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Queens principal who passed kids through bogus online classes finally ousted  New York Post

A Queens principal who was busted years ago for graduating failing kids via bogus online classes has finally been ousted — after he was accused of turning a ...

Hillcrest High School Happenings  Queens Chronicle

Here's a snapshot of the latest happenings at Hillcrest High School in Jamaica.

Scandal-Plagued Queens High School Principal Ousted: Report

Scandal-Plagued Queens HS Principal Ousted: Report - Jamaica, NY - Hillcrest High School's principal is leaving at the end of August, the New York Post ...

Some NYC schools get an ‘F’ on bullying  PIX11 New York

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an audit on Wednesday, detailing issues reporting bullying within New York City schools. According to the audit, ...

Hillcrest High School recent school activities  Queens Chronicle

As part of the STEM program in the Pre-Med Institute at Hillcrest High School in Jamaica, student Mohammad Nasir completed a full-time seven-week summer ...

Politicians skeptical of NYC schools' bullying report  New York Post

Hundreds of public schools never reported a single instance of bullying to the state, as required by law — including some of the largest in the city, according to a ...

Queens high school administrator slept with at least four teachers and one student and tormented subordinates:  New York Daily News

A school administrator allegedly bedded four or more teachers — and at least one student — while punishing staffers who complained, a new lawsuit claims.

End of year school happenings at Hillcrest High School  Queens Chronicle

On May 30, Hillcrest HS held its first annual science fair in the school library which included 90 students from the following programs: Health Science Nursing, ...

2017-18 Hillcrest faculty and staff photo and student profiles  Queens Chronicle

2017-18 Hillcrest High School students and faculty pose for the camera.Also:Student Profiles: Maya Venkersammy and Rishta Rangia.

Hillcrest High School in Queens wins $5,000 for Fuel My School contest  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

JAMAICA, Queens — Hillcrest High School has definitely earned $5000 from the PIX11 Fuel My School Contest! On Friday, our Kori Chambers delivered some ...

The Girl Up Club at Hillcrest High School fights against sexual harassment  Queens Chronicle

The Girl Up Club at Hillcrest High School in Jamaica is currently working to raise awareness about sexual harassment of girls and boys. It has been functioning ...

Hillcrest High School students explore careers in health services  Queens Chronicle

Students from the Health Sciences Small Learning Community in Hillcrest HS recently visited the Margaret Teitz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, not far from ...

Recent events at Hillcrest High School  Queens Chronicle

Hillcrest Profile: Student Organization President Michelle RendonMichelle Rendon is the president of the Student Organization at Hillcrest High School.

At Hillcrest High School the BizTek's Party Rockerz in the house tonight!  Queens Chronicle

The Virtual Enterprise class of the BizTek Small Learning Community of Hillcrest High School is set up as a business with each of the students doing a business ...

Hillcrest High School 'safety agents' under attack from students, parents  New York Daily News

Students, parents and civil rights activists are demanding a probe of what they call overly aggressive policing at a Queens school, saying safety agents have ...

Security sieve at Hillcrest High School  New York Daily News

A recent police lockdown at a Queens school has revealed a hole in security, with students routinely smuggling in banned items while guards turn a blind eye.

What's happening at Hillcrest High School?  Queens Chronicle

Dawa Sangmo, a member of the Pre-Med Small Learning Community, one of nine into which Hillcrest High School has been divided into, has been named the ...

Hillcrest High School Theatre Institute and other recent school happenings  Queens Chronicle

Director of the Theatre Institute at Hillcrest High School Ms. Adia Barboza, right, told of the many activities taking place during the school year. Auditions for ...

Hillcrest High School recent activities  Queens Chronicle

Eleventh- and twelfth-graders from Hillcrest High School in Jamaica took part in the recent Breast Cancer Walk in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The event ...

Man shot dead after hit in head, groin near Queens high school  New York Daily News

A quiet Queens neighborhood became a crime scene Friday when shots rang out and a man was fatally wounded.

CBS2 Exclusive: Queens Girl Refuses To Return To School After Brutal Attack  CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An attack at a Queens high school left a student severely bruised, and the girl was so scared that she refused even to set foot in ...

Principal let kids pass with online classes without teachers: staff  New York Post

In a rush to boost his graduation rate, the principal of Hillcrest HS gave 172 students credits for online courses that had no teachers, whistleblowers...

Hillcrest High School recent happenings  Queens Chronicle

Mouree Khan, a resident of Queens Village and a member of the Public *Service* & Law Small Learning Community at Hillcrest High School, is the student ...


Alexter Thompson, a senior in the Public *Service* and Law Small Learning Community in Hillcrest High School, traveled to the Netherlands last January to ...

LISTEN: Stonewall 50 — “Everything Clicked… And the Riot Was On”  New York Daily News

From Eric Marcus: At 1:20 a.m. on June 28, 1969, the New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, an unlicensed gay club in New York's Greenwich Village.

Hillcrest HS Student Allegedly Beaten by Safety Officer Gets $24K From City  DNAinfo

Six students claimed they were victims of excessive force by school safety agents.

End of school year happenings at Hillcrest HS  Queens Chronicle

Top two students of 2017The top-ranked student in Hillcrest High School, Jamaica, is Ababaker Ahmed, who is in the Pre-Med Small Learning Community.

Hillcrest H.S. students participated in York College Summer Research Program  Queens Chronicle

Each year at Hillcrest High School in Jamaica, the PreMed Small Learning Community Director, Nelcia Skobelsky, evaluates the records of her juniors and ...

My ride to senior prom  Queens Chronicle

Check out who showed up to see 17-year-old Chaaya Jonathan off to her senior prom.A dozen officers from the 102nd Precinct, including the commander, ...

Queens boy, 15, shoots love-triangle rival in face with pellet gun  New York Daily News

A 14-year-old boy was shot in the face with a pellet gun as he and another teen fought over a girl in Queens Friday, officials said.

Brandon J. Dirden Leads August Wilson Competition  Broadway World

Broadway and TV star Brandon J. Dirden (All the Way, Jitney, The Americans) hosted the 11th annual New York City August Wilson Monologue Competition, ...

Bianca Golden, NYC Teacher Keeps It Real With Students  HBCU Buzz

When a Black, HBCU-educated woman is passionate about the work she does, you'll know it. This is exactly the case for former America's Next Top Model.

Snapchat school shooting threat traced to Queens  News 12 Long Island

Police responded to almost a dozen schools Monday after threats circulated on social media, although investigators later tracked the source to Queens.

Nikki Dulaney, David Chan  The New York Times

Nicole Marie Dulaney and David Alexander Chan were married Dec. 22 at Saint Sylvester Roman Catholic Church in Medford, N.Y. The Rev. Msgr. Edward ...

Gentrification and Hillcrest: How will our school evolve as Jamaica becomes the "New Williamsburg"?  New York Daily News

Editor's note: This story was originally published by the school newspaper at Hillcrest High School and is now being presented on the Daily News website as ...

MS-13 link probed in Queens killing, source says  amNewYork

Detectives in Queens are investigating a possible MS-13 link to the slaying Friday of a man found shot on the street in the Jamaica Hills section, a law ...

Fuel My School Campaign!  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting's New York flagship station, is pleased to announce FUEL MY SCHOOL, a station initiative to help New York City public school ...

Queens counselor Norma Feriz-Gordon makes it her mission to guide students through college application process  New York Daily News

Norma Feriz-Gordon, the college counselor at Hillcrest High School, makes it her mission to help students explore all options for college.

New York school principle 'had sex with 4 teachers and one student'  Daily Mail

John Binet, 40, slept with at least four members of the faculty and 'at least one student' during his time as assistant principal at Hillcrest High School in Queens, ...

This Week’s Wedding Announcements  The New York Times

All of the weddings right here on one handy page for you.

Find out what your New York City school spends per student  Chalkbeat New York

The New York City education department on Friday released a report detailing per-student funding at every public school across the district, data that shows ...

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.

Student MetroCards put City Teens in a Summer Squeeze  City Limits

This story was produced through the City Limits Accountability Reporting Initiative For Youth (CLARIFY), City Limits' paid training program for aspiring ...

Rikers, cash bail topics of DA forum  Queens Chronicle

All of the candidates at Monday night's forum in Jackson Heights hoping to replace Queens District Attorney Richard Brown are for the closing of Rikers Island.

Celebrities from Queens  amNY

New York City is where dreams are made and stars are born. Queens breeds celebrities like Nicki Minaj and John Leguizamo, who are proud to represent their ...

Report: Fired Teacher Allegedly Offered Bribe Of Better Grades  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Investigators are alleging that a Queens teacher tried to bribe students with better grades in exchange for supportive testimony at ...

'Coming to kill y'all': Creepy clown sightings and online threats have spread to Queens

If you suffer from coulrophobia, you might want to look away. The recent nationwide craze in which people dress up in creepy clown makeup and make threats ...

The Newsies! award winner: Teacher survey reveals growing issues with cell phones in classes  New York Daily News

A recent school survey shows that allowing cell phones has had a negative effect on classroom management and student performance.

Graduate From Tragic School Takes Heart at Her Queens Class's Turnout  The Chief-Leader

More than 100000 city students participated in the March 14 national walkout to protest for stronger gun-control laws—and Jessica Stillman, an English Teacher ...

Exclusive: How Safe Are NYC's Schools? New Interactive Map Compares What Teachers & Students Are Reporting  The 74

As states rethink school accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act, policymakers often overlook information that goes to the heart of what might be the ...

Briarwood, Queens: A Quiet Refuge Bounded by Traffic  New York Times

A neighborhood in central Queens with good subway *service*, relatively reasonably priced real estate and a strong sense of community.

Official: Threat to schools on Instagram probed  Newsday

Authorities are investigating the source of a comment on the Huntington school district Instagram page “suggesting violence against our schools should a ...

NYC high schoolers explore STEM fields at Weill Cornell Medicine | Cornell  Cornell Chronicle

On Feb. 27, 90 students from public high schools across New York City participated in Big Red STEM Day, designed to inspire high school students to consider ...

'THE NANNY'  Queens Chronicle

When it comes to real-life connections to the borough, few works in any genre could approach “The Nanny,” a situation comedy on CBS from 1993 to 1999, ...

13 Who Defeated Adversity Earn New York Times College Scholarships  New York Times

The program supports high-achieving students from poor families, and provides financial help, mentoring and internships at The New York Times Company.

These 854 schools stand to benefit from New York City's $125M funding boost  Chalkbeat New York

The new money won't be shared equally among the city's schools.

Student Journalism | Using News Models for Authentic Writing  New York Times

A guest post by Esther Wojcicki, the award-winning journalism educator, on why using journalism to teach writing is more effective than many other approaches.

Volunteers lauded at Tietz  Queens Chronicle

In conjunction with National Volunteer Week, Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jamaica Hills held its annual Appreciation Luncheon on April ...

Interview with Robert Graham, M.D., Co-Founder FRESH Med NYC

Robert E. Graham, M.D., MPH, ABOIM, FACP, Chef in training. Board Certified in Internal & Integrative Medicine, Co-Founder *FRESH* Med NYC. Dr. Robert ...

De Blasio Plans Revised Code for Discipline in Schools  New York Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio, after a controversial crackdown on unruly institutions by his predecessor, will try to strike a balance between safety and fairness.

Teenage girl pictured holding a sign that said 'We hang n****** for free' in a vile Snapchat photo  Daily Mail

Police confirmed they are not investigating the teenage girl from South Carolina but the unidentified Hillcrest High School student is suspended facing expulsion.

The Most Expensive Forest Hills Homes That Just Wont Sell

These Forest Hills Homes Just Won't Sell - Forest Hills, NY - One home comes with its own sauna — and it still hasn't sold.

Hillcrest man, 75, busted in young teen sex sting pleads guilty  Queens Chronicle

A 75-year-old Hillcrest man who tried to meet a 13-year-old girl he met online for sex pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted rape on Wednesday, ...

New Teacher Gets Over Nervousness While Helping Students Do the Same  The Chief-Leader

A first-grader was a few minutes late on the first day of school Sept. 7. She stood outside the classroom, clinging to her mother, and began crying. Regine ...

NYC settles lawsuit with students who accused School Safety agents of using excessive force for $54,000  New York Daily News

The city has settled a lawsuit with the New York Civil Liberties Union on behalf of students who accused NYPD School Safety agents of using excessive force ...

How Queens school failed Mariya Fatima after stroke  New York Daily News

Exclusive: The typed words on the school memo are as direct as they are stunning: "No Deans are permitted to call 911 for any reason."

The Times and the Common Core Standards: Reading Strategies for 'Informational Text'  New York Times

Why the Common Core Standards and The New York Times are perfect together, and a list of all our favorite literacy strategies for before, during and after ...

Shira Tolins and Benjamin Roth  New York Times

Shira Vered Tolins, a daughter of Edith Tolins and Dr. Paul Tolins of Port Washington, N.Y., was married Saturday evening to Benjamin Brian Roth, a son of Lora ...

Wow! House: Soaring Cathedral Ceilings In Forest Hills

Home For Sale In Bayside, Queens - Forest Hills, NY - This home is almost 56 times the average household income in Forest Hills.

Where to Find Food, Water and Heat in New York City  DNAinfo

NEW YORK CITY — The city has renewed its efforts to get residents struggling with no heat and power after Hurricane Sandy into shelters, as the temperature ...

Teachers, What Are Your Thoughts on the Common Core Standards?  New York Times

The work of this blog is to suggest ideas for teaching and learning with The New York Times. We don't do original reporting, and we don't offer opinions on ...

Politics, Geography Affect How Students Learn About Hot-Button Environmental Issues  NBC Bay Area

In a classroom in Dallas, Texas, a teacher tells her students that climate change is a natural phenomenon. Meanwhile her counterpart in Queens, New York, ...

Respect Is Nice, but Principals Want a Raise  New York Times

Principals are willing to accept the wider authority and changes being made by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, but are upset that some teachers make higher ...

Jim Boeheim, Syracuse basketball face questions about compliance with NCAA rules on recruiting (from the archive)  The Post-Standard -

The NCAA sets strict rules governing recruiting so one school cannot gain a competitive advantage by showering a prospect with favors or gifts.

Day 1 in the Corridors of Learning for 1.1 Million Public School Students  New York Times

As New York City's nearly 1.1 million public-school students returned to class yesterday, Judi Aronson whizzed from school to school in her silver Toyota Camry, ...

Ellen Brody's husband delivered heartbreaking truth to daughters after mother of three was killed in Metro-Nor  New York Daily News

Ellen Brody, 49, was killed instantly when Metro-North commuter train in Westchester County hit her SUV on Tuesday.

9 Celebrities With An Unmistakable Long Island Accent  Long Island Press

They tawk just like us! People know we're from Long Island once we open our (big) mouths. The Long Island accent is as distinctive as it is irritating.

12 Who Triumphed Over Long Odds Are Named Times Scholars  New York Times

A student with a monthly income of $560 and a rent payment of $550 is one of 12 recipients of a New York Times scholarship program.

Fran Drescher Strives to Wed Gay Couples  New York Times

Fran Drescher's longtime — and since dissolved — marriage to her husband, who is gay, inspired her to become a minister so that she can legally join gay and ...

Fordham High School for the Arts students perform from the heart in August Wilson monologue competition  New York Daily News

On Thursday, four students from Fordham High School for the Arts will shine in the spotlight when they gear up to contend in a national monologue competition.

Erica Bloom, Andrew Goodman  New York Times

Erica Brooke Bloom, the daughter of Helen and Michael A. Bloom of Plainview, N.Y., was married on Tuesday to Andrew Craig Goodman, a son of Laura and ...

Police Hold Third Man in Shooting, Calling Him the Leader  New York Times

The police believe that the third suspect in the shooting of two New York City police officers — found Thursday in Pennsylvania — was the ringleader of the ...

A Rapper for Diddy Finds a Home That's Just Dandy  New York Times

A FASTIDIOUS rapper, his fiancée and two children live in a bright new three-bedroom apartment in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, where everything is in order.

Nyack Sketch Log: Maria Luisa  NyackNewsAndViews

Maria Luisa Whittingham is a civic seamstress. She weaves business, social responsibility and family into a garment of retail longevity. From the durable and ...

Fran Drescher's Cancer Schmancer Movement encourages people to hold “Trash Cancer” Tupperware-type parties in their homes  New York Daily News

The actress with the famous voice has made it her life's work to rid your house and body of cancer-causing toxins and foods.

Man posing as teen basketball player is charged with child indecency  Daily Mail

Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley was arrested last week for allegedly having a relationship with a 14-year-old girl while he pretended to be a sophomore at ...

LaGuardia Community College’s Rajendra Bhika raises bar for students with multi-media concert  New York Daily News

Rajendra Bhika had an “Ah Ha!” moment when math was suddenly as clear to him as a full moon on a cloudless night. A lot of people have since benefited from ...

From the Archives: The Beloved Anthony Mason  New York Magazine

Anthony Mason passed away on February 28, 2015 after suffering a serious heart attack several weeks earlier. In honor of what Mase meant to the Knicks, read ...

Mother, daughter's reunion in city after 8-years-apart tampered by fear of deportation  New York Daily News

Sara Acevedo will never forget the day her 14-year-old daughter, Maria, arrived at Newark airport with just the clothes on her back.

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