News Topic: Community

  • Coronavirus/COVID-19 Closure Plan and Updates

    posted on March 13, 2020

    Friday, March 20th Update: Note: We have moved all coronavirus-related notices, online learning, and other resources to coneyislandprep.org/homeroom. Click here to visit!   Monday, March 16th Update: We are extending our closure to match the NYC Department of Education. Our schools will remain closed through Friday, April 17th. Food and...

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  • Service after the service

    posted on November 12, 2018

    Johnny Pierre, an 8th-grade Math teacher at Coney Island Prep Middle School, didn’t realize how much he wanted to be a teacher until college classrooms helped distract him from his time in the Marine Corps. “It’s a part of my life, and there is so much I carry with me...

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  • Getting it Right From the Start: Our Six-Week Culture Plan

    posted on September 21, 2018

    By Juliana Bryansmith, Principal, Coney Island Prep Elementary School Heading into my fifth year as Principal of Coney Island Prep Elementary School, I know just how important these first few weeks of school are. I have such a swell of emotions in seeing families drop off their children, often with...

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  • All In Spotlight: Karen Johnson

    posted on April 9, 2018

    Karen Johnson, Academic Operations Manager Coney Island Prep Elementary School Karen Johnson is Coney Island Prep Elementary School’s Academic Operations Manager. She’s makes sure all tests and technology work smoothly at the school, and that information is clearly conveyed to teachers and families. You won’t know it by how she...

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  • Public Notice: Admissions Lottery

    posted on March 29, 2018

    Public Notice Coney Island Preparatory Public Charter School: Admissions Lottery for the 2018-2019 School Year Public Session: Tuesday, April 10th at 5pm* Coney Island Prep Home Office 315 Avenue U Brooklyn, NY 11223 *This event is open to the public. Families will be offered a seat or notified of their...

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  • Serving our country, serving our scholars

    posted on November 11, 2017

    Honoring the veterans among us I would like to take a moment to share my gratitude for the military veterans who serve alongside the dedicated teachers and staff at Coney Island Prep. Serving our country and serving our children are among the most honorable professions we can embark upon, and on...

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  • Notice of Public Hearing for Charter Renewal

    posted on October 12, 2017

    Dear families, staff, supporters, and community members, Coney Island Prep’s 5-year charter is up for renewal. As a part of the renewal process, there will be a public hearing on authorization of our charter, which will be on Wednesday, October 18th, at 5:30pm in the auditorium of Coney Island Prep...

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  • We stand with DACA recipients

    posted on September 9, 2017

    Dear Families, Staff, and Supporters of Coney Island Prep, Like many in our community, I am deeply disappointed and angry at President Trump’s recent actions to end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Our country, especially the diverse neighborhoods across South Brooklyn, is made richer by the productive involvement of...

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