Spring break is April 3rd

In School Announcements: March 30-April 2, 2015


Remidner to families: Please fill out the GREEN ENVELOPE surveys!  All surveys must be completed by April 2nd!

Reminder: students cannot be in classrooms without a teacher present!  Thank you.
Reminder: now that spring is upon us, it is important to follow BCCHS dress code - no visible undergarments or abdomen.  Thank you.

AP exam payments are due!  If you are in an AP class, you will receive an email from Ms. Grebstein on how to pay and the deadline.  Thank you!

Events this week:

Monday
  • 11th grade advisory trips
    • all  advisories meet in the lobby a tte start of period 2 except Grebstein's advisory leaves at 9 am and Sparrows advisory leaves at the start of period 3
    • Ms. Simotas will take Ms. Grebstein's advisory, Ms. Turso is taking Ms. Shah's advisoryy, Ms. Kelin is taking Ms. Richies advisory and Ms. Ross is taking Ms. Perez-Katzs advisory.
  • AP applications distributed online & reviewed in advisory today & Wednesday
Tuesday
  • NHS trip: periods 1-5
  • BCSM!  4-7 pm
Wednesday


Thursday
  • PTA exec board meeting, 9:30 am
  • PE 204 goes to chem period 5
  • inventeam trip: per 6-8
Friday
  • spring break!  See you Monday, April 13

Upcoming Events:
    • April 3-11: Spring Break
    • April 13: Q3 ends
    • April 15: 11th gr SUNY presentation
    • April 16: Blood Drive
    • April 17: Tech Team trip
    • April 17: English "uncensored" trip
    • April 20: AP Applications Due
    • April 29: SUNY trip (gr 11)

College Now - Baruch College

Application Information

This application is open to students who will be a Junior or Senior in Fall 2015, attending NYC public high school.

 

Priority will be given to Baruch College Now partner high school students.


Dates: July 6th, 2015- August 13th, 2015


Application Deadline: May 15, 2015 (Seats will fill quickly so don't wait to apply)


Attendance Policy: No Absences will be allowed during the summer session. Attendance is Mandatory.


Students will be provided with a Metrocard and Lunch Voucher.


Incomplete applications will not be processed: Prospective participants MUST submit Transcript and/or PSAT/SAT scores.

 
 
Summer Course Descriptions 
 
BUS 1000: Introduction to Business (Entrepreneurship Focus), 3 credits 
Students are given an overview of the study of business early in their college studies so that they can decide which field to major in and how the world of business works. The class is broken in four distinct parts - finance, marketing, management and an introductory section that covers ethics, global business and economics. Each of these parts covers the basic concepts found in one of the areas a student might select as a major. Each section also covers the current issues in today's business world. These are the kinds of topics likely to be encountered in the current business press. Lectures are supplemented with real world case histories designed to highlight a specific topical, and often controversial, issue.
 
BUS 1000 Afternoon Workshop: “The Business of Planning” Students will apply principles of the morning course to create a business plan. By the completion of the course students will be able to describe their business, including its products, its markets, the people involved and their financing needs. 
 
BUS 1000: Introduction to Business (Marketing focus), 3 credits 
Students are given an overview of the study of business early in their college studies so that they can decide which field to major in and how the world of business works. The class is broken in four distinct parts - finance, marketing, management and an introductory section that covers ethics, global business and economics. Each of these parts covers the basic concepts found in one of the areas a student might select as a major. Each section also covers the current issues in today's business world.
BUS 1000 Afternoon Workshop: “Cornering the Market” Students will apply principles of the morning course to study an industry in the “Inverted Pyramid” form and its top two competitors therein. By the completion of the course students will create a competitive strategy supported by a marketing message and creative integrated marketing campaign (ads, PR, sales and promotion).
 
 
JRN 3050: Journalistic Writing, 3 credits 
This course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of journalism - reporting, researching, and writing news and feature articles, with a focus on fairness, accuracy, balance, and thoroughness. Students will cover stories on a range of topics, most of which will be culled from their own communities. Assignments are designed to give students an introduction to reporting on both individuals and institutions. Interviewing techniques, database research, and writing style will be developed during the semester.
JRN 3050 Afternoon Workshop: “Here and Now” Students will apply principles from the morning course to create an online newspaper. Students will learn about the role of the press in society, how the media has evolved and what are the rights and responsibilities of the audience. The workshop will include visits from Journalists and field trips to various media outlets.
 
ANT 1001 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 credits
An introduction to the historical and comparative study of what it means to be human, emphasizing both the shared conditions and the unique characteristics of the world's peoples. Included among the topics covered are questions of human origins and races, the nature of culture, relations between language and culture, and cross-cultural approaches to economics, politics, religion, gender, and social organization.


The ANT 1001 afternoon workshop will focus on the Changing New York; students will research and explore the changes occurring in several neighborhoods throughout New York City; this includes the Harlem, Williamsburg and the South Bronx. Students along with the Instructor will tour the changing neighborhoods; culminating into several group research projects that will present on how these neighborhoods have changed over the past decade.


HED 1911 Critical Health Issues 3 credits
A study of current critical health issues and the individual's role in society with major emphasis upon the areas of human sexuality, drug abuse, environmental pollution, physical fitness, and diet.


The HED 1911 afternoon workshop will focus on Researching Critical Health Issues discussed in the college credit course. Students will be placed into groups that will explore the various topics that include human sexuality, drug abuse, environmental pollution, physical fitness, and diet. The afternoon workshop will allow students to work with the instructor on learning about library research and how to write a research paper and corresponding group project. 
 
 

HOW TO APPLY?

The Fastest way to apply is through our online application.

CLICK here to apply

 

Please complete a Parent Consent form

CLICK here to download

 

Transcripts, PSAT/SAT scores and Parent Consent forms can either be FAX, Mail, Email or Hand Delivered.








        

Outside Opportunities



  • CSIET 12th Annual Art Cover Design Contest: High school exchange students inspired by their experiences are encouraged to submit artwork representing the importance of international exchange programs. The winner will receive a cash prize of $500. The deadline for applications is April 3.
     
  • Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors young people ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet. Each year, the top winners each receive $5,000 to support their service work or higher education. Nomination deadline is April 15
     
  • Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards: Youth media makers ages 13-18 can enter their work in the form of a photo, illustration, audio piece, or short video to win prizes including hardware, cash, and more. Deadline is April 20.
     
  • iWitness Video Challenge asks middle and high school students to use their innovation and creativity to create positive value in their communities by doing something ordinary (or extraordinary), and then asks them to build a video telling the story. Deadline: May 8
     
  • 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.
  • Middle and High Schools: Student Art Program Call for Art

    Application Deadline: March 30, 2015
    Event: Exhibitions will take place Spring 2015
    Contact: Amanda Guest/212-302-7433; ext. 472

    ArtsConnection’s Student Art Program curates and mounts exhibitions that showcase artists in grades 6-12 from New York City public schools. Exhibitions of selected artwork are hosted in spaces in New York City with an opening reception for artists and their guests. Students and teachers can access the online application and read more information here.

  • High Schools: Summer Study Projects Program at The Frick Collection

    Application Deadline: March 31, 2015
    Contact: Isabel Bird/212-547-0704

    The Frick Collection is pleased to offer Summer Study Projects, a four-week program for high school juniors and seniors and college underclassmen with an interest in art and art history. Between July 7 and 31, participants will pursue independent research and develop talks on selected landscapes in the Frick’s permanent collection, all while learning about the inner workings of one of New York’s most cherished art institutions. This free program is by application only; for further information and to apply, please click here


  • High Schools: Paid Internships for High School Students at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Application Deadline: April 8, 2015
    Event: July 6–August 13, 2015
    Contact: Betsy Gibbons/212-650-2330

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers paid internships to students in grade 11 or 12 at any high school or home school in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut.  Interns will get the inside scoop on a wide variety of Museum jobs in conservation, education, exhibition design, and more. They’ll also develop professional skills, explore the galleries, and assist an expert in one of the Museum’s departments. Students don’t need prior experience or specific knowledge to apply – just an interest in learning about museum careers and great works of art! The deadline to register for this event is Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 6:00p.m. For more information and to apply, please click here.

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) 

Application Deadline: April 10, 2015

Application: https://application.nycsyep.com/

This program offers teenagers 14-15 or 16-24 a paid internship over the summer with a variety of choices.



Fundraisers this Month:

  • Totebags Red Cross
  • Clothes Drive: March 12-April 30th Box in lobby
Community Service Options