Guidance Announcements


Queens College Family Day June 3rd

posted May 3, 2017, 11:27 AM by Gianfranco Moretta

Dear Scholars' Families,

The City University of New York (CUNY) along with the Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation will provide an opportunity for families to tour Queens College and further enrich the college access experience! There will be free food, prizes, workshops on college affordability, performances, key-note speakers and more! There are limited spots available for this event, so please register as soon as possible, as registration is on a first-come, first serve basis.

• Registration: First-come, first-serve basis: Queens College Family Day Registration
 Registration Deadline: May 5th
• Date: Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
• Time: 11:00 AM-3:00 PM
•  Location: Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367

Rockaway Earth Day Event May 6th

posted May 2, 2017, 9:49 AM by Gianfranco Moretta

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance is having their 11th Annual Earth Day Rockaway event on Saturday, May 6th.  It is a fun afternoon filled with free activities intended to raise awareness of the natural resources along the Rockaway shoreline.


If anyone is interested in volunteering for community service hours please email: jasimov@rwalliance.org


Event will take place at: RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd) from 12-4 PM 

13 Reasons Why

posted Apr 27, 2017, 10:46 AM by Gianfranco Moretta   [ updated Apr 27, 2017, 12:19 PM ]

Please see our drafted letter for parents/guardians regarding the recent popular Netflix Series and book "13 Reasons Why."  Additionally we have linked the talking points for families that has been shared with schools across various districts.

Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) Changes

posted Jan 23, 2017, 7:07 AM by Gianfranco Moretta

The Specialized High School exam (SHSAT) is changing. Please see the attached document below for more information.


Updated High School Admissions Files and links

posted Sep 14, 2016, 6:23 AM by Gianfranco Moretta

Please visit the HS page linked here for updated flyers, dates and workshops for this year:


High School Info links for 2016-2017

posted Jun 15, 2016, 12:31 PM by Gianfranco Moretta   [ updated Jun 15, 2016, 12:32 PM ]

Access to Opportunity NYC Department of Transportation

posted May 20, 2016, 11:23 AM by Gianfranco Moretta


Dear all,

The NYC Department of Transportation is inviting young people to attend the Access to Opportunity project at the Queens Library for Teens next week on Tuesday @ 3:30. This is a special event because the city agency is interested in youth input for the project. See attached flyer for details.  

JDRF 2016

posted May 20, 2016, 7:42 AM by Gianfranco Moretta

The Annual JDRF walk will be held on Saturday June 4th this year in Howard Beach.  Students should bring their JDRF envelopes to the walk if they have them.


Date: Saturday, June 4th

Location: Ave Maria Schoolyard at 158-20 101st

Check-in: 9:00 AM

Starts: 10:30 AM

Length of walk: 5K


Team page: http://www2.jdrf.org/site/TR/Walk/NewYorkCityChapter4456?team_id=207940&pg=team&fr_id=6078



Students can earn up to 5 hours of community service by participating in the walk!

Little North Pole

posted Dec 3, 2015, 7:04 AM by Gianfranco Moretta

JDRF Annual Little North Pole event will be this Sunday December 6th from 2:30-5:00 at 144-03 Neponsit Avenue. There will be numerous performances, gift giveaway, food stands all are invited! Note: this is not a Scholars’ Academy sponsored or supervised event.

STEM Career Fair!

posted Oct 9, 2015, 7:57 AM by Gianfranco Moretta

Dear high school students and families,

You are invited to attend the 4th Annual STEM Career Day on Tuesday, November 3rd to learn first-hand about career pathways in these fields by visiting up to two New York City companies for an inside look. Participating students will get the opportunity to visit and chat with staff from the companies they visit. Sessions take place at individual companies from 10:00-11:30am and 1:00-2:30pm. All participants will receive a free t-shirt and a round-trip metro card.  Please see the link below for more information and to register:


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