Seward Park High School

Rehab of Seward Park School Courts Nears Completion

Posted April 14, 2022 at 5:02 am

Some six months after digging destroyed the Seward Park field, its rebirth is nigh. Visible through the mesh-covered fencework is progress – partial pavement of the space, new outdoor fitness equipment, and a freshly painted handball slab (royal blue). According to the 2019 scoping report from the NYC School Construction Authority, the Grain Collective landscape […]

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Seward Park Cheerleading Squad Raises $30K for Nationals Competition

Last modified January 27, 2022 at 7:42 pm

When the Seward Park High School cheerleading squad qualified for the nationals back in December, the school made history. The Lower East Side institution is reportedly the second public high school in Manhattan to ever qualify for the grand stage. However, the obstacle in their midst was budgetary. No cash for uniforms, travel, and lodging […]

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Seward Park High School Cheerleading Squad Makes History with Trip to Nationals

Posted January 4, 2022 at 5:07 am

The Seward Park High School cheerleading squad is headed to the national stage, making history in the process. The team qualified for the nationals – the highest level in high school cheerleading – about two weeks ago. Teams across the country will compete in Orlando next month. And it’s a milestone – Seward Park is […]

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Digging up the Seward Park Tennis Courts

Posted November 18, 2021 at 5:00 am

Just call it the backhoe blues. The heavy machinery arrived this week inside the Seward Park athletic courts on Essex Street. And the big dig is already underway along the perimeter of the play space. Rehab began late last month. We confirmed at the time with Seward Park Campus (formerly, Seward Park High School) – stewards […]

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City’s SCA Begins Rehab of Seward Park School Courts on Essex Street

Last modified November 1, 2021 at 1:27 pm

Those looking to take advantage of the public Seward Park school courts will likely need to wait until next spring. Last week, several readers pointed out the dismantling of basketball hoops inside the multipurpose sports field. We confirmed with Seward Park Campus (formerly, Seward Park High School) – stewards of the sports grounds – that […]

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Despite Governor’s Recent Reopening Mandate, Seward Park Courts Remain Padlocked [Updated]

Last modified May 22, 2020 at 10:38 am

During this Covid-19 pandemic, students and community have forfeited sports and other outdoor activities for weeks.  They crave a resumption in activity, yet here on the Lower East Side, are blocked by the collective Seward Park high schools. The padlocks remain in place on a valuable neighborhood asset – the Seward Park Campus/Community Playground, situated […]

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‘Parkour Expo’ this Weekend Atop Seward Park High School

Posted August 22, 2019 at 5:05 am

Parkour enthusiasts take note: Move NYC is headed to the Lower East Side this weekend. Nomadic outfit The Movement Creative is setting up a temporary rooftop playground, composed of of 8,000lbs of metal pipe, joints, and wooden beams atop the New Design High School (nee Seward Park High School at 350 Grand Street). Movement Creative […]

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Check Out Vintage Political Memorabilia on the LES this Weekend

Posted February 2, 2018 at 9:33 am

Like IKE? This Sunday, the Seward Park High School Alumni Association is joining forces with the Big Apple Chapter of the American Political Items Collectors for a special political memorabilia show. Buttons, posters, and other vintage campaign swag will be on display and available for purchase. According to Big Apple Chapter president Tony Lee, “ […]

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Tonight: Grill the Candidates Challenging Chin for City Council District 1 Seat

Last modified August 25, 2017 at 7:25 am

As the battle for the District 1 seat toils on, a candidate forum is happening tonight, to talk about the hot-button items of neighborhood development and displacement. Hosted by the Coalition to Protect Chinatown and the Lower East Side, the meeting will primarily focus on “issues of zoning, development, low-income housing, gentrification, and environmental & […]

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Did You See Tony Hawk Skating on Ludlow Street Friday Afternoon? [VIDEO]

Posted July 24, 2017 at 5:14 am

Tony Hawk loves the Lower East Side, whether it’s skating Coleman Playground or documenting a freak car fire caused by overzealous rats on Rivington Street. …Or skating the scruffy pastures of Ludlow Street. One Boogie reader spotted Tony Hawk skating in front of Seward Park High School this past Friday evening. The video submitted isn’t […]

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