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  1. Check the lost and found in the dining room to recover the treasure that has been lost.


Strong Family-Community Ties Announcement! 

Principal O’Connell Will Be Honored as “Educator of the Year” for 2017 by the New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC Foundation). To Inquire about Attending this Event on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 starting at 6:30pm at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach CLICK HERE. Support the Mission of the NYFAC Foundation in their work toward “Bettering the Lives of Those with Autism.”


Featured Video

Principal O’Connell Outstanding Scholar Parent Breakfast Speech December 2016

  1. Principal O’Connell Outstanding Scholar Parent Breakfast Speech November 2016

Scholars’ Weather

Rain
Wednesday
Rain
High 43°/Low 38°
30%
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
Partly Cloudy
High 50°/Low 35°
10%
Chance of Rain
Friday
Chance of Rain
High 46°/Low 40°
60%
Mostly Cloudy
Saturday
Mostly Cloudy
High 53°/Low 44°
10%

Scholars’ Academy Morning Messages (add one)

HS: Model UN

There is a mandatory Model UN meeting today in room 311.


HS: HS Spirit Week

There is a 10th grade Spirit Week meeting today in room 311.


MS: Ms cheer

Unless they are testing, please dismiss MS cheerleaders at 9:30am to prepare for game. Thank you!


MS: Practice ELA Make-ups

Students that need to make-up the practice ELA exam should report to room 235 at 8:10 with their lunch and jackets.


Entire School: Beauty and the Beast Tickets are on Sale

Today and tomorrow are the final two days to buy tickets at lunch. Don’t miss this amazing show! $5 during lunch $10 at the door.

Be our Guests!


Entire School: Wordsmith Wednesday

Life is like photography. You use the negatives to develop.
-Zaid K. Abdelnour


Entire School: Picture Day for Clubs/Teams

Picture Day for clubs and teams is tomorrow Thursday January 19th 2017. If you are on a team, please take look at the schedule that has been sent out via pupil path.


Entire School: Picture Retake Day

Picture retake day is today Wednesday 1/18/17.

Below is the schedule:

Picture Retake Day – Wednesday January 18, 2017
Time
Pictures to be Taken
8:15am – 9:55am
7th Grade Individual
9:00am – 9:45am
8th Grade Individual
9:50am – 10:35am
6th Grade Individual
10:40am – 11:25am
11:30am – 12:15pm
9th and 10th Grade Individual
12:26pm – 1:12pm
11th Grade Individual
1:14pm – 2:02pm
2:04pm – 2:50pm
Details:
For all students who were absent for the original picture day, they will need to fill out a package (see Ms. Williams in main office)
All students must bring all the pictures back for retakes. Class pictures do not need to be returned.
All students should be in full Scholars’ Uniform for retakes


HS: 10th Grade Spirit Week T-Shirts

Attention all 10th grade students: If you are purchasing a Spirit Week t-shirt, you must complete the required google order form and submit the payment of $15 by Friday 1/20. Please place your payment in an envelope labeled with your name and homeroom. Your order will only be submitted if payment is received by Friday 1/20. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Grieco in room 303.


HS: 9th Grade Spirit Week T-Shirts

Attention all 9th grade students: If you are purchasing a Spirit Week t-shirt, you must complete the required google order form and submit the payment of $15 by Friday 1/20. Please place your payment in an envelope labeled with your name and homeroom. Your order will only be submitted if payment is received by Friday 1/20. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Grieco in room 303.


HS: Overnight College Trip for Juniors

The 2nd payment for the overnight college trip of $100.00 is due to the college office by Friday February 3. Please make checks payable to Scholars’ Academy.



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Period

Time

Period

Time

AM HR 8:00-8:10 1 8:00-8:45
1 8:12-8:57 AM HR 8:48-8:58
2 9:00 – 9:45 2 9:00 – 9:45
3 9:50 – 10:35 3 9:50 – 10:35
4 (LUNCH) 10:40 – 11:25 4 10:40 – 11:25
5 11:30– 12:15 5 11:30– 12:15
6 12:20 – 1:05 6 12:20 – 1:05
7 1:10 – 1:55 7 1:10 – 1:55
8 2:00 – 2:45 8 2:00 – 2:45
9 9 2:50 – 3:35
10 10 3:35 – 4:20
11 11 4:20 – 5:05

 

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Students in grades K-12 are invited to take part in the 2016 Doodle 4 Google contest, and create a doodle that tells the world “What I see for the future.” From crayons to clay, graphic design, or even food, young artists can utilize any materials to bring their creation to life. Like all Google Doodles, each doodle must incorporate the letters G-o-o-g-l-e. One national winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship. The contest is open for entries from September 14, 2016 to December 2, 2016.

Students in grades K-12 are invited to take part in the 2016 Doodle 4 Google contest, and create a doodle that tells the world “What I see for the future.” From crayons to clay, graphic design, or even food, young artists can utilize any materials to bring their creation to life. Like all Google Doodles, each doodle must incorporate the letters G-o-o-g-l-e. One national winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship. The contest is open for entries from September 14, 2016 to December 2, 2016. Info @ https://doodles.google.com/d4g/


The Pelican Foundation for Creative Education

The Pelican Foundation for Creative Education is offering grants of up to $500 to middle and high school teachers.  Projects that are funded enhance the curriculum and engage students interest in all subject areas, and have an experiential component that takes the subject beyond the textbook and enhances the curriculum.

A variety of projects such as chess clubs and school trips are funded, and art teachers who need materials are encouraged to apply.   Teachers of literature might consider books or magazine subscriptions for their classes. Teachers who collaborate between disciplines are also encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is November 30th.  To learn more about this opportunity and to access the application click here.


Conserve and Protect Our Water Poster Contest

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and the New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) are sponsoring a poster contest that is open to all middle school students (Grades 6-8). The theme of the contest is “Conserve and Protect Our Water.” This poster contest is an excellent tool for teaching about various water issues and environmental issues. 

Each contest participant will receive a certificate of recognition. Fourteen winners have the honor of having their artwork in a calendar which will be distributed across New York State. The winners will also receive an engraved plaque, a reusable water bottle, and an invitation to their local chapter’s NYWEA conference. The teacher of the First Place Winner will be presented with an engraved plaque and reusable water bottle.

Please see the Poster Contest Announcement for instructional resources on these topics. You can find additional information on NYSDEC’s website at http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/32108.html or NYWEA’s website at www.nywea.org. The deadline for submitting posters is Friday, January 20, 2017. CLICK HERE for the application.


MORE COMING SOON…

 

The Scholars’ Academy
2016-2017 School Leadership Team Meetings 
At 4 pm, First Floor Conference Room
  1. September 13, 2016
  2. October 13, 2016
  3. November 15, 2016
  4. December 13, 2016
  5. January 10, 2017
  6. February 7, 2017
  7. March 14, 2017
  8. April 4, 2017
  9. May 5, 2017
  10. June 13, 2017

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