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Category Archives: School News and Announcements


FDA on Good Morning America


Congratulations to Ms. Viau along with 2 current and 2 former FDA students who were featured and interviewed by T. J. Holmes on the national talk show Good Morning America (GMA) on ABC, which aired on September 6, 2018.  Hear about how the crowdsourcing website DonorsChoose helps public school teachers obtain resources to supply the […]

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FDA High School Boys Win 2018 PSAL Lacrosse Championship!!!


The Frederick Douglas Academy HS Boys are PSAL Champions for the 2nd year in a row with a 15-12 victory yesterday over Hunter College!!! The Lions demonstrated tremendous resiliency in coming back from a 9-5 deficit early in the third quarter. Junior goalie Kebin Aguilar made key saves to keep the game close early on, […]

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Kathleen Mangan – NY1 Scholar Athlete of the Week


Congratulations to Kathleen Mangan for being featured on NY1 as the Athlete of the Week. Kathleen Mangan: Dual-sport star flies above the competition in flight club, at school. There are few challenges NY1’s Scholar Athlete of the Week won’t take head-on. She’s a basketball and tennis star who is flying high at Frederick Douglass Academy. […]

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FDA Students Study Martin Luther King, Jr. and Famous March Thanks to “Selma In Schools” Program


By Sandy Kenyon Sunday, February 22, 2015 HARLEM (WABC) — At Frederick Douglass Academy in Harlem, they’re studying the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his famous march for the right to vote, thanks to a program called “Selma in Schools”, a curriculum backed by Paramount Pictures – the studio that released the film. There are […]

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Frederick Douglass Academy beats Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School, 69-58, for PSAL Manhattan borough championship!!!


FDA wins borough championship one year after losing to WHEELS in title game. BY James Wilkins NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, February 14, 2015, 7:29 PM Most sequels don’t live up to the original, but for Frederick Douglass Academy, a second Manhattan borough championship matchup against Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School in as many years […]

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FDA Samba plays at the Clinton Global Initiative!


  The Frederick Douglass Academy’s Harlem Samba performed, alongside The Roots musical group, at the Clinton Global Citizens Award Ceremony hosted by the Clinton Global Initiative on September 21, 2014. Established in 2007, the Clinton Global Citizen Awards embody President Bill Clinton’s call to action by honoring outstanding individuals who exemplify global citizenship through their vision and […]

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Some Features That It Is Not Know For Soccer Jerseys


It’s important to make sure everyone of the guests is actually good condition to operate a motor vehicle before sending them on their way. Juqua Parker-RDE- Parker is often a rusher, especially on 3rd down. The man is tall, despite the fact that he is doing not look really handsome, he will be amazingly attractive. […]

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FDA Lacrosse team wins first PSAL City Championship!


  Harlem might not be a lacrosse hotbed, but it is now home to a city champion as the Frederick Douglass Academy defeated Curtis, 8-7, to claim the PSAL Bowl Division title Sunday at the Aviator Sports Complex. “We wanted this bad,” junior Kelvin Sparks said. “Honestly it’s been on our mind since Day One. […]

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Congratulations to the Harlem Knights FIRST Robotics Team 1660!


March 8th-9th 2013, at the Jacob Javits Center, the Harlem Knights were able to compete as Finalists at the NYC Regional, and win the NYC FIRST Chairman’s Award, earning a spot in the World Championships in St. Louis in April 24-27, 2013. The Chairman’s Award was created to keep the central focus of the FIRST Robotics Competition as […]

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