tHE hIGH SCHOOL FOR eNTERPRISE, BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY
Mission: The school community at the High School for Enterprise, Business and Technology advances our scholars’ academic excellence and global citizenship. We value their diversity and foster their cognitive, creative, and social intelligence. In partnership with industries and post-secondary institutions, our scholars learn how to impact the world as responsible, caring, and productive citizens.
What is going on at EBT?
The Department of Education has announced that students are expected to continue remote learning on June 4, which was originally scheduled to be a non-attendance day. Read Chancellor Carranza's letter here.
New York City has announced P-EBT, a program for families to buy food while students are learning from home. Click here for information about this program.
The Department of Education has released guidance about summer school 2020. Please click here for information.
The Department of Education has released guidance related to the new health condition known as Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome, or PMIS. Click here to read the letter. If you need a translated version of the attached letter, please click here for the DOE web site.
UPDATE: This syndrome is now known as Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). NYC Health has released a fact sheet for your information; click here.
If you were not able to pick up a lap top at the Grand Street Campus, please go to the DOE's Remote Learning Device Request page, to request a digital device.
If you DO NOT have Internet access at home, please contact Spectrum at 844-488-8395 or 844-488-8398 to obtain FREE Internet Service.
The Department of Education has released guidance on the grading policy for the current semester, given the challenges posed by Covid-19 pandemic. The parent letter explaining the grading policy is available here. Translated versions will soon be available at the DOE parents page.
The Department of Education is asking all students and parents to take a short survey to help them collect feedback about your experience with remote learning. Please click here to take the survey.
NYC students can pick up 3 free meals daily from city-wide "grab and go" sites. A complete list of these sites can be found here.
Teachers are reaching out to students with instructions on how we will conduct classes while schools are closed. Most classes will have a direct instruction component via Google Meet, which is a free online meeting platform. Students will go online, following the updated period schedule posted below. More detailed information will be sent from students' teachers, either via Jupitergrades or ebtbrooklyn.com email.
Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, schools will be closed. Breakfast and lunch are available for grab-and-go meals. Beginning on March 23, remote learning will be instituted city-wide. More information on that process to follow.
Read the Chancellor's letter to families, dated March 16, 2020.
And click here for the most up-to-date information from the Department of Education regarding coronavirus.
Congratulations to the Grand Street Campus wrestling team! We are 2020 city champions!
Beginning on January 6, 2020, EBT is becoming a phone-free space. Information about the implementation of Yondr phone pouches was mailed home to all parents, and is available here:
- Parent letter - English: what is Yondr and why is EBT implementing this policy?
- Parent letter - Spanish
- Full Yondr policy: how will policy be implemented and enforced?
- Full Yondr policy - Spanish
- No Cell Phone Verification Form: if your child does not bring a cell phone to school, please fill out this form and have student return it to room 416A.
In May, 2018, EBT was approved by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) to offer the IB Diploma Programme. According to the IB web site, students in this internationally recognized program will:
- be encouraged to think independently and drive their own learning
- take part in programs of education that can lead them to some of the highest ranking universities around the world
- become more culturally aware, through the development of a second language
- be able to engage with people in an increasingly globalized, rapidly changing world.
EBT Bell Schedule
Updated period schedule for distance learning while school is closed.
Period 1 9:00 -9:25
Period 2 9:30-9:55
Period 3 10:00-10:25
Period 4 10:30-10:55
Period 5 11:00- 11:25
Period 6 11:30- 11:55
Period 7 12:00- 12:25
Period 8 12:30 - 12: 55
Teachers are available to speak individually to students from 1-2:50pm.
Where is EBT?
850 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Tel: (718) 387-2800
Fax: (718) 387-2748
B24, B43, B48, B60, Q54, Q59
L to Grand St