first day of school

Queens students start a new school year
Queens students start a new school year
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 9/09/2013 at 1:56PM

It was Jennifer Ramos who felt nervous as she dropped her son Jayden off for his first full day of school. “This is a big step for me and him,” said Ramos, preparing to say goodbye to the kindergartner at P.S. 229 in Woodside on Monday, September 9, the start of the year for the [...]

Queens students start a new school year
Queens students start a new school year
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 9/06/2012 at 12:37PM

Lorenzo Barrios lined up outside P.S. 234 in Astoria for his first day of school ever. The 4-year-old had been looking forward to starting pre-kindergarten for a long time, excitedly anticipating learning how to read and write his name. Wearing his brand new Elmo backpack, Barrios followed his teacher and classmates into the school, waving [...]