SCO News

Madonna Heights Ladies Golf & Dinner Classic A Big Success!

August 12, 2014 / Independent Youth News

More than 100 supporters hit the greens this week for the 34th Annual Madonna Heights Ladies Golf & Dinner Classic at Huntington Crescent Country Club. The event, which honored Kathy Sullivan, former Director of Development at Madonna Heights, raises funds to support our Madonna Heights programs for teens, women, children…

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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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148

students in our transfer high schools who were at risk of dropping out graduated with a Regents diploma

Last year,

188

youth and adults with special needs participated in volunteer projects in their community