Bronx Connect

Thrive Collective’s Magnificent Mural Makeover at PS 9X

This post was adapted from the March 2023 edition of the Fordham/NYC CSTAC Community Schools Spotlight e-newsletter. A complete mural makeover at P.S. 9 in the Fordham Heights neighborhood of the Bronx has been credited with helping to improve school culture and create a welcoming environment at the school. Partnering with Thrive Collective, P.S. 9 recently…

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Local Newspaper Reflects on the Importance of R.H.Y.M.E

Happy New Year! Here at Thrive, we are starting 2023 on a good note.  Last week, Bronx newspaper The Hunts Point Express published an article highlighting R.H.Y.M.E’s recent work with students from the Bronx Charter School of the Arts in Hunts Point.  The article, posted online on December 3o, 2022, went far beyond giving a…

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UFT Features “A Rainbow of Possibilities”

“What do a rainbow, a dragon and a baseball player have in common? They are all emblazoned in bright colors on a wall at PS 18 in the South Bronx. “Members of the school community — including 4th- and 5th-graders, school faculty, staff from partner organizations, parents and even passers-by on community painting days —…

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