It would be a dream come true, literally, if Rachel Xing wins Miss New York Teen USA next year. The 16-year-old from Bayside is entering her first pageant in January to fulfill a possible prophecy her mother had while five months pregnant with her.
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Anja Malesevic came to the U.S. in search of the American Dream, but she turned out to be the fantasy of every volleyball team. Malesevic, who emigrated from Serbia in August, is finishing her senior year of high school at Benjamin Cardozo and is making waves as one of the city’s top volleyball players this [...]
Queens schools are failing in at least one subject– classroom sizes. Hillcrest High School in Jamaica ranked highest in the number of oversized classrooms, 400, and Bayside’s Benjamin Cardozo High School follows with 385, according to a recent United Federation of Teachers (UFT) survey. More than 230,000 students citywide spent some of the first few [...]
Neal Baskin has been coaching for more than 40 years, and he knows talent. So when Howie Arons, boys’ tennis coach for Benjamin Cardozo High School, told him there could be a prodigy coming to join the girl’s team last year, Basking said he would have to see her for himself. “I respected Howie’s judgment, [...]
For Anthony Kavalis, balancing school and sports is more than an obligation — it is a way of life. And even as the winter chill fills the air, Kavalis’ mind is still centered squarely on baseball. The 16-year-old Bayside resident, who attends Benjamin Cardozo High School, has been playing organized sports for over a decade. [...]