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Academic Overview

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Program Highlights:

  • Visual Arts Program

  • Creative Writing/Theater Arts Program

  • Honors-level courses in English, Global History, and U. S. History

  • Journalism/School Newspaper

  • Student Leadership Program

  • Freshman Advisory Program

  • National Honor Society

  • Writing for College

  • Introduction to Film

  • Achieve Now Academy Program

  • Student Government

  • College Now Program at The City College of New York

 

Language Classes: Spanish and Germain

 

Advanced Placement Courses:

  • Calculus AB

  • English Language and Composition

  • English Literature and Composition

  • Government and Politics: Comparative

  • Government and Politics: United States

  • Spanish Language

  • Spanish Literature

 

Cultural/Arts Organizations:

  • Manhattan Class Company (MCC) Theatre

  • Manhattan Times Newspaper partnership

  • Not-for-Profit: Double Discovery Center at Columbia University

  • Mind Matters of New York City

  • College Board Program.

 

Partnerships Community-Based Organizations:

  • Catholic Charities

  • Isabella's Geriatric Center

  • Manhattan Times Newspaper

  • Manhattan Class Company (MCC) Theater

  • Simon and Schuster Adopt-a-School Program

 

Hospital Outreach: We have an on-site school-based health center available in conjunction with New York Presbyterian Hospital. Comprehensive, interdisciplinary clinical services are available. This includes:

  • Medical and Health Services,

  • Mental Health Services, & 

  • Health Education Workshops.

 

Higher Education Institutions: We believe it is important that our students begin to explore the college experience beginning in the 9th grade. We fulfill this goal by involving our students in a variety of programs and opportunities with colleges and universities. These partnerships include:

  • Double Discovery Center Program at Columbia University

  • College Bound Program at St. John's University

  • Writing Program with students from Middlebury College

  • Photography Program at New York University

  • College Now Program at the City College of New York

  • New York City Writing Project at Lehman College

  • Student Teachers from Teachers College, Columbia University

 

In addition, students attend college trips and fairs during the year. This includes our annual College Fair and Career Day.

 

Cultural/Arts Organizations:

  • Manhattan Class Company (MCC) Theatre

  • Manhattan Times Newspaper partnership

  • Not-for-Profit: Double Discovery Center at Columbia University

  • Mind Matters of New York City

  • College Board Program.