Say Goodbye to May!


In School Announcements: May 22nd-May 29th, 2015

Reminder: Do not wait until the last minute to get your working papers for the summer!
In order to get your working papers, you must:

1. See Janice for the application.
2. Get a doctor's note saying that you are healthy and able to work.
3. Make sure your guardian signs the application.
4. Return to Janice.She will create your working papers.

A DOE doctor is coming to Baruch to offer our athletes free medical exams that will cover them for all of 2015-2016 school year. Sign up in the e-mail Ms. Smith sent out.

CLUBS END THIS WEEK. STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND AFTER SCHOOL REGENTS PREP.


Events this week:

Monday
  • No School! Memorial Day
Tuesday
  • NHS Induction Ceremony : 8:30am, cafeteria
  • Spanish Oral Exam Regents, room 403
  • Senior Exit Project: rehearsals in school, per 7 & 8, cafeteria
Wednesday
  • Senior Performances @ 14 st theater, leave at the start of period 2
  • Spanish Oral Exam Regents, room 403
Thursday
  • Spanish Oral Exam Regents, room 403
Friday
  • Film Festival 3pm-4pm
  • Earth Science Lab Practical, lab.
  • 9th Grade community service day. Meet in the gym & leave by advisory.
  • Spanish Oral Exam Regents, room 403

Upcoming Events:
      • 6/1: Calculus Final (seniors)
      • 6/2: Geometry Regents  & Economics final (no classes, students in grades 9,(except those in geometry, 11)
      • 6/3: Physics Final, 12th gr performances for 11th gr per 7 & 8
      • 6/4: 9th grade orientation, no school for students
      • 6/5: Senior defenses begin
      • 6/5: BoMA (art show)
      • 6/18 & 19: InvenTeam trip
      • 6/9: Sports Banquet
      • 6/11: Field Day and Awards Ceremony 9-11
      • 6/15: Senior awards night, Baruch College
      • 6/18: Q4 ends
      • 6/22: Spanish LOTE
      • 6/23: Graduation
      • 6/25: Rating Day- No students in attendance
      • 6/25: Senior Prom
      • 6/16-6/25: Regents Week
      • 6/26: Last Day of School

Congratulations to those who won the third annual 3 v 3 basketball tournament!

(Mikaela, Kevin, William, and Justin!)

And shout out to the teachers who came in second place!


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Greetings,

 

Below you will find our Fall 2015 Online application Link. Please distribute this application to rising junior and senior NYC public high school students only. The application deadline is July 15th, 2015. College Now partner high school students will be given priority for acceptance before student who attend non Baruch College Now partner high schools.

 

This application is open to Juniors and Seniors attending NYC public high school. Priority will be given to Baruch College Now partner high school students. The application deadline is July 15th, 2015.

Dates: September 7th, 2015- December 22rd, 2015 *** Dates are tentative and might be adjusted to later in September***

All three credit courses are offered MON/WED or TUES/THURS from 4:10pm-5:25pm

All four credit courses are offered MON/WED or TUES/THURS from 3:45pm-5:25pm

Application Deadline: July 15rd, 2014 (Seats will fill quickly so don't wait to apply)

Attendance Policy: Students will only be allowed (3) overall absences.

Prospective participants MUST submit English and Math scores to be considered.

Incomplete applications will not be processed.

  

HOW TO APPLY?

To complete your application online please click the link below

Click Here to Apply Online

www.baruch.cuny.edu/collegenow for more information

You can submit your Official High School Transcript, PSAT and/or SAT scores and CN Applicant Form via email, mail or hand deliver to the below address:

College Now Office
Baruch College
55 Lexington Avenue, B5-237
New York, NY 10010
Attn: Maziely Crisostomo, Associate Director College Now
Maziely.Crisostomo@baruch.cuny.edu

YOU MUST SUBMIT ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO CONSIDERED COMPLETE.

NOTE THAT OUR PROGRAM GIVES PRIORITY TO OUR PARTNER HIGH SCHOOLS. THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JULY 15, 2015.


Outside Opportunities
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    • BUILD A BETTER SCHOOL: All NYC students are invited to submit a three-minute video that explains what their school needs to make it better. The winning school will receive a grand prize of $10,000! (Other monetary prizes will be awarded as well.) For more information, please contact Huey Ferguson at Ferguson@nymcu.org.


    • 2015 Goi Peace Foundation: Take part in the UNESCO International Essay Contest for Young People and write on the theme "building peace in our hearts and minds." Winners will receive a cash prize plus a trip to Japan. Due June 15.
       
    • PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival is a chance to showcase your videomaking skills. This year's themes are migration, diversity, and social inclusion. Get your submission in by June 15.
  • SUMMER ECOLOGY PROGRAM:
     
    For: New York City students who will be 16 years old or older by July 8th, 2015
    Where: Yale’s School of Forestry at the Great Mountain Forest of Connecticut
    When: July 8 - 22, 2015 (see attached flyer for more details)
     
    Requirements: No GPA or test score required.  Student must have interest in nature, science, and/or the outdoors.
     
    Cost: $60 registration (scholarships are available) 
     
    We have discovery activities that will take you into the heart of the Great Mountain Forest, where you will get the chance to create long-lasting memories, hike through the open forest, and have fun with science for the summer!
     
    You will have the benefit of a science educator who will guide you through an exploration-based project as well as stay and use facilities located at the Yale School of Forestry.  
     
    Enjoy swimming in pristine mountain waters, engaging with the local forester community, making new friends, and growing with us as leaders!   In the past, we have had guest professors share their passion about owls and conservation.  And have traveled on special field trips to local farms, Yale’s School of Music, and a class drive in-movie!
     
    This is a great opportunity for students who are open to the outdoors, interested in exploring nature, and building their college resume at Yale’s School of Forestry.
     
     
    Click Here to Apply to Our Summer Ecology Program Online
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  • Today's Teens, Tomorrow's Techies (T4)
  • Event: July 2015 (8 days workshop)

    Contact: Jackson Gomes/ 718-230-2447

    Today's teens, Tomorrow's Techies (T4) is a technology volunteer program designed to provide Brooklyn youth, ages 14-18, with access to FREE enhanced technology training and volunteer opportunities at Brooklyn Public Library (BPL). The program provides an introduction to future careers in technology and public librarianship and, provides a great opportunity for teens to use free time during the summer in a structured learning environment that promotes personal growth and development of leadership skills. Workshops include topics such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Dreamweaver and Photoshop. Training workshops for the T4 volunteer program begins July 2015. 
    Click here for more information and to apply.


  • Stonestreet Conservatory of Screen Acting and Film Production
  • Event: Monday, July 6- Friday, August 14/ College Credit Available (Six week program)
  • Contact: Kate Baggott, managing director/ 212-229-0020
  • Stonestreet Studios is the only acting studio in the country to train students in the art of Screen Acting in the environment of a film studio in all genres and formats (single and multi-camera) from screen auditioning to being featured in professional film projects. Directing and production students work from script to screen on pilots, series and short films. As an Advanced Conservatory of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts BFA Program, Stonestreet opens its doors to high school students every summer for six-week intensive workshops, and on weekends during the school year.
  • Teen Apprentice Program
  • Event: TuesdayFriday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., beginning Tuesday July 7 and ending Friday August 14. (Six Weeks)
  • Deadline: June 12, 2015. Click here for the application.
  • The New Museum Teen Apprentice Program offers students aged 16–19 work experience and exposure to contemporary art and ideas through on-the-job training, career-development workshops and talks, field trips to arts institutions, and group projects. Program participants will rotate jobs throughout the Museum and have the opportunity to work closely with mentors in several departments.
  • Selected participants will be paid a stipend for their participation.

High Schools: 9/11 Memorial Museum Summer Volunteering Opportunities

Application Deadline: May 29, 2015
Contact: Lindsay Watts/212-857-0151

The 9/11 Memorial Museum is looking for students aged 16+ to volunteer over the Summer. Students can choose to help in either Visitor Services- greeting visitors to the Memorial and Museum, or welcoming and assisting visitors to our Museum store. Training is provided, and we ask for 2 shifts a week (about 8hrs) during the Summer and we are open 7 days a week. This is a great opportunity for students to learn about 9/11 and experience helping in a Museum. Students need to complete a background check and be friendly, polite and comfortable approaching visitors. For further information, click here or contact Lindsay Watts at volunteer@911memorial.org.




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