PS/IS 48

PS/IS 48 In The News

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Check out the links below to see all of the news articles and video segments that PS/IS 48 was featured in! 

"How they Scored: Top 10 Staten Island Schools" Sept 2016: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/09/how_they_scored_top_10_staten.html#incart_river_home_pop

"A helping hand: From food distributions to a car raffle" April 2016: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/03/roundup_of_staten_island_chari.html

"School's Out: Kids, Can You Spell Summer V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N?" June 2015: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2015/06/schools_out_kids_how_do_you_sp.html#incart_river

"Schools to Raise Funds for Restoration of Landmark Staten Ilsand Home" September 2014:
http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2014/09/schools_to_raise_funds_for_res.html.

"Staten Island kids featured at the Metropolitan Museum: Nothing childish about 'PS Art 2014': July 2014: http://www.silive.com/entertainment/arts/index.ssf/2014/07/post_129.html#incart_river

"In Our Schools: PS 48 Young Artist are the Toast of the Town" May 2014: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2014/05/in_our_schools_ps_48_young_art.html

"Still Life and Lessons With Mangoes" - May 2014: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303627504579556113632718746?KEYWORDS=lucy+cohen&mg=reno64-wsj

"Councilman Joins Students, Staff to Cut Ribbon At New SI School" - October 2013: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2013/10/oddo_cuts_ribbon_si_new_ps_48.html#incart_river

"First Look at New School" - May 2013: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2013/05/post_43.html#incart_river

"Chancellor Walcott Visits New Concorn School" - May 2013: http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/top_stories/182236/chancellor-walcott-visits-new-concord-school-built-to-tackle-overcrowding

"27th Annual School Secretaries of the Year Award Luncheon" - May 2013: http://www.uft.org/news-stories/you-go-work-and-make-it-happen

"A Year With Children 2013 at the Guggenheim" - May 2013: http://www.timeout.com/new-york-kids/attractions/a-year-with-children-2013-fetes-kids-creativity-at-the-guggenheim

"Fitness Awards at CSI" - October 2012: http://photos.silive.com/advance/2012/10/fitness_awards_at_csi.html

"New school grows tall in Staten Island's Concord neighborhood" - August 2012: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2012/08/new_school_grows_tall_in_state.html

"A Year of Children 2012" - May 2012: http://timeoutnewyorkkids.com/things-to-do/time-out-kids-blog/227019/check-out-our-photos-of-the-a-year-of-children-2012-reception

"Staten Islanders Praise DoE's Plan" - April 2012: http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/top_stories/158916/staten-islanders-praise-doe-plans-for-new-concord-school

"A K-8 Celebration" - April 2012: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2012/04/in_staten_islands_concord_sect.html

"Chancellor Dennis Walcott Visits PS 48" - April 2012: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2012/04/in_staten_islands_concord_sect.html

"New PS 71 Will Include Middle School Seats" - April 2012: http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/top_stories/158853/new-p-s--71-will-include-middle-school-grades

"New Staten Island School - PS 71 (PS48) - Will Be Pre-K-8" - April 2012: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2012/04/wish_gratified_staten_islands.html

"PS 48 Learning Onsite By going The Extra Mile" - March 2012: http://www.pennyharvest.org/go/news/ps-48-learning-onsite-by-going-the-extra-mile

"Rebecca Lynn Soler, PS 48, Concord: Add More Grades To PS 48" - March 2012: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2012/03/rebecca_lynn_soler_ps_48_conco.html

"Look at the World Through a Fifth-Grader's Eyes" - March 2012: http://www.silive.com/northshore/index.ssf/2012/03/look_at_the_world_through_a_fi.html

"The Right School In Concord: Sprawling New Facility Should Be For Grades K Through 8" - March 2012: http://www.silive.com/opinion/editorials/index.ssf/2012/03/the_right_school_in_concord_sp.html

"Parents Want Middle School Grades Added To The New PS 48" - February 2012: http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/top_stories/156213/parents-want-middle-school-grades-added-to-new-ps-48

"To Ease School Crowding" - February 2012: http://www.silive.com/opinion/editorials/index.ssf/2012/02/to_ease_school_crowding.html

"In Concord School That's Rising, A Welcome Antidote To Overcrowding" - January 2012: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2012/01/in_concord_school_thats_rising.html

"A Clearer look at PS 71" - January 2012: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2012/01/a_clearer_look_at_ps_71.html

"Wonder Walk at PS 48" - November 2011: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2011/11/wonderwalk_at_ps_48_features_b.html

"Concord's PS 48 Receives Prestigious Blue Ribbon Award" - september 2011: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2011/09/concords_ps_48_receives_presti.html

"Five City Schools Receive Blue Ribbon Award" - September 2011: http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/top_stories/147254/five-city-schools-receive-blue-ribbon-award

"The Grasmere Civic Association presented its fifth annual Student Awards to recognize civic-minded students" - June 2011: http://photos.silive.com/advance/2011/06/in_grasmere_2.html

"Teacher Patricia Mecca to Students at PS 48: Honor The Brave" - June 2011: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2011/06/teacher_patricia_mecca_to_stud.html

"Students Conducted Ceremony Honoring Our Military Personnel" - June 2011: http://www.silive.com/opinion/letters/index.ssf/2011/06/students_conducted_ceremony_ho.html

"Museum Hosts Competiton for Young Inventors" - June 2011: http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/top_stories/140875/museum-hosts-competition-for-young-inventors

"Ingenuity Drives Staten Island's Children of Invention" June 2011: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2011/06/ingenuity_drives_staten_island.html

"Borough President Praises Staten Island Super Readers" - June 2011:http://www.silive.com/northshore/index.ssf/2011/06/borough_president_praises_stat.html

"PS 48 Students to Clean Playground" - April 2011: http://photos.silive.com/advance/2011/04/ps_48_students_to_clean_playgr.html 

"Kids from PS 48 to be featured at Guggenheim" - April 2011: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2011/04/kids_from_ps_48_to_be_featured.html

"Staten Island students named back-seat traffic ambassadors in NYC 'That's Why It's 30' educational program" - April 2011: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2011/04/thats_why_its_30_program_turns.html

"Staten Island P.S. 48 Celebrates the Year of the Rabbit" - March 2011: http://schools.nyc.gov/Home/InOurSchoolsToday/2010-2011/ps48chinesenewyear2011.htm

"The Journey for a New PS 48: Benefits of K-8" - March 2011: http://citizensmagazine.com/the_journey_for_a_new_ps_48_benefits_of_prek8_education.htm

"Now Attend PTAConfabs on the Web" - October 2010: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/staten_island/now_attend_pta_confabs_on_the_web_mIwADQfj8gXbnZA63HDHHP

"Projected Plan for New School Building" - September 23, 2010: http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2010/09/projected_plan_for_new_school.html

"P.S. 48 is ranked #1 on Staten Island for the State Test Scores" - July 29, 2010
Reading Scores on SI: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/education/2010_scores/staten_island/index.html
Math Scores on SI:http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/education/2010_scores/math/staten_island/index.html

"Timetable set for new Concord School, PS 71 (PS 48)" - June 30, 2010 http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2010/06/timetable_set_for_new_concord.html

"PS 48 Expansion Project to Begin Soon" - June 30, 2010 http://statenisland.ny1.com/?ArID=121321

"40 Who Teach in Classrooms on Staten Island are Saluted" - June 12, 2010 http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/06/40_who_teach_in_classrooms_on.html

"Two Schools Team Up to Pay Tribute to Vets" - June 10, 2010 http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2010/06/two_schools_team_up_to_pay_tri.html

"What happens when kids think outside the ... tree" - May 30, 2010
http://www.silive.com/entertainment/arts/index.ssf/2010/05/what_happens_when_kids_think_o.html
 

"Third grade students from PS 48 joined friends and family Friday to honor local veterans at the memorial site on Clove Road" - May 29, 2010
http://statenisland.ny1.com//Default.aspx?ArID=119509
 

"8 Island schools in special education pilot program" - April 13, 2010
 http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/04/8_island_schools_in_special_ed.html

"Concord school poised to move across the street to roomier quarters" - March 26, 2010
http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2010/03/concord_school_poised_to_move.html


"City OKs Deal to Expand PS48" - March 24, 2010

http://www.ny1.com/1-all-boroughs-news-content/top_stories/?ArID=115796


 "Students Celebrate Black History Month & 100th Day of School" - March 8, 2010 http://schools.nyc.gov/Home/InOurSchoolsToday/2009-2010/100thday030410.htm

"Push continues to change PS 48 into K -through-8" - February 25, 2010 http://www.silive.com/news/advance/index.ssf?/base/news/126710371082590.xml&coll=1

"City Officials Offer Details of New PS71 in Concord" - December 8, 2009
http://www.silive.com/news/advance/index.ssf?/base/news/126027811254250.xml&coll=1
 

"City Tweaks Its Plans for New Schools on Staten Island" - December 3, 2009

http://www.silive.com/news/advance/index.ssf?/base/news/1259847014243340.xml&coll=1


"Students Hear War Stories from Veterans" - November 19, 2009

http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2009/11/students_hear_war_stories_from.html


"Study: Arts Classes Boosts Graduatin Rates" - October 20, 2009

http://www.silive.com/news/advance/index.ssf?/base/news/1256041815237080.xml&coll=1


"A Neighborhood School" - September 28, 2009

http://www.silive.com/opinion/editorials/index.ssf/2009/09/a_neighborhood_school.html


NY1: "Overcrowded Schools Make Creative use of Space" - September 23, 2009

http://ny1.com/Default.aspx?ArID=106218


"CB2 Approves Plan for Public School on Former Hospital Site" - Spetember 23, 2009

http://www.silive.com/news/advance/index.ssf?/base/news/1253709911263990.xml&coll=1


"Staffs Struggle in Overcrowded Staten Island Public School Classrooms" - September 21, 2009

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2009/09/staffs_struggle_in_overcrowded.html


"Budget Cuts Become A Reality" - September 7, 2009

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2009/09/budget_cuts_become_a_reality.html


NY1: "Turning the former Doctor's Hospital in Concord into the new P.S. 48 is one step closer to a reality, after the
Staten Island University Hospital board approved the sale of the building to the Department of Education Monday". August 5, 2009
http://ny1.com//Default.aspx?ArID=103488

"A Win-Win-Win" - August 5, 2009
http://www.silive.com/opinion/editorials/index.ssf/2009/08/a_winwinwin.html


"Staten Island University Hospital Agrees to Sell Parcel to Department of Education" - August 3, 2009

http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2009/08/staten_island_university_hospi_6.html
 

NY1 News: - "New School Building to Relieve Crowding at P.S. 48" - July 31, 2009

http://ny1.com//Default.aspx?ArID=103335


"Former Staten Island University Hospital Campus Will House New School" - July 30, 2009

http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2009/07/former_staten_island_universit.html


NY1 News: - "Space Solution May Be In Sight for SI School" - June 23, 2009

http://ny1.com/Default.aspx?ArID=101257

"Ed Officials May Turn Staten Island Doctors' Hospital Into School Building" - June 18, 2009

http://www.silive.com/eastshore/index.ssf/2009/06/ed_officials_may_turn_staten_i.html


"Students Artwork to Hang With the Greats

175 Combined Paintings, Sketches and Mobiles will be on Display at the Guggenheim Through August" - May 21, 2009
http://www.silive.com/eastshore/weekly/index.ssf?/base/news/1242918902206340.xml&coll=1


"Report: More Than 1/3 of Staten Island's School Buildings Are Overcrowded" - May 21, 2009

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2009/05/report_more_than_13_of_staten.html


"Staten Island's State Sen. Lanza Honors Teachers" - May 20, 2009

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2009/05/staten_islands_state_sen_andre.html


"Deputy Mayor Takes Tour Of P.S. 48" -  February 26, 2009:
http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2009/02/deputy_mayor_takes_tour_of_ove.html

"School Makes Case for Extra Space" - February 26, 2009:
"Deputy Mayor and Councilman Tour PS 48 in Concord and Learn a New Word: Cafegymatorium"
http://www.silive.com/siadvance/stories/index.ssf?/base/news/123565051450890.xml&coll=1

Links to Pictures Posted on SI Live from Deputy Mayor's Tour-February 26, 2009:

http://photos.silive.com/advance/2009/02/school_makes_case_for_extra_sp_1.html

"NY1 News - Deputy Mayor Tours P.S. 48 Video Segment" - February 26, 2009:
http://www.ny1.com//Default.aspx?ArID=94639

"Learning to Dance With the Stars in Their Eyes" - February 19, 2009:
http://www.silive.com/siadvance/stories/index.ssf?/base/news/1235050220263790.xml&coll=1
http://photos.silive.com/advance/2009/02/5th_grade_ballroom_dancing.html
http://photos.silive.com/advance/2009/02/the_dancing_classrooms_program.html
http://photos.silive.com/advance/2009/02/5th_grade_tango.html
http://photos.silive.com/advance/2009/02/dancing_away.html
http://photos.silive.com/advance/2009/02/instructor_sabrina_catandella.html
http://photos.silive.com/advance/2009/02/dancing_the_tango.html
http://photos.silive.com/advance/2009/02/teaching_ballroom_dancing.html

"Silive Photo Slideshow: S.I. Chuck's Groundhog Day Prediction" - February 2, 2009:
http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2009/02/photo_slideshow_staten_island_6.html
http://photos.silive.com/advance/2009/02/chuck.html

"NY1 News - Staten Island Chuck Predict Early Spring" - February 2, 2009:
http://www.ny1.com/Default.aspx?ArID=93204

"Letters to the President" - January 23, 2009:
http://www.silive.com/elections/index.ssf/2009/01/letters_to_the_president_35.html
http://www.silive.com/elections/index.ssf/2009/01/letters_to_the_president_29.html

"Councilman Pledges to Push for School-Improvement Funds" - December 17, 2008: 
http://www.silive.com/news/advance/index.ssf?/base/news/1229518814318680.xml&coll=1

"Ancient Japanese Art Inspires Concord Youth" - December 11, 2008:
http://www.silive.com/eastshore/weekly/index.ssf?/base/news/122900852285570.xml&coll=1

"Silive Video: Staten Island Students Learn Japanese Drumming" - December 11, 2008: 
http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2008/12/staten_island_students_learn_j.html

"Education Council Official: Island Shortchanged on Projects" - December 02, 2008:
http://www.silive.com/siadvance/stories/index.ssf?/base/news/1228222824211740.xml&coll=1

"Cruel Calculus of Budget Cuts" - November 22, 2008:
http://www.silive.com/siadvance/stories/index.ssf?/base/news/122733811271250.xml&coll=1

 

 

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