Category: PS 115

  • What’s in store for Summer Rising 2024…

    What’s in store for Summer Rising 2024…

    If you’ve been reading any of our publications or following along on social media, then you’ll probably know that CASW is entering one of its most energetic seasons. Despite the fact that it only lasts 7 weeks of the whole year, Summer Rising (and by extension, SYEP) has garnered a reputation as one of the…

  • Growing Strong

    Growing Strong

    Our CASW-COMPASS program has partnered with both PS 115 and Connectemonos to create a community garden on school grounds. This new initiative comes with a built-in lesson plan for our 2nd grade participants, who actively partake in the garden’s planting and maintenance. As they work on putting this garden together, participants are learning about cross-pollination…

  • The Magic of Hydroponics

    The Magic of Hydroponics

    We are beyond impressed with our junior horticulturalists at PS 115!!! The gardening program at COMPASS-PS 115 has been one of our most exciting developments within the past year, and the winter months have done little to slow our participants down – as these young gardeners are learning the basics of hydroponics!  Essentially, hydroponics refers…

  • Seeds of Summer

    Seeds of Summer

    As we’ve mentioned in past issues, we encourage our participants to get involved in community projects and relish any opportunity to teach them about local stewardship. Our COMPASS participants at PS 115 continue to make great strides with their community garden; more recently, students have had the opportunity to learn about compost, specifically, the essential…