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Harvey Sabinson Dead: Broadway League Executive Director And Press Agent Was 94  Deadline

Harvey Sabinson, one of Broadway's legendary press agents and a former long-time executive director of The Broadway League, died on April 18 of natural ...



This high school in Astoria ranks at the top of the list of best NYC high schools  QNS.com

Queens residents should look no further than their own borough to get the best public high school education in the city. The Baccalaureate School for Global ...



High school students from Flushing bring home medals from city Science Olympiad in Ridgewood  QNS.com

Three STEM Students from John Bowne High School in Flushing took home first place medals last week at the New York City Regional Science Olympiad held ...



Flushing's Townsend Harris High School will be getting a permanent principal soon  QNS.com

Change is coming to Townsend Harris High School. After a student protest, parent, faculty and alumni outcry at a Parent Teacher Association (PTA) meeting and ...



After a long battle, Townsend Harris HS in Flushing finally gets a new principal  QNS.com

After months of tumult, allegations and protests, a change in leadership is coming to Townsend Harris High School. Sighs of relief and cheers erupted from the ...



Parents and students protest for removal of interim principal in Queens  WABC-TV

Parents and students are protesting and asking for the removal of their interim principal who could at some point become permanent.



Queens high school newspaper called ‘fake news’ by DOE official  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

FLUSHING, Queens – One of the top ranking high schools in New York City is knee-deep in internal conflict. Students, faculty and parents at Townsend Harris ...



Townsend Harris Fight Goes To City Hall  Queens Tribune

Townsend Harris High School students, faculty members and elected officials gathered in front of City Hall on Feb. 24 to call for the removal.



Townsend Harris Takes Principal Fight To City Hall  Queens Tribune

BY JAMES FARRELL Staff Writer. Townsend Harris High School students, faculty members and elected officials gathered in front of City Hall on Feb. 24 to call ...



Townsend Harris' Permanent Principal Selected  Queens Tribune

Following a yearlong fight to remove its interim-acting principal, Rosemarie Jahoda, Townsend Harris High School students and faculty celebrated last week.



Townsend Harris High School: A real gem in Queens  New York Daily News

Townsend Harris High School was opened at the turn of the 20th century as a free college preparatory school for the city's brightest male students.



Magazine Gives Queens Schools High Rankings  Queens Tribune

Two Queens high schools placed high in the U.S. News & World Report's yearly national rankings.



NYCs Top 10 Public High Schools: New Rankings Released  New York City, NY Patch

NEW YORK, NY – New York City's public education system might be mired in controversy with many failing schools, others over-crowded or criticized for their ...



A call for action at Townsend Harris HS  Queens Chronicle

Townsend Harris High School's Parent Teacher Association, students and lawmakers last Thursday called on the Department of Education to restart the ...



John Bowne principal moved from his post  Queens Chronicle

Howard Kwait is finally out at John Bowne High School in Flushing.Discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuits leveled against the former principal had led ...



The top 40 public high schools in NYC  New York Post

Admission to these selective schools is not based on entrance exams like the SHSAT, but mostly on middle-school grades, state exam scores, attendance and...



Parents at Queens' Townsend Harris HS don't want admission standards relaxed for 'unqualified' special educat  New York Daily News

No SPECIAL admissions for special education students! That's what livid Townsend Harris High School parents are saying about an Education Dept. decision to ...



No small feat getting into Townsend Harris High School; 3,000 8th graders list it as first choice - NY Daily N  New York Daily News

Townsend Harris High School in Queens had spots for fewer than 10% of the students who listed it as their first choice for this school year, stats show.



The principal at a top Queens high school has banned homework and tests on certain days of the week  New York Daily News

Imagine this: no homework on Wednesdays, and a principal that wants the students to get more sleep.



UPDATE: Parents & students at high school in Flushing want embattled acting principal fired now  QNS.com

The Townsend Harris High School (THHS) community has united to demand a change in leadership. Dozens of parents, alumni, teachers, administration, ...



S’Park Awards Honor Media Mentors  Ithaca College

The Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College recognized seven outstanding media mentors from across the United States with S'Park Media ...



What are the best high schools in Qns.?  Queens Chronicle

U.S. News and World Report on Monday released its list of the top 50 high schools in New York City.Eleven in the World's Borough made the list.



NYC Has 113 Of Americas Best High Schools, US News Says  Patch.com

113 NYC High Schools Ranked As Best In US: Report - Tribeca-FiDi, NY - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



Maspeth High School ranked as one of New York's best high schools  QNS.com

It may have only been established six years ago, but Maspeth High School (MHS) has been named as one of New York's best high schools, according to a ...



Queens' Townsend Harris High School boasts borough's highest percentage of graduating students - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

'This is the best public school in New York City.'CAPS OFF to Queens students.



PROFESSOR SPOTLIGHT: George Reuter  Lamron

Lecturer of mathematics George Reuter's captivating presence in the classroom, combined with his passion for academia and unconventional style of teaching ...



Townsend Harris Students Stage Sit-In  Queens Tribune

BY JAMES FARRELL Staff Writer. Students at Townsend Harris High School in Flushing made their voices heard last Thursday as they staged a sit-in their high ...



Two Queens High Schools Ranked Top Ten In State For STEM Education, Report Says  Patch.com

Two Best Queens High Schools For STEM: Report - Queens, NY - Four other Queens high schools were included in the list of 100 best schools for STEM ...



The top 40 public schools that don't require the SHSAT test  New York Post

How we ranked them: The New York Post's Top 40 includes all schools that don't use the SHSAT test for enrollment. We also broke out Arts and Career schools.



Flushing HS Principal Investigated By DOE  Queens Tribune

BY JAMES FARRELL Staff Writer. The city is investigating the principal of Flushing High School following allegations that he instructed teachers to teach algebra ...



Douglaston native performs at former President George HW Bush's funeral  QNS.com

A Douglaston native is part of “The President's Own” United States Marine Chamber Orchestra that played during the state funeral for former President George ...



New York Citys Best High Schools: U.S. News And World Report Rankings For 2017  Patch.com

New York City's Best High Schools: 2017 Rankings - New York City, NY - The definitive annual list of America's best high public high schools is out for this year.



High school and college press freedom awards  Student Press Law Center

The Student Press Law Center annually presents a competitive high school journalism and college journalism award to recognize exceptional efforts in fighting ...



NEWS RELEASE: Not “fake news:” National award celebrates tenacious New York City high school journalists whose reporting forced school leadership change  Student Press Law Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 16, 2017. Contact: Diana Mitsu Klos, director of engagement (202) 728-7267/ dmk@splc.org. For its intensive coverage of the ...



THHS reporters meet principal candidates  Queens Chronicle

Many are angry at the Department of Education's secrecy surrounding the permanent principal hiring process at Flushing's Townsend Harris High School.



Kew Gardens Hills: A Little Town in Central Queens  The New York Times

In Paul Simon's 1975 song, “My Little Town,” he and Art Garfunkel croon about a dreary place, where laundry is hung out to dry in air polluted by factories.



Townsend Harris Principal Selection To Restart  Queens Tribune

BY JAMES FARRELL Staff Writer. The process to find a permanent principal at Flushing's Townsend Harris High School is officially being restarted, ...



Queens chemistry teacher infuses life lessons into lectures - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Charismatic chemistry teacher Tom Sangiorgi, 46, mesmerizes the kids at Townsend Harris High School in Flushing, Queens, with lectures that synthesize the ...



The 50 smartest public high schools in America  Business Insider

Public high schools can offer high quality academics just as much as private schools — without the five-figure tuition cost. Niche recently released its 2019 ...



Educating Queens: High Schools and Colleges  Queens Tribune

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Queens family crushed by college student's tragic fall off cliff  New York Post

A college student from Queens was taking a relaxing walk through a scenic stretch of land overlooking Swarthmore College when he slipped and fell off a cliff to.



Great Neck South Named No. 3 Best Public High School in New York in 2017  Patch.com

Great Neck School Rankings. - Great Neck, NY - Great Neck South is No. 3 in New York but No. 1 on Long Island. Great Neck High School North also made the ...



Intel semifinalists find their calling  Queens Chronicle

Queens' three semifinalists in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search competition are all interested in pursuing careers in neuroscience. Their prize-winning ...



Principal-Selection Process Questioned  Queens Tribune

BY JAMES FARRELL Staff Writer. Protests at Townsend Harris High School in Flushing over whether or not controversial interim acting principal Rosemarie ...



Earning an 'A': Brooklyn Latin tops in U.S. News & World Report’s high school rankings  New York Daily News

A healthy dose of Latin helped a Brooklyn academy skyrocket to the top of U.S..



Jamaica high school's 'The Highlighter' won top prize at the Newsies! journalism contest — best print newspape  New York Daily News

Read all about it: City millennials find news and win journalism awards.



Sleepy Hollow among Area High Schools Succeeding by Beating the Odds  Patch.com

Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow, NY - Newsweek this week released a list of high schools across the country that are finding success despite challenges.



How many bullying complaints were reported at your New York City high school this year?  Chalkbeat New York

Over 4,200 bullying complaints were reported across the city's schools in the first half of this school year, with close to half of them substantiated after officials ...



100 best public high schools in New York state: 4 CNY schools make the list  Syracuse.com

Three schools in Syracuse area make list of top 100 public high schools.



A Christian Group Finds Its Place in the Public Schools  New York Times

In New York City, belonging to an evangelical group at a high school can make members the objects of scorn from classmates and even teachers.



NYCs 55 Best Public High Schools: U.S. News Releases 2016 Rankings  Patch.com

NEW YORK CITY, NY — It's that time of year again! That time of year when, just as the students of NYC Schools begin to feel summer's heat wiggle up from the ...



U.S. News releases 2014 Best High Schools rankings - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Public education endures a lot of criticism over standardized tests, dropout rates and ill-prepared graduates. While the negative headlines could be discouraging ...



Nine Students Honored In Jewish Heritage Contest  Queens Tribune

Six Howard Beach elementary and junior high school students and three high school students from Queens were among the winners of the 2016 Toby ...



Principal selection, shrouded in secrecy  New York Daily News

When it comes to our kids' schools, it's about trust. Or it should be, anyway.



Deferred Inaction: Undocumented students on the challenges of high school and higher education  New York Daily News

Newsies! Award winner: Navigating High School as an undocumented student.



Queens shows the power of love during a unity rally in Forest Hills on Sunday  QNS.com

“Love, not hate, makes America great!” That was the rallying cry of over 100 people from across Queens who joined together at MacDonald Park in Forest Hills ...



At Francis Lewis High School in Queens, Crowding Signals Success  New York Times

Francis Lewis High is one of a number of New York City public schools teeming with students despite the system's overall drop in enrollment.



Ireland Announces Incoming Track & Field/Cross Country Class  Columbia University Athletics

Director of Cross Country/Track & Field Dan Ireland has announced the addition of 32 student-athletes to the class of 2020.



Brooklyn Heights Parents Fear Chancellor's 'Vendetta' in Principal Pick  DNAinfo

Parents at Brooklyn Heights' P.S. 8 worry the schools chancellor is blocking their principal pick.



How The Queens Of Trump's Youth Became The Diverse 'Antithesis' Of His Policies  Gothamist

Every year, over 26 million international passengers arrive or depart from runways on the shore of Jamaica Bay in Queens. JFK Airport is by far the busiest ...



Newer LaGuardia flight paths cause pain in Flushing  Queens Chronicle

Residents from all over Queens have complained about changes to air traffic patterns over the last few years. Among those heavily impacted are the people of ...



Herbert A. Hauptman, Nobel-Winning Mathematician, Dies at 94  New York Times

Dr. Hauptman, a mathematician, shared the 1985 Nobel Prize in chemistry with Jerome Karle for their revolutionary methods of studying molecular structure.



Swarthmore student dies after fall in Crum Woods  The Delaware County Daily Times

It is not unusual for students and borough residents to hike through the woods of the Crum Creek Valley that include the majestic trees and verdant plantings of ...



Best in class: Meet the Hometown Heroes in Education, the brightest stars of New York City schools  New York Daily News

They've never sought the spotlight — but on Wednesday, 11 excellent educators got their due.



School prayer: 50 years after the ban, God and faith more present than ever  Christian Science Monitor

School prayer was banned by the US Supreme Court 50 years ago, but there is probably more presence of religion in public school environments – through club ...



Exclusive: How Safe Is My Child at School? New Interactive Maps Allow NYC & LA Parents to Compare Classrooms  The 74

What do parents actually know about what happens at their children's school? As states rethink school accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act, ...



Blogger profile: Annette Parisi  Albany Times Union

Job and career searches can be time-intensive, even in a good job market. Transferable skills can be developed/honed in that position, which can help make ...



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