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New Website Coming Soon! New K-5 Website

Looking for updated information on the 2017-18 Academic year on this website? We are working on a new website for you that will be launched the first week of school.


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Newly Elected Parent Association Officers CPCS

CPCS welcomes newly elected PA Board President for the 2017-2018 school year, Mrs. Mahalia 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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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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Sonja Webber-Bey Named Middle School Principal Sonja Webber-Bey

Rev. Dr. Les Mullings announced that Mrs. Sonja Webber-Bey will be assuming the role of Principal for Challenge Charter Middle School effective April 19th following Spring Recess.


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Board Meeting Rescheduled CPCS

Please note: the Feb/March Board Meeting is being RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, March 22nd at 6:30 PM due to the weather this week.


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Parent Association Meeting and Elections PA Meeting

Come to our meeting on Friday at 6:00P at the Middle School!


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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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Challenge Prep Summer Day Camp Summer Day Camp Flyer

Challenge Preparatory is hosting a Summer Day Camp for K-5 from July 5th until August 4th. Our sponsors and partners are Bright Future Community, Inc., Rockaway Renaissance, and The Rock Studio. Educational activities and sports such as art, soccer, cooking, technology, water fun and more will be featured. Breakfast and lunch is also included!


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Calling All Parents for Charter School Advocacy Day! Charter Advocacy Day Form

We are calling all parents that support CPCS and Charter Schools to join us, February 7th, for Charter School Advocacy Day!


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Interview with Special Ed Liaison Natalie Zadok Natalie Zadok and CP Students

Recently, Challenge Prep's Executive Director of Communications, Kim Messer spoke to our new Special Education Liaison, Natalie Zadok to discuss her role, history in education, and what Natalie likes to do in her free time. 


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MS Staff Focus: Caroline Turner Caroline Turner, MS Counselor

Ms. Caroline Turner joined Challenge Prep at the Middle School in August of 2016. After finishing her Masters, Turner was ready to begin the work as a School Counselor.  A few years before, she was halfway around the world when she discovered she wanted to pursue a career as a School Counselor.


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Field Day 2017: A School Celebration CPCS Scholars have fun at Field Day

On Friday, June 9th, the entire Challenge Charter School community came together for its annual Field Day at Bayswater Park. A joint effort between the K-5, Middle School, and Parent Association, the event featured over 20 activities and food for over 600 scholars. Founder and CEO, Dr. Mullings served as host and welcomed all of the scholars, teachers, staff and volunteers.


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Tameeka Richards Named Executive Director of Expansion trichards

Rev. Dr. Les Mullings announced that Mrs. Tameeka Richards has been named the Executive Director of Expansion for Challenge Charter Schools effective April 19, 2017.


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