Hello December!

In School Announcements: November 30-December 4, 2015

Snapple Fact of the Week: A snail breathes through its foot.

Events this week:


  • College Now Applications Due

  • Senior Mentors

Upcoming Events: 
  • December 15- PTA Meeting
  • December 15- Financial Aid Night
  • December 24-January 1: Winter Recess
  • January 11: Senior Photo Retakes
  • January 13- PTA Meeting
  • January 15- Senior Mentors
  • January 20- SUNY Applications Due
  • January 25- Q2 ends
  • January 26-29: Regents exams
  • February 1- Chancellor's Conference Day: No school
  • February 2- Q3 begings
  • February 8- Lunar New year: No school
  • February 10- PTA Meeting
  • February 11- Blood Drive
  • February 11- School Photos

November  is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month!!!

Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. 

Alzheimer's Facts

 -It's the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured, or slowed.

 -Almost two thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women.

-Early-onset Alzheimer's can develop in people as young as age 30.

Outside Opportunities

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad Program

    The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad Program offers scholarships to            American high school students to spend the 2016–17 academic year in countries that may include        Bosnia & Herzegovina, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco,            Oman, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, and Turkey. Deadline: December 1

    Click here to apply.

International Student/Teacher Essay Contest
         International Student/Teacher Essay Contest: The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs           has opened a competition to teachers and students anywhere in the world. Essay topic: Propose                  specific measures for your country (or region or city) to reach one of the United Nation's new                      Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the next 15 years. Deadline:January 5, 2016
         Click here to apply. 

 Toshiba/National Science Teachers Association ExploraVision Program
         Toshiba/National Science Teachers Association ExploraVision Program: The ExploraVision program           challenges teams of students to research the technologies and scientific principles that could have great         impact 20 years from now. Winning teams will receive savings bonds and an expenses-paid trip to                 Washington, DC. Projects are due February 1, 2016
Click Here to apply. 

The Global Citizens Youth Summit
The Global Citizens Youth Summit is a nine-day program for young leaders ages 16–19. During the program, they have the unique opportunity to learn from Harvard University faculty and participate in discussion groups led by Phillips Exeter Academy faculty. February 1, 2016
Click here to apply.



The Baruch College Now Spring 2016 application is now available! You can apply to enroll in one of the following college credit bearing courses:

·         Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3 credits)

·         Introduction to Business (3 Credits)

·         Speech Communications (3 credits)

·         General Psychology (3 credits)

·         Introductory Sociology (3 credits)


NoteAcceptance into the College Now program at Baruch College is contingent on students meeting the program criteria as well as space availability in our courses. 


Online Application can be accessed via the following link:www.baruch.cuny.edu/collegenow

Deadline for application and all supporting documents: December 1st, 2015