Council Member Elizabeth Crowley Funds Tap-It Smart Boards for Students

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley met with P009 Principal Robert Wojnarowski and technology consultant Sandy Krochek for a tour of the school’s facilities within P.S. 58 and a demonstration of the school’s new “Tap-Its” funded by the Council Member. P009 is part of District 75, which serves the educational needs of students with disabilities, and operates Read More …

Students Light up the Stage at P.S. 87’s “Surf’s Up Broadway”

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley  attended P.S. 87 students’ musical performance, “Surf’s Up Broadway,” on Tuesday. The program was managed by Inside Broadway, a children’s theatre company that enriches core curriculum in schools through drama, dance, and music, as part of the New York City Council’s Cultural After Schools Adventure Initiative (CASA). Council Member Crowley proudly Read More …

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley and Maspeth High School Hold Ribbon Cutting and Opening Ceremony for Inaugural Year in New Building

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley joined Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott, Maspeth High School Principal Khurshid Abdul-Mutakabbir, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, elected officials and the Maspeth High School community for a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting at the school’s new building Monday morning. Maspeth High School first opened at the campus of Queens Metropolitan High Read More …

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley Announces Addition of Full-Day Universal Pre-Kindergarten at PS 91

PS 91 has been approved by the Department of Education (DOE) for additional full-day universal pre-kindergarten seats for the 2013-2014 school year, Council Member Elizabeth Crowley announced. The DOE’s universal pre-kindergarten program gives children the tools they need for future academic success and is provided free of charge to all students. New York City has Read More …

Council Member Crowley Stands in Solidarity with ATU Local 1181

New York City Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley (CD-30, Queens) joined members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 and supported their efforts to maintain job protections on Friday. The City has refused to protect experienced drivers with proven records of safety, who make on average $11-$14 dollars per hour, forcing the union to strike. The Read More …

Council Member Crowley Cuts Ribbon at PS/IS 119 Playground

Council Member Crowley notes the importance of physical activity  Urges the Department of Education to improve physical education at schools  On Thursday, Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley (CD-30, Queens) joined school officials, parents, and students for the grand opening of a new playground at P.S./I.S. 119. The playground was constructed with $125,000 Council Member Crowley Read More …

New Boys Sports Teams Coming to Local High Schools Following Strong Advocacy from Council Member Crowley

Council Member Crowley highlighted the troubles new schools face building sports programs Students at Metropolitan and Maspeth high schools will finally have the opportunity to participate in Public School Athletic League (PSAL) organized boys’ sports this winter. Last year, Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley (CD-30, Queens) called on the Department of Education (DOE) and PSAL Read More …

Council Member Crowley Joins Volunteers at Love a Library Day

Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley joined volunteers at Ridgewood Library for Love a Library day on Saturday to educate residents about the benefits of local libraries. Organized by New York Cares, a non-profit that connects residents to volunteer opportunities, volunteers throughout the city libraries helped library staff and let people know about the numerous programs Read More …

Council Member Crowley Greets Parents and Students on First Day of School

On the first day of classes for New York City public schools, Council Member Elizabeth S. Crowley visited P.S./I.S. 128 to greet parents, students, and teachers. Ensuring a good quality education for children throughout the 30th Council District is a top priority for the Council Member, and each year she helps secure critical resources for Read More …

Council Member Crowley Addresses P.S. 88

Students at P.S. 88 in Ridgewood were treated to a special screening of the movie New York Says Thank You. The film follows firefighters, touched by the national support after September 11, volunteering their time to help others affected by natural disaster. Council Member Elizabeth Crowley addressed the students about the importance of being prepared Read More …