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Joshua Pereira

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Birthday Wishes

Happy Birthday to Barbara Castrogiovanni on Tuesday, July 7.

You have been my joy and a blessing in my life. I wish you nothing but the best and I hope all of your wishes and dreams come true. You deserve the best because you are the best. Love You, Hugs and Kisses, Maria Portella.

Congratulations Valedictorian

Congratulations from your family to James Leidy. His family reports that he graduated from Mott Hall Community School as its valedictorian on Friday, June 19.

Our family is so proud of you! The many awards you received at the graduation ceremony were an indication of your dedication and hard work. You excelled in math and science, competed in the National Chess Tournament and had perfect attendance. We know that you will continue to strive for the highest standards during your high school years at Manhattan Center for Math and Science. Reach for the stars! They are there for your taking. With much love, Grandma and Big John.

Pre-K Graduation

Congrats to Joshua Pereira on his pre-k graduation from the Ivy League Learning Center from his family.

We are so proud of you. Although it may not seem like a milestone now, you’ll see that it will be later. You have grown and matured so quickly. We wish we could freeze time. Wishing you happiness, success and wonderful experiences in your new school, P.S. 14. I Love you to the moon and back, Nana, Papa and Nina.

A Milestone

Congratulations to RJ on graduating from kindergarten. We are wishing you the best on your new journey to 1st Grade.

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