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Fire at IS 278

Due to a small fire on the roof, staff and students of JHS 278 in Brooklyn will be relocated to PS 207 located at 4011 Fillmore Ave in Brooklyn. Students will be dismissed from PS 207.

There is no interior damage,

Facebook, is a buzz with excited kids being let home early.

Parents Win – NEST Program to Start in Marine Park IS 278

After a two year fight, Councilman Lew Fidler announced today that IS 278 will, in fact, get the program that the school and community have asked for: the NEST program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This is a sharp turn around from a series of prior DOE proposals for other uses of […]

IS 278 Carnival

The students, their families and members of the Marine Park community had a great time at the Carnival on Thursday, March 10. The money raised will help provide the students with items not in the DOE budget. Thanks to all who braved the bad weather to make it so successful.


IS 278 Carnival

The annual I.S. 278 Carnival will be open to the Marine Park community on Thursday, March 10 from 6:00-8:30 PM. This event features over 20 game booths with hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn and more also available for purchase. This an important fund-raiser for our local junior high school which helps provide many […]

Parents Claim Victory Over DOE in Marine Park IS 278

HLA Protest 2009 – Which brings the score Marine Park: 2 DOE: 0


Unofficial word is spreading that the parents, teachers, and Marine Park community have won yet another battle with the Department of Education. The DOE has pulled the idea of putting the New American Academy or any school in Marine Park IS 278 for the […]

Parents Gearing up to Fight New American Academy Move into IS 278

Parents are preparing to fight the DOE’s decision to place the New American Academy inside Marine Park IS 278, instead of a NEST program.

The New American Academy is an experiment in class sizes, which hopes will change how students learn and how teachers are trained.  Four teachers are assigned to sixty students […]

K-5 School to Be Put Inside IS 278 Despite What EVERYONE Wants

Hebrew Language Charter Academy Protest Outside Marine Park JHS – May 2009

Last Thursday,Despite what parents, local politicians, and the IS 278 school administration want, and despite protests, the Department of Education’s Division of Portfolio Planning DECIDED to put a kindergarten-through-fifth-grade school inside Marine Park Junior High.

The DOE is already beginning to […]