Introducing New Principals at Astoria Blue Feather and AHRC Middle/High School

AHRC New York City’s Education Department wants to formally recognize our two new principals for the 2019-20 school-years, Sandra Evangelista and Christopher Uccellini. Sandra has been promoted as Principal to Astoria Blue Feather Early Learning Center (ELC) in Astoria, Queens. Sandra has worked at Astoria since 2005. Initially, she was hired as a special education…

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Flying High with Wings for Autism

Children and their families from AHRC New York City’s schools were cruising at Wings for Autism for the third year in a row. Organized by The Arc in partnership with Delta Airlines, the TSA, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the event is an airport rehearsal experience that allows families to…

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Spring Cleaning: Volunteers Completely Remodel Astoria Blue Feather

The children at Astoria Blue Feather Early Learning Center were in for a surprise when they returned from this year’s spring break. Due to the generosity of the Metropolitan Building Managers of New York in cooperation with the Scandinavian American Building Managers Guild, the entire school received a full remodel over the course of a week, at no…

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Wing for Autism: Saturday, April 29, 2017

DATE and TIME: Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm LOCATION: LaGuardia Airport, Delta Terminal Wings for Autism® is an airport “rehearsal” specially designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, their families, and airline professionals. The program is intended to reduce some of the stress that families who have a child with autism…

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Supporting School Readiness at Home

On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, the staff of Astoria Blue Feather Head Start welcomed 23 families who attended their workshop entitled, Getting Ready for Kindergarten.  The school’s Education/Disabilities Coordinator, Sandra Evangelista, provided the families with strategies on how to support their child’s school readiness skills at home.

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