Studying for the year’s biggest standardized tests can wait, District 26 Superintendent Anita Saunders said. Scholars at P.S. 173 have a more important task at hand — memorizing the 120-word oath they took Friday to put safety first as passengers and pedestrians.
Police have stepped in to ease a daily parking problem outside a Fresh Meadows school that has frustrated parents and put students at risk for at least a year.
COMMUNITY SERVICE: Alan Ong has been active in the Queens community for years, serving as the PTA president for P.S. 173 before being appointed by Borough President Helen Marshall to the District 26 Community Education Council. “Even though I stepped down as PTA president, now I can try to effect things on a district level,” [...]
P.S. 173 unveiled a new playground at a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 20 at the school, located at 174-10 67th Avenue in Fresh Meadows. During the ceremony, students performed demonstrations of yoga, music and chess. The new playground, which took approximately 14 months to build, was designed as a “green space,” and it provides [...]
Newly-minted Blue Ribbon school P.S. 173 follows through on its mantra of growing future leaders. The Fresh Meadows elementary school was honored for being a high performing school on September 15, earning itself the federal government’s prestigious Blue Ribbon award and a brand new banner across the school. According to David Thomas, spokesperson for the [...]