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Meghan Carey, physical education teacher, PS 160, Jamaica, Queens

The cafeteria is the only space big enough for physical education classes at PS 160 in Queens, where one teacher of both in-person and remote students has had to reimagine the activities she once did.

Megan Jonynas, music teacher, PS 139 in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn

The cafeteria is the only space big enough for physical education classes at PS 160 in Queens, where one teacher of both in-person and remote students has had to reimagine the activities she once did.

Remembering Aamir

Aamir Griffin, a 14-year-old freshman, was doing what he loved most — practicing on a court near his home in Jamaica — when he was killed by a stray bullet in October.

Noteworthy graduates: Harvey Araton, sportswriter

Harvey Araton had never seen The New York Times until a high school English teacher had his class read it each day. Now, after more than 25 years as a sportswriter and columnist there, Araton's writing has earned him a place in the Naismith Memorial...

Olympic effort

PS 721, a District 75 school in Manhattan, held a rally to salute its very own Olympians — eight students who were part of the unified floor hockey team that beat China to win a bronze medal in the Special Olympics Winter Games in Austria in March.

Public school coaches honored by Big East Conference

Four city public school coaches were honored at half-time during the Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 9.

Lessons on the run

The members of teacher John Sorocco's after-school running team have found themselves going faster and farther than they ever imagined.

Noteworthy graduates: Vernon Turner, retired NFL football player

Vernon Turner endured an early life so rooted in poverty and degradation that at age 50 he remains shocked to be alive. He was saved by two miracle workers, his 2nd-grade teacher and his high school coach.

NYC Coaches Association/UFT end-of-year celebration 2014

The New York City Coaches Association/UFT celebrated the end of the school year and gave out awards to exemplary coaches on June 13 at the Clearview Golf Club in Bayside.

New York City Coaches Association/UFT awards dinner

Teachers who coach in addition to other responsibilities celebrated the end of anothr year's work and gave out awards to members of the New York City Coaches Association/UFT on June 13.