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  • Virtual Open House

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  • Virtual Open House

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  • Orientation

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  • Orientation (DAY 2)

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  • Yom Kippur [Schools are closed]

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  • Italian Heritage Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day [schools closed]

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  • Election Day [fully remote and asynchronous instructional day]

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  • Evening parent-teacher conferences for elementary schools and K–8 schools

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  • Afternoon parent-teacher conferences for elementary schools and K–8 schools [students in these schools dismissed three hours early]

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  • Evening parent-teacher conferences for high schools, K–12, and 6–12 schools

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Parents and current students, please search using the drop menus above for current information and distributed handouts.  Prospective students can check out our admissions menu for information and tour schedules.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR

June 28, 2021

This year, lunch forms will be filled out electronically.  Please fill out the information as soon as possible whether your child is eligible for free lunch or not.  The accurate completion of these forms can mean additional funding to our school.  The link will go live on July 2.

 

New Building for the Academy of American Studies (In Construction)

 

 A picture of the new building, which will be constructed, for the Academy of American Studies   NEW BUILDING COMING IN 2022 - More Information: AAS New Building!

Welcome New Students!

End of the Year - June 2020

Happenings @ American Studies

GILDER LEHRMAN FLAGSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

The Academy was the first American history high school in the country  created in 1996 with the cooperation and partnership of the Queens High Schools Superintendency and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. We are recognized as the flagship high school of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American history and the institute has taken the model of the Academy and duplicated it all across the country.

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PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS AND PARENTS

Feel free to email the Principal, Mr. Bassell at wbassel@schools.nyc.gov.

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Statement on Accessibility

We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please contact James Randle to request assistance.