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My Perfect Coach

By Shareeyah Thomas, Jay Cooke Elementary School, 2019-20 MSPP Participant This article was written in May 2020 as part of the of the MSPP Stay At Home Tournament during the COVID-19 pandemic. My name is Shareeyah Thomas. I am a 7th grader at Cooke Elementary School....

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Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays

Written by: Sahih Gindraw, Andrew Hamilton Elementary School, 2020 MSPP Participant. This article was written in support of the MSPP Virtual Stay-At-Home Tournament.Most kids my age look forward to Fridays and the weekend during the school year, but for me, Tuesdays,...

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Different Animal, Same Beast

Written by: Jule Brown, New York University, 2018 PYB Corporate Intern I’m here because of a dream. In her sleep, my grandmother saw a building in the suburbs on Montgomery Avenue. Immediately the next morning, she rushed my grandfather to the car to pursue what she...

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PYB Podcast: Ep. 1

On the first episode of the relaunched PYB Podcast series as a part of PYB Voice, host Danny Holdsman sits down with Pete Kaffenberger, PYB's Social Impact Coordinator. Danny and Pete discuss PYB's academic model, the full scope and development...

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A Woman in the Making

A Woman in the Making

Dear Reader, I’ve sat for hours and hours trying to figure out how I should start this, what I should say, what my words will convey. Part of the reason this process is difficult is because I’m not usually one to talk about myself… ever! I love to listen to others'...

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PYB and Me

PYB and Me

I want to take this time to write about why I went to PYB Basketball Camp.  Last year at camp I learned that it was a very nice camp that really made me better in basketball on and off of the court. I have gotten way better in drills and in games because the coaches...

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