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SAVE THE DATE!

PROGRAM CARD PICK UP FALL 2016

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH

CAFETERIA

NEW 9th Graders (9am-9:45am)

10th Graders (10am-10:45am)

11th Graders (11am-11:45am)

12th Graders (11:45am-12:45pm)

Students will receive their Program Card, Parent- Student Handbook, Fall Trip Permission Slips and numerous forms that must be filled out and returned the first week of school. 

All students who do not pick up their program cards on Wednesday, September 7th will not receive them until Official Class on the first day of school, Thursday, September 8th 2016.

If you have any questions, contact Mr. Randle (jrandle@schools.nyc.gov)



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 Superientendency and the Gilder Lehrman Institute.  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 AND PARENTS
 If you missed our Open House, you can still schedule a tour of the school. 
Call 718-361-8786 to arrange a visit.
Feel free to email the Principal, Mr. Bassell at wbassel@schools.nyc.gov.


For the latest news from the Eagle's Nest click here:
May, 2016

 




ACADEMY IS RECOGNIZED AS A REWARD SCHOOL
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The incoming 10th Grade has a summer assignment that was distributed in June 2016.  Here is a copy of the assignment.  Questions contact Assistant Principal, Mr. Vanderwalker


All students are required to purchase a Physical Education Uniform and Lock.
Here is the order form for the PE Uniform, lock, and school Agenda Book.
Questions, contact Mr. Randle.

Enrollment is now open for the Spring 2018 Trip to Germany
Registration and more information can be found here at the www.eftours.com/1888048MC 
Questions, contact Mr. Randle

New Student Orientation will take place on Wednesday, August 31st at 9am until 12noon for new students and parents.  New Student Orientation Part 2 for students is on Thursday, September 1st from 9am until 12noon.  New Students are strongly encouraged to attend both days.  Questions, contact Mr. Randle.

Enrollment is still open for the Spring Break 2017 Trip to France. The trip is open to all Academy students who are currently in 9th, 10th, and 11th Grade.

 The tour website to sign up (click here)





Wednesday, August 31
NEW STUDENT & PARENT ORIENTATION
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Student Orientation is highly recommended for all new students and parents to the Academy of American Studies. August 31st is day one of a two day orientation for new students.  Questions contact Mr. Randle
Thursday, September 1
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION DAY 2
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Student Orientation is highly recommended for all new students and parents to the Academy of American Studies. September 1 is day two of a two day orientation for new students.  Questions contact Mr. Randle
Monday, September 12
SCHOOL CLOSED