Hip Hop was born in The Bronx

“Hip-hop’s foundations were being laid in the 1970s, brick by brick, by DJs in the South Bronx, sometimes even in burnt out or deteriorating buildings. These pioneers invented sampling (isolating one sound and reusing it in another song) and hip-hop’s other key elements through trial and error, mostly by fooling around with records at home….

Salseros de Hostos!

One of the workshops that our 6th graders participate in during our winter immersion week is DANCE! This workshop is headed up by Ms. Raisa and Mr. Lopez. Throughout the week they learn basic principals of Salsa, Bachata, and Hip Hop. Mr. Lopez explained to us at the show in January that even though salsa’s…

2020 Alumni Panel

There are no better experts on the Early College experience than students who have successfully navigates being an early college high school student and transitioned onto college. For the last few year Hostos Lincoln Academy and Hostos Community College have hosted an Alumni panel and invited our own experts back to talk to our seniors…

2020 Middle School Immersion Week | Course List

Every year we invite our Hostos Lincoln Academy of Science 6th graders to the college for a week of college immersion. This week introduces the students to college, they take samples of college classes taught by college professors and begin and start their day here on campus.  The classes they are introduced to are from…

The Bronx is Beautiful!

This is the first semester our Hostos Lincoln Academy seniors took the Hostos Capstone course – The Bronx is Beautiful. We are privileged to have it taught by Professor Cynthia Jones a founding member of the partnership between Hostos Community College and Hostos Lincoln Academy.  She is a pillar of the Hostos Community.  The students…

Junior Game Jam | Get Game Framed!

Hostos Lincoln Academy Middle 8th graders spent their Tuesdays and Thursdays for the last month at the college working with game designers (current professors at Hostos) to play math games, learn basic game mechanics and ultimately design their games! We had a great time and are trying to figure out ways to keep the Game…

JV Basketball | First Home Game

The JV team is a composite of Hostos Lincloln Academy Players and University Prep Players. The season is 11 games long (not including playoffs).  We are currently 1-2 for the season, but we dominated our first home game last night with a resounding 38 to 13 defeat against “RIPTIDE” to get our first win. Malachi Peaker (00) had…

Game Framed Math and Science at Hostos Lincoln Academy

Hostos Lincoln Academy of Science (HLA) is happy to announce that the Game Framed Math and Science initiative created at Hostos, funded through the National Science Foundation with games developed by Colmena Design is continuing the legacy of teaching math and science concepts through engaging gameplay this fall with HLA’s 8th graders.  We are piloting a…

HLA Volley Ball!

Hostos Lincoln is known for its academic success – but we are athletes as well as scholars! We have a High School and Middle School Girls Volley Ball with our campus-mates University Prep. Check Out some pictures of our season below.    

HLA | Academic Outcomes

It is no secret that I *love* bragging about the incredible academic achievements of the Hostos Lincoln Academy Early College Program students…WELL, I recently began playing with the graphing capability of google sheets.  I can barely contain myself! Prepare to be impressed by the the superb academic performance of HLA/HCC students …AND with these awesome…