Education / News
Hunts Point and Longwood have the lowest enrollment in pre-kindergarten classes of any neighborhood in the five boroughs, despite having the greatest need to reverse historically low education rates.
PS 48 put on a show for schools chancellor Carmen Fariña, who came to help the school celebrate a special anniversary.
Education / Food
Students from PS 48 are teaming with the NYC Food Bank to provide meals to local families. Hunts Point is a hot spot for the “meal gap,” the number of meals families are forced to miss due to poverty.
Culture / Education
The prospects for PS 48’s lauded music program appeared bleak before the famous talk show host came to the rescue.
Education / Parks
Students at a Hunts Point elementary school have discovered a long-forgotten slave burial ground.
Education / Food
PAL Thanksgiving is a feast to remember Thanksgiving came early at PS 48. Friends and family of the students who participate in the PAL’s afer-school program at the school enjoyed a holiday meal together on Nov. 22. The food, donated by parents and employees, added Hispanic dishes to the traditional […]
Since 2008, the PAL in Hunts Point has been working with children at the school on Spofford Avenue, providing a safe environment where students from age five to 11 can mix play with learning about a variety of subjects.
A teacher uses gospel music to transform some formerly rowdy preteens into music enthusiasts.
The award-winning music program at PS 48, the Joseph Rodman Drake School, is looking for a few good friends, or, better still, lots and lots of good friends, to join a Facebook campaign sponsored by the Target stores to bring funds to schools. For every vote the school gets between […]