Stephen Ritz, founder of the Green Bronx Machine and Global Teacher Prize Finalist, will be awarded the Martin L. Mathews Award for Nonprofit Leadership on August 27th from the Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club in St. Louis, Missouri. GBM shares the MDBGC values of involving “youth in fun and engaging activities that promote healthy lifestyles,[…]
On May 10th, we officially cut the green ribbon for the National Health, Wellness and Learning Center at CS 55.
Nothing thrills us more than to report that our test results on the NYS 4th Grade Science Exam showed a school-wide 45% increase in passing rates – including special needs and English language learners.
Thanks to an anonymous donor and our friends at Sodexo, we were able to offer our first ever Garden, Culinary & Career Camp. Together, we prepared 504 meals, consumed 8 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables daily, spent 7,560 minutes in the garden, logged 3,276,000 steps, learned 84 new grade appropriate vocabulary words and successfully[…]
POLITICS NATION WITH AL SHARPTON: South Bronx school changing the way kids eat. Lower income kids are more than twice as likely to be obese than higher income kids. One school in the South Bronx is working to turn things around.
Stay tuned to ABC and be sure to watch the Back to School Special on The Chew which will feature Green Bronx Machine and a day in the life of the National Health, Wellness and Learning Center! Filmed live at CS 55, see who we are, what we do and how we grow something greater[…]