November 14, 2008 RSS feed / School News

After School Program Tours Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Students from Rockaway Waterfront Alliance's Environmentor After School Program recently met with Don Riepe of the American Littoral Society to take a tour of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. More...

PS 47 Students Join Local Authors

Sixth-grade girls at PS 47 joined authors Liz and Dan Guarino at a slideshow presentation of their new book, Images of America: Broad Channel, on October 27. More...

St. Francis de Sales Dedicates New Flagpole

St. Francis de Sales School dedicated and blessed a new flagpole on November 10. The flagpole was donated to the school and the community by Howard Cienski, a proud Vietnam veteran, who works at the school. The entire school attended. More...

East End Schools Get $150,000 As Early Holiday Gift

Ten schools on the east end of Rockaway are celebrating the holiday season early this year after it was announced this week that they would be dividing $280,000 from a citywide grant made possible by the city council and the Queens Borough Presiden More...

Visitation Academy Students Take The Bronze

Students from Visitation Academy participated in the Bay Ridge Community Council Halloween Window Painting Contest. Seventh-grade students won a Bronze Medal for their picture of three pumpkins. More...

The PS 47 Community Had A Busy Week

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer presented certificates to PS 47 students, who completed the Summer Reading Challenge, during a special assembly on Tuesday, October 14. More...

School Scope

Bowling For Bailouts Where Have The Education Lobbyists Been For The Past Quarter Century?

The last time I bought an American car was … hmmm, let's see now, was it 1980? Nooo. Maybe 1970. No, not then either. My 1970 Toyota Corona Mark II was my first car - $2,700, and that was the top of the line. More...


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