Dear friends, family and colleagues: Just this week I learned from Principal Torres that since starting our work at the school, year to date behavioral incidents and out of class time disciplinary actions have been reduced over 50%! In fact, on WPIX TV this week, 4th grader Mousa told all of NYC how “happy and[…]

2015 TEDxManhattan Award

Celebrating innovative, results-oriented, creative individuals, groups or companies working in the sustainable food and farming field, TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat” announced Green Bronx Machine the winner of the 2015 TEDxManhattan Award. Stephen Ritz will be joining TEDxManhattan on March 7th and giving a talk on his plans for the future – which are focused[…]

Pope and J Lo

Dear Green Bronx Machine Friends: Thrilled to report that our Founder, Stephen Ritz AKA “El Capitan” met with His Holiness, Pope Francis, last week at The Vatican. El Capitan was named with twenty other delegates to work with Scholas Occurrentes via Global Teacher Award and Varkey Gems. Their intent is to work with Pope Francis[…]