SCO News

Madonna Heights Welcomes New Principal Carmen Pinto

August 8, 2014 / Independent Youth News

As Carmen Pinto drove home from her first day as principal of SCO’s Madonna Heights School in early July, she was struck by a strong feeling that taking this new position was the best possible decision she could have made. The feeling stayed with her throughout her daily commute to and from the Madonna Heights campus every day during her first week, cementing her belief that she had really found her perfect job.

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Congrats 2014 SCO Grads!

June 24, 2014 / Independent Youth News

Each year, SCO's alternative, residential and special education schools educate 1,100 youth. This month, we are proud to celebrate our June 2014 graduates, the academic achievements of all of our students, and the dedicated staff who help them succeed. Congratulations to students and staff at our three transfer high schools (Bronx Arena High School, East Brooklyn Community High School and North Queens Community High School), Madonna Heights School, The Christopher School, Theresa Paplin School, Tyree Learning Center and Westbrook Preparatory School! Read highlights from each school below (or click the links above to jump to content).

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Google it!

June 1, 2014 / Independent Youth News

In a specially arranged visit to Google’s NYC headquarters, Madonna Heights students had the chance to learn about branding, technology and innovation. The young women participated in interactive workshops with Google staffers and ate lunch with Google executives and engineers. Next stop, Silicon Valley!…

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SCO Family of Services Celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 11, 2014 / Independent Youth News

SCO Family of Services, one of New York City and Long Island’s leading nonprofit human service agencies, is celebrating National Volunteer Week (April 6 to April 12, 2014) by recognizing our outstanding volunteers.

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We provide

19,000

families and individuals with support services and community activities

Last year,

106

children were adopted by loving forever families