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Senior Kindergarten Hits the Ground—Writing

Learning to write is a pivotal moment for young learners, a skill that begins to develop at varying ages in early childhood. Senior kindergarten teachers at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s begin the year with writing projects and celebrate their students’ accomplishments with events like the Writer’s Parade to foster the idea that every student is a writer at heart!

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Columbia University Community Shuttle

Columbia University Shuttle Bus Service for Senior Citizens and Disabled

Columbia University offers a Shuttle Bus Service for Senior Citizens and Disabled. Known as the Columbia Community Shuttle, this initiative provides free shuttle bus service for seniors and the disabled in the community, Monday – Friday from 9 am – 5 pm.

The shuttle is wheelchair accessible and free for people with disabilities, the elderly and a companion, or individuals with a service animal. Along with the Senior and Disabled Persons MetroCard, the Columbia Community Shuttle also accepts the Medicare Card and Access-A-Ride as acceptable forms of identification to use this service.

The shuttle connects 96th Street, the Morningside campus, the Medical Center, and Harlem Hospital
with stops at the following locations near subway stations: Columbia University Medical Center, Harlem Hospital, 125th Street & Broadway, 116th Street & Broadway, and 96th Street & Broadway.

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Celebrating by Serving: Thanksgiving Food Chain Tradition Continues

St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s celebrated Thanksgiving a day early this year, as always, with the annual Thanksgiving Food Chain and Concert. Students, parents and faculty donated hundreds of pounds of food and supplies to our neighbors at Broadway Presbyterian Church, whose Broadway Community Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen feeds hungry New Yorkers all winter long.

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