Tag: education

Nominations open for FLAG Awards honoring top NYC teachers


Sep. 28, 2023 By Rachel Butler Nominations are now open for public school teachers in Queens for the FLAG Awards, which recognize teaching excellence in the borough and across New York City. The annual program, which is in its fifth year, is adding the new category of Top Elementary School Teacher in New York City,…
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St. Leo Catholic Academy in Corona celebrates centenary with family BBQ

Sept. 26, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A Catholic school in Corona held a family back-to-school barbecue on Sunday, Sept. 23, to celebrate its 100th year of serving the community. St. Leo Catholic Academy, located at 104-19 49th Ave., first opened its doors in 1923 and has helped around 5,000 students graduate from the institution, according… Read more »

Jackson Heights school marking centenary with new facilities, adult programming and celebratory events

Sept. 19, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A Jackson Heights school is celebrating its centenary in style this year with the unveiling of major construction projects, a new lineup of adult programming, and a big celebratory gala in 2024. Garden School, an independent college preparatory school located at 33-16 79th St., has opened new art classrooms… Read more »