Hydroponic Greenhouse Classroom Opens Doors At The Highbridge Green School

Published on October 16, 2019, 4:23 pm
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Students, teachers, New York Power Authority (NYPA) and NY Sun Works staff, local elected officials and DOE representatives gear up for an exciting ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of The Highbridge Green School’s hydroponic greenhouse classroom. NY Sun Works has opened almost 40 new hydroponic science labs this year, bringing their total to 139 Greenhouse Classrooms across New York City.

NY Sun Works is a non-profit organization that builds innovative science labs in urban schools. Through our Greenhouse Project Initiative, we use hydroponic farming technology to educate students and teachers about the science of sustainability. We envision a generation of environmental innovators, empowered to create solutions to global resource challenges.

The Highbridge Green School is a community school that serves grades 6-8. This beautiful building includes green features such as a rooftop garden, a wind turbine, solar panels, a greenhouse, and a rainwater collection system.

The lab is funded in partnership with NYPA as part of their Environmental Justice STEM program.

We invite you to join us for this special event which will take place on Thursday, October 17, 2019.


The Highbridge Green School
200 W. 167th Street
Bronx, NY 10452

Tel.: 718-410-5770


About The Highbridge Green School

The Highbridge Green School is a community school that cares for each of our students’ academic, emotional, and physical well-being. By providing our students with a strong academic foundation, relevant learning experiences, and a safe and loving environment, we will empower them to have and make successful choices in high school, college, careers, and beyond.

Our vision is to provide students with rigorous, college-preparatory classes in English, Math, Science, and Social Studies with an emphasis in reading and writing. Students develop their character through daily Advisory classes focused on our core values. Students grow healthy and nutritious food to eat. Arts and athletic programs supplement learning. Access to technology creates competent 21st century learners, and we continuously celebrate growth and achievement.

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