MELS Abroad

During this past year, we sent our first students abroad.  High school students went to France and Spain over the break.  Take a look at some of the pictures from their trips!Image_Gallery/Pages/Boatworks.htmlImage_Gallery/Pages/Boatworks.htmlImage_Gallery/Pages/Boatworks.htmlImage_Gallery/Pages/Boatworks.htmlshapeimage_8_link_0shapeimage_8_link_1shapeimage_8_link_2shapeimage_8_link_3
During this past year, MELS became one of only nine schools across the country to receive this distinction.  Click here to read more.News/Entries/2015/4/3_MELS_Becomes_Credentialed.htmlNews/Entries/2015/4/3_MELS_Becomes_Credentialed.htmlNews/Entries/2015/4/3_MELS_Becomes_Credentialed.htmlImage_Gallery/Pages/Geometry_Fieldwork.htmlshapeimage_14_link_0shapeimage_14_link_1shapeimage_14_link_2
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Our high school speech team competed at state finals in Albany and nationals in Florida.Image_Gallery/Pages/State_Finals.htmlImage_Gallery/Pages/State_Finals.htmlAfter_School_Activities.htmlshapeimage_18_link_0shapeimage_18_link_1

Building Community

This past year, our 6th graders designed and built their own community garden.  Take a look at some of the pictures from their intensives in June.Image_Gallery/Pages/Community_Garden.htmlImage_Gallery/Pages/Community_Garden.htmlImage_Gallery/Pages/Community_Garden.htmlImage_Gallery/Pages/Community_Garden.htmlhttps://sites.google.com/a/metropolitanels.com/melsvisualart/homeshapeimage_20_link_0shapeimage_20_link_1shapeimage_20_link_2shapeimage_20_link_3
Brooklyn Boatworks
As part of our partnership with Brooklyn Boatworks, MELS students sailed on the boat that they built at the launch party. 
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MELS SpeaksEvents/Events.html

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