Working quietly and diligently in her third-period Advanced Science Research class, Calhoun High School junior Samantha Hernandez looks like any other normal high school student on any other normal day. Except she’s not.
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Children, teachers and staff members at Harold D. Fayette and Old Mill Road elementary schools welcomed special guests from the New York State Education Department on Sept. 29 after they achieved Reward School status.
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Back in the day, Merokean Dan Forlenza, now 90, wanted to apply to The Cooper Union in Manhattan, considered among the most prestigious art, architecture and engineering schools in the country, with a minuscule acceptance rate. As was the case with most college applications, Cooper Union’s required an essay. Like so many young people who came of age during the Great Depression, however, Forlenza hadn’t traveled much beyond his childhood neighborhood of Ridgewood, Queens, so he didn’t think he had much to write about.
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