Posts Tagged ‘Principal’

Facing the Ax

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Students draw pictures of Mary and the baby Jesus in a 6th grade art class at Holy Cross School. Six Catholic schools in Manhattan could close this year. Should they be saved? This year may be the last for six Catholic elementary schools in Manhattan. On Nov. 26, the Catholic Archdiocese of New York, which governs groups of Catholic Church parishes under the direction of Cardinal Timothy Dolan, announced the impending closure of 26 [&hellip
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Questions About ‘Pioneering Principal’

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: In “Remembering Long Time Principal,” (Express, Dec. 10) reporter Dan Rivoli appears to have been completely beguiled by Mr. Morison’s wife and her attempt to have him memorialized. As the “keeper of the flame,” it is hardly surprising that she would attempt to perpetrate this bit of revisionist history and depict her [&hellip
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Founding Principal

Written by admin on . Posted in Education

Danielle Salzberg, a veteran teacher, administrator and builder of new schools, will be taking the helm at the newly announced Frank McCourt High School next fall. The application process for new schools occurs in February, after both the specialized high school round and the main round of citywide high school admissions are over. Students who [&hellip
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CREATING AN INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

Written by admin on . Posted in Special Sections

Principals of the Year Beth Lubeck-Ceffalia grew up in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where she had “fabulous teachers” who inspired her to give back to the community through education. Today, she is not far from her childhood home, serving as principal at P.S. 132, The Conselyea School, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Lubeck-Ceffalia was an assistant principal at the [&hellip
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SETTING THE TONE FOR SUCCESS

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Principals of the Year Harvey Katz, principal of P.S. 117 Keld/Briarwood School in Jamaica, Queens, says the key to success is cooperation. “We are all working together,” he said of the staff and parents at his pre-K-through-6th-grade school. “The idea is communication.” Katz encourages both students and parents to take an active part in the [&hellip
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EMBRACING ALL LEARNERS

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Principals of the Year Few elementary school students read books in both Spanish and English, rehearse with a young people’s chorus and take yoga classes during a school day. But at P.S. 75, all 800 students take advantage of those opportunities daily, thanks to the dedicated leadership of Principal Bob O’Brien. “He is a great [&hellip
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