Tag Archives: High School

Their Rap Lyrics

It’s a Monday morning in Shana Lawson’s music class.  About 17 students at Aspirations Diploma High School walk in wearing an assortment of hoodies and Yankee hats. Some are eager, but others seem to drag their feet. Using a blue marker, Lawson writes today’s subject on a dry erase board: Imagery – Painting pictures with  Read more »

A Life-Changing Game

A Life-Changing Game

Until last year, Reveley Protain didn’t know about rugby.  He had much more pressing things on his mind – family issues at home. Then, by chance, he stumbled upon the sport and it changed his life. Protain was walking down the hallway at Aspirations Diploma High School in East New York, Brooklyn, when he noticed  Read more »