students would decorate the doors to their classrooms to promote the theme for the year, but in our remote world we did presentations.  So many great presentations were created, and Mr. Reyes ended up choosing a first, second …

Thanksgiving Community Day

The MS 131 Community came together the day before Thanksgiving to build community.  Students recorded what they are thankful for on leaves which were then put up on a different trees throughout the school.  We shared in an enormous Thanksgiving feast, had a pie eating contest and a basketball tournament (congratulations 802 for winning this …

High School Fair

17 High Schools, mostly from Manhattan, came to MS 131 to advertise their programs.  Our students got the chance to speak with their representatives and ask tons of questions, helping them to better understand some of the options available to them when deciding on their high school choices.  Luckily, there are so many great options!