Richmond Hill High School

Report: Five Queens schools falling apart
Report: Five Queens schools falling apart
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 5/15/2013 at 9:47AM

Some city schools need a major makeover, according to a building inspections report released by the school cleaners’ union. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 32BJ issued a report on the 20 schools in the worst condition after tallying scores from the city’s annual school inspections. Out of about 1,500 schools citywide, five Queens [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 3/22/2013 at 8:26AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Mostly cloudy. High of 43. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 32. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Felice Lesser Dance Theater On Friday, March 22, at the LaGuardia Performing Arts [...]

Identify this place in Queens
Identify this place in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 2/12/2013 at 9:19AM

Do you know where in Queens this photo was taken? Guess by commenting below! The answer will be revealed on Friday.   Last week’s answer to “Identify this Place”: Richmond Hill High School

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/09/2012 at 7:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 63. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Tuesday night: Overcast. Low of 55. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Meet the Candidates St. John’s is holding a Meet the Candidates night from [...]

DOE’s ‘temporary’ fix to classroom overcrowding
DOE’s ‘temporary’ fix to classroom overcrowding
Education & Kids Terence M. Cullen 10/03/2012 at 10:28AM

Freshmen at Richmond Hill High School may soon have to don their jackets just to get to class. Across the borough, Temporary Classroom Units (TCUs) are used to supplement classroom space to accommodate the massive number of students coming in. Richmond Hill High School, one of these schools, currently has 11 TCUs, a Department of [...]

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 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 [...]