Ms. Finn Talks FRANK and Other Changes

As we enter the new 2013-2014 school year one can feel the excitement buzzing in the hallways.  The school year is off to a great start and Ms. Finn, principal at FSSA, had… Continue reading

Meet Ms. Gaska

Have you ever wondered who is in charge of how your class goes in Math, English Science or History?  Mrs. Gaska is one of the new Strategic Learning Specialists that have been brought… Continue reading

New Drama Teacher Hails from Canadian

One look at Mr. Cacciola-Price and you might think: oh he’s just the new drama teacher this year. With his gray cardigan, brown jeans and striped green shirt he looks like your ordinary… Continue reading

Music, Mitosis and Mr. Menke

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts welcomes a handful of new teachers as we enter the new school year. One of these teachers is the new science teacher, Mr. Menke. This is his… Continue reading

On a Whole New Level

Transitioning to a new high school isn’t easy for students, so imagine what it must be like for a school safety agent. Change doesn’t always make it easy to adapt to a new… Continue reading

Avery Fisher Hall Gets World Peace Orch.

On September 10th, 2013, the youthful World Peace Orchestra gathered to play a concert at Avery Fisher Hall. Introduced by Kevin Spacey, led by conductor Gintaras Rinkevičius, and joined by master violinist Alexander… Continue reading

Mr. El-Hassan Shares His Love for the Arts

Local Astoria resident Mr. El-Hassan loves teaching at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts as an English and Social Studies Strategic Learning Specialist, and its not just because of his nice and short… Continue reading