Garden School wins Lego contest


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A group of students from the Garden School in Jackson Heights came away with the first place prize out of 36 teams in the First Lego League (FLL) competition. The competition, which included teams from throughout Queens and took place at Aviation High School in Long Island City on January 23, was the first step […]

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6 Queens schools win medals


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DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Courtesy of the New York Daily News Six Queens schools, out of 18,000 nationwide, have made the grade in a tally of America’s best public high schools. Townsend Harris High School in Flushing achieved top honors – a gold medal for academic excellence – in a recent survey by U.S. News […]

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State flags 23 High Schools as deficient


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BY PETE DAVIS, CHRISTOPHER KING & CHRISTINA SANTUCCI More than half of the Queens public high schools still need improvement in either graduation rates, math or English test scores, according to a report released earlier this month by the New York State Department of Education. Twenty-three of the 40 Queens schools the State collected data […]

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High school academic flying high


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Imagine graduating from high school and instead of spending the summer folding sweaters at the Gap or super-sizing orders at McDonalds you interned at a famous airport acquiring marketable skills in aviation maintenance. Helena Hobbs, 17, is an awe-inspiring student at Aviation High School in Long Island City who plans to do just that - […]

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highschoolbasketballroundup


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Division is Wagner’s to win BY ZACHARY BRAZILLER Last Thursday, Robert Wagner took another step towards clinching the Queens B division, routing Queens Vocational Tech, 84-66, behind senior guard Carl Wardlaw’s 33 points. Junior Jamel Edwards added 25 points and 16 rebounds. The defending Queens B champion Panthers lead Aviation by one game in the […]

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