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After-school at Inwood Academy

By: Inwood Academy

Inwood Academy for Leadership views after-school enrichment as an opportunity for experiential learning, character building and overall academic improvement. Thanks to community partners such as Play Study Win, the school can offer a breadth of recreational activities.

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In Solidarity

By: Raiderys Martinez, Middle School Director of School Culture

On Monday, October 9th, Inwood Academy for Leadership held an IAL Stands with Dreamers event. This was our third Family Day of Service and this year we chose to show our support of immigrants granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status and their families. Despite the rain, more than 300 of us marched throughout […]

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Unity in Progress

By: Jeannie Infante, Director of Family and Community Engagement

“Unity is something that not only the Inwood community should have, but the whole world” said Inwood Academy senior Meliza Cepeda. Over the summer, community artist Reynaldo Garcia Pantaleón worked with students from Inwood Academy, Inwood Community Services, Inc. summer campers at IS 52, and students from Gregorio Luperon High School for Math and Science […]

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Representing Our Community

By: Christina Reyes, Founder & Executive Director

Inwood Academy for Leadership has joined forces with our community of partners and families to provide a quality educational choice in Washington Heights and Inwood since we opened our doors seven years ago. We are a community of first- and second-generation immigrants, mainly hailing from Latino countries, mostly from the Dominican Republic. It is vital […]

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Collaborating with Community and Across Curriculum

By: Wendy Leigh Curtis, High School Studio Art Teacher

As I reflect on my students’ efforts, I see their commitment to learning and serving our community as a reflection of their pursuit to succeed in postsecondary education and career. While I am proud of the work we do at Inwood Academy, we could not do it without our extended community. With support from Lowes […]

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IAL Walks Against Bullying

By: Jeannie Infante, Director of Family and Community Engagement

More than 300 members of our Inwood Academy community—adults, children, and teens—enjoyed the beautiful weather on October 10, the day we held a Walk Against Bullying. This walk was the focus of our first annual Family Day of Service event and not only did our staff and families participate in the walk through Inwood Hill Park […]

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