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News Liam La Guerre 7/19/2012 at 7:40AM

EVENT of the DAY: Summerstage WR/Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue  With over forty years in the music industry, their music and history transcends generations of pop culture and has a universal appeal to parents, grandparents, and children across the world. Also featuring DJ Felix Hernandez mixing in soul, Motown, funk, salsa and disco dance classics. [Click here [...]

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 [...]

Parents call for P.S. 118 principal’s ouster
News Crystal Hudson 4/06/2012 at 2:54PM

Visit P.S. 118 in St. Albans most afternoons and you’ll find what you’d expect: rambunctious school kids chattering as they stream from the building, parents waiting, with varying degrees Of patience, to pick up their sons and daughters. But Fridays are a different story. On Fridays what you find are a small but dedicated group [...]

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P.S. 159 consistently got an ‘A’
P.S. 159 consistently got an ‘A’
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 10/19/2011 at 10:32AM

The unwavering commitment toward consistency paid off for newly-minted Blue Ribbon school P.S. 159. The Bayside school was honored for being a high performing school on September 15. According to David Thomas, spokesperson for the United States Department of Education, the school received the award for consistently performing at high levels on New York State [...]