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Breezy Point, Queens: Tested by Hurricane Sandy

May 24, 2017 by New York Times

New York TimesOnce the most convenient local high school, Beach Channel High in Rockaway Park was closed in 2014. The building, at 100-00 Beach Channel Drive, currently houses three specialized public schools: Channel View School for Research, Rockaway Park ...

See How Much Your High School Spends on Boys' and Girls' Sports

October 17, 2016 by DNAinfo

DNAinfoOf that, approximately $2 million more was spent on boys' athletics programs than on girls' during the 2014-2015 school year, according to data released to DNAinfo New York under a Freedom of Information Law request. That year, nearly $14.5 million was ...

VIDEO: Youth Rowing Program Teaches Girls Strength in Sports and Life

October 11, 2016 by DNAinfo

DNAinfoThe city's only public high school team was at Beach Channel High School in Rockaway Park for nearly 40 years before the team folded as the campus was restructured. So the Row New York squad competes against teams at regattas on Long Island and in ...

Rockaway Midshipman Killed in Amtrak Crash

May 13, 2015 by DNAinfo

DNAinfoShe drove back up to New York, arriving at 4 a.m. Thursday morning to go to Channel View — where a memorial to the former student, known as "Z Man," grew on a fence outside the field where his high school team, the Dolphins, played. As a co-captain of ...

Beach Channel wins first ever baseball title

June 19, 2014 by Queens Chronicle

Queens ChronicleMembers of the Beach Channel High School baseball team hold up their championship banner after defeating Bronx Science at Yankee Stadium to win their first Public School Athletic League B Division city baseball crown last Thursday.

Beach Channel HS lands $5M for Sandy repairs

January 16, 2014 by The Forum Newsgroup

The Forum NewsgroupChuck Schumer (D-NY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder last week announced that $4.9 million in federal funds has been slated for the city School Construction Authority. The SCA will use the money for ... “These federal funds ...

Feds to send $4.9M to repair Beach Channel High School

January 10, 2014 by TimesLedger

TimesLedgerChuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, both New York Democrats, along with state Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Rockaway) announced that $4,902,607.21, granted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will go to the New York City School Construction ...

Rockaway, Howard Beach schools move to LIC in Sandy's wake

November 8, 2012 by Queens Chronicle

Queens ChronicleIn the wake of Hurricane Sandy, a number of schools in the Rockaways and Howard Beach have relocated due to destruction at school buildings and power outages. One Rockaway public school ... PS 47 in Broad Channel is temporarily relocated to PS 181 in ...

Panel for Educational Policy will decide on possible closures of four Queens schools

February 1, 2011 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIt will decide the fates of Jamaica High School and Beach Channel High School, in Rockaway Park, on Thursday. ... Robert Tobias, the city's former testing chief turned New York University professor, said phasing out schools may be hasty. "In some cases ...

A Beach Shared by a Tight-Knit Clan

September 4, 2009 by New York Times

New York TimesBeach Channel High School, in Rockaway Park, enrolls 1,409 students in Grades 9 through 12. The school has ... The street grid was laid out by the Neponsit Realty Company in 1910, according to the Encyclopedia of New York City . Hotels, stores and ...

Answers About Rockaway, Queens, Part 3

May 22, 2009 by New York Times Blogs (blog)

Summer housing could be found from Rockaway Park to Far Rockaway. Rockaway ... A second high school, Beach Channel High School, farther west down the peninsula, attracted the best students from Rockaway and even from other sections of New York.

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