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Culture / Education

For local music teacher, the awards keep coming

Melissa Salguero receiving a proclamation at City Hall on May 9.

Earlier this month the New York City Council recognized PS 48’s Grammy-winning music teacher with a special proclamation for her contributions to Hunts Point youth.

Culture / Education

Celeb helps PS 48 land on its feet

PS 48 music teacher Melissa Salguero reacts to her gifts on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in August.

The prospects for PS 48’s lauded music program appeared bleak before the famous talk show host came to the rescue.

Crime / Education

Burglars assault PS 48’s music program

A damaged trumpet was among the vandalized instruments the PS 48 staff found when they returned to the school after spring break.

Thieves stole or vandalized over $30,000 worth of instruments and technology from P.S. 48.

Culture / Education

P.S. 48 teacher reaches kids through music

Melissa Salguero, far left, with music students from P.S. 48.

Melissa Salguero was one of over 2,000 nominees for the first Big Apple Award, which recognizes exceptional public school teachers across the city.


PS 48 urges public support for music program

PS 48 urges public support for music program

Although the cruel reality of budget cuts has hit every corner of the city, including Hunts Point, the students at PS 48 are trying not to let it bring them down. Students at the elementary school on Spofford Ave. have entered a musical contest called Glee Give a Note in […]