Staff Focus: Eunice Armstrong

A few weeks ago, we welcomed Ms. Eunice Armstrong as our new Director of Finance to Challenge Charter Schools. Recently we had a chance to find out a bit about Ms. Armstrong and how in this key role, she brings her experience and leadership to bear.

Q: What excites you most about being a part of the Challenge Charter Schools staff?

Armstrong: I am excited to be a part of such a dynamic and caring team, from the educators to the administration who work tirelessly to provide a world class education, especially in Far Rockaway.

Q: What is your background in financial leadership?

Armstrong: I have almost 10 years financial experience in the non-profit & charter school sector, particularly with helping these types of organizations with budget management & operational system creation. Grant management has also been a significant part of my experience with city, state, and federal level funding & compliance.

Q: What hobby or activity do you spend time on when you're away from work?

Armstrong: I spend my free time engaged in charity work with some of my favorite organizations like The Bowery Mission.

Q: With the recent holidays we wonder, what is your favorite holiday treat?

Armstrong: My favorite holiday treat is eggnog, perfect for holiday gatherings.

Parent Workshop on January 8th

We welcome all our Challenge Charter Middle School Families to our monthly parent workshop on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, from 5:30-6:30 pm. This month the topic will be  Financial and College Planning for you and your scholar. To register for the workshop please visit the link below. If you have any questions, please contact 6-8 Family Engagement Coordinator, Janisa Vaughn at (718) 327-4040 Ext. 108.

We hope to see you there!


January 8 Parent Workshop Flyer

January 8 Parent Workshop Flyer

Let There Be Peace on Earth

We thank all the families who came out to support our Winter Show: Let There Be Peace on Earth held on Wednesday, December 19th at 10:00A in our gym at 1526 Central Avenue. Our scholars sang holiday and popular songs such as “Silent Night,” “Favorite Things,” “The Prayer,” and “Lean on Me,” and our Step Team performed for the first time. Principal Gordon, Music Banks and our staff came together to deliver this fabulous annual event. Bravo to all the scholars who performed.

CCMS Winter Show 2018

We welcome our families to join us on Wednesday, December 19th at 1526 Central Avenue for our annual Winter Show at 10:00am. The theme this year is “Let There Be Peace on Earth!”

Come enjoy songs of the season including “This Christmas” and popular hits such as “Lean on Me” performed by our talented scholars under the direction of Music Banks. And don’t miss the traditional sing-along for the “Twelve Days of Christmas.”

Each grade will have special attire with festive Santa hats, scarves and holiday sweaters. Wear your favorite holiday wear, and join us next week!

Winter Show 2018

Winter Show 2018