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  • SCHOOLS CLOSED - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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  • SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAM MEETING

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  • PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION MEETING

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  • End of the 3rd Marking Period

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  • Virtual Open House

    Virtual Open House for Admissions Fall 2021

    Please register in advance

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  • Regular Instructional Day

    The Board of Regents and New York State Education Department (NYSED)  announced the cancellation  of all Regents examinations that had been scheduled for the January 2021 Regents administration period, in response to  the ongoing COVID–19 pandemic. As in past years, the January Regents dates are instructional days for students who are not scheduled for the exams. Therefore, classes will take place and attendance will be taken for all students on the dates when January Regents would have been administered. 

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  • Regular Instructional Day

    The Board of Regents and New York State Education Department (NYSED)  announced the cancellation  of all Regents examinations that had been scheduled for the January 2021 Regents administration period, in response to  the ongoing COVID–19 pandemic. As in past years, the January Regents dates are instructional days for students who are not scheduled for the exams. Therefore, classes will take place and attendance will be taken for all students on the dates when January Regents would have been administered.

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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

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.

 

Link to Announcements Prior to November 19, 2020

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

 

    NEW BUILDING COMING IN 2022 - More Information here!

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

Virtual Open Houses For Fall 2021 Admissions

January 14, 2021 7pm

All meetings are held on Zoom and start at 7pm.  Pre-registration is required.

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

CLICK HERE FOR MORE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

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