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Solar Eclipse 2024

The April 8, 2024, solar eclipse was a total solar eclipse, and it was magnificent. If you were one of the lucky ones who purchased glasses early, the slow moving moment was a sight to behold. Now, if you weren’t able to purchase those glasses, have no fear, the next…

Testing Time of Year!

It is that time of year again. It’s State Tests time! I know a lot of teachers, students and parents dread this time of year. Although administrators will tell you their test scores mean nothing, if that were true, why give them? Don’t allow your child to struggle through these…

Does Your Child Need Help?

Almost three months have passed since the beginning of the school year. The first marking period is over and StateTest scores have been received.  How did your child do?   If your child is struggling in any content area, please contact Advance Scholars tutoring service today at 347/401-4197.  We only provide…

Heat Wave

Heat Wave!   Question:  When did Martha Reeves & The Vandellas release this song? It’s apropos of a week we’ve just had. These days are conducive for the pool or the beach, NOT in a classroom on the second floor with no escalator and no air conditioning. Thank God, this Heat…

Never Stop Learning!

Did you know that today, July 18, is National Caviar Day, National Sour Candy Day, and Nelson Mandela International Day?   Today is a great day to make a difference in your community to honor Dr. Mandela, snack on those yummy sour worms, and eat some fancy deviled eggs with…

Happy Bakra-Eid!

The festival of sacrifice in Islam, Bakra-Eid, will be celebrated on June 29, 2023. During this special occasion, Muslims sacrifice their favorite animal, usually a goat, the reason it is commonly known as Bakrid. Eid ul-Adha Mubarak! Hope, happiness, and love become a part of your life, today, tomorrow, and…

Juneteenth

Today we celebrate Juneteenth! Juneteenth is an annual holiday which observes the end of slavery in the United States.  It marks the day, June 19, 1865, when news of emancipation reached people in the deepest parts of the former Confederacy in Galveston, Texas.  This day became a federal holiday in…