Mayor Bill de Blasio released an interagency report Monday detailing plans to expand after-school programs to more public middle school students in the city.
Education in Long Island City is getting a much-needed expansion. The Growing Up Green Charter School, located at 39-27 28th St., will officially be a middle school by 2015.
One middle school in Jackson Heights may soon be less crowded.
One man’s story of perseverance left a crowd of middle schoolers captivated. Brandon Trapp of the Wounded Warrior Project spoke to the middle school students at P.S./M.S. 207 Rockwood Park as part of a series of monthly assemblies meant to instill different virtues in the youngsters. The school kicked off the year last month with [...]
Students corralled in overcrowded classrooms may soon be able to stretch their legs while exercising their minds. Councilmember Daniel Dromm and Borough President Helen Marshall celebrated breaking ground on I.S. 297Q — a new middle school, expected to open in the fall of 2014 in Jackson Heights — at a ceremony on Tuesday, August 7. [...]
After more than 50 years of serving Queens as a high school, Martin Luther expanded this year to include sixth, seventh and eighth graders. The ribbon was cut for the new middle school on Thursday, September 29 on the revamped third floor of the Maspeth school building. Politicians, local business owners, parents, administrators and students [...]