Important Dates January 2020

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Important Dates in January 2020:

  • 1/6 – 1/17: DRP Assessment will be conducted
  • 1/7: End of Marking Period
  • 1/9: Girls’ Varsity Basketball Home Game 4 PM
  • 1/10: Student/Teacher Basketball Game 3-5:30 PM
  • 1/16: Boys’ Varsity Basketball Home Game
  • 1/20: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – SCHOOL CLOSED
  • 1/21: Report Card Distribution
  • 1/22: SLT 5 PM & PTA 6 PM
  • 1/30: Girls’ Varsity Basketball Home Game 4 PM
  • Every Tuesday: Parent Engagement 2:40-3:30 PM

For all January events and updates, please see our calendar here.

Free High School Webinar 2/26/20

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Free Webinar: “NYC Public High Schools Admissions:  What You Need to Know Once Results Come Out”

Wednesday, February 26

7:00 to 8:00 pm

Location:  Your Computer!

Capacity is limited, and registration is required:  Register Here


If you are a NYC middle school family or school counselor, this webinar is for you.

Agenda will include (subject to change):

– What can you expect when results come out?
– What are the various results scenarios?
– What if you are not happy with your results?
– How will waitlists work?
– How will appeals work?
– What are my chances of success AFTER results come out?
– What can you expect to see in the MySchools system and when?

Maurice Frumkin is President of NYC Admissions Solutions and former Deputy Executive Director of High School Admissions with the NYC Dept. of Ed. Over the past 10+ years, Maurice and his team have trained hundreds of school counselors and counseled hundreds of families on the NYC high school admissions process, as well as K-college admissions. He is a frequent speaker at schools across the city on a variety of admissions topics.

Annual Fall Food Festival

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General Information

On Wednesday, November 27th, the SISTA, SMART and Medical Houses will host their annual Fall Food Festivals. At this event, all students and teachers from each House will be able to enjoy home-cooked meals representing the various cultures and tastes of our House members. Parents/guardians are encouraged to prepare a favorite dish large enough to feed a hungry group of students and teachers. Parents/guardians are invited to join us and enjoy the festivities as well. An “eating-time schedule” will be created shortly.

Below are the recommended essentials that are needed to make this event a success. Please select one or two items from the grade list below. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Jordan at 718.788.4482, ext. 148.

Breakdown by Grade

6th grade students THE MEATS! chicken (fried, on the bone, off the bone, shredded, jerk, spicy, all kinds!), beef/steak, turkey, cooked ham, roast pork, spaghetti, lasagna, baked ziti, ravioli, meatballs, seafood, meatloaf, or any other family/cultural specialty, OR a $10 cash donation to Ms. Jordan (used to order food).

7th grade students THE SIDES! food sides… such as macaroni and cheese, potato salad, rice, rice and MORE RICE, pasta, corn, peas, stuffing, beef patties, buffalo wings, mashed potatoes and gravy, empanadas, platanos, dumplings, salad, Italian bread, or any other family/cultural specialty OR a $10 cash donation to Ms. Jordan (used to order food).

8th grade students – THE NECESSITIES! paper plates, sodas, bottled waters, drinks, juice, plastic cups, plastic forks, plastic knives, plastic spoons, aluminum foil, desserts (that can be easily divided), more desserts, cookies, chips, cakes, more cakes, napkins, or any other family/cultural dessert specialty OR a $10 cash donation to Ms. Jordan (used to order food).

Thank you and we hope to see you on November 27th!