One Astoria first-grader has a prize-winning way with words. Isabella Taxilaga, a student at P.S. 122 Mamie Fay has been named the $1,000 grand prize winner of the nonprofit The Be Kind People Project’s national student writing contest.
Education & Kids
More than 20 city public school students have received the ultimate treat for their future.
The Department of Education voted on Wednesday night to temporary relocate over 250 students from P.S.11 in Woodside to P.S. 171 in Astoria for the next three years.
After a major scandal that rocked the school and year-long search for a new leader, the St. John’s University Board of Trustees announced Dr. Conrado Gempesaw as its 17th President.
Four Queens middle school teams were victorious in the NYC FIRST Lego robot building competition on April 4-6.
Nearly a dozen Queens high school teams are looking to terminate their competition in the 14th Annual NYC FIRST Robotics competition on April 4-6.
Nearly 170 graduating students of P.S. 117 in Briarwood may not receive their caps and gowns and may miss out on senior events at the end of their elementary school experience because $30,000 is miss- ing from the accounts of the school’s PTA, The Courier has learned.
The city will be adding 4,268 new full-day pre-kindergarten seats to its public schools by September now that funding has been secured through this year’s state budget, Mayor de Blasio said Wednesday.
Repeat scofflaws who zoom through school bus stop signs could face stiffer penalties under a bill the state Senate passed last week.
While most high school students are happy to leave school when the bell rings, Rosmary Reyes takes extra classes, which sometimes keep her as late as 6 p.m. Now that extra time is about to pay off.