One-arm Benjamin Cardozo High School cheerleader Kayla Garcia, who was born without a right forearm, excels at dancing and is hoping to continue in college.
Education & Kids
Nearly 3,000 dog-tired Queens College students, cramming during finals week, put their studying on “paws” this week to pet some fluffy pooches.
The Christ the King Math Team placed first after three of six New York State Mathematics League contests.
Selling lemonade, Bayside siblings Olivia and Paul Esposito raised $922 for pediatric cancer awareness.
Howard Beach’s P.S./M.S. 207 is getting into the spirit of giving this holiday season. Marine Corps Sergeants Mike Roy and Miguel Villalobos brought the Toys for Tots donation program to the 88th Street school on Friday.
Seven of the city’s top science and math teachers, including three from Queens, know the formula for success in the classroom. They accepted Sloan Awards for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics this week for using creative methods to inspire students to make the grade and pursue careers in their field. For Thomas Sangiorgi, a [...]
Even with a lot on her plate, Natalia Piskorski is on the right path to success. The 16-year-old junior at Information Technology High School in Long Island City is working hard in hopes of getting into a good university and one day become a pediatrician. She is currently eyeing schools like Columbia and New York [...]
Safer streets are coming soon to four Queens middle and elementary schools. The Department of Design and Construction (DDC) confirmed it has selected a construction company to make adjustments around the schools to increase safety, as a part of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Safe Routes to Schools program. The safe routes program is a [...]
The city’s School Construction Authority (SCA) is looking for more than an acre of Queens land to build a new high school, The Courier has learned. The SCA has allocated funds for the future institution, poised to alleviate Queens high school congestion, but is still scouring the borough for a site slightly larger than an [...]
Shovels full of dirt hit the ground to alleviate overcrowded classrooms in Woodside. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer gathered with city officials and the community on November 15 at the corner of 58th Street and 39th Avenue to break ground on the construction of P.S. 339. “This new school is going to help so much here [...]