Entries by Steve Artis

Evitch: After School Gaming

Evitch: After School Gaming is a text based game made in Twine. It was created for the Games 4 Change Student Challenge part of the “Resilience Through Games” theme. We selected it because it relates to what we do in our Gaming Class and the importance of connecting to people through any means, such as […]

Brooklyn Design League Starts Strong in 2020!

Brooklyn Design League is a tech and design extracurricular program for high schoolers that launched in January 2020. Since we have gone virtual, we have students from the High School of Service & Learning at Eramus, the Academy of College Prep at Erasmus, and New Utrecht High School and are open to more!    As […]

Program updates

Participants of our program at Robeson continue to receive academic and emotional support through google classroom and google meet sessions.  Students also learn about the ways in which COVID-19 has affected the world, social justice efforts, and reflect on/ revise future plans through activities like “Dear Mr. President” and “Letter to myself” with teaching artist […]

Program updates

Though much has changed in the past month, our commitment to our students has not. BCCP @Midwood HS has been utilizing google classroom to continue Project P.E.A.C.E workshops, internships, and academic support. Participants also meet for program via google meet twice a week and lead discussions about life under quarantine, current events, and next steps. […]


We are just past the halfway mark of the 2019-2020 school year and we at Brooklyn College Community Partnership wanted to share some highlights and future opportunities with you all! So far this school year, we have provided dynamic College Access programs to almost 800 students! We facilitated our very first in school, six-session College […]

Program updates

BCCP at AFE MS Virtual Hangout invites everyone from our school community to participate in group activities Tuesday through Friday; Tues-Thurs 4-5:30pm/Fri 4-5:pm. Activities include making music and podcasts, collaborating through soundtrap.com, creating found-object color wheels, meditating about your favorite places and foods, drawing these places and objects, mimicking TikTok videos, and playing games like […]

What A Trip (Fall 2019-winter 2020)

At Community Roots, BCCP after-school participants enjoyed some great trips this past academic year. One of the great benefits of living in a city like New York is being able to take advantage of an endless scroll of trip options for school groups. They range from exclusive private tours of the New York Stock Exchange […]

Remote Programming

BCCP‘s after school program at College Prep has gone virtual! Without missing a beat, a Google Classroom was created to continue offering academic, career and social–emotional support to student participants. As students moved to online remote learning, we made adjustments to the kind of programming we offered and how we offered it. Hosting weekly live […]


BCCP@NUHS continues to thrive online. Our tight-knit community made the switch to remote learning quite quickly, continuing creative programming, hanging out, college guidance, academic support (including one-on-one tutoring), and internships, including QuaranTEEN Diaries, where our participants chronicle their experiences at home. Check them out on the BCCP Instagram (@welcometobccp)! We also have an intern designing […]

Video Gaming

Video Gaming is a primarily student led activity facilitated by Mr. Arkadiusz.  Each session consists of Arcade Time where 2 roles are fulfilled by the students: Host and Order Keeper.  The host navigates the game through the menus, the settings, and assists new players.  The order keeper keeps track of who wants to play, who […]