We know there are a bunch of choices out there when it comes to schools for your kids – public, private, parochial, charter, and even homeschooling. So what schools have you have good experiences with? We’d love to know. Leave us a comment here or via twitter at @queensnycity.
This week we checked out the opening reception of Carried Away, an art exhibit at Materials for the Arts in Long Island City (GMAP). On view are several colorful works that resemble Buddha heads and headless ancient Greek sculptures. The modern, down-to-earth twist is that they’re all made of plastic bags and other found and recycled materials such as bottles, spools of thread, and PVC pipes.
Image source: DNAinfo – Beach Channel High School before Hurricane Sandy hit
Homeschooling has become the number one choice for some parents in hurricane ravished Rockaway peninsula, according to DNAinfo. Parents would rather keep them home and educate them there (or skip class entirely) than send them into parts of Queens they are unfamiliar with and/or too far from home. In the words of Belle Harbor resident Kristine Memoli, ”If something happens to my children, I won’t know and won’t have a way to get to them.”