8th Grade Team

8th Grade Team

Congratulations! Your child made it to their final year of middle school. Please have in mind that your child's academics, attendance and behavior still continue to have a huge impact. Reinforce with your child the importance of making good decisions throughout the year so they are prepared to graduate.

Assistant Principal

Mr. Michael Leung mleung3@schools.nyc.gov 718-445-3232 Ext. 1271

Guidance Counselor

Ms. Vicky Kouzounas vkouzounas@schools.nyc.gov 718-445-3232 Ext. 1332

Dean of Discipline

Mr. John Santamaria jsantam@schools.nyc.gov 718-445-3232 Ext. 2162


High School Information Week at JHS 185

Your child's guidance counselor will present “The High School Admissions Process Workshop" in the Fall 2019. We encourage all 8th grade families to attend this informational session to learn: MySchools Account, application timelines, how offers are determined, developing a thoughtful list, and making informed choices.

High School Information Overview

Families that are looking to learn more information about NYC public high schools as well as common questions can find the answers by clicking HERE.

Specialized High School Directory

Please click the following link: Specialized High School Handbook (for other languages, please click HERE).