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Women in STEM program providing free computer coding for female students at ...

April 18, 2015 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsCity education officials and Verizon teamed up to create the Women in STEM (WinSTEM) after-school program at Energy Tech High School in Long Island City, where 50 girls are enrolled in classes that may become a model for similar efforts at other schools.

AQE: Understanding the State Budget

April 8, 2015 by Long Island Exchange

(Long Island, NY) Tens of thousands of New Yorkers engaged in a fierce battle against Governor Cuomo's outright attack on public education. Cuomo was backed in his efforts by a handful of billionaire hedge fund managers who are promoting a privatization ...

New York Student Accepted at all 8 Ivy League Schools

April 5, 2015 by The Root

The RootAt a time when tens of thousands of American students are getting turned away from their first-, second- and even third-choice college picks, Harold Ekeh, of Long Island, N.Y., has an enviable quandary: deciding which of the eight Ivy League colleges he will attend next year, ... Harols, whose family immigrated to the city eight years ago from Nigeria, told the station that he credits his academic success with his family's humble beginnings, thirst for education and a strong desire to make a meaningful mark on society.

Exploring One of the East River's Disappearing Untamed Spaces

March 19, 2015 by Curbed NY

Along the rocky hills of Hunter's Point—an overgrown promontory at the mouth of the Newtown Creek—a dense forest will soon become verdant, luring in adventurous Long Island City residents. For many years, dog walkers, high school students, graffiti artists, and Urban Explorers have helped transform this unnatural landscape into an informal parkland, a rare patch of unplanned, undeveloped New York waterfront that has been a source of inspiration to artists for decades. "It's evocative, it's very evocative," said ...

Sunnyside, Queens, 'Mayberry' Near Midtown

March 18, 2015 by New York Times

New York TimesSunnyside, in western Queens, is a stark contrast to the gleaming glass residential towers rising in nearby Long Island City. Here is an old-fashioned New York neighborhood of squat prewar apartment buildings, rowhouses and shopping streets that still have mom-and-pop businesses. “We call it Mayberry,” after the ... The high demand for properties has steadily pushed up prices. For example, Ms. ... Other schools in Sunnyside include P.S. 150 Queens, which offers a gifted and talented program. It has around 1,240 ...

JFK, GW Hewlett and Westhampton Beach High Schools Named Finalists In ...

February 26, 2015 by Long Island Exchange

Long Island Exchange(Long Island, NY) John F. Kennedy High School (JFK) in the Bellmore/Merrick School District was awarded first place in the Virtual Enterprise International business plans competition today after presenting their project, “On The Move,” to a panel of judges from Long Island business and academic communities. Students ... The finalists will advance to the national competition sponsored by Virtual Enterprises International in New York City as part of the Youth Business Summit events on April 13-15, 2015. Winners will ...

Long Island teen, a beloved leader among peers, dies in snow tubing accident ...

January 27, 2015 by New York Daily News

New York Daily News... a Long Island teenager riding an inflatable tube struck a light pole and was killed. Sean Urda was the first reported death from the winter storm that shut down New York City and much of the Northeast coast on Monday. And the 17-year-old senior's death stunned his former classmates at the Elwood-John H. Glenn High School, in Elwood, N.Y. ... At the time, a severe blizzard warning was in effect in the city and across the island. Urda was rushed by volunteer ambulance to Huntington Hospital, but doctors there ...

Long Island Lutheran boy's basketball team enters SNY Invitational as one of ...

January 22, 2015 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWhile the heart of New York high school basketball is commonly thought to be found in the city, Lutheran head coach John Buck believes his team doesn't have much left to prove even though it's the only outsider. “We've been here for a few years now,” Buck ...

Garden City Student Named Intel Semifinalist

January 7, 2015 by Patch.com

Patch.comA Garden City High School student was among 43 Long Island high school seniors named semifinalists in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search. Garden City's Brandon Choi, 17, got the news on Wednesday that he was in an elite pool of 300 students ...

Long Island, NYS high school graduation rates rise in 2014

December 18, 2014 by Newsday

High school graduation rates rose on Long Island in 2014 for the third consecutive year and results also improved statewide, with some of the biggest gains recorded in New York City, according to a state report issued Thursday. Merryl Tisch, chancellor of the ...

NYS Education Department Announces Nominees for 2015 U.S. Presidential ...

December 4, 2014 by LongIsland.com

LongIsland.comI am so excited for our district, our wonderful Academy of American Studies High School, which Jordan attends, and of course the leadership of its principal William Bassell. Our Long Island City community is so proud to see outstanding students like Jordan ...

Long Island High School Business Students to Compete in Adelphi Apprentice ...

November 17, 2014 by Long Island Exchange

(Long Island, NY) A team of business students representing eighteen High School will compete against groups from 18 other high schools from across Long Island on November 21 in Adelphi University's annual student marketing contest, the “Adelphi Apprentice Challenge,” ... Started in 2006, more than 1400 “apprentices” have participated, including a number who have studied marketing at the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business and were real-life apprentices in the New York City marketing shark tank.

The 2nd Act in His Unlikely Pursuit: A College Degree

November 5, 2014 by New York Times

New York TimesDuring his junior year at Long Island City High School, Mr. Lawson was referred to Urban Upbound, a nonprofit organization that brings economic and educational resources to public housing neighborhoods. The group offered career guidance, ... Despite some procedural hiccups, Mr. Lawson did well on his SAT and, through Pell and TAP grants, received full tuition assistance to Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, a member school of the State University of New York. He relied on loans for housing and food ...

The 9 coolest spots to watch the NYC Marathon

October 31, 2014 by New York Post

New York PostSome vantage points, like this Long Island City corner, at 44th Drive and 10th Street, are less crowded than others, but that doesn't make fans any less enthusiastic with their cheering. Photo: Michael Sofronski ...

New Digs in Long Island City

October 30, 2014 by New York Times

New York TimesWhen Renee McAdams was attending Columbia Business School more than two decades ago, she swore she would never leave New York. But leave she did, right after her 1992 graduation. ... The children are now in high school and college. “I am looking at my nest emptying,” said Ms. McAdams, who is ... In the summer, Ms. McAdams's eldest son got an internship with Fresh Direct, the grocery delivery business, which is headquartered in Long Island City, Queens. She volunteered to find him a place to live nearby.

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