Elsa Alvarado, a resident of Glendale, received the National Youth Award in the education category from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation for her extracurricular activities and high academic performance.
Education & Kids
Local leaders are hailing the city’s decision to allow all District 26 elementary school students enrolled in Gifted & Talented programs to be grandfathered into middle school programs.
The Rego Park Green Alliance will host a 3D printing contest for local students.
P.S. 203 students rang in the Year of the Horse Friday during a Lunar New Year celebration.
State lawmakers have strengthened a renewed push to make Lunar New Year an official school holiday, garnering support from City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. The City Council plans to introduce two resolutions, calling for schools to close and metered parking to be suspended.
School District 26 scholars, from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade, have until March 28 to enter a contest to compete for a total of up to $9,000 in scholarships.
Queens College will get a $1.5 million facelift to its outdated TV studio.
At an early-morning ceremony Friday students, teachers, parents and elected officials celebrated P.S. 46’s designation as a Blue Ribbon School.
In an unanimous decision, the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY) appointed James B. Milliken, president of the University of Nebraska system since 2004, as its new chancellor.
Although a proposed rezoning plan hopes to alleviate overcrowding at one Jackson Heights school, some local parents have mixed feelings on the changes.