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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 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

February 5th, 2021

SAT PREP SPRING 2021

February 2nd, 2021

Report cards have been released on Pupil Path.  

Please make sure you are viewing marking period three when you click on the report card to get the appropriate average.  

Remember that most of our classes are annualized and will not appear on an official transcript until June.

If you have any questions please contact your guidance counselor.

January 22nd, 2021

Fall 2021 Student Program Virtual Assembly

 Fall 2021 Student Program Assembly.pdf 

Current Juniors:   Tuesday January 26                 Pd 4 10:21 AM - 11:06 AM

Current Sophomores:  Wednesday January 27   Pd 5 - 11:08 AM - 11:53 AM

Current Freshman:   Thursday January 28           Pd 6  - 11:55 AM - 12:40 PM

 

January  15th, 2021

There will be a Virtual PTA meeting on Wednesday, January 20th at 6:45pm. Registration is required.

December 15th, 2020

 Letter from the Chancellor- Inclement Weather

 

November 29th, 2020

Students in grades 6 through 12 ) will continue to learn remotely until further notice.

 Update from the Chancellor - Reopening School Buildings.pdf 

November 18th, 2020

Due to the rise in the average rate of COVID-19, all New York City schools will be remote until further notice beginning Thursday, November 19, 2020.

 

 Announcements Prior to November 19, 2020

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.

   

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS AND PARENTS

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

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