7th grade student are starting the school year right by building some science skills in Central Park! Students went out to design a map of the park by identifying trees and measuring heights and distances.
In January, West Prep celebrated college and career awareness! Throughout the month, students attended virtual tours of CUNY schools, where they learned about the college experience and application process. We hosted students from colleges such as Notre Dame, Howard, and Cornell who spoke with our scholars about college life. We reached out to our larger communities and enlisted more than 60 panelists in fields ranging from astrophysics to culinary arts! Our scholars were ins
WPA Titans were “Thinking Pink” all day on October 22th to support Breast Cancer Awareness! We started our awareness by first reading about how powerful letters of hope are for Breast Cancer survivors. In titan time we wore pink and shared our experiences knowing loved ones who were impacted by Breast Cancer and what we could do to spread awareness. #WPAspreadshope #BreastCancerAwareness #prettyinpink #thinkPink
What does my voice our equal future mean to you? WPA recognized and celebrated International Day of the Girl! We shared stories about the women that make us feel like our voices are powerful and why girls all around the world deserve a day to be celebrated! #WPAcelebratesgirls #WPAempowersgirls #girlsrule #myvoiceourequalfuture See the padlet we collaborated on as a community here below
Returning to school in 2020 was like no other time in WPA history. For the first time we welcomed scholars on different days, socially distanced, and had online virtual assemblies. No matter what we are building, adapting and becoming Titan Stronger together day by day! #titanstrong #titanstrongertogether #westprep #firstdayofschool2020