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Did James Patterson give money to your school library?
12/19/2017
James Patterson — the Daddy Warbucks of American publishing — made good on his pledge to help school libraries today. The bestselling writer of thrillers announced $500,000 in grants to 127 schools across the country. This is just the first installment of a $1.75 million program to help libraries buy books, fund literary programs and make repairs.
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Picture of Rohatyn Prize, in which M.S. 137 received honorable mention.
M.S. 137 is honored for our accomplishments!
06/12/2017
This year, several applicant schools were cited for honorable mention: Principal Patricia Bentley – CIS 303 Bronx, NY Principal Christina Catalona – P.S./I.S. 266 Queens, NY Principal Alexandra Hernandez – Multicultural High School/583 Brooklyn, NY Principal Laura Mastrogiovanni – M.S 137 America’s School of Heroes Queens, NY Principal Kelly Nepogoda – I.S. 5 - The Walter Crowley Intermediate School Queens, NY Principal Jessica Rooney – People's Preparatory Charter School Newark, NJ
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Ribbon Cutting for Virtual Enterprises Junior Venture Pilot Program at M.S. 137
This 13 Year-Old CEO is Ready to be Your Boss!
04/18/2016
Thirteen-year-old Usha Sookai is the CEO of an event planning company called iParty. She says she originally wanted a position in marketing but got roped into interviewing for the CEO position and ultimately got the top job. Her eighth grade class at MS 137 in Ozone Park, Queens, is part of an in-school business simulation program that helps give students experience with what it takes to build a business.
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