J912

Congratulating P.S. 191 Mayflower School upon the occasion of being named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the United States De...

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  • 15 / Mar / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 19 / Mar / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 19 / Mar / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J912


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating P.S. 191 Mayflower School upon the
occasion of being named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the United
States Department of Education

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
commend those institutions of true purpose and high achievement whose
exemplary programs and accomplishment clearly demonstrate an enduring
pursuit of excellence in the education of the youth of the Empire State;
and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late P.S. 191 Mayflower School upon the occasion of being named a 2012
National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Educa-
tion; and
WHEREAS, P.S. 191 first opened in 1923; the school pays special atten-
tion to the needs of all students regardless of their level of achieve-
ment; according to a school Environmental Survey 99% of parents are
satisfied with the education their child is receiving; and
WHEREAS, Located in Queens, New York, P.S. 191 has been designated as
an "A" school for five years in a row on its annual progress report; and
WHEREAS, Less than one percent of all schools in America have been
named a Blue Ribbon school; P.S. 191 has been actively involved in
community service, including raising funds for victims of Hurricane
Sandy, UNICEF, and St. Jude; in addition, the School collects food for
City Harvest food banks; and
WHEREAS, The National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award stands as
a resolute testimony to P.S. 191 Mayflower School's standards of excel-
lence, its uncompromising values, unparalleled dedication, and the
special teamwork of its family of students, parents, teachers and admin-
istrators, who share common goals and uncommon expectations; now, there-
fore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate P.S. 191 Mayflower School upon the occasion of being named
a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of
Education; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to P.S. 191 Mayflower School.

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