William Cullen Bryant 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 [...]

Supporters rally around Bryant High School
Supporters rally around Bryant High School
News Michael Pantelidis 4/05/2012 at 9:39AM

Students and teachers of William Cullen Bryant High School came out in force to show they give a “hoot” about their school. Bryant – whose mascot is an owl – is in danger of being “turned around” by the Department of Education (DOE), resulting in the closing of the school at the end of the [...]

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 – [...]

Van Bramer kicks off a week of ‘Respect’
Van Bramer kicks off a week of ‘Respect’
News Steve Mosco 2/13/2012 at 5:44PM

Queens is as diverse as a borough can get – and the city celebrates that diversity with Respect for All Week, an annual, citywide event. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer traveled to his alma mater, William Cullen Bryant High School, to join with students and teachers in kicking off the week-long initiative. The week is meant [...]

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) [...]