Posts Tagged ‘George Washington High School’

The Future Project Update: The Dream Convention & Homecoming Week

The Future Project Update: The Dream Convention & Homecoming Week

The College Academy Dream Team over the last two weeks went through a two week bootcamp in preparation for the first ever Dream Convention. The convention took place on October 26th at NYU. The Dream Team is a group of 20 students asked to transform the culture of the school. The Dream Director for TCA, [...]


The Future Project: Creating Dreamers Uptown

The Future Project: Creating Dreamers Uptown

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) On September 13th and 20th, Led Black from the Uptown Collective came to address the 5th period Future Project class at The College Academy, which is housed in the George Washington High School complex (549 Audubon Ave). The Future Project is an educational non-profit focused on putting Dream [...]


Pols pitch in to renovate long shuttered Washington Heights swimming pool | NY Daily News

Pols pitch in to renovate long shuttered Washington Heights swimming pool | NY Daily News

By Laignee Barron / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A long shuttered pool inside a Washington Heights school building will get a $7 million facelift — and serve the public. A giant indoor pool at the George Washington High School hasn’t welcomed swimmers since the 1990s — and has instead been used to store furniture. Its [...]


Uptown pol wants long-closed George Washington HS pool reopened to serve a ‘desperate’ community | NY Daily News

Uptown pol wants long-closed George Washington HS pool reopened to serve a ‘desperate’ community | NY Daily News

By Douglas Feiden / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A giant swimming pool in a Washington Heights high school has been closed for more than 10 years — in a neighborhood with fewer public places for youngsters to swim than any other part of Manhattan. Since at least the late 1990s, the four-lane, 75-feet-long indoor pool [...]


Baseball Coach Steve Mandl Suspended Before a Hearing Is Held | NY Times

Baseball Coach Steve Mandl Suspended Before a Hearing Is Held | NY Times

By JIM DWYER One more time, at the end of another high school championship baseball game, Steve Mandl was floating around a ballpark, perched on the shoulders of whooping players last June. He had taken this victory ride before: In 27 years, Mr. Mandl, the coach of the George Washington High School baseball team in [...]


At George Washington, a New Team Steps Into the Starting Blocks | SchoolBook

At George Washington, a New Team Steps Into the Starting Blocks | SchoolBook

By Chelsia Rose Marcius In the long shadow of the former George Washington High School, three girls and three boys jogged around the school track, their shoes pounding the slick wet red rubber. A few other runners stretched their quads or timed their sprints nearby as they prepared for a meet Friday at the Armory [...]


The World’s Most Expensive 'Coño'

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Washington Heights’ history teacher, Carlos Garcia, will now think twice before uttering the infamous c-word (‘coño’) ever again. Carlos ‘Coño’ Garcia, who has been a teacher for 17 years, was suspended for several months from his teaching duties at the High School of International Business and Finance popularly known as G-Dubs [...]


Manny Ramirez, the High School Legend | NY Times

Manny Ramirez, the High School Legend | NY Times

By SARA RIMER Published: April 25, 2011 Hero. Cheat. Prodigy. Ingrate. Free spirit. Knucklehead. Hall of Famer. Pariah. Enigma. Manny Ramirez, one of the great right-handed hitters of his generation, who retired from baseball this month after once again testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, was many things to many people — fans and family and [...]


Achieving Excellence One Lap At A Time

Photography by Eddy Vallante


Actor Ron Perlman Grew Up in Washington Heights

BY Ethan Sacks DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER The aptly-named Death Mountains in the Austrian Alps in the middle of winter seem a lot farther from Washington Heights than just the other side of the planet, but somehow that’s just where native New Yorker Ron Perlman found himself filming his latest movie, “Season of the Witch.” [...]


UNDER THE BRIDGE, UPTOWN!

By: M.Tony Peralta In 1989, I was a freshmen at George Washington H.S. aka DUBS. That year Manny Ramirez was a senior and in my weight training class. Rumors of the Notorious Decepticons making there way to Dubs to start some trouble would circulate, members of the Wild Cowboys would come after school in there [...]


HELLBOY WENT TO G.DUBS

HELLBOY WENT TO G.DUBS

Thats right, Ron Perlman…Actor who plays HellBoy! was in BladeII and was the “Beast” in the Beauty and the Beast TV show….was born in Washington Heights.  While living uptown he attended G.Dubs. So, the next time you see him, ask him, Why the “HELL” hasn’t he been back to visit.

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