Flushing High School

16 Queens schools face shutdown by state
16 Queens schools face shutdown by state
Education & Kids Billy Rennison 8/31/2012 at 10:45AM

After seven Queens high schools won a nearly yearlong battle with the city to remain open, the institutions — along with 10 other borough schools — find themselves on a state list of schools that need to shape up or shut down. New York state education officials unveiled a list of 123 schools in the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/19/2012 at 7:40AM

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Flushing High School principal arrested for possession of meth (UPDATED)
Flushing High School principal arrested for possession of meth (UPDATED)
News Melissa Chan 7/18/2012 at 6:29PM

Carl Hudson, principal of Flushing High School, was arrested Tuesday night and charged with one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance after cops say they found a ziplock bag full of methamphetamine and a glass pipe in his car. The 33-year-old city schools employee was taken into custody on July 17 in front [...]

Flushing introduces new principal
Flushing introduces new principal
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 5/03/2012 at 12:21PM

The epilogue has been written for Flushing High School — but as the city concludes the final chapter of the storied 137-year-old institution, a new protagonist has entered the plot. The Department of Education Division of Portfolio Planning hosted a meeting at Flushing High School — one day before the Panel for Educational Policy’s highly-anticipated [...]

Final Chapter For Flushing?
Final Chapter For Flushing?
News Melissa Chan 4/20/2012 at 10:32AM

Local leaders rallied to save Flushing High School before the city closes the book on the storied 137-year-old institution. Elected officials and education advocates gathered in front of the school to protest a possible Turnaround — which would mean replacing half of the teachers and reopening the school under a new name. “Closing Flushing High [...]

Turnaround proposals submitted for eight Queens high schools
News Michael Pantelidis 3/08/2012 at 11:27AM

Elected officials are refusing to “turn” the other cheek on the city’s plan to overhaul a number of high schools throughout the borough. The Department of Education (DOE) has submitted proposals to Turnaround eight high schools – Flushing, William Cullen Bryant, Long Island City, Newtown, Grover Cleveland, August Martin, Richmond Hill and John Adams – [...]

Down the Drain? Flushing High School fights to remain
Down the Drain? Flushing High School fights to remain
News Steve Mosco 2/28/2012 at 9:09AM

After more than 100 years of reading, writing and arithmetic, Flushing High School now faces its toughest test of all. Legislators and education advocates gathered in front of the school to protest a possible Turnaround, which would effectively eliminate Flushing High School as it is currently constituted. “Over the past few years, Flushing High School [...]

Eight high schools to ‘Turnaround’
Eight high schools to ‘Turnaround’
News Michael Pantelidis 1/31/2012 at 3:14PM

The city’s failure to successfully negotiate with the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) may spell doom for more than half a dozen high schools across Queens — including the subtraction of half their educators. Due to the inability of the two parties to come to an agreement regarding teacher evaluations, the Department of Education (DOE) [...]

Queens schools score on DOE progress reports
Queens schools score on DOE progress reports
News Melissa Chan 11/01/2011 at 12:01PM

Queens high schools can hang their good report cards on the fridge. This year, according to the Department of Education’s (DOE) annual high school progress report, 19 high schools in Queens received the coveted “A” letter grade, and there were no failing schools in the borough. The annual report awards public high schools letter grades [...]