MS 53, Channel View Vie In Track Meet
Beach Channel High School on Beach 100 Street and Beach Channel Drive will be the venue on Thursday for a track meet between Middle School 53 in Far Rockaway and the Channel View Academy for Research, housed at Beach Channel High School.
The unique middle school track meet is sponsored jointly by the Department of Education and the CHAMPS Program.
The dual meet will take place at the school on May 26, between 4 and 6 p.m. In addition, Beach Channel High School will be the showcase for the Region Five CHAMPS sports program, including such sports as lacrosse, judo, soccer and other middle school activities. That event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Region Five CHAMPS Program, sponsored by Superintendent Kathleen Cashin, allows middle school students to participate in a number of non-traditional school sports.