LION Charter School Earns College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Recognized for Closing the Gender Gap in AP Computer Science Principles Bronx, NY─LION Charter School has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in the AP Computer Science Principles course. Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded young women’s access in AP computer science courses. More than 1,100 institutions achieved either 50% or higher female representation in one of the two AP

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“An Example for My Brothers”

An Interview with Briyant Frimpong, Brandeis Posse Scholarship Recipient On January 10th, Michael Morales from LION’s Development and Marketing team sat down for an interview with LION Senior Briyant Frimpong. Briyant is the 5th LION senior to win this prestigious award in the history of our school. The Posse Scholarship is also the second award Briyant has received this school year (see “A Special Roar Out to Our Academic Leaders at LION”). The Posse Foundation

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Serving Our Pride: Sharing the Joy of Reading

Serving Our Pride: Sharing the Joy of Reading Community service is an integral part of our mission at LION. In addition to regular opportunities for all staff and students to engage in community service throughout the year, all high school students are required to complete a minimum of 50 hours of community service before graduation. During the month of November, high school students launched a Gratitude Book Drive, during which they collected 150 books to

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LION Faculty Awarded $35,000 in Micro Grants!

The diverse talent of our LION faculty is one of the highlights of our school. We are committed to providing outlets for faculty to foster their creativity and connect with students, staff, and families in unique ways. This goal prompted the creation of LION’s Faculty Fellowship Program, an in-house grant program administered by teachers, for teachers. Faculty Fellowships focus on projects that aim to improve student outcomes, promote teacher leadership and collaboration, and further LION’s

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LION Fall Highlights

We are excited to share some of the highlights at LION Charter School this fall! From new programs and curricula to sports teams and clubs, we are ensuring our students have opportunities for success inside and outside the classroom.  Our Elementary School is committed to creating a strong literacy foundation for our youngest learners. Through a comprehensive program, including phonics, reading fluency, and reading comprehension, faculty are helping students build the fundamental literacy skills they

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A Special Roar Out to Our Academic Leaders at LION

We are thrilled to announce that two of our LION seniors have been selected as College Board National Recognition Program awardees. Mouctar Barry and Briyant Frimpong (pictured above) received the National African American Recognition Award. Mouctar and Briyant earned this award due to their academic achievements and performance on Advanced Placement (AP) exams or the PSAT exam. Eligible students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and excel on the PSAT exam or earn

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