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Newly Elected Parent Association Officers CPCS

CPCS welcomes newly elected PA Board President for the 2017-2018 school year, Mrs. Mihalia Wright! Working with her will be the newly elected Secretary, Ms. Kristina Nozart and the returning Treasurer, Mrs. Michelle Charles-Rodney.


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Challenge Prep Celebrates 5th Grade Graduation 5th Grade Graduates

For the third time in the school’s history, Challenge Preparatory Charter School celebrated  the graduation of its 5th Grade Class of 2017 on Wednesday, June 21st at 9:00 a.m. Held at Far Rockaway High School, the ceremony was filled with memories and achievements as represented by school Founder/CEO Rev. Dr. Les Mullings, K-5 Principal Nicole Griffin, the 5th Grade teachers as well as elected officials and school staff.


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Challenge Prep Presents The Lion King Jr. Lion King Jr. Rehearsal

Come support our scholars on June 15th and see who is playing your favorite characters like Simba, Nala, Rafiki, Timon and Pumba!


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Winter Show 2016 Music Johnson and scholars at the Winter Show

It was an all-school effort for our annual Winter Show, December 16, 2016. See all of our great photos and find your scholar on our school Facebook page. 


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MS Teacher Focus: Brian MacConnell Coach MacConnell

Coach Brian MacConnell, serving as Physical Education teacher at Challenge Charter Middle School, was recently named Athletic Director for Challenge Charter Schools. In this new role, he will be overseeing the athletic activities and programs for all Challenge school sites. Communications Director, Kim Messer, recently had the opportunity to sit down with Coach MacConnell to talk about his love for fitness and his approach to teaching middle schoolers PhysEd.


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Challenge Prep Invites Families to Harvest Feast Harvest Feast Flyer and Form

November is a a time for coming together and expressing our gratefulness through this season. In that spirit, Challenge Prep is inviting our families to the Harvest Feast, Friday, November 18th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.


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Parent Teacher Conferences November 3rd CPCS

We are excited to welcome our CPCS parents to the school to review and encourage your scholar's progress.


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Debra Sostre Resigns as Middle School Principal Middle School

A Message from CEO/Founder Dr. Les Mullings.


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Strumwasser to Teach at Technology Conference Tech & Learning

This week, Strumwasser will be heading to Princeton, New Jersey to help lead a session titled “#GenMobile: Is Your District Ready?” at the Tech & Learning Live Conference. The session is designed to help schools accommodate and learn to utilize technology in the classroom as a greater diversity of devices are showing up every day.


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New Executive Assistant to the CEO

We are pleased that Jane Munyao has joined the administrative staff at Challenge Prep. Serving as Dr. Mullings’ Executive Assistant, Ms. Munyao has over 10 years of experience in administration and management.


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October Board of Trustees Meeting - October 19, 2016 CPCS

The October Meeting of the Board of Trustees will be Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 6:30 PM at 710 Hartman Lane, Far Rockaway, NY 11691. The public is welcome to attend!


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A Message from CEO Dr. Mullings CPCS

Karon McFarlane's uncle, Oswald Hamilton, did not survive the medical emergency that caused the need to reschedule our November Board meeting.


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5th Grade Uses Blended Learning to Create Online Magazines 5th Grade Online Magazine Project

Recently, our 5th Grade scholars studied informative writing using tools to create online magazines and to make QR codes that link to their finished projects. Teachers Ms. Ofori and Ms. Lindner guided the students along the way and described the scope of the project and shared some of the feedback from scholars.


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Open Houses Continue: New Date Added! Lottery Night 2016

We added another Open House date on March 29th. We invite new families to join us at our Open Houses which offer an opportunity to get to know the school through tours, information, and help regarding the application process. 


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Peter Scotland-Cudjoe Joins Challenge Prep Team Peter Scotland-Cudjoe and Jay Strumwasser

We welcome Mr. Peter Scotland-Cudjoe to our staff as Technology Support Specialist. In this new position, Mr. Scotland-Cudjoe will serve both school sites assisting Mr. Strumwasser with computer set up, maintenance and overall technology needs.


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Challenge Prep at NYC DOE Back to School EventĀ  CPCS Students and Staff with Chancellor Farina

Yesterday 40 fourth and fifth grade scholars represented Challenge Preparatory Charter School at the NYC Department of Education (DOE) Back to School event hosted by the Office of School Design and Charter Partnerships. Following a recent DOE visit to our 710 Hartman location, an invitation was extended to CEO/Founder Rev. Dr. Les Mullings to include our scholars at the celebration.


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Making Google Classroom Better for Challenge Charter Schools Mr. Patel at Challenge

On Tuesday November 14, 2016, Aditya Patel, Community Manager for Google Classroom, visited Challenge Charter Schools. The purpose of the visit was to gain feedback from staff and scholars on using Google Classroom at Challenge Prep’s K-5 and Middle School sites.


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Big News for NY College-bound Students Mullings, Turner, Estep at Cuomo Announcement

Today Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his plan to offer free tuition at NY public colleges for middle class families. The announcement was made at LaGuardia Community College with Senator Bernie Sanders at the Governor's side.


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